Tuesday 23 October 2018

Let's all give Meghan Markle a big group hug

Harry's bride-to-be isn't going to change for the palace, the palace will have to change for her, writes Sarah Caden

Loved up: Harry and Meghan in Wales last week, where she paired a £1,350 Stella McCartney coat with £175 black skinny jeans by Welsh brand Hiut Denim
Loved up: Harry and Meghan in Wales last week, where she paired a £1,350 Stella McCartney coat with £175 black skinny jeans by Welsh brand Hiut Denim

Sarah Caden

Last week, following Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's official visit to Wales, an etiquette expert wrote in a UK newspaper that the bride-to-be hadn't quite got to grips with her new role.

He took issue with her taste for black coats and strenuously objected to her wearing jeans in Cardiff, then lamented that her appearance is just not befitting a future princess. "Perhaps," he wrote, "she will learn once she marries."

Someone needs to tell the poor man that there's not a hope of that. In fact, someone needs to sit everyone down who thinks we're heading into Diana Mk II and set them straight.

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