Before she became Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle was a legal mastermind on the USA drama “Suits.” For seven seasons, Rachel Zane was an all-star paralegal, law student, friend and companion to protagonist Mike Ross.
Classic and comfortable mixed with tailored and trendy, Zane frequently rocked business professional ensembles.
She may have bid adieu to her television days, but the Duchess of Sussex left audiences with plenty of memorable looks to swoon over.
Here are 10 of Meghan Markle’s best looks from “Suits.”
An all-white ensemble was always on-brand for Rachel Zane.
Eclipsing her signature look in an all-white outfit, Markle epitomizes class and sophistication at her workplace.
Pale pink ruffles bring subtle femininity to corporate couture.
Usually reserved for more festive occasions, this statement ruffled blouse worn by Markle was the perfect top to bring some personality to a pencil skirt.
Nothing says you’re ready to negotiate quite like a tailored nude sheath.
One thing that made Rachel Zane a likable and relatable character was her negotiating tactics. From advocating for her admission into Columbia Law to her appeal for tougher cases, she always came prepared with enough logic to prove her point. Also, it doesn’t hurt that she dressed for the role she aspired to have.
A winning case and a winning suit are a dynamic duo.
It was rare to see Markle don a power suit in her role, but when she did, she meant business. This sleek all-black outfit is ready for the office and the courtroom.
She showed off ’80s style with a modern edge.
Exaggerated shoulders were all the rage three decades ago, and Markle reintroduced them in a soft blouse for a day at the firm. The contrast against the light-coloured skirt is yet another great look.
She embraced cold-weather chic.
“Suits” is based in New York, where chilly winters are the norm. This long, double-breasted coat fully covers Markle’s daytime look and keeps her warm. The accompanying scarf and gloves complete an otherwise perfect look.
She could make one colour look amazing.
Markle offset a slouchy grey top with her signature sleek pencil skirt for a trendy look.
This burgundy frock is a daring take on office sophistication.
Markle’s playful yet polished updo leaves all the attention on the dress. The mesh cap sleeves make the look office-appropriate yet daring.
All eyes were on the pleats in this attention-grabbing head-to-toe look.
Even in basic colours, Markle still manages to exceed expectations. The simple pencil skirt gets a pleated makeover, and the lacy top once again is a risk well-taken.
She wears a timeless wedding gown to mark her final appearance on “Suits.”
Meghan Markle said goodbye to Rachel Zane in a truly spectacular way. For her final episodes of “Suits,” which doubled as her wedding Mike Ross, she wore a Versailles wedding dress designed by Anne Barge.
Once again opting for a plunging neckline, the beaded detail around the bodice of the frock is an eye-catching feature that doesn’t overshadow the tulle ballgown or the tasteful thin straps.
Obsessed with this dress? It’s available in on Anne Barge’s site for fans of Rachel Zane’s final look.
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