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Meghan’s Magic Touch

FROM RECYCLED SNEAKERS TO JEWELRY WITH A PURPOSE, THE DUCHESS OF SUSSEX IS BOLDLY USING FASHION TO CHANGE LIVES
Meghan wore rings by ethical jeweler Pippa Small in October.

When Meghan Markle stepped off a plane in Australia wearing a pair of skinny jeans by Outland Denim last fall, a group of women some 4,000 miles away in Cambodia were about to have their lives changed overnight. The brand, which employs women rescued from sex trafficking, instantly exploded—opening up more jobs. “The core of our business is about giving opportunity to vulnerable women, and for Meghan to align so closely with that has been huge,” says founder James Bartle.

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