Meghan Markle ‘carefully planned’ farewell tour looks to ‘go out with a bang’
Sometimes, fashions speak louder than words.
And during her and Prince Harry’s final official appearances as senior members of the royal family back in March, Meghan Markle had a clear style strategy.
In Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand’s new Sussexes-focused book “Finding Freedom,” they discuss what went into one of the UK farewell tour’s most memorable looks. “The pictures of the couple beaming under their umbrella as they arrived at the event went viral around the world,” the authors wrote.
“The sparkling rain in the frame was pure coincidence, but the confident walk into Mansion House venue and Meghan’s blue midi dress by Victoria Beckham were carefully planned.” Scobie and Durand added that Markle’s makeup artist, Daniel Martin, joked that she needed to “go out with a bang!”
Meghan Markle sends a message with final royal fashion choices
In addition to that blue Beckham number for the Endeavour Fund Awards, the 39-year-old Duchess of Sussex turned heads (and matched her husband, 35) in a red Safiyaa gown for the Mountbatten Music Festival. And for her last official royal appearance, she chose a bright green Emilia Wickstead cape dress and matching William Chambers hat for Commonwealth Day Service at Westminster Abbey.
At the time, Vanity Fair called it a “master class in revenge-dressing,” on par with the iconic little black dress Princess Diana wore the day her ex-husband, Prince Charles, admitted his infidelities on national television in 1994.
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