If it ain't broke, etc. etc.

By Isabel Jones
Updated Jan 31, 2019 @ 10:45 am

Meghan Markle, who is approximately 7 months pregnant by our calculations, stepped out in London on Thursday to make her first official visit to the Association Of Commonwealth Universities as an appointed patron.

Re-wearing a long black Givenchy coat she counts among her favorites, the Duchess of Sussex stuck with what’s become something of a sartorial formula for her maternity wear: coat + dress + pumps + bun = pregnant Meghan.

That’s not to say she hasn’t infused each look with an element of surprise. This time, she paired her black dress with sister-in-law Kate Middleton’s go-to beige pump, and wore her bun at a foreign longitude: atop her head.

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Yesterday, she surprised us with an above-the-knee hemline (an unorthodox choice Middleton opted for during her pregnancy as well), and during her visit to Birkenhead earlier this month, she abandoned her typical neutrals for a burst of brights.

But variations aside, Markle’s maternity uniform has basically endured. I mean, if it ain’t broke …

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