Four months after welcoming her first baby, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, appears to be resuming her official royal engagements.
The former Meghan Markle will launch her new fashion line Sept. 12 in London, Buckingham Palace announced Wednesday.
Her capsule collection will benefit Smart Works, a charity for which she is a patron and helps unemployed women find the professional clothing they need to attend job interviews.
The collection will offer stylish workwear staples, including a shirt, trousers, blazer, dress and bag. British brands Marks & Spencer, John Lewis & Partners and Jigsaw collaborated to create the collection, along with designer Misha Nonoo.
For every item bought from the capsule collection, one will be donated to Smart Works, ensuring that more women have the versatile styles they need to feel confident in job interviews and in the workforce.
The duchess first announced the Smart Works collection in the September 2019 issue of British Vogue, which she guest-edited.
"When you walk into a Smart Works space you’re met with racks of clothing and an array of bags and shoes," the duchess wrote in the magazine. "Sometimes, however, it can be a potpourri of mismatched sizes and colors, not always the right stylistic choices or range of sizes."
Her upcoming collection, she said, will offer “classic options for a workwear wardrobe.”
Meghan Markle surprises women at photo shoot for her new clothing lineAug. 22, 201901:53
Meghan has made just a few public outings since she and Prince Harry welcomed their son, Archie, in May.
She sported a navy cape and hat as she rode in a carriage during the annual Trooping the Colour parade in June.
And of course, she was seen at Archie’s christening in July, posing for an official portrait alongside her husband, her mother, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and other members of the royal family.
The duchess also made an appearance at Wimbledon, enjoying a laugh with the Duchess of Cambridge’s sister, Pippa Middleton.
In July, she and baby Archie also attended a charity polo match, cheering on Harry and Prince William.
And she and her husband enjoyed a date night when they attended the European premiere of “The Lion King” in London.
More recently, she unexpectedly surprised women working on the Smart Works capsule collection.
Meghan was already set to resume her official royal duties later this month. She and Harry announced they will soon embark on an official tour of southern Africa with Archie in tow. It will be fun to see the new mom out and about!