Stop What You're Doing: The "Meghan" Skinny Jeans Just Restocked

Photo:

Getty Images

Think all the way to September 2017. It was in the early days of Harry and Meghan's first official outings together, thanks to their joint attendance of the Invictus Games in Toronto. This was months before the official engagement was announced, and therefore way ahead of our wedding dress obsession schedule, but even then, the "Meghan Markle effect" was strong.

When Markle wore a classic formula of a white shirt, skinny jeans, and tan pointed ballet pumps, Google searches for the denim brand she had chosen—Mother—rose by 60% that week. And the day after Meghan showcased her designer denim of choice, Mother's website traffic increased by over 200%, and the brand experienced a stellar October, beating its own sales forecast by almost 20%.

This post was originally published on Who What Wear UK and has since been updated.