A duchess in red. The red carpet in Carolina Herrera by Meghan Markle

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When it is said to take a red carpet seriously. It was not the night of the Oscars but the gala Salute to Fredoom the one in which he participated Meghan Markle last night in New York with a dress more red than the carpet that walked on shaking the hand of the principe Harry. Once again the Duchess of Sussex she turned to Wes Gordon, creative director of Carolina Herrera, who designed this stunning dress for her as part of the Pre-Fall 2022 collection.

The Meghan who entered theIntrepid Museum she was self-confident wrapped in this rather daring creation starting from the plunging neckline and the slit that showed the knees. Details that the protocol of Buckingham Palace he would never let it pass. To enrich the dress which is already quite sumptuous in itself, the train that accompanied the royal gait of those who still love the title acquired with marriage thought about it.

The shoes, perfectly matched to the dress, are instead designer slingback pumps Giuseppe Zanotti. As for the jewels, in addition to the wedding band and the engagement ring, the ears were the “snowflakes” of diamonds of Birks while he stripped the wrists of the usual jewels he wears, saving the inevitable Cartier’s Love bracelet and the Diana’s tennis.

It was confused with the dress there brooch in the shape of a poppy placed at the intersection between the bodice and the shoulder strap. Same brooch that her husband had pinned on the lapel of his tuxedo jacket Giorgio Armani next to the four medals and the cross as a knight Commander of the Victorian Royal Order. That flower that we often see appearing on the outfits of the Royal Family in November, it is the symbol used since 1921 to commemorate the soldiers who died in the war.

He gala Salute to Fredoom in fact it is an event that is held for the Veterans Day, the US equivalent of Remembrance Day which is celebrated in the UK. If Harry had been invited to bear witness to his decades-long career in the British Army, Meghan certainly didn’t want to just carve out the role of a devoted wife for herself.

These days there is a lot of talk about political ambitions of the Duchess. The choice of a brand dear to first ladies Americans, already chosen for other strategic appointments, could not be a very veiled message. Sometimes a dress can turn into more than just a style statement.

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