Ever since asserting her engagement to Prince Harry, the world’s eyes have been fastened on Meghan Markle — and her model. We’ll be following the Meghan Markle Effect™ with our column, “Meghan Markle Wore a Thing.”
Time launched its annual checklist of the 100 most influential individuals on this planet, and California’s personal Prince Harry and Meghan Markle — a.ok.a. the Duke and Duchess of Sussex — made the duvet.
The journal billed the royal couple “Icons,” with a tribute penned by chef José Andrés of World Central Kitchen, highlighting their work on the Archewell Foundation. “In a world where everyone has an opinion about people they don’t know, the Duke and Duchess have compassion for the people they don’t know,” he wrote. “They don’t just opine. They run toward the struggle.”
Nina Hallworth styled the Duchess for the duvet (Serge Normant did the hair, whereas Linda Hay was on make-up), whereas the Duke was dressed by Clare Hallworth. She’s sporting all white — a button-down shirt with the sleeves rolled up, tucked into high-waisted trousers — whereas Harry is in black; inside the problem, there’s an extra portrait of the couple the place she’s sporting an olive inexperienced turtleneck and trousers, her hair pulled again in a low bun. According to reporter Omid Scobie, they have been photographed by Pari Dukovic of their Montecito dwelling.
Markle and Prince Harry additionally contributed to the problem, writing the tribute for fellow Time 100 honoree Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the director of the World Trade Organization.
See extra issues the Duchess of Sussex has worn within the gallery under:
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