Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arrived in Nigeria on Friday, May 10, 2024, embarking on a 3-day visit to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Invictus Games. The Duke of Sussex initiated this global multi-sport event for wounded military personnel following his service in Afghanistan. The couple engaged in several activities and official functions throughout their stay, showcasing the renowned flair of Meghan Markle fashion. Renowned for her style sensibilities, the Duchess of Sussex graced various occasions with vibrant ensembles, including traditional Nigerian attire and pieces from local designers. 

In every breathtaking fashion moment, Prince Harry stood by Meghan’s side, impeccably complementing her outfits with his own stylish flair. Together, they epitomized elegance and grace, showcasing not just Meghan’s fashion prowess but also Prince Harry’s innate sense of style

8 Meghan Markle Fashion Moments in Nigeria

Tan-Coloured Maxi-Dress by Heidi Merrick
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At the Lightway Academy in Abuja, Meghan exuded elegance in a tan-coloured maxi dress by California-based label Heidi Merrick. Named the Windsor Gown, the attire paid homage to the British royal family, featuring a drop waist with side cut-outs. Accompanied by delicate gold jewellery reminiscent of Princess Diana’s iconic style, Meghan accessorised with vintage gold clip-on earrings from Lanvin, a stack of Cartier bracelets, Diana’s Cartier watch, and pieces from Ariel Gordon Jewelry.

Meghan and Harry’s National-Coloured Attire
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During their visit to the Defence Headquarters in Abuja, Meghan and Harry coordinated their attire, donning outfits inspired by Nigeria’s national colours. Meghan wore a sleek white suit by Altuzarra, complemented by tan-coloured pumps and a floral corsage. Later, she switched to an all-white ensemble by Altuzarra, pairing it with suede Manolo Blahnik pumps, Ariel Gordon earrings, and an Aurate necklace.

Leaf Print Johanna Ortiz Dress
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At a sitting volleyball match with the Invictus Games-partnered organisation Nigeria Unconquered, Meghan opted for a leaf print Johanna Ortiz dress, Heidi Merrick sunglasses, Jennifer Meyer earrings, and Emme Parsons sandals.

Meghan’s White St. Agni Maxidress
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For her next appearance at the state dinner, Meghan chose a strapless white maxidress by St. Agni, accentuated with vintage Dior earrings, nude Aquazzura heels, and a cross pendant once owned by Princess Diana.

Striking Red Gown by Orire
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During a Women’s Leadership panel, Meghan showcased a striking red gown by Nigerian designer Orire, paired with nude Aquazzura heels. Later, she changed into another red Orire dress, this time featuring a ruffled hem, along with Aquazzura pumps and diamond-encrusted gold jewellery by Kimai, Ariel Gordon, and Logan Hollowell.

Blue-Striped Aso-Oke Wrap Skirt
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Upon their arrival in Lagos, Meghan wore a blue-striped Aso-Oke wrap skirt, a hand-woven cloth crafted by the Yoruba people of Nigeria. She paired it with a white Carolina Herrera button-up and metallic snakeskin heels by Burberry Prorsum.

Carolina Herrera Gown for the State Governor House Reception
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For a reception at the State Governor House in Lagos, Meghan dazzled in a canary yellow gown by Carolina Herrera, previously worn on several occasions, including Prince Archie’s first birthday celebration and her pregnancy announcement with Princess Lilibet in 2021.

Beige Printed Halter Dress by Johanna Ortiz
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To conclude their Nigerian tour, Meghan wore a beige printed halter dress by Johanna Ortiz, Burberry Prorsum metallic heels, Heidi Merrick sunglasses, and jewellery by Cartier, Lorraine Schwartz, and Ariel Gordon.

During their tour in Nigeria, Meghan’s close friend and makeup artist, Daniel Martin, disclosed that Meghan took charge of her styling, hair, and makeup. We stan a versatile queen and fashion icon. 

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