Fergie’s style evolution – from frumpy ballgowns to chic vegan leather suits
19th August 2023

Fergie recently travelled to America to promote her second book, and she donned a number of outfits to show off her new sense of style.

It might seem unlikely for a woman whose fashion choices were always in the shadow of Diana, Princess of Wales.

The Duchess of York’s American tour wardrobe was on par with an A-list celebrity’s carefully considered ensemble.

It featured bright colours and tailored clothing that made it all visually appealing, but still had a hint of Fergie’s signature quirkiness that harkened back to her maximalist style in the 1980s.

The former wife of Prince Andrew gave her Instagram followers a rundown of her outfit in a reel when she appeared on ABC’s Live with Kelly and Ryan.

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The Duchess wore wore “a fantastic LGBTQ+ rainbow headband”, a belted leather Dolce and Gabbana dress and a pair of “cheeky little booties” with jewelled heels by Geox.

More tour highlights included a chic green tweed dress by Dolce and Gabbana accessorised with a gold and pearl chain belt.

In addition, Sarah opted for a long vegan leather coat in fuchsia by Serena Bute paired with matching trousers, and a blue silk shirt by The Fold.

Fergie wore a white leather jacket with silver studs designed by the American brand Alice and Olivia, which drew parallels to Elvis.

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Sarah also mastered the colour-blocking trend in Manhattan’s Upper West Side by wearing a navy jacket with a lime green shirt.

Given her own well-known fondness for vibrant colours, the late Queen, with whom the Duchess maintained a close relationship, would undoubtedly be pleased with this combination.

Along with Michelle Yeoh, Cate Blanchett, and Emma Thompson, who have all recently foregone red carpet gowns in favour of fitted suits, the Duchess’s ensemble also placed her in the company of fashion icons.

Fergie’s style from the 1980s and 1990s had a certain allure. The more-is-more mentality of the Dynasty era was undoubtedly exemplified by enormous bejewelled sleeves for evening banquets.

She also wore wide-shouldered skirt suits and elaborate dresses to Ascot, which at times looked frumpy.

In an interview with The Telegraph Magazine to promote her newest book, A Most Intriguing Lady, the Duchess acknowledged that “Bad Fergie sold papers”.

With assistance from her longtime stylist Linda Medvene, the Duchess is finally finding her style rhythm despite having decades of negative experiences.

Ms Medvene told The Telegraph: “I love dressing The Duchess for so many reasons. She is a strong presence. She is feminine, beautiful and has a brilliance about her. Her looks have been fun and current and strong like she is. I’m loving bright colours on her.”

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