Meghan Markle Wore a Thing: Bespoke Givenchy Dress Edition

The Duchess of Sussex attended her first royal engagement with Queen Elizabeth.
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Queen Elizabeth II with Meghan, Duchess of Sussex during a ceremony in Cheshire, England on Thursday. Photo:  Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Queen Elizabeth II with Meghan, Duchess of Sussex during a ceremony in Cheshire, England on Thursday. Photo:  Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Ever since announcing her engagement to Prince Harry, the world's eyes have been fixed on Meghan Markle — and her style. We'll be following the Meghan Markle Effect with our column, "Meghan Markle Wore a Thing."

Meghan Markle attended her first royal engagement together with Queen Elizabeth on Thursday in Chesire, England. Though we're pretty bummed they didn't plan coordinating outfits, we're excited to see the Duchess of Sussex in yet another Givenchy number since her wedding. Her Royal Highness wore a bespoke dress by designer Clare Waight Keller in an off-white hue with a cape-like silhouette, and paired it with a matching black belt with the Givenchy logo, "Perfect Pump 100" heels by Sarah Flint and a structured black clutch. 

Photo: Phil Noble/WPA Pool/Getty Images

Photo: Phil Noble/WPA Pool/Getty Images

Her Majesty the Queen opted for a coat by Stewart Parvin in bright green — signifying the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire on its first anniversary — to wear over her floral-print dress. For accessories, she chose a matching green hat by Rachel Trevor Morgan, a sparkling brooch, a black top-handle bag and her signature Gucci loafers.

The Duchess and the Queen's trip began with their arrival by train for the opening of the Mersey Gateway Bridge, where they were presented with a performance by local school children. Shortly after, the two took on a tour, followed by more performances at the Storyhouse Theatre in Chester and lunch at the Chester Town Hall. 

Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

This marks Meghan's first-ever appearance with Queen Elizabeth without her husband Prince Harry, and from the looks of it, the two seemed to have a great time. Here's to hoping for more joint public appearances — and plenty of inspiration for some sort of comedy duo film.

See more things The Duchess of Sussex has worn in the gallery below:

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