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While Meghan Markle made her first public appearance at her new patronage Smart Works, the Duchess of Sussex low-key made royal fashion history. Hello!points out that she is the first royal to ever wear crawler earrings at a royal engagement, a trendy style of earring that climbs up the ear. Meghan's are from Kimaï, and with their three dangles attached to the base, they made it look like Meghan was wearing three earrings instead of one from afar.
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Meghan paired the earrings with a very classic Oscar de la Renta coat and black Hatch dress. She also had on animal print and transparent Giovanetti Rossi heels:
Meghan's visit yesterday comes after the Palace announced her first four patronages: Smart Works, the Mayhew, the National Theatre, and the Association of Commonwealth Universities. “The Duchess is delighted to become patron of both national and grassroots organizations that are part of the fabric of the UK and is very much looking forward to working with them to bring wider public attention to their causes," Kensington Palace announced in a statement. “Her Royal Highness feels she can use her position to focus attention on, and make a particular difference to these organizations and, more widely, the sectors they each represent.”
She'll be visiting each of the four organizations over the next weeks. The Duchess of Sussex already has three engagements announced for next week. On Wednesday, Meghan will start her day by visiting the Mayhew, an animal welfare charity, and end it with Prince at the Cirque du Soleil’s Totem premiere in support of the Sentebale charity that evening at Royal Albert Hall.
Meghan and Harry will visit Birkenhead on Monday, where they will visit a number of local organizations that support and empower groups within the local community, the Palace announced.