Meghan Markle made a surprise appearance at British Fashion Awards in that took place in London to present her friend, Clare Waight Keller, with a special honor.
Keller is the artistic director of Givenchy who designed Meghan’s wedding dress. She was named the British Womenswear Designer of the Year. Markle presented the special award to her with Rosamund Pike.
“It is such an honor to be here celebrating British fashion and British fashion designers in my new home of the U.K.,” The Duchess of Sussex said.
“As all of you in the room know, we have a deep connection to what we wear, sometimes it’s very personal and sometimes it’s emotional. But for me, this connection is rooted in, really, being able to understand that it’s about supporting and empowering each other, especially as women.”
Check out some clips of her speech:
When presented the award, Clare expressed her gratitude to her friend. She says, “I got to know Meghan on such a personal level, and to have someone like that trust you in an incredible moment in their life, is something that is just the most unbelievable honor.” “And I cannot thank you enough, because it was just the most beautiful thing. Thank you.”
Meghan Markle, who consistently makes headlines for her remarkable fashion style, wore a black silk Givenchy gown which complimented her baby bump for the event and broke the royal protocol by wearing a colored nail polish.
By Chineze Onu
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