As well as purity, pearls are also associated with tears and the British royal family. She previously wore the same coatdress to last year’s G7 summit in Cornwall, England, in white as well. Wearing the queen’s Japanese pearl choker consists of four strands joined by a diamond clasp, she paired it with a black hat with a netted veil.

Meghan Markle wore a black cape dress by Stella McCartney, who also designed the halter top dress she wore to her wedding reception. Previously, she wore a navy dress by McCartney.

In addition to the hat, Markle wore a Stephen Jones hat with a wide brim. Markle’s pearl earrings are believed to have been a gift from the queen for their first joint engagement together after she married Prince Harry.

Here is the difference between a girl from Hollywood boulevard who wears an outfit from an “ex space girls”, and the European chic of a lady Kate who dresses at a true designer Alexander Mac Queen.