Meghan Markle Used to Have a Side Gig as a Fashion Expert—See the Videos

The Takeaway:

On how to dial up your style: “The most important thing you can do is tailoring. You think it’s not gonna make a big impact, but if it fits you do a T, you look a million times better, and I learned that working on Suits.”

On following trends: “You make it work for you. So many people try to jump onto a trend; not every trend is right for you.”

On how to dress for the cold: “You just bundle up and people give you a pass when it’s that cold.” and “There’s no bad weather, just bad clothing for it.”

On how she describes her personal style: “For me, it’s still that California girl, relaxed [vibe]. I like to look polished and put together, but there’s always going to be an effortless quality to it just being from L.A.”

You’re probably aware that Meghan Markle was an American actress before entering the British royal family. You may also know that she ran a lifestyle site called The Tig (now shuttered, sadly). And you may even knot that she’s long been a humanitarian and activist for women’s rights. But did you know she also moonlit as a fashion expert?

A few years ago, in her limited free time, Markle was a frequent guest on NBC’s The Today Show (the sister network to USA, where her series Suits aired). There, she spent lengthy segments discussing the latest trends of the given season with much confidence on the subject and a penchant for using phrases like “pepper into your wardrobe.” This discovery led me to find a plethora of other old videos on YouTube featuring the…

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