Fashion Territory: Does Melania Trump Borrow Kate And Meghan's Elegant Style? Expert Gives Verdict


April 16, 2019 10:38 By Fabiosa

Is the First Lady of the United States Melania Trump taking fashion cues from the Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Sussex?

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Is gray the new black!

All three women have been spotted opting for similar fashion styles in a bold choice of colors. Melania decided to show another side of monochrome.

She provided it with a few bright features like black. Yes, black can be 'bright' if combined with gray. She wore a dress made of thick fabric and an oversized coat perfectly complementing her black pumps and black buttons.

Meghan’s style was both simple and elegant in a gray dress as well. Boat neckline focuses on the collarbone and neck, so no need to wear additional accessories. Black bag and pumps accompany the dress perfectly.

The Duchess of Cambridge adores restrained classics. The black elements on the buttons and collar of her gray dress help to make the outfit more expressive.

Style tips from British royals

The former fashion model recently has been pictured wearing clothes from brands that are go-to choices for British royals Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton.

It is no surprise that many people have such a strong interest in Melania’s wardrobe having built an amazing career as a fashion model in the past.

Recently, Melania was pictured wearing a vibrant LK Bennett dress. The Andrea dress featured a bold orange, black, and white pattern. Melania complemented the look with bright orange Manolo Blahnik high heels.

The designer LK Bennett, has been worn a number of times by Kate in the past.

Interestingly, the Duchess of Cambridge’s sister-in-law appears to be a fan of the designer behind Melania’s shoes.

It has been revealed that the 37-year-old has an incredible collection of 37 pairs of shoes. Amongst them are four pairs of Manolo Blahnik BB Pointy Toe Pumps in various colors.

Speaking to, celebrity stylist, Lindsey Evans on the two style choices said,

Both designers make great classic pieces with timeless shapes and silhouettes. Their designs are a go to for any stylist who has a client with a classic, elegant and timeless aesthetic.

Giving her verdict on if the US First Lady has sought style tips from the royals, the Glamhive Washington DC-based stylist explained that she doubted that would be the case, saying,

I believe the common thread in these style choices speaks to the integrity of the brand and design houses. When a piece ‘works’ on multiple public figures and sells its because its a great piece, plain and simple.

Red checkered prints

For their respective first Christmas appearances, both Melania and Kate incorporated red checkered print in their looks.

The U.S. First Lady, who wore it first, chose a gorgeous cape coat with a large red checkered print. There was also a lot of green, which made the look more Christmassy.

Getty Images / Ideal Image

Getty Images / Ideal Image

Kate joined the holiday trend by wearing a red checkered midi skirt. The Duchess of Cambridge made it the centerpiece of her image, complementing the skirt with a black blouse and black boots.

But is Melania Trump taking style tips from the royals? Let us know in the comments!

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