Saturday 19 October 2019

Meghan Markle opts for tuxedo mini-dress in first public appearance in a month

Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (L), and Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (R) arrive to attend a gala performance of the musical 'Hamilton' in support of the charity Sentebale at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London on August 29, 2018. (Photo by Dan CHARITY / POOL / AFP)DAN CHARITY/AFP/Getty Images
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (L), and Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (R) arrive to attend a gala performance of the musical 'Hamilton' in support of the charity Sentebale at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London on August 29, 2018. (Photo by Dan CHARITY / POOL / AFP)DAN CHARITY/AFP/Getty Images
Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are pictured arriving for a gala performance of the musical HAMILTON Dan Charity/Pool via REUTERS
Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are pictured arriving for a gala performance of the musical HAMILTON. Dan Charity/Pool via REUTERS
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (L), and Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (R) arrive to attend a gala performance of the musical 'Hamilton' in support of the charity Sentebale at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London on August 29, 2018. (Photo by Dan CHARITY / POOL / AFP)DAN CHARITY/AFP/Getty Images
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (L), and Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (R) arrive to attend a gala performance of the musical 'Hamilton' in support of the charity Sentebale at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London on August 29, 2018. (Photo by Dan CHARITY / POOL / AFP)DAN CHARITY/AFP/Getty Images
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (L) and Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (C) take their seats next to US composer and writer Lin-Manuel Miranda (R) at a gala performance of the musical 'Hamilton' in support of the charity Sentebale at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London on August 29, 2018. (Photo by Dan CHARITY / POOL / AFP)DAN CHARITY/AFP/Getty Images
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (C), and Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (2R) talk with US composer and writer Lin-Manuel Miranda (L) and other guests as they arrive to attend a gala performance of the musical 'Hamilton' in support of the charity Sentebale at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London on August 29, 2018. (Photo by Dan Charity / POOL / AFP)DAN CHARITY/AFP/Getty Images
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend a gala performance of "Hamilton" in support of Sentebale at Victoria Palace Theatre on August 29, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Charity - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend a gala performance of "Hamilton" in support of Sentebale at Victoria Palace Theatre on August 29, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Charity - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
The Duke of Sussex arrive at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London to attend a gala performance of the musical Hamilton, in support of Sentebale
The Duchess of Sussex arrives at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London to attend a gala performance of the musical Hamilton, in support of Sentebale
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrive at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London to attend a gala performance of the musical Hamilton, in support of Sentebale
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Meghan Markle made a return to her pre-royal style in a tuxedo mini-dress for a night at the theatre with husband Prince Harry.

In contrast to her modest hemlines and overly coiffed hair, after a month away from the spotlight, it was back to the old Meghan - a loose, low bun, a Judith & Charles dress and a pair of black Paul Andrew stilettos, with, of course, a pair of flesh coloured tights.

Britain's Duchess of Sussex joined her other half for a performance of the sell-out show Hamilton at London's Victoria's Palace Theatre in support of mental health charity Sentebale. It was suitable homage to the early days of their relationship during which they enjoyed a low-key evening at the show, one minus the horde of photographers and royal reporters.

The couple made their way to the venue for the special charity screening via the back entrance, avoiding greeting the waiting press or fans, who had gathered outside.

Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (L), and Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (R) arrive to attend a gala performance of the musical 'Hamilton' in support of the charity Sentebale at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London on August 29, 2018. (Photo by Dan CHARITY / POOL / AFP)DAN CHARITY/AFP/Getty Images
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (L), and Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (R) arrive to attend a gala performance of the musical 'Hamilton' in support of the charity Sentebale at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London on August 29, 2018. (Photo by Dan CHARITY / POOL / AFP)DAN CHARITY/AFP/Getty Images

Meghan has had a number of weeks to herself and visited friends in Toronto on a scheduled trip without Harry, and was deemed particularly necessary for her as she is said to be "broken" by the never-ending drama involving her father Thomas and his insistence on giving multiple interviews to tabloids condemning his daughter and the royal family.

"There’s no way she can have a relationship with him or even reach out to him to stop him from speaking. She knows he’ll record the conversation and sell it. She has high anxiety wondering if this will go on forever," a source told Us Weekly.

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend a gala performance of
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend a gala performance of "Hamilton" in support of Sentebale at Victoria Palace Theatre on August 29, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Charity - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrive at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London to attend a gala performance of the musical Hamilton, in support of Sentebale
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrive at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London to attend a gala performance of the musical Hamilton, in support of Sentebale
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (L) and Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (C) take their seats next to US composer and writer Lin-Manuel Miranda (R) at a gala performance of the musical 'Hamilton' in support of the charity Sentebale at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London on August 29, 2018. (Photo by Dan CHARITY / POOL / AFP)DAN CHARITY/AFP/Getty Images
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (L) and Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (C) take their seats next to US composer and writer Lin-Manuel Miranda (R) at a gala performance of the musical 'Hamilton' in support of the charity Sentebale at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London on August 29, 2018. (Photo by Dan CHARITY / POOL / AFP)DAN CHARITY/AFP/Getty Images

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