Marrying a prince and becoming a duchess may be a fairytale come to life, but the fantasy comes with a lot of rules. Now that she’s a member of the royal family, Meghan Markle, the new Duchess of Sussex, has to adhere to pretty strict guidelines regarding dress. For example, the duchess is no longer allowed to wear open-toed shoes. Though her sister-in-law Kate Middleton has been known to wear the occasional sandal, royals are expected to keep their toes covered at formal events.
Luckily, there are a ton of gorgeous shoes still available to Duchess Meghan, just so long as her pedicure doesn’t show. The duchess has been spotted in nude or solid-colored pumps, but she also sported plenty of stunning strappy styles as well. For example, those strappy Aquazurra nude pumps she wore for her engagement announcement.
Scroll down for a look at some styles the duchess could totally rock at her next public event. And if you want a touch of royal style, you could snag a pair for yourself.