Meghan Markle Channels Princess Diana With a Throwback Accessory

Shop this throwback look!

By Alanah Joseph Jul 26, 2018 9:14 PMTags
ESC: Meghan Markle Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage

It's Throwback Thursday and Meghan Markle's outfit is taking us way back. 

When the Duchess of Sussex arrived at the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club for the Sentebale Polo Cup 2018 alongside her husband Prince Harry, we couldn't help but notice her style. Wearing a Caroline Herrera denim midi dress, nude Aqauzzura Deneuve pumps (similar here), Tom Ford sunglasses and J. Crew woven clutch, the royal continues to stun with her tailored and modern style.

In fact, proving that the "Meghan Effect" is real, the J. Crew purse, which is a style she's been wearing since the royal wedding, has sold out since her appearance this morning. It's still available in yellow, however. And, the brighter hue is on sale for $60—hurry, before it sells out.

We, on the other hand, are swooning over a different part of Meghan's ensemble: her dress with its matching waist belt. While the denim fabric gives the look a modern feel, the accessory reminds us of another royal with great style: Princess Diana.

Meghan Markle's Best Looks
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Prince Harry's mother built a solid reputation for beautiful belts. Skinny, wide, corset-inspired—scrolling through the late royal's best looks will inspire you to upgrade your accessory game. 

Dresses and suits with matching belts were a popular style back in the day, not just for Princess Diana, but for fashion-forward women from the 1940s to the 1980s. The accessory doesn't distract from garment, yet enhances a woman's form by hugging the smallest part of her waist. 

Now, Meghan is adding a fresh take to the classic look.

Will you join her? Shop the style below! 


Belted Cotton-Poplin Midi Dress, Was $995, Now $398


Belted Denim Midi Shirtdress, $695

Pretty Little Thing

Orange Belt Detail Bardot Shift Dress, $38

Eliza J

Plaid Print Belted Halter Midi Dress, Was $158, Now $118.50

The Fifth

Chemistry Midi Dress, $94

Paper London

Wallace Denim Midi Dress, $560


Draped Dress With Belt, Was $149, Now $69


Strapless Plaid Button Front Dress, Was $19.97, Now $11.98


Olivia Pleat Detail Belt Set Dress-Pink, $89


Off The Shoulder Plaid Dress With Belt, Was $104, Now $50

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