Meghan's fashion range launches -- and her bag is already sold out

Cheryl Sanders
September 12, 2019

Experts have praised the Duchess of Sussex's new capsule clothing collection as the "essence of her style".

The Duchess of Sussex held a press conference in London to launch the new line while wearing two pieces from the collection, a white button-down shirt from Misha Nonoo and some slim-fit black trousers from Jigsaw.

"Since moving to the United Kingdom, it has been deeply important to me to meet with communities and organisations on the ground doing meaningful work and to try to do whatever I can to help them amplify their impact", Meghan, 38, said in a statement.

"When I first moved to the was incredibly important to me personally to be able to connect with people on the ground who were doing really important work".

Meghan, Harry and Archie will travel to South Africa later this month for their first official overseas tour as a family of three. Meghan has been catching up with women she has previously helped to land new jobs after sessions at the charity, . Meghan became its royal patron in January. As a result, launching this autumn, The Duchess will be supporting a collective to help equip the women of Smart Works with the key workwear essentials they need as they enter into the workplace. The Smart Set is comprised of five pieces-a white shirt, a blazer, classic black pants, a ideal work dress and the flawless tote.

Writing within the September discipline of British Vogue, which she guest edited, she disclosed plans for the pill collection in a quick feature describing how she had asked Marks & Spencer, John Lewis & Partners, Jigsaw and "my friend, the trend designer Misha Nonoo", within the event that they would again.

'That said, she's made a clever, well-advised move; all the items in her capsule collection can be worn by women of any age'.

For the press conference and photo call, today, Markle teamed the white shirt by Misha Nonoo ($155) with black trousers by Jigsaw ($150) from the five-piece line that she helped to conceive.

Susie Hasler, a fashion stylist who runs Styled By Susie, specialising in real women whose body shapes have changed due to having children or the menopause, weight gain or loss, agreed that the collection reflected her own style.

Smart Works has helped more than 11,000 women and aims to dress 3,500 this year across its two London offices and additional spaces in Edinburgh, Manchester, Reading, Birmingham and Newcastle.

Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle attends women's final match at US Open Championships between Serena Williams (USA) and Bianca Andreescu (Canada) at Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

She added that she wants the women who wear the line to feel like they are "Wonder Woman" - the clothes acting as a "metaphorical and literal cape".

Meghan Markle is back in action!

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