Royals California Cool or Classically British? Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton's Different Styles Royal rebel vs. prim and proper: A closer look at Meghan and Kate's diverging looks By Diana Pearl Published on April 18, 2018 02:38 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 14 THE COAT Tim Rooke/REX/Shutterstock Kate's a fan of structured coat dresses — particularly those from one of her go-to designers, Catherine Walker (who was also a favorite of Princess Diana.) She wore this one in Belgium on July 30, 2017. 02 of 14 THE COAT Samir Hussein/WireImage Meghan prefers a more relaxed outerwear look, like this gray wrap coat she wore in Belfast on March 23, 2018. 03 of 14 THE WHITE DRESS Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images Meghan showed off her edgy California roots in this chic striped dress from American designer Altuzarra while out with Harry on April 18, 2018. 04 of 14 THE WHITE DRESS Kate, on the other hand, went for an equally fashionable white Alexander McQueen dress with a high collar for a day at Royal Ascot in June 2017. 05 of 14 THE TRACK OUTFIT Danny Martindale/WireImage For a London Marathon training day in 2017, Kate got in the runner's spirit with a pair of New Balance sneakers, a puffer coat and black pants. 06 of 14 THE TRACK OUTFIT Samir Hussein/WireImage When Meghan headed to the Invictus Games team trials in Bath, England on April 6, 2018, she went for a decidedly more formal look: Wide-leg jeans, heels, and an olive trench coat — with an Invictus polo, naturally. 07 of 14 THE EVENING LOOK Meghan Markle and Prince Harry at the 2018 Endeavour Fund Awards. John Stillwell/PA Images/Getty Meghan showed off her own twist on evening wear with a sleek black Alexander McQueen tuxedo at the Endeavour Fund Awards on February 1, 2018. 08 of 14 THE EVENING LOOK Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty Kate went the more traditional route in a flowing pink gown — from the same designer, on the same night as Meghan's outfit. 09 of 14 TO MONOCHROME OR NOT? Beretta/Sims/REX/Shutterstock Kate's a fan of monochromatic ensembles, like this bright green one from Jenny Packham she wore in March 2018. 10 of 14 TO MONOCHROME OR NOT? Tim Rooke/Shutterstock Meghan, on the other hand, is more likely to mix colors — even those that might not normally go together, like black and navy, as she did in Birmingham on March 8, 2018. 11 of 14 THE BAG ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP/Getty Meghan is a bag girl: She's been busting out a new purse for nearly every occasion, including this green Strathberry bag she wore in Edinburgh on February 13, 2018. 12 of 14 THE BAG Tim Rooke/REX/Shutterstock While Kate is known for her love of tiny clutches. 13 of 14 THE JEANS Tim Rooke/REX/Shutterstock Both Meghan and Kate love jeans, but Kate prefers a standard, non-ripped skinny. 14 of 14 THE JEANS Splash News Online Meghan's denim collection, on the other hand, has a bit more variety, whether they're wide-leg or distressed, like this pair she wore to the Invictus Games in Toronto.