If the Royal rumour mill is to be believed, Prince Harry’s lady love, Suits star and honorary Canadian Meghan Markle, just met the Duchess of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte in London, where she reportedly gifted Kate a leather-bound dream journal for her 35th birthday. The Sun says Kate “loved” the journal, but, while we think it’s a perfectly sweet and tasteful gesture, we dreamed up five other things she could have put a bow on for less than the price of a Smythson notebook (’cause we’re betting she shelled out for more than a Moleskine).
1. pair of jazzy Wolford stockings to shake up her nude tight wardrobe
Because Kate has never met a nude stocking she didn’t love and this pair is just a little bit playful while still being totally classy.
2. A piece from her Reitmans collection
The luxe-for-less cashmere poncho would be perfect for traipsing around the English countryside but the budding designer will have to call in a favour to snag one of these—her collection sold out online not long after news of her romance with the redheaded prince broke.
3. A fancy calligraphy pen
OK, so this one could actually go alongside a journal but a chic calligraphy pen is a nod to Meghan’s past (she reportedly made ends meet at the beginning of her acting career by hand-addressing invitations, like Robin Thicke and Paula Patton’s wedding invites!) and their shared history as mere mortals could def be something the ladies bond over.
4. A rustic Hudson’s Bay blanket for Will and Kate’s Norfolk country estate
This classic blanket is a two-fer. One, Meghan name-checked Hudson’s Bay in the Toronto city guide on her blog The Tig, and two, it’s a cute little wink to the country she calls home.
5. A box set of the best royal movies
So they can have a girls’ movie night in with popcorn and vino (when they become best friends because we need them to, okay?), obvs.
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