just added a Welsh gold wedding band to her jewelry box after in May, but the already owns quite an array of rings and bangles. While she only just gained access to the Queen’s vault of jewels — her wedding tiara counted as “something borrowed” — Meghan may refrain from borrowing some of the glitzier pieces.
Her penchant for minimal, delicate pieces in warm golds puts her at odds with what her new in-laws frequently sport. In fact, you have to really zero in on photos to catch a clear glimpse of what she wore. On the other hand, the Duchess of Cambridge favors jewelry that’s a little bigger than whisper-thin.
“People compare her a lot to Kate [Middleton] obviously, and Kate tends to wear slightly larger, more colorful pieces,” says royal jewelry expert Ella Kay of The Court Jeweller. “She really likes matching sets of jewelry, but Meghan is much trendier … a little less in that traditional English, royal mode. ”
This article originally appeared on Harper’s BAZAAR US