With Meghan Markle’s first balcony appearance, her new royal life truly begins
- Author: Sonia Alvarado Jun 10, 2018,
Jun 10, 2018, 1:37
Princess Charlotte was born in 2015, she isWills and Kate's second child after Prince George. Although Queen Elizabeth already turned 92 on April 21, the royals understandably prefer to party and socialize in warmer weather. She looked predictably stunning in an off-the-shoulder peach Carolina Herrera dress, which she topped off with a Philip Treacy hat.
Click through the gallery to see the most stylish looks donned by the royals at 2018's Trooping the Colour.
The Trooping the Colour is a ceremony performed by regiments of the British and Commonwealth armies to mark the official birthday of the British sovereign. Markle's appearance comes exactly three weeks after the actress' spectacular wedding to Prince Harry in a ceremony that was watched by millions around the world.
Roughly 1,000 soldiers marched to House Guards Parade in Whitehall, central London, as part of the Trooping of the Colour ceremony.
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Meghan experienced the pomp and pageantry of the event for the first time when she arrived on Horse Guards Parade with Harry in a carriage, along with the Queen's cousin the Duke of Kent. During the celebration of the Queen's 90th birthday two years ago, footage of Elizabeth herself giving Prince William a talking to went viral.
The guardsman said his family, including his mother, father and sister, who are "really, really proud" of him, will be there to watch him take part. Back in 2012, the Queen took Kate, Duchess of Cornwall, for such an "away trip", this time to Leicester at the start of her Diamond Jubilee tour marking 60 years on the throne.
Meghan Markle will make her debut at the event alongside husband Prince Harry.
Royal reporter Diana Pearl says that Prince Charles and Prince William hold the same rank, which is why they are dressed alike and on horseback.