Anna Wintour says that Duchess Meghan’s style is “representative of a modern woman”
The 68-year-old businesswoman has praised the royal – who is expecting her first child with Prince Harry in the coming weeks – and admitted that her highly-coveted wardrobe choices bring “modernity” to the British monarchy.
Speaking at the 10th Anniversary Women In The World Summit in New York City, Anna said: “I’ve been very taken by how Meghan Markle has been dressing, the Duchess of Sussex has been dressing throughout her pregnancy.
She continued by sharing her own maternity dressing tips: “When pregnant I think it is very important to continue wearing your own personal style. I never understand why women suddenly decide they want to hide their pregnancy. Why not celebrate it. It is an incredibly joyful time in a woman’s life. It is nothing to be hidden and be ashamed of. It is much better to flaunt it, so go for it.”
Anna also revealed how Meghan’s modern dressing inspired her to add some new pieces to her wardrobe.
She said, “I’ve been thinking a lot about suits recently so… thank you to the Duchess of Sussex!”
“She’s really bringing modernity to the royal family in a way that is inspiring.
Anna described Meghan’s Givenchy wedding dress chosen by designer Claire Waight Kelly as “brilliant”.
“I think the image that I have in my mind… the Duchess of Sussex walking down the aisle by herself, that to me that was representative of a modern woman.”
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The fashionista also admitted that she “bawled” at an airport when she read the news that Chanel’s former creative director, Karl Lagerfeld, had passed away in February at the age of 85
She added: “I was in an airport reading all the papers, the obituaries, sitting next to a very unfashionable man, in a checkered shirt, you know, and I just started to bawl.
“[The man] just started silently handing me kerchiefs. I said, ‘Thank you for being so kind’ and he said ‘Madam, the world has lost a great figure’. Even he felt the loss.”
Anna says that the late designer was an “exceptional person” and believes there will be no one else like him.
She said: “Karl was just this force. There was no one, there is no one like Karl; he was a completely exceptional person.”
Author: BANG Showbiz