“Meghan Markle Effect” is in full force!
Just like her sister-in-law, The Duchess of Cambridge, The Duchess of Sussex is quickly becoming a style icon in her own way. But there’s has been one part of her style that made most of us wonder, as to why she is doing it.
It’s been revealed that Meghan Markle wears shoes that are too big for her. It turns out it is for a very relatable reason.
“Celebs often go a size up, or even two, in the shoe department when they’re at an event or on the red carpet and it’s for one reason we can all relate to—to avoid blisters,” fashion expert Harriet Davey told The Sun.
She added: “There’s nothing worse than uncomfortable shoes (we’ve all been there on a night out) and when celebs like Meghan are wearing heels for a long period of time their feet can often swell up. The swelling can cause blisters and in the long run bunions—like long-time heel fan Victoria Beckham has been rumored to suffer with.”
“A trick of the trade is to stuff the toe with paddings like tissue or cotton wool, and this can be taken out once they feel like they need a bit more room in their shoes.”
The Duchess of Cambridge also uses sticky pads that adhere to the bottom of her tights to ensure her heels never slip or slide when she’s out and about for events.
“You never see a royal without their nude stockings. Meghan, from what I can see from the engagement photographs, it doesn’t look like she was wearing tights or stockings,” royal reporter Victoria Arbiter noted to Insider. “I would say that’s really the only hard, steadfast rule in terms of what the Queen requires.”