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Meghan Markle effect: Fans gush over ‘see-through’ ballgown in official engagement photos

THE SUITS star has sparked a fashion frenzy after posing in her latest outfit in her official engagement shoot with Prince Harry.


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ROYAL SEAL OF APPROVAL: Everyone's loving Meghan's latest get-up

Meghan Markle has raised the style stakes again with her sophisticated engagement photos.

In the Royal snaps, she opted for a striking mesh ballgown by British designers Ralph & Russo – and everyone is loving it. 

The 36-year-old has a habit of making clothes fly off the shelves and we’re sure that this will be no exception.

The stunning dress – which is part of designer’s 2016/2017 Autumn/ Winter collection – features a sheer top adorned with a delicate gold corn strand motif and ruffled floor-length skirt.

When the dress appeared on the catwalk the top was completely see-through, but it looks as though Meghan has added a lining to protect her modesty.

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POWER COUPLE: The British public have been gushing over the pair's latest snaps

Kensington Palace’s Twitter page released photos of the couple, which were shot by Alexi Lubomirski in Frogmore House, Windsor.

While thousands of people have already offered their congratulations, it didn’t take long for fashion lovers to start asking about Megan’s outfit.

One social media fan said: “Meghan’s top is FABULOUS.”

Another remarked: “Absolutely LOVE that Meghan Markle’s wearing a see-through top in her royal portraits.”

A third added: "Meghan Markle is wearing a SHEER TOP in one of her official engagement photos. It just keeps getting better."

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SHEER DELIGHT: Meghan's mesh top has been catching everyone's eyes

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NOT A DUPLI-KATE: The Duchess of Cambridge looked more reserved in her official photos

Since the engagement picture was released, many have commented on how different Meghan is to the Duchess of Cambridge.

While some insisted that the US star is stylish, others commented that Kate is much more traditional.

One Twitter user said: “Don’t tell the Cambridges, but I think Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are even better looking than Wills & Kate.”

Another said: “Meghan is still allowed to wear mesh and hasn’t yet been coerced into the stately s*** Kate has to wear.”

Meghan's Ralph & Russo dress debuted on the runway in 2016 – so you're unlikely to be able to get hold of it now.

On the designer's website, they haven't listed a price for the garment.

Despite this, you can make an enquiry about the gown to see if you can get hold of something similar.

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DRESS TO IMPRESS: Meghan opted for this Ralph & Russo dress from 2016

You'll be pleased to know that there are similar items already on the high-street.

Mesh and gold are great for the Christmas season, which is probably why so many stores are stocking them.

Karen Millen is selling an embellished black party dress, which features the same sheer sleeves and sparkle detailing as Meghan’s classy ensemble.

This garment is on the pricier side, retailing at £140.

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TOP OF THE SHOPS: Karen Millen and River Island also sell mesh options

Thankfully, you don't need a royal budget to invest in some of the mesh items as there are budget options on sites like ASOS and River Island.

You can also snap up a version of Meghan's top from Boohoo.

The sheer long-sleeved number retails for just £7, but it's embellished with white leaf detailing instead of gold.

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CUT-PRICE CATWALK: Missguided and Boohoo have similar mesh garments on their store sites

Previously, the public were obsessed with the coat Meghan wore to announce her royal engagement.

The actress opted for a chic belted jacket from Line the Label for the happy occasion.

The Canadian fashion brand’s website crashed, as people took to the website in an attempt to copy her look.

Thankfully, eagle-eyed fashion lovers soon spotted a high-street alternative.

If you want to steal Meg's regal style without breaking the bank, Silk Fred have a similar coat for £32.

The Naomi Waterfall Shawl Collar Coat features belted detail and a statement neckline and comes in an off-white.

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