2 items from Meghan Markle’s new clothing line have been released early, ahead of the official launch.
The Duchess of Sussex will unveil her newworkwear charity collection in London on Thursday afternoon, however a dress and a handbag from the collection are already available to purchase through Marks & Spencer and John Lewis.
The remainder of the collection will be available from both sites following the launch.
For every item purchased, another will be donated to Smart Works, a charity dedicated to helping unemployed women get back into the workplace.
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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 has partnered with Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, Jigsaw, and Misha Nonoo to create a workwear collection for Smart Works, a charity that helps unemployed women get back into the workplace.
Read more: Meghan Markle gave fans a first glimpse at her new clothing line with a behind-the-scenes video on Instagram
The royal has remained quiet on the details of the range, only briefly sharing a small clip of the collection’s photo shoot on Instagram.
This black shift dress, which appeared on the Marks & Spencer online store on Thursday morning, is the biggest indication of what to expect from the rest of the collection.
The $32.50 dress also comes in blue or red, and there’s even a petite version available.
The website describes the piece as a “versatile, Smart Set dress” which “will quickly become a staple in your autumn wardrobe.”
“Buy this dress in blue or black and we’ll donate one to Smart Works, a charity that empowers and supports women to build their confidence for job success,” the product description reads.
Fans may recognize the dress since a model was photographed wearing it during the behind-the-scenes sneak peak of the collection’s photo shoot, posted to Markle’s Instagram.
Meanwhile, a $134 (£109) leather handbag has also appeared on the John Lewis website.
The bag comes in tan or in black, and has a detachable crossbody strap.
While Buckingham Palace declined to comment further on the collection when contacted by Insider, John Lewis confirmed the bag is a piece from Markle’s clothing line in the product description.
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