Because of Meghan Markle‘s background, her American citizenship, and her former acting career, people expected her to do royal life differently from the very start. And that she has, starting on her wedding day when she walked herself down the aisle swathed in her custom Givenchy gown and, more recently, when she and Prince Harry surrendered their royal duties and moved to Los Angeles. She’s simply not afraid to push back against the traditions set by the royal family, including the rules that outline what she should and shouldn’t wear to public outings.
While it’s true that Kate Middleton has worn a few controversial outfits as well, Markle seems to bend the wardrobe rules further and more often. Including the ripped jeans she wore on her very first public outing with Prince Harry and the off-the-shoulder Carolina Herrera dress she wore to Trooping the Colour, keep scrolling to see seven of her most controversial style moments, ranked.