5 Ways Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle Wear Skinny Jeans in 2019

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Just as we were preparing to ditch all our skinny jeans in favor of wide-leg trousers, Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle reminded us that the slim denim style is still relevant. Recently, Markle was spotted sporting skinny jeans while touring Morocco, wearing them not once, not twice, but three times, and Middleton stepped out in the wardrobe staple earlier this year while playing soccer with kids on a surprise trip to Northern Ireland.

Ahead, we're breaking down all the ways the Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Sussex have been wearing skinny jeans in 2019, from casual outings to formal appearances. Their tried-and-true outfit formulas make a compelling case for keeping the lean-leg denim style in your rotation this year (even despite our most recent trend forecast). Keep scrolling to find out how to steal their style, and while you're at it, shop their looks too.

Utility Jacket + Striped Sweater + Slouchy Ankle Boots

Now that spring is here, ditch the puffer jacket and layer a sweater under a lighter utility jacket instead. Complete the look with a pair of slouchy ankle boots.

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On Meghan Markle: J.Crew jacket; Equipment striped sweater; Stuart Weitzman boots

Turtleneck Sweater + Printed Silk Scarf + Combat Boots

Layer a sweater and a light jacket with skinny jeans and combat boots until warmer weather arrives. A striped scarf adds a charming pop of color to the ensemble.

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On Kate Middleton: Barbour jacket; J.Crew sweater; See by Chloé boots

Oversize Blazer + Textured Scarf + Casual Flats

Wear an oversize blazer with a simple black sweater, a textured scarf, and a pair of slipper flats to make your overall look a bit more casual. 

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On Meghan Markle: Alice+Olivia blazer; Aritzia scarf; Birdies slippers

Sporty Cable-Knit Sweater + Running Shoes

For a laid-back look, opt for a sporty cable-knit sweater and a pair of running shoes. Simple accessories—a classic watch and minimalist earrings—help keep it look put-together.

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On Kate Middleton: Ralph Lauren sweater, New Balance running shoes

Structured Blazer + Pointed-Toe Pumps

Elevate skinny jeans by adding a structured blazer over them. Finish the polished look with a pair of pointed-toe pumps.

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On Meghan Markle: Rag & Bone maternity jeans; Manolo Blahnik heels

Next up, these are the basics Meghan Markle wears on repeat.