Fashion Face-Off: Kate Middleton vs. Meghan Markle

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10. The Metallic Number

Metallic is a hard trend to pull off without looking tacky, especially when you’re someone as polished and put-together as a princess! In 2013, Kate Middleton stepped out to the Tusk foundation gala dinner at The Royal Society in London wearing this floor-length glittering gown designed by Jenny Packham. She paired the dazzling dress with a simple arm cuff and let her hair fall in voluminous layers framing her face.

In 2015, Markle attended the CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund Awards wearing a metallic number of her own! The short and sassy dress featured a plunging neckline, long sleeves and unique pocket detailing. She paired the high-shine garment with a trendy box clutch and left her hair wavy and loose. Markle kept her makeup natural, but went heavier on the eyes with a smokey gunmetal look. Who wore metallic better –Markle or Middleton?

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9. The Asymmetrical Gown

In 2012 Kate Middleton stepped out at UK’s Creative Industries Reception at the Royal Academy of Arts wearing a pale lilac dress that featured a modest asymmetrical neckline and waist-cinching pleated detail. She paired the flattering dress with a sleek updo, dainty hoop earrings and a tiny metallic clutch.

In 2013, Meghan Markle attended the 4th Annual UNICEF Masquerade Ball wearing her own asymmetrical number that featured a one-shoulder detail. Her dress was made of a luxurious silk fabric and featured an extravagant shoulder detailing that was quite avant-garde inspired. She tucked her dark tresses behind her ears and paired the look with a red mini-clutch. Who wore asymmetrical necklines better?

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