Meghan Markle made her first appearance at Wimbledon as a Duchess over the weekend, arriving in style alongside her sister-in-law, Kate Middleton.
And while we all may have been swooning over the iconic duo’s first official outing alone, people online couldn’t help but notice a similarity between 36-year-old Meghan Markle’s outfit and the Wimbledon umpire ensembles.
The Duchess of Sussex looked stunning in a $795 pinstriped Ralph Lauren polo shirt, which she matched with a pair of $2,277 white, silk wide-leg Ralph Lauren pants.
However, when you look at the umpires, they seem to be wearing near-identical outfits, in the form of a blue and white pinstriped shirt and white pants.
It is entirely possible that Meghan was totally aware of this fact, especially considering the official umpire outfits are actually designed by Ralph Lauren.
Just a quick look at the designer’s page will bring you to a whole Wimbledon-inspire collection.
Meghan Markle has come dressed as a line judge. #Wimbledon
— Matt Roberts (@Roberts96Matt) July 14, 2018
If you can’t see a similarity here then there’s something wrong with you. And since you’re piping up to a perfectly innocent tweet then I suspect there is pic.twitter.com/vMbVBM1Z5J
— Jack Heslop (@jackheslop96) July 15, 2018
Do you reckon Meghan Markle knows she’s dressed like a line judge? 🤔 #Wimbledon
— Jade Russell (@Jade_Russell) July 14, 2018
A very similar Ralph Lauren shirt can actually be bought on the Wimbledon official online shop page, costing just $114.
The Duchess paired her look with a $900 ivory straw hat by Maison Michel, a Altuzarra mini bag and a pair of Sarah Flint heels.
Meanwhile Kate Middleton showed how different their styles are by wearing a white and navy Jenny Packham dress.
However she did take style tips from her new sister-in-law, by carrying a Dolce and Gabbana satchel bag, which she usually shuns in favour of a clutch bag.
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