Same taste in men AND clothes? Meghan twins with Prince Harry’s ex-girlfriend Jenna Coleman in the £1,595 Emilia Wickstead dress the actress wore MONTHS ago
- Duchess of Sussex, 37, wore an elegant black dress in Sydney on Saturday
- Prince Harry’s ex-girlfriend Jenna Coleman wore the same £1,595 frock in June
- The Emilia Wickstead design has flattering sleeves and buttons down the front
- Harry and Meghan reportedly bumped into Jenna in Amsterdam last month
Actress Jenna Coleman is rumoured to have dated Prince Harry, but it appears she and the Duchess of Sussex share more than just their taste in men.
The pair have also worn the same £1,595 Emilia Wickstead dress to high profile events, eagle-eyed fans have noted.
Jenna, 32, star of ITV series Victoria, wore the designer’s elegant Camila wool-crepe midi dress first, donning the design in white for an outing to the polo in Surrey June.
Jenna in June: Actress Jenna Coleman, 32, wore the £1,595 Emilia Wickstead dress first, donning the design in white for an outing to the Cartier Queen’s Cup Polo in June, pictured
Meghan in October: Meghan, 37, who is expecting her first child with the Duke of Sussex next Spring, opted for the demure day dress in black for an engagement in Sydney on Saturday
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Emilia Wickstead bespoke Camilla wool crepe dress
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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry made a surprise appearance at Sydney's Hyde Park on Saturday — Harry, turned out in royal regalia and Meghan, in her usual elegant understated style.
For the occasion, Meghan chose to wear a custom-made black version of Emilia Wickstead's Camilla dress. This frock is a study in simplicity: the high neck, the contrasting buttons extending to the hem, the short sleeves and the mid-length are all so flattering while at the same time ultra proper for a formal event. Happily, the white version is still available online so click right to buy it now at MatchesFashion.
Then finish up Meghan's look with a Philip Treacy London hat (details below) and a pair of Altuzarra suede pumps.
Not quite done exploring? Check out our roundup of button-down mid-length black dresses below ranging from a splurge for Altuzarra to a bargain for Nasty Gal.
Philip Treacy London hat
Altuzarra button-down midi dress at MyTheresa
Nasty Gal Button Your Toes midi dress
Sea Kamille stretch midi dress at NET-A-PORTER
River Island black button short sleeve midi bodycon dress
And pregnant Meghan, 37, who is expecting her first child with the Duke of Sussex next Spring, opted for the demure day dress in black for an engagement in Sydney on Saturday.
The women both brought their own personalities to the frock with their choice of accessories, with Jenna choosing sky high black platform heels and a chic pink round handbag, and Meghan donning a black hat by milliner Philip Treacy and a clutch from go-to designer Givenchy.
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New Zealand-born Wickstead, based in London, is a favourite of the royal family and has been chosen by the Duchess of Cambridge on a number of occasions.
Demure duchess: Meghan wore the Camila wool-crepe midi dress, pictured, for the opening of the ANZAC Memorial in Hyde Park, Sydney, with husband Prince Harry on Saturday, pictured
Classic: Meghan accessorised with a black hat by milliner Philip Treacy and a clutch from go-to designer Givenchy, pictured
Jenna and Harry romantically linked back in 2015, after looking cosy following a charity polo match at Ascot.
They reportedly came face to face at the opening of Soho House in Amsterdam last month, which Meghan also attended.
Speaking to Vanity Fair, a source told how the prince, 34, looked ‘uncomfortable’ when he passed his rumoured former flame at breakfast.
Laid back: Jenna opted for a more relaxed look with black platform heels and a trendy round bracelet bag, pictured. Above, Jenna (far right) with l-r: Martha Hunt, Lily Collins, Neelam Gill, and a glamorous guest at the Cartier Queen’s Cup Polo in June
‘Harry had to walk straight past Jenna to get to his and Meghan’s table,’ the source said.
‘It was pretty awkward and some of the other guests were commenting on it. Jenna looked down while Harry looked straight ahead, while Meghan didn’t seem to notice.
‘She sat through breakfast with a smile on her face, but Harry looked a bit uncomfortable. He’d been super friendly saying hi to everyone, but he didn’t even acknowledge Jenna.’
Screen star: Jenna and Harry were romantically linked back in 2015, after looking cosy following a charity polo match at Ascot. Pictured, the star in hit BBC series The Cry
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