The Duchess of Cambridge wore a set of £85 earrings from Meghan Markle‘s favourite brand Missoma during an appearance hours after her sister-in-law claimed the two women had a tearful confrontation days before the royal wedding.
Kate Middleton, 38, spoke with rower Jasmine Harrison, 21, during a video call which was released yesterday to mark International Women’s Day.
The mother-of-three, who has now returned to London having spent lockdown with her husband Prince William, 38, and their children, George, seven, Charlotte, six, and Louis, two, in Anmer Hall in Norfolk, selected a pair of drop earrings from London-based jewellery brand Missoma.
The brand, which is a favourite of Kate’s sister-in-law Meghan, 39, describes the earrings online as featuring ‘a heart-based healing crystal that radiates love, compassion and all-around good vibes’ suspended from a ‘texture gold vermeil hoop.’
The Duchess of Cambridge, 39, wore a set of £85 earrings from Meghan Markle ‘s favourite brand Missoma during an appearance hours after her sister-in-law claimed the two women had a tearful confrontation days before the royal wedding
The £85 earrings from Missoma are part of the brand’s gemstone collection and feature a spiked hoop
The mother-of-three kept her make up natural for the occasion and wore her hair in a bouncy blow dry, occasionally tucking her hair behind her ear to reveal the stunning set.
The earrings, which are for sale online for £85, are part of the company’s Gemstone collection and are bejewelled with the rhodochrosite stone.
The pyramid hoops are described as ‘using the power of precious stones, placing the highest quality hand-cut stones into our specially designed and unique shapes and cuts.’
It’s not the first time the Duchess has been spotted wearing a piece by the popular brand.
Hours before Kate’s video was released, the Duchess of Sussex claimed Kate made her cry days after a clash in the run-up to the royal wedding
She opted to wear the earrings during a visit to businesses in London, as well as donning the Gold Zenyu Chandelier Hoops during her tour of Pakistan in November 2019.
Meanwhile sister-in-law Meghan has long been a fan of the brand and was first spotted wearing jewellery in a resurfaced post from her now inactive Instagram account.
As well as Meghan Markle Missoma has countless other famous fans, ranging from model Gigi Hadid to actress Margot Robbie – who wears their coin necklaces.
The brand was created by Marisa Hordern, who started it from her kitchen table, after sourcing gemstones from Hong Kong, Thailand, India and the US.
The brand is a favourite of Kate’s sister-in-law Meghan Markle, who has worn the jewellery several times over the last few years (pictured, wearing a bracelet from Missoma)
In 2018, the company was named fourth on the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 list. Speaking to Harpars Bazaar in March she said about her celebrity clientele: ‘It is generally good for the brand (when someone famous wears the jewellery) but we don’t really see spikes as such.
‘It tends to just show how versatile the pieces are in terms of who wears it and how it can be worn. For example, Margot Robbie has been seen wearing it surfing and on the red carpet.
‘It’s also great to see cross-generational support like recently when Kaia Gerber and Cindy Crawford both wore it – I loved that, it reminded me of how I started the business, with my mother around the kitchen table.’
The video of the Duchess’ call was released after it was revealed Meghan claimed in her interview with Oprah Winfrey she experienced more negativity towards her than the Duchess of Cambridge because of the colour of her skin.
The Duchess of Cambridge with Princess Charlotte and other bridesmaids arriving at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan in May 2018
In the explosive interview, Meghan also spoke of her relationship with Kate, and claimed Kate made her cry when the two clashed at a bridesmaids fitting shortly before she married Prince Harry, 36.
Reports of the bitter feud between the duchesses first emerged in November 2018, when sources claimed Meghan had been left displeased with the ‘stressful’ fitting.
The Duchess of Sussex also insisted that she has now forgiven Kate Middleton and said she bought her flowers to apologise about the incident.
The infamous row with Prince William’s wife made headlines around the world after a supposed falling out over dresses for the flower girls.
The Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Sussex in the Royal Box on Centre Court at Wimbledon in July 2019
Accounts differ as to whether the cause of the row was a disagreement on whether the bridesmaids should wear tights – Meghan reportedly believed they should not – or whether it stemmed from Princess Charlotte’s dress not fitting.
Meghan was also asked about a memorable joint-outing to Wimbledon in July 2019, where the pair put on a united front and were pictured laughing together.
During the interview she appeared to cast doubt on the authenticity of that seemingly affable appearance, saying: ‘Nothing is what it looks like’.