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Meghan's Smart Set fashion collection goes on sale

12 September 2019

Meghan Markle launches her Smart Works charity capsule wearing a white shirt by Misha Nonoo and black trousers by Jigsaw from the range that she helped to design.

Meghan said: "As women, it is 100 per cent our responsibility, I think, to support and uplift each other". After quiet visits to Smartworks over the a year ago, The Duchess was moved by the impactful work being done by this non profit organisation that helps women into the workforce, equipping them with both the skills and clothes they need to feel job-ready.

'I feel that she has really thought about what items are in this collection and made it affordable and wearable for every day women.

"Thank you to the four brands who came together in supporting Smart Works on this special project - placing objective over profit and community over competition".

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She said: "When the Duchess of Sussex approached me about being part of it when she became royal patron of Smart Works she obviously knew that what I do is very much about empowering women through their wardrobe and capsule collection is at the very heart of what I do, so it was a no brainer for me to say yes".

She was present to watch Prince Harry play in the King Power Royal Charity Polo Match in Wokingham, UK, on 10 July, and shortly afterwards at Wimbledon alongside the Duchess of Cambridge on 13 July.

The line includes professional attire such as a blazer, pants and tote bag.

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Prince Harry's wife attended a reception at a John Lewis department store in London to showcase a collection of workwear and accessories she created with designer and friend Misha Nonoo.

She added that she wants the women who wear the line to feel like they are "Wonder Woman" - the clothes acting as a "metaphorical and literal cape". "And that shows the kind of person that she is".

John Lewis is selling a Leather Smart Set Tote Bag, available in tan or black, online for $195.

Two items from Meghan Markle's new clothing line appear to have been leaked early, just hours before the duchess is due to officially unveil the collection in London. - The Duchess of Sussex Created in September 2013 with the goal to help unemployed women regain the confidence that may have been blurred during more hard times, Smart Works provides invaluable support in these women's return to employment and towards transforming their lives. The duchess was joined on stage by Smart Works staff and clients, who recalled her "really getting stuck in" as a volunteer, putting together outfits and regaling clients with tales of her own first job serving frozen yogurt over the counter in Los Angeles.

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Apart from a quick weekend trip to New York City to cheer on her pal Serena Williams in the U.S. Open, Markle has barely spent any time away from her little guy.

Meghan's Smart Set fashion collection goes on sale