Friday 19 April 2019

Meghan Markle makes a colourful style statement in all blue ensemble as Charles hails her as 'the best thing to happen to Harry'

Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive to attend 100 Days to Peace in London on September 6, 2018
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive to attend 100 Days to Peace in London on September 6, 2018
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend the "100 days of peace" concert to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War at Central Hall Westminster on September 06, 2018 in London
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive to attend 100 Days to Peace in London on September 6, 2018, a gala music evening marking the centenary of the end of the First World War
The Prince of Wales and Doria Ragland, mother of the bride, depart from St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle after the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 19, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
Prince Harry looks at his bride, Meghan Markle, as she arrives accompanied by the Prince of Wales in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle for their wedding. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 19, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding. Photo credit should read: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend the "100 Days of Peace" concert to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War at Central Hall Westminster on September 6, 2018
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Meghan Markle took a detour from her monochrome signature style in a fitted cobalt blue dress for an event with husband Prince Harry.

Britain's Duchess of Sussex (37) and her husband of four months were guests of honour at the "100 days of peace" concert to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War at Central Hall Westminster in London on Friday night, and Meghan, whose affection for trouser suits has been displayed in recent months, went off course in a colourful ensemble.

The former Suits star arrived hand in hand with her other half, in a dazzling sleeveless Jason Wu dress with pleat detail, a pair of crystal encrusted heels by Aquazurra, one of her preferred designers, and she has also begun some recycling: including a pair of Birks Snowflake snowstorm mini diamond earrings which she wore during her Dublin trip and a navy blue Dior envelope clutch.

Meanwhile, it's reported that Harry's father Prince Charles (69) has grown particularly fond of his new daughter-in-law and the positive influence she has been on his son's life.

Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive to attend 100 Days to Peace in London on September 6, 2018, a gala music evening marking the centenary of the end of the First World War
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive to attend 100 Days to Peace in London on September 6, 2018, a gala music evening marking the centenary of the end of the First World War

"Charles has been very supportive of Meghan and everything she is going through with her own father. He’s got a real soft spot for her and thinks she’s the best thing to have happened to Harry," an insider told Vanity Fair.

"The wedding was a real turning point. Charles showed so much love towards Harry and Meghan, and I think Harry will be eternally grateful to his papa for stepping in and giving Meghan’s hand in marriage. The bond between them is very close."

The positive PR comes after a report in the Daily Beast which suggested that Charles's relationship with Harry and Prince William is more strained than ever, prompting Kensington Palace to release a rare statement in which they labelled the article as "complete fiction".

Prince Harry looks at his bride, Meghan Markle, as she arrives accompanied by the Prince of Wales in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle for their wedding. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 19, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding. Photo credit should read: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire
Prince Harry looks at his bride, Meghan Markle, as she arrives accompanied by the Prince of Wales in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle for their wedding. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 19, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding. Photo credit should read: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

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