10 Of Meghan Markle's Most Memorable Hair Moments

A masterclass from the Duchess of Sussex.

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Meghan Markle has cemented her place as a global style icon thanks to her unabashedly bold looks. The Duchess of Sussex’s hair, of course, is an envious and inspiring combo of laissez-faire ease and chicness — here are 10 of Markle’s best hair moments to prove it.

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Markle made a strong case for the deep side part (a win for millennials) with her sleek, shiny strands during a visit with AOL Studios in 2016. She topped the chic look off with a bold red lip.

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While visiting the University of Chichester in 2018, Markle wore one of her now-signature hairstyles: a clean, pulled back updo with loose pieces framing the face. The look also amplified the Duchess' radiant complexion.

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During a trip to the Nelson Mandela Centenary Exhibition in London in 2018, Markle wore her signature yet easy-to-replicate messy bun accentuated by a sophisticated middle part.

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In 2013, well before her rise to household-name fame, Markle wore pin-straight layers to a Screen Actors Guild Awards pre-party at the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles.

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Markle looked straight out of a fairytale when she rode a horse-drawn carriage during a royal event in 2018. For the occasion, the duchess paired subtle glam waves with a regal hat.

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Markle traded her usual low updo for a perfectly styled ballerina-esque high bun while attending an event in London in 2019.

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Markle’s classic middle part and lightly texturized waves allowed her to show off a clear complexion while watching UK Team Trials in 2018.

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For your summer look, take a cue from the Duchess’ hair accessory during a trip to South Africa in 2019: Use nothing but a freshly plucked flower (or a statement-making clip of your choosing) to breathe new life into an everyday hairstyle.

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One very rare occurrence in the Duchess’ hair repertoire is this low and sleek middle-parted ponytail, which Markle wore during her and Prince Harry’s royal tour of South Africa in 2019.

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Markle channeled old Hollywood glam by wearing her lustrous, waved locks brushed to one side during a 2013 dinner in New York City.