FASHION FINDER: Rishi Sunak’s wife Akshata Murty wears £295 ME+EM dress for the G7 summit – and you can get the look for less with this £48 alternative
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Over recent years, various women have made their mark in Parliament, each bringing their own distinct sense of style to the proceedings.
Theresa May left a lasting impression with her quirky pumps, while Liz Truss sported budget-friendly earrings from Claire’s – not forgetting Carrie Johnson and her sought-after selection of rented dresses.
Akshata Murty has injected new life into the fashion scene at No 10 Downing Street
Now, Akshata Murty has injected new life into the fashion scene at No 10 Downing Street.
With a reported net worth of £529 million, the Sunak-Murty household holds the 275th position on the Sunday Times Rich List.
It came as no surprise, then, to see Akshata showcasing her sartorial prowess during the recent Coronation events, selecting dresses by Self-Portrait, Saloni and Claire Mischevani.
Akshata also made a notable appearance at the G7 Summit in Japan, with an array of outstanding ensembles by Chinti & Parker, Lisou, Joseph, Sezane and ME+EM.
We have handpicked our top four outfits for you to purchase, along with affordable alternatives from the high street.
Get the look:
No closet is complete without a floral dress, and this version by ME+EM ticks plenty of boxes. The skimming cut and ruched detailing beautifully highlight the figure. With just a change of footwear, it effortlessly transitions from day to night.
For those seeking a more affordable option, Topshop offers something that fits the bill. Made from slinky fabric, this dress boasts a similar empire shape, enhanced by a daring keyhole back.
Akhsata exuded confidence by teaming a Lisou blouse with a pair of equally vibrant tailored trousers. The former, rendered in orange silk, features a retro-inspired design and cherry print. It couldn’t be more suited to the season ahead.
Damson Madder presents an eccentric shirt, adorned with motifs of apples, mushrooms and flowers. The breezy silhouette is completed with a revere collar and button placket, adding to its overall appeal.
Crafted from exquisite jacquard fabric, in a cream and gold colour scheme, Akshata’s Sezane skirt incorporates a high waist and skimming fit.
If you’re looking to elevate your summer wardrobe, this boucle midi by Karen Millen would be a wonderful choice. Its classic silhouette is accentuated by a thigh-high slit, which reveals just the right amount of skin.
As summer approaches, it’s the perfect opportunity to refresh your knitwear collection. Follow Akshata’s lead with a Chinti & Parker cashmere jumper.
Alternatively, infuse a pop of colour into your wardrobe with this sweater from & Other Stories. Not only will it instantly brighten any outfit, but it’s also made from recycled materials, making it a sustainable choice.