Oh F***! Why Did Meghan Markle Do This To Her New Dress?

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Meghan Markle's recent photos reveal that she didn't quite check herself before stepping out and left something dangling from her dress

Thanks to her sartorial choices, the newly-minted Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle has quickly become a fashion icon. She always looks put together and carries herself with utmost grace. At least up until now. 

The couple who are on a whirlwind tour, landed in Tonga today. And, much to the pleasure of fashion police, Markle made a major fashion faux pas.

In Meghan Markle's latest photos, she is seen in a Self Portrait red number, and had her price tag sticking out of the hem of her midi dress. 

Meghan Markle's Recent Photos Show The Price Tag Dangling From Her Dress

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The Duke and Duchess landed in Tonga and were welcomed to Fua’amotu Airport by Princess Angelika Latufuipeka. While Markle looked ravishing in her red Self Portrait outfit, onlookers couldn't help but notice a price tag sticking out. 

In most of Meghan Markle's latest photos the tag is clearly visible and you can also see the staff walking behind her checking it out as well.

This fashion faux pas was first spotted by Sophie Walsh, a reporter for Channel 9 News, which is an Australian CNN affiliate. She flagged it off on Twitter saying, "With so many outfit changes I think the Duchess can be forgiven for this."

And she's right! With so many stops (on a 16-day tour) and very little time to change, it is possible that this faux pas slipped the eagle eye's of her fashion entourage. Or, the dress could very well have been given to her on loan and she may have wanted to return it. 

Either way, this did not stop the two soon-to-be parents from walking the red carpet that was laid out for them. In fact, they even greeted all those who came to welcome them. 

The Couple Quickly Moved On To Another Reception

After a few hours, the couple quickly changed into their formal attires and went to an official welcome dinner. While Markle was seen in a gorgeous figure hugging white Theia dress, Price Harry wore a suit! 

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Putting the price tag fiasco behind them, the couple powered through another formal reception with grace. And they have certainly become one of the most fashion forward royals who we can't help with love. 

For the uninitiated, the couple are on a 16-day trip to Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand, and have so far covered most of their destination. They met several dignitaries and citizens on their way and Markle wowed us with her graceful fashion choices. Let's recap some of our favourite looks from their trips so far. 

Meghan Markle's Top 5 Best Looks From Their Recent Tour 

1. The Dion Lee blue midi  

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex first flew down to Australia where on their third day of visit they went to Melbourne for a day of engagements. Their day began with a short walk to Government House, where they met members of the public along the way, followed by an official reception at Government House.

During their day of meeting, Markle wore this stunning Dion Lee midi and accessorised it with Manolo Blahnik heels, a Gucci clutch and a Shaun Leane bracelet. 

2. Martin Grant maxi

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On the fourth day of their tour, the two visited Bondi Beach where they met a local surfing community group, popularly known as OneWave. Markle and Prince Harry even took part in the 'Fluro Friday' session, where people of all ages shared their experiences of mental health issues.

Right before departing, The Duke and Duchess also met members of the public gathered on the beach. And she did it all in a floor-length Martin Grant and accessorised it with Castaner wedges, an Adina Reyter bracelet and Karen Walker earrings. 

3. Roksanda midi

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Along with her husband, Markle visited the Macarthur Girls High School and even participated in a youth advocate programme. The Duke and Duchess then engaged with students and discussed various issues including youth empowerment and social justice.

But what seem to have caught most people's eyes was Markle's Roksanda dress. In Meghan Markle's latest photos you can see that she accessorised her look with Stuart Weitzman heels and Maison Birks earrings and bracelet. 

4. Safiyaa gown

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On the eighth day of their four country tour, the Duke and Duchess attended a formal reception and a state dinner. This was hosted by the President of Fiji, at the Grand Pacific Hotel. 

In Meghan Markle's latest photos you can see her in a gorgeous floor-length Safiyaa gown and accessorised her look with diamond earrings and bracelet, possible on loan from the Queen. 

5. Theia floor-length gown

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On the Tonga tour, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex first went to the Consular House. This was in central Nuku'alofa for a private audience with His Majesty King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipauʻu. They then went for an official reception and dinner, and traditional Tongan entertainment where Markle wore a gorgeous white floor-length gown. 

The gown from Theia was accessorised by Aquazzura heels, Givenchy clutch and earrings by Maison Birks along with a diamond ring and bracelet from Princess Diana's collection.  

Also read: What is going on with Meghan Markle's shoes?

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Written by

Deepshikha Punj