We Want Meghan Markle to Bring Back This Dress from 2011

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Thanks to Kate, outfit repeating is no longer above anyone, Royals included. After all, when you love something so much, why should you wear it only once? But we can’t help but wonder why sis-in-law Meghan hasn’t brought back one specific dress from her outfit archives: This black velvet peplum number she wore to the Anti-Defamation League Entertainment Industry Awards Dinner in 2011.

The high neckline! The peplum! The luxe black velvet! Maybe she simply got rid of it in an early day KonMari binge, or maybe she doesn’t think it’s appropriate since she attended the awards dinner with her now ex-husband Trevor Engelson. Whatever the case, we’re launching an official petition to bring back the black velvet dress that would fit so seamlessly into her style rotation post-baby bump.

And in the meantime, we’re putting these six pieces out into the universe in hopes that Meg randomly remembers the dress and gives the people (us) what they want.

american living dress

American Living Ruffled Velvet Dress

P.S. It’s stretchy.

aidan mattox
Saks Fifth Avenue

Aidan Mattox Velvet Off-the-shoulder Dress

Just add MM’s signature low chignon.

frame dress
Matches Fashion

Frame Velvet Slip Dress

We’d literally wear this everywhere.

avec les filles dress

Avec Les Filles Velvet Faux-wrap Dress

The faux-wrap negates any chance of a wardrobe malfunction.

basix dress
Saks Fifth Avenue

Basix Black Label Sequin Peplum Velvet Gown

We wouldn’t mind if the duchess sported a few sequins.

ganni dress
Matches Fashion

Ganni Aldine Velvet Wrap Dress

We could see Meghan rocking this while preggo and post-partum.

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