Whether you are rolling up your sleeves in the kitchen, or just cuffing them for a stylish look, this method is easy and effortless. Not to mention, it has the royal stamp of approval! Have you tried this trick for your button-down shirts? Let us know in the comments below!
Meghan Markle is becoming well-known for her effortlessly elegant style. She knows what works for her, what she loves to wear, and how to make it look easy. One of her go-to outfits, whether she is at an event, a photoshoot, or the airport, is a classic button-down shirt (usually paired with her signature distressed denim, naturally).
Meghan has worn cuffed shirtsleeves countless time, and will even cuff her biker jackets and blazers. It adds a touch of imperfection to an otherwise clean look. Many Meghan’s Mirror readers have commented on Meghan’s signature cuffed sleeves, and asking what her secret is. Although a simple button-down shirt creates an effortlessly easy outfit, styling these pieces can actually get kind of complicated.
There are a dozen ways to roll your shirt sleeves, varying from business professional to totally casual, and changing based on fabric, weather, and activity. Who knew this kind of decision could be so intense? Real Men, Real Style breaks down a helpful guide to a few different styles, but the method that Meghan Markle uses is none other than the J. Crew Cuff. The “J. Crew Cuff,” a method of cuffing your shirtsleeves so that they stay put, but also look effortless.
J. Crew, the American-based fashion brand, uses a shirt cuffing trick for all of their catalogs, models, mannequins, and styling. Gayle Spannaus, J. Crew’s head of women’s style, shared that this method creates a look that is “considered, but not overly considered.” That effortlessly-polished style is synonymous with Meghan Markle, so it is no wonder she loves this special style trick. See our helpful guide to the style below: