Earlier this month, on November 10, Queen Maxima donned a ravishing crimson cape gown to a live performance in Amsterdam. The Dutch Queen joined her husband as they watched a musical efficiency by Betrice Rana and Ludovico Rana within the Concertgebouw.

Maxima’s crimson cape gown was similar to a model Meghan Markle wore again in March 2020.

To attend the Mountbatten Music Festival on the Royal Albert Hall, the Duchess of Sussex donned a vivid crimson gown that includes a cape that draped over her shoulders.

The gown was the Kalika Long Dress by Safiyaa, and retailed on the designer’s web site for £1,295.

Meghan accessorised with a crimson satin Manolo Blahnik clutch bag, Stuart Weitzman Leigh pumps, and floral beaded drop earrings by Simone Rocha.

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Her heels have been crimson and suede, whereas her earrings additionally matched her gown – they have been a darkish, wine crimson.

Cape attire could be tough to tug off, however Meghan’s suited her completely. As did Maxima’s model.

The Dutch royal’s gown was slightly looser than Meghan’s, floating in a maxi model to her ft.

It was the Silk-Blend Crepe Kaftan in crimson by none aside from iconic Italian designer Valentino.


Maxima mixed her gown with a pair of Gianvito 105 Burgundy Velvet Pumps and a necklace from Tutti Frutti.

The necklace was a chunky, silver piece with small, multicoloured gem stones.

Like Meghan, Maxima carried a small clutch bag, which was additionally crimson, matching her gown.

Both royals appeared beautiful of their attire, styling them fully completely different to at least one one other. However, curiously, each Meghan and Maxima left their hair down over their shoulders and wore stand-out jewelry.

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Celebrity stylist and trend knowledgeable Miranda Holder commented on the 2 girls’s selections.

She stated: “Queen Maxima looked sophisticated and regal yesterday stepping out in a Valentino floor length chiffon gown in deep red.

“The modest look was very putting, and the color crimson added a way of daring and drama which actually received heads turning.

“Wearing monochrome – head-to-toe single in a single colour – is a popular style hack adopted by the royal ladies as it looks very sophisticated, creates a striking impression and elongates the frame.”

Miranda went on to check Maxima and Meghan, saying: “The look was more than a little reminiscent of the stunning red cape dress that Meghan Markle wore in March 2020, but Queen Maxima’s outfit felt more classic and elegant whereas Meghan’s more fashion forward, the dress showing off her beautiful figure to perfection.

“Both outfits are lovely, and but really feel very completely different. In phrases of color, the crimson Meghan is sporting is totally good for her wealthy autumnal seems to be, nonetheless the deep crimson that Queen Maxima is sporting is barely overpowering her extra delicate complexion.”

Queen Elizabeth II is essentially the most well-known royal identified for monochrome seems to be – the late monarch typically wore an outfit head-to-toe in the identical color, reportedly in an effort to stand out from the group in order that followers may see her.

The colors have been additionally normally vivid, from greens and reds to purples and pinks.