"Doria is classy, chic and confident," Meghan's friend and makeup artist Daniel Martin tells PEOPLE in this week's issue
“Meghan draws a lot of strength from her mother. Doria is classy, chic and confident, but not unapproachable,” Meghan’s longtime friend and makeup artist Daniel Martin previously told PEOPLE. “I definitely feel Meghan gets a lot of that from her mother.”
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“She has a softness, but I detected a steely core to her,” says a royal family friend. “She has come through a hell of a lot.”
Doria, the source adds, “was lovely to talk to and bursting with pride.”