stepped out for a visit to Smart Works, a charity which supports unemployed women through interview coaching and personalised styling, at their headquarters in London.
The appearance came just a few hours after Kensington Palace confirmed that the Duchess of Sussex has of the organisation, along with three other causes close to her heart.
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For her first engagement of the new year, Meghan wore a fitted dress by maternity brand with a swing trench coat, a style once favoured by Jackie O, from Oscar de la Renta.
For accessories, she went with a pair of unexpected cow print 'Plexi' pumps from her own , and surprisingly edgy earrings from ethical jewellery brand, . She carried a smart black tote bag from Victoria Beckham.
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The Duchess has visited Smart Works several times over the last year, according to the Palace, where she has already helped women through interview preparation.
Since it was set up in 2013, 60% of the women who have benefited from Smart Works' support have gone on to get a job. This year, the charity hopes to dress 3,500 women across their bases in Manchester Edinburgh, Manchester, Reading, Birmingham and Newcastle.
During the visit, Meghan spoke to a group of women about how Smart Works coaching had helped to boost their confidence.
'It's not just donating your clothes and seeing where they land, it's really being part of each other's success stories as women, right?' Meghan told the group, as seen in a video shared by royal correspondent Emily Andrews. 'It's not just hand me downs, it's saying this is the blazer I wore that helped me win that interview and I want that to be the piece that helps this woman have that part of her story'.
Later, she was seen helping Patsy Wardally choose an interview outfit.
It looks like Meghan is a natural at offering both career and style advice.
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