- Earlier this month, the world watched as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle carried out their final scheduled engagements as full-time working royals.
- Meghan's "farewell tour" wardrobe garnered a lot of praise online and in the media. The emerald green Emilia Wickstead cape dress she wore to her final engagement, the Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey, was a huge fan favorite.
- Some have even compared Meghan's fierce looks to Princess Diana's "revenge dress," which she wore in June 1994 when her ex-husband, Prince Charles, went public with his infidelity.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have completed their final engagements as full-time working royals.
Meghan's outfits at each of her final three engagements with Harry were show-stopping, but Twitter went particularly wild for her final royal look—the bold, emerald green Emilia Wickstead cape dress. She accessorized the look with a matching green fascinator by William Chambers, a Gabriella Hearst bag, beige Aquazzura heels, and a borderline-mischievous smile.
Here's the look, if you need a refresher/just live for the look on Meghan's face in these photos:
The look has drawn comparisons to Princess Diana's iconic "revenge dress"—the black, off-the-shoulder Christina Stambolian cocktail dress she stepped out in on the day Prince Charles' interview about his infidelity aired in 1994.
Feast your eyes on Diana's iconic revenge look below:
In a piece comparing the royal "revenge" looks for Vanity Fair, Michelle Ruiz wrote,"Meghan’s spate of bright, body-hugging, almost-achingly glamorous looks during her and Harry’s proverbial 'farewell tour' are a master class in revenge dressing—except instead of an ex-boyfriend, the entity that should be sad to lose her is the British monarchy. "
It's not clear if Meghan was actively trying to take wardrobe-driven revenge on her critics, but if she was, then it's definitely mission accomplished.
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