Meghan Markle Wore Kate Middleton’s Favorite Designer Emilia Wickstead

The Duchess of Sussex donned a navy-themed dress by Kate Middleton’s favourite designer Emilia Wickstead as she attended a barbecue with the Duke at the weekend.

Meghan Markle, 40, has been supporting her husband Prince Harry, 37, and his polo team, the Los Padres, at the Santa Barbara Polo and Tennis Club in recent weeks.

Over the weekend, her friend Delfina Blaquier, who married Duke’s close friend and polo teammate Nacho Figueras, shared a photo of the couple and their son Archie grilling on her Instagram Page.

In the footage, the Duchess can be seen wearing a £995 dress by the 40-year-old Duchess of Cambridge’s favourite designer, Emilia Wickstead.

The Duchess of Sussex donned a navy-themed dress from Kate Middleton's favourite designer Emilia Wickstead as she attended a barbecue with the Duke at the weekend

The Duchess of Sussex donned a navy-themed dress from Kate Middleton’s favourite designer Emilia Wickstead as she attended a barbecue with the Duke at the weekend

Fitted and flared sleeveless dress just above the ankle with a nautical-themed print.

Online Description Details: ‘Wickstead complements this light blue midi dress with a navy-themed print.

“The signature style features a turtleneck and fitted bodice, then flares into an A-line skirt with hidden pockets.”

In the photo, the Duchess wore her long black hair in a ponytail and appeared to be walking barefoot on the grass.

£995 fitted flared sleeveless dress that falls just above the ankle and features a nautical themed print (pictured)

£995 fitted flared sleeveless dress that falls just above the ankle and features a nautical themed print (pictured)

Meanwhile, Prince Harry, also barefoot, stood next to her in a white polo shirt and green cargo shorts.

Not far from the couple, a small child, who appears to be their son Archie, can be seen with his back to the camera.

The three-year-old was wearing a white shirt with brown hair showing.

The couple’s appearance comes as they prepare for their first trip to the UK with their children Archie and Lilibet.

In the background of the photo is a toddler who appears to be the couple's three-year-old son Archie

In the background of this photo is a toddler who appears to be the couple’s eldest son, Archie Harrison

During the jubilee celebrations, the Queen will meet Lilibet for the first time at her one-year-old birthday party.

The 96-year-old monarch, named after Lilibet, is likely to miss her favourite sporting event, Epson’s Derby, to celebrate her child’s birthday.

Prince Harry and Meghan’s parents have only been to the UK once since she was born on June 4, 2021, and it was a brief visit where they took a detour to see Her Majesty the Queen on their way to the Invictus Games in The Hague in April.

Her first birthday will be celebrated next Saturday at Frogmore Cottage, just a stone’s throw from Windsor Castle. Princess Eugenie and her family had left the cottage before they arrived.

The Queen will meet the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's daughter Lilibet for the first time at her one-year-old birthday party (pictured right) during next weekend's jubilee celebrations.Archie with Prince Harry

The Queen will meet the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s daughter Lilibet for the first time at her one-year-old birthday party (pictured right) during next weekend’s jubilee celebrations.Archie with Prince Harry

Earlier this week, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex told the Queen they would keep a low profile at next weekend’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, only after the Queen “ordered the family to reunite” and “not to any theatrical engagements”. will participate in official events. ‘ to cover up the incident.

Harry and Meghan will reportedly attend the Thanksgiving service at St Paul’s Cathedral on Friday, June 3, following the military parade on Thursday, June 2, but will not be on the balcony of Buckingham Palace with senior royals. Prince Andrew will not be on the balcony either.

On Saturday night, the young royals will head to Buckingham Palace for the Buckingham Palace Platinum Party, featuring Diana Ross, Queen + Adam Lambert, Duran Duran, Alicia Keys, Hans Zimmer, Nickelodeon A concert starring Rogers, Eurovision Song Contest runner-up Sam Ryder and more.

Organisers of the jubilee are said to be “frustrated” by the “lack of clarity” about where and when the Sussexes will appear, The Telegraph reported.

They said they were concerned that the freshness of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex returning to the UK for the grand 70th anniversary celebrations would “overshadow” the Queen’s special weekend.

The Queen drove in a carriage around the Chelsea Flower Show earlier this week (pictured)

The couple will only attend official events after the monarch “orders family reunion” and “bans drama” to cover up the incident