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Meghan Markle Wore a Thing: J.Crew Denim Dress at the U.S. Open (With Anna Wintour) Edition

The Duchess of Sussex cheered on her friend Serena Williams alongside none other than the ‘Vogue’ editor-in-chief herself.

Meghan Markle in J.Crew at the U.S. Open. Photo: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Ever since announcing her engagement to Prince Harry, the world’s eyes have been fixed on Meghan Markle — and her style. We’ll be following the Meghan Markle Effect with our column, “Meghan Markle Wore a Thing.”

Most of the fashion world might be busy turning its attention to New York Fashion Week, but not too far away, the U.S. Open is also still going strong. And some fashion folks are pretty focused on sports right now, too. On Saturday, Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, made an appearance at Billie Jean King National Tennis Center to cheer on her friend Serena Williams in her final match against Bianca Andreescu. And if the support of a royal wasn’t enough, Williams also drew another noteworthy fan: none other than Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour, who took a break from sitting front row at the shows to sit courtside instead.

For the sporty occasion, the Duchess went for a practical, casual look: a belted denim long-sleeve dress — which you can currently score for 40% off, it just so happens — from J.Crew. Because it’s suddenly feeling a bit like fall in New York, she layered the dress beneath a long, drape-front gray sweater, also by J.Crew (and also currently on sale at Nordstrom, FYI!). The Duchess accessorized with one of her go-to pairs of sunglasses — an aviator style by Victoria Beckham — turquoise Jennifer Meyer stud earrings and, of course, a super-shiny, perfectly wavy hairstyle.

Anna Wintour and Meghan Markle at the U.S. Open. Photo: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

With Wintour seated directly behind the Duchess, the two socialized while cheering on Williams, both no doubt thrilled to get a fun, recreational break from their busy schedules.

See more things the Duchess of Sussex has worn in the gallery below:

A Gucci dress in the workroom of the Smart Works London office, pictured in British Vogue‘s September 2019 issue. Photo: @SussexRoyal/Kensington Palace/AFP 

View the 114 images of this gallery on the original article

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