The Princess of Wales wore a set of £85 earrings from Meghan Markle’s favourite brand Missoma in Belfast city centre on Thursday during a surprise visit to Northern Ireland.
The royal, who was joined by her husband the Prince of Wales, visited Trademarket, they took part in a spirited cocktail-making race and greeted the public during their visit.
The mother-of-three, looked typically sensational in a £295 Winser London silk blouse and matching blue coat, thought to be from Alexander McQueen which she paired with the drop earrings from London-based jewellery brand Missoma.
The brand, which is a favourite of Kate’s sister-in-law Meghan Markle’s, 40, describes the earrings online as featuring ‘a heart-based healing crystal that radiates love, compassion and all-around good vibes’ suspended from a ‘texture gold vermeil hoop.’
The Princess of Wales wore a set of £85 earrings from Missoma Belfast city centre on Thursday during a surprise visit to Northern Ireland
The £85 earrings from Missoma are part of the brand’s gemstone collection and feature a spiked hoop
Kate kept her make up natural for the occasion and wore her hair in a bouncy blow dry, occasionally tucking her hair behind her ear to reveal the stunning set.
The earrings, which are for sale online for £85, are part of the company’s Gemstone collection and are bejewelled with the rhodochrosite stone.
The pyramid hoops are described as ‘using the power of precious stones, placing the highest quality hand-cut stones into our specially designed and unique shapes and cuts.’
It’s not the first time the princess has been spotted wearing the jewels from the popular brand.
The mother-of-three paired her stunning ensemble with the drop earrings from London-based jewellery brand Missoma
Kate wore the set to chat with Atlantic rower Jasmine Harrison, 22, during a video call to mark International Women’s Day last year.
She also opted to wear the earrings during a visit to businesses in London, as well as donning the Gold Zenyu Chandelier Hoops during her tour of Pakistan in November 2019.
Meanwhile sister-in-law Meghan has long been a fan of the brand and was first spotted wearing jewellery in a resurfaced post from her now inactive Instagram account.
As well as Meghan Markle Missoma has countless other famous fans, ranging from model Gigi Hadid to actress Margot Robbie – who wears their coin necklaces.
The brand is a favourite of Kate’s sister-in-law Meghan Markle, who has worn the jewellery several times over the last few years (pictured, wearing a bracelet from Missoma)
The brand was created by Marisa Hordern, who started it from her kitchen table, after sourcing gemstones from Hong Kong, Thailand, India and the US.
In 2018, the company was named fourth on the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 list. Speaking to Harpars Bazaar in March 2020 she said about her celebrity clientele: ‘It is generally good for the brand (when someone famous wears the jewellery) but we don’t really see spikes as such.
‘It tends to just show how versatile the pieces are in terms of who wears it and how it can be worn. For example, Margot Robbie has been seen wearing it surfing and on the red carpet.
‘It’s also great to see cross-generational support like recently when Kaia Gerber and Cindy Crawford both wore it – I loved that, it reminded me of how I started the business, with my mother around the kitchen table.’
Yesterday, the Prince and Princess of Wales paid thanks to Northern Ireland for hosting them following a trip to Belfast – despite Kate being challenged by an Irish nationalist during an impromptu walkabout.
The brand describes the earrings online as featuring ‘a heart-based healing crystal that radiates love, compassion and all-around good vibes’ suspended from a ‘texture gold vermeil hoop’
The earrings, which Kate wore beautifully in Belfast are for sale online for £85, are part of the company’s Gemstone collection and are bejewelled with the rhodochrosite stone
Prince William and Kate, both 40, shared a message on their official social media pages, writing: ‘Thank you for having us, Northern Ireland!’
Meanwhile the couple posted a swish video showing a highlights reel of their trip, including a clip of the royal mother-of-three making a cocktail, and Prince William playing with a pair of dogs.
Their message came hours after Kate was confronted by a woman during a walkabout, who told her that ‘Ireland belongs to the Irish’ during the meet and greet in north Belfast yesterday.
While shaking hands with the princess, the woman said: ‘Nice to meet you but it would be better if it was when you were in your own country.’
The woman, who was wearing an emerald green cardigan, appeared to be videoing the exchange on a mobile phone.
A stunned Kate, who managed to keep her composure throughout the exchange, laughed and let go of the woman’s hand before continuing to smile and greet other members of the crowd.
The royal, who was joined by her husband the Prince of Wales, visited Trademarket, they took part in a spirited cocktail-making race and greeted the public during their visit