Following the announcement that Meghan had collaborated with the women of The Hubb Community Kitchen to release a cookbook entitled ‘Together: Our Community Cookbook’, The Duchess hosted a special launch at Kensington Palace, where they cooked some recipies from the cookbook so that the guests could taste them. Meghan attended the event with her husband, Prince Harry, as well as her mother, Ms. Doria Ragland. The Duchess of Sussex made a very passionate speech about the Hubb Community Kitchen and its women. You can watch it below.
Tonight, Harry and Meghan attended ‘100 Days to Peace’, a gala concert in aid of mental health charities Heads Together, Combat Stress and Help For Heroes. The event also marks the centenary of the last 100 days of First World War hostilities. The Duke & Duchess attended a reception and met with soprano Lesley Garett and conductor of the evening Sir Karl Jenkins.
Meghan decided to go with a Royal Blue dress from Jason Wu, Aquazzura heels, a Dior clutch and Birks earings. The Duchess coordinated the shoes with the dress, in the end she looked gorgeous !
Earlier tonight, Harry and Meghan attended the 2018 WellChild Awards at The Royal Lancaster Hotel. WellChild, of which Harry has been a patron since 2007, aims to give seriously ill children the best chance to thrive, at home with their families. Before the ceremony, the couple got to meet the children who were honored tonight.
Meghan wore an Altuzarra blazer, trousers, Aquazzura heels, a Deitas camisole, a Stella McCartney purse and earrings from Her Majesty The Queen.
Tonight, Harry and Meghan attended a charity gala performance of the hit musical ‘Hamilton’ at the Victoria Palace Theatre. The performance was in support of Harry’s charity Sentebale, which he co-founded with Prince Seeiso of Lesotho. The funds raised will go to support the mental health and well-being of children and young people affected by HIV in Lesotho & Botswana. Prior to the gala, they met the musical’s creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda as well as representatives from Sentebale.
Meghan decided to go with a Judith And Charles tuxedo dress, Paul Andrew heels and Shaun Leane earrings. The dress is rather short, but it looks just fine on Meghan :).
Before we begin with today’s news, we are very delighted to wish a happy birthday to HRH The Duchess of Sussex! Meghan celebrates her 37th birthday, and her first as a member of the Royal Family. While she will sure celebrate with close friends and family, today Meghan and her husband Prince Harry attended the wedding of Charlie Van Straubenzee (a childhood friend of Harry’s) and Daisy Jenks in Surrey. The Duchess was seen talking with Celia McCorquodale, Harry’s cousin, and her husband George Woodhouse (The Duke & Duchess attended their wedding back in June). Among other guests were Princess Eugenie of York and her fiancé Jack Brooksbank, who will marry at St. George’s Chapel on October 12. Today, Meghan wore a Club Monaco dress with Aquazzura high heels, a Philip Treacy fascinator and a Kayu clutch.
This is probably the last time we see Prince Harry and Meghan, Duke & Duchess of Sussex in August, as the royals usually take the month off to enjoy some time with their friends and family before resuming their work in early September.
Earlier today, Meghan & Harry attended the Sentebale ISPS Handa Polo Cup in Windsor. While Meghan’s presence was a surprise, Harry played polo to raise money for Sentebale, a charity which supports the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people affected by HIV in Lesotho and Botswana. Harry’s team won the game 5-4. Following the game, Meghan presented the trophy to the winning team, and even gave Harry a kiss to congratulate him on his win.
The Duchess of Sussex wore a denim Carolina Herrera dress with Aquazzura heels, Birks earrings and a J.Crew clutch.
Today Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex and her husband Prince Harry officially launched the Nelson Mandela Cenetary Exhibition at the Southbank Centre in London. As per their website, This exhibition explores the life and times of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918 – 2013) and marks the centenary of his birth. It provides insight into Mandela’s journey from young freedom fighter to becoming the inspiration for an international movement against South Africa’s violent and oppressive apartheid system, and an emblem of an ongoing struggle to build a more just and equitable world.
Meghan and Harry got to meet Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter, Zamaswazi Dlamini-Mandela as well as two close friends of Nelson and Winnie Mandela, Paul and Adelaide Joseph who are Anti-Apartheid activists. Their Royal Highnesses got to watch a performance from the Ubunye Choir from South Africa. Meghan wore a House of Nonie trench dress with Dior heels and a Mulberry bag.
Kensington Palace has officially released the portraits from Prince Louis’ christening, which happened on July 9. The photos were taken at Clarence House following the christening. The Cambridges posed with The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke & Duchess of Sussex and The Middletons: Michael, Carole, Pippa (and her husband James Matthews) and James. They also released lovely photos of Catherine holding her son in the gardens of Clarence House.
We’ve finally had our first outing of The Duchess of Cambridge & The Duchess of Sussex without William & Harry ! Catherine and Meghan attended Day 12 of the Wimbledon Tennis Championship. The ladies were scheduled to attend the Ladies’ Singles final between Angelique Kerber and Serena Williams. Because of yesterday’s schedule – last night’s semi-final had to be cut in half because of the tournament’s rules – they watched Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal battle for a place in the Gentlemen’s Singles final. Unforntunately, Serena Williams lost the game to Angelique, giving her the opportunity to win her first Grand Slam. Before watching the games, Catherine and Meghan met ball boys and girls, wheelchair competitors and junior players.
Today, Meghan & Harry continued their royal visit to Dublin, Ireland. Today seemed a bit less diplomatic than yesterday but The Duchess still managed to impress everyone on her first official visit.
The couple first went to Áras an Uachtaráin to meet with Irish President Michael D. Higgins and his wife Sabina. They got to meet the president’s Bernese Mountain dogs Brod and Sioda. Meghan even cuddled them. They also signed the visitor’s book and rang the Peace Bell before departing to continue their tour. Meghan wore a Roland Mouret dress with Paul Andrew shoes. She completed her look with Birks earrings and a Fendi bag.
Their next stop was Croke Park, the home of Gaelic Football. Harry & Meghan visited the stadium and met with various players. A cute little guy named Walter was caught touching Meghan’s hair, it made her laugh. Meghan changed her outfit and opted for a Givenchy suit, with the same Paul Andrew heels.
Next, they arrived at Trinity College. Before entering, Meghan & Harry greeted well-wishers who were waiting. Meghan received a few gifts, including flowers. Inside Trinity College, they visited the Book of Kells, a must see in The Old Library & Long Room tour of the College. They also signed the visitor’s book before their departure.
After a well-deserved break (the couple had lunch at Delahunt), they arrived at the Famine Memorial, which commemorates the Great Famine of the 19th Century. They also got to meet and talk with the sculptor, Rowan Gillespie.
The Duke & Duchess paid a visit to the EPIC Irish Emigration Museum, which tells the story of millions of Irish people who emigrated in the world. They also explored a tribute to Irish innovators in this interactive museum.
To finish their day and their tour of Dublin, Meghan & Harry visited DogPatch Labs, a technology start-up, where they met members of CodoDojo, a global network of free computer programming clubs for young people. The Duke and Duchess helped celebrate CodeDojo’s 7th anniversary. They ended the day with a little walkabout.
Many of the photos are courtesy of Julien Behal Photography/British Embassy of Ireland.