Sophia Money-Coutts, author and former features director at Tatler, dreams up a chic new wardrobe from Holland Cooper fit for a royal... 

So they’re getting married. Then what? Well, Meghan and Harry are expected to travel quite a bit over the next few months, perhaps off on a foreign Commonwealth jaunt and to Sydney for the Invictus Games in the autumn. But there will be engagements back home in Britain, too. And perhaps the odd shooting weekend, standing dutifully alongside her new husband. So Meghan needs tweed. And thick layers. And better hats. She needs all of the below, in fact.  

Marlborough Trench Coat in Blackwatch 

Meghan loves a well-fitted coat for public engagements, so this is ideal. The flattering belted design should help keep the poor Californian from shivering as she hugs small children and charms adoring strangers.

 

Felt One Size Trilby Hat with Brooch 

We’ve seen her in a few hats. Noticeably that, er, brown Philip Treacy number she wore to church while at Sandringham for Christmas. This trilby is a much better fit for the country, paired with one of her trademark messy buns and worn with a jaunty pheasant feather.  

 

 Zip Shirt in Cream

 You know those days when you’re feeling a bit bleurgh and you really want to put on some leggings and a hoody, but you’re going to the office or out for dinner and you need to look polished? The loose shirt is your friend on these days. Throw it over jeans or team it with a skirt. Comfortable but not restrictive, and way more elegant than a hoody. Meghan could wear it with the...

 Chelsea Pencil Skirt

 Rumour has it Meghan’s Suits character, Rachel Zane, was contractually obliged to wear her swishy hair down. As a sassy lawyer, she also wore a number of high-waisted pencil skirts, loose shirt tucked in. A classic look – so long as you haven’t eaten too much lunch.

 

Windsor Jacket in Black

Meghan is into black. She wears it a lot. And with its particularly fitting name, she should throw this military black jacket into the mix. 

The Sporting Jacket in Prince of Wales Check

How to win over your new father-in-law? Wear a tweed that’s named after him. Also, talk to him about his plants. He’s very into his plants.

 

Knightsbridge Blazer in Red Tartan

She wore a navy and green Burberry tartan coat to Scotland when visiting Scotland with Harry last year. Next time, she could shake it up with a brighter pattern. 

 

The Classic Cape in Black Wax 

If superheroes wear capes, what do duchesses wear? This wax number provides protection from the elements. Also, a useful item of clothing if trying to disguise any sort of baby bump from prying camera lenses. 

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