Meghan Markle wore her heart on her sleeve last night as she donned a pair of heart-shaped ruby earrings worth £25,700 at the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance last night.
The Duchess of Sussex, 38, cut a stylish figure in the black brocade midi-dress by Erdem, which she paired with her favourite black £490 Aquazzura heels for the occasion at the Royal Albert Hall.
The royal swept her hair back into a chic slick bun, revealing the elegant ruby heart earrings by designer Jessica McCormack worth £25,700.
It marked the first time that Meghan and husband Prince Harry, 35, were seen with Prince William, 37, and Kate Middleton, 37, since the couple opened up about their struggles in an emotional television documentary last month.
The Duchess of Sussex, 38, wowed in a black bespoke Erdem dress last night which she paired with a set of earrings worth £25,700 by designer Jessica McCormack
Meghan wore her hair in a chic slicked back bun, revealing the delicate dangling heart earrings worth £25,700
Meghan donned the black bespoke midi dress by Erdem for the occasion, which featured brocade detailing dress, a subtle collar and a flared skirt.
The Duchess complimented the look with a pair of her favourite Aquazzura heels in navy.
While the royal appeared to keep her jewellery simple for the occasion, she swept her hair back into a tight bun, revealing a pair of hoop earrings.
The delicate set, which feature a small dangling ruby red heart, are believed to be by New Zealand born London based designer Jessica McCormack, and cost a staggering £25,700.
Meghan was joined by Prince Harry at the annual Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance, at the Royal Albert Hall last night
The Signature Gypset Ruby Heart Hoop earrings by London based designer Jessica McCormack are worth £25,700
The Duchess has been spotted wearing the designer’s pieces on several occasions in the past, including during her Wimbledon appearance earlier this summer.
The royal kept her makeup minimal for the occasion, completing her look with a sweep of bronzer and shimmering pink lip gloss.
The Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance marks 75 years since notable battles of 1944, which included Monte Cassino, Kohima and Imphal, D-Day and the collaboration of Commonwealth and Allied forces.
It also celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Government Communications Headquarters and pay tribute to RFA Mounts Bay which delivered supplies and aid to the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian this year.
The Duchess has worn Jessica McCormack’s designs on several occasions in the past, donning a pretty sapphire ring by the New Zeander designer while attending Wimbledon
It marked the first time that Harry and Meghan have reunited with senior members of the royal family, in public, since their emotional documentary aired last month.
Harry and Meghan opened up about their struggles with the pressures of royal life and media scrutiny in the explosive documentary, as the Duchess of Sussex revealed she was ‘existing, not living’.
The Prince also admitted he and William are travelling on ‘different paths’ and have ‘good days’ and ‘bad days’ in their relationship – in what was the first public acceptance of a rift between the brothers.
In the candid interview, the Duke of Sussex acknowledged there had been deepening tensions between himself and William, following months of speculation about the state of the brothers’ relationship.
The Duchess beamed as she arrived at the occasion in the chic black brocade dress by designer Erdem
It marked the first time that Meghan and Harry have reunited with senior royals since their explosive documentary aired last month
Meghan beamed as she watched the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance alongside Prince Harry last night
The Duke of Cambridge was said to be ‘worried’ about his younger brother and hoped he and Meghan were ‘all right’, a Kensington Palace source told the BBC online.
But another told how Prince William was ‘furious’ with Harry for giving the interview and had told him so.
The source said there was a view throughout the Royal Family that the couple were ‘in a fragile place’.