Meghan launches clothing line to help jobless British women

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, arrives at a department store to launch the Smart Works capsule collection in London, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, arrives at a department store to launch the Smart Works capsule collection in London, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, arrives at a department store to launch the Smart Works capsule collection in London, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, arrives at a department store to launch the Smart Works capsule collection in London, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, arrives at a department store to launch the Smart Works capsule collection in London, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, arrives at a department store to launch the Smart Works capsule collection in London, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

LONDON — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has launched a clothing line for a British charity that helps unemployed women find work.

The wife of Prince Harry attended a reception at a John Lewis department store to showcase a collection of workwear and accessories she created with designer and friend Misha Nonoo.

The line includes professional attire such as a blazer, tote bag and trousers. The launch came the day before London Fashion Week starts.

The Smart Set collection supports Smart Works. Meghan is royal patron of the charity that provides women with training and interview clothes.

Meghan said: "As women, it is 100% our responsibility, I think, to support and uplift each other."

The reception was one of her first royal engagements since the birth of her and Harry's son Archie in May.

People also read these

2 Fox News execs named co-presidents, will report...

Aug 12, 2016

Rupert Murdoch moves to set up a new management structure at Fox News following Roger Ailes'...

Nephew in 'Making a Murderer' has conviction...

Aug 13, 2016

A judge has overturned the conviction of a Wisconsin man found guilty of helping his uncle kill a...

Olympic fans injured outside arena when camera...

Aug 15, 2016

Seven people were injured Monday when an elevated television camera plummeted more than 60 feet to...

Box Office Top 20: 'Sausage Party' scarfs up...

Aug 15, 2016

It was a feast for the raunchy animated comedy "Sausage Party" at the box office this weekend

NBC chairman blasts Trump in private Facebook post

Aug 16, 2016

The chairman of NBC Entertainment is slamming Donald Trump, the network's onetime "Apprentice" star

About Us

The World Insiders brings you exclusive coverage from across the globe in a timely, easy to consume format sourced directly from our regional media partners.

Contact us: sales[at]theworldinsiders.com

Subscribe Now!