From catwalk to catfight.
Long before the feud between Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton made headlines for international hair pulls, the two were poised to catch each other’s eyes.
In 2017, London-based designer Erdem Morarioglu said that when actress and fashion blogger Markle, who was recently engaged to Prince Harry, suddenly found herself worthless in one of her favorite brands, she had a crush on her in-laws. caused a rift between the sisters. reason? Middleton arranged to receive VIP access to Montreal-born Moralioglu’s outfit, which was also favored by Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts, Claire Foy, and more.
According to The Telegraph, there was a fashion hierarchy in the family when it came to getting the “designer’s first dib.” This details one of Meghan’s first experiences with him being involved in palace bureaucracy. In Harry’s Quake new memoir “Spare”.
Morarioglu’s Erdem label was founded in 2005 and quickly established itself as a statement brand with romantic floral prints and elegant, understated sequin dresses.
A longtime fan, Middleton wore designer looks at many royal engagements in 2018, including a frayed-rimmed midi off-the-shoulder frock and flute skirt, and was noted as an anchor designer while pregnant with Prince George. Princess Charlotte shows off her baby bump in a form-fitting floral dress.
Markle was also a fan of the Montreal-born designer, showing off his designs while working on the Canadian-filmed courtroom drama Suits long before he met Harry. According to The Telegraph, she wore her dress from the brand Davina from the Fall/Winter 2015 collection when she appeared on her 2016 “Today” show and during her Christmas lunch with the late Queen in 2018. I re-worn the frock to.
“Erdem Morarioglu was one of Meghan’s absolute favorites, but Kate, who was already a client, continued to take precedence after Harry put the ring on,” the paper reported.
The report is in line with Prince Harry detailing Markle and Middleton’s thorny relationship in his new memoir, which proves fashion is an ongoing issue for the pair.
He recounts the infamous icy feud between the duo over Princess Charlotte’s bridesmaid dress not fitting properly.
Markle spoke about her struggles with what to wear as a member of the royal family, as well as the stress placed on her by lower female members not matching their elders.
“Most of the time I was in the UK and rarely wore color,” she revealed in the Netflix documentary series Harry and Meghan.