Friday, 20 September 2019

A Weekend in Rome for the Sussexes at Misha Nonoo's Wedding

Ahead of their southern Africa tour on Monday, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are enjoying the weekend in the Eternal City of Rome for the wedding of one of Meghan's closest friends Misha Nonoo to oil tycoon Mikey Hess. The couple reportedly touched down early yesterday and were photographed arriving for the sunset ceremony at the stunning Villa Aurelia at 5 pm. You can view a selection of arrival shots on the Mail Online.


Misha was formerly married to one of Harry and William's Eton school friends Alexander Gilkes, and it's understood she played the role of matchmaker between the Sussexes back in 2016. Meghan's friendship with Misha has been a strong one for years. Speaking to The Evening Standard, Misha revealed: "I love her to death. She is the coolest girl in the world. We were seated next to one another at a lunch and we got along like a house on fire. She has the most remarkable and generous spirit. I aspire to be as philanthropic as she is, and to have as much of an impact as her."


A brief arrival video of the couple shared by Christin.



Guests in attendance included princesses Beatrice and Eugenie who are also friends of the designer.


More from the Mail:

'Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are in the Italian capital - but without baby Archie - and the couple have kept a low profile missing out on dinner with A-list stars who partied ahead of the three-day wedding of their matchmaker Misha.
Ms Nonoo and Mr Hess will walk down the aisle as the sun goes down at Villa Aurelia, a baroque villa and vineyard once owned Pope Paolo III that sits on one of Rome's seven hills and enjoys extraordinary panoramic views of the city.
The party will continue on Saturday with another expensive event at the celebrated CinecittĂ  film studios. More than 3,000 movies have been filmed there including 47 Oscar winning ones such as La Dolce Vita and Cleopatra.  It has been so loved by directors including Fellini, Scorcese and Ford Coppola it has earned the nickname 'Hollywood on the Tiber.' 

Born in Bahrain, raised in London, and educated in Paris, Misha Nonoo’s multicultural upbringing exposed her to a diverse collection of references. Her work showcases a unique outlook for the modern multifaceted woman. Offering versatile pieces at accessible price points, her collection is progressive yet classic, with both smart and sexy details that support women from 9am to 9pm. Misha won industry recognition when she became a finalist for the 2013 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, and was named one of Forbes’ 30 under 30, as well as one of Crain’s New York Business’ 40 under 40. Below we see Meghan and Misha with close friend Markus Anderson on holiday in Madrid in 2016.


When Meghan made her official debut with Harry at the Invictus Games in Toronto, she opted for the Husband Shirt by the designer.


Misha and Mikey Hess arriving for Harry and Meghan's Windsor wedding.

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Fast forward to January 2019, when Meghan was making calls during the infancy of the Smart Works capsule collection planning. She knew she could trust Misha to create the perfect white shirt and thus the Smart Set Shirt was created. Speaking to the Telegraph about the launch, the designer said: "When I said to her this is what I'm thinking and sent her the outline, she said 'great, love it'. She was very very trusting. She is the consummate professional and it was extraordinarily easy to collaborate on this project."

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17th century Villa Aurelia has been the property of the American Academy in Rome since 1909, and was recently restored by Studio Einaudi architects. The restoration effort was led on behalf of the American Academy in Rome in 2000.


Today, it serves as one of the most sought-after exclusive wedding venues in Italy.


More from Villa Aurelia's website: "The beauty of the Villa gardens, the breathtaking view of Rome, and the variety of spaces available make Villa Aurelia an ideal location for high-level external events such as receptions, dinners and board meetings. In order to ensure that each and every event that takes place at Villa Aurelia is a very special and personal occasion, the Villa is rented out on an absolutely exclusive basis. Only one event is organised on any one day, and clients are free to choose the areas that best suit their purposes. Villa Aurelia is not held to using any particular supplier and this gives our guests the freedom to choose their own catering company, florists and musicians, and any other services they may think fit for the best possible result whether it be a private, public or company occasion."


Misha recently told People she designed her own dresses:

"It was really hard actually,” she says. “When I’m designing a piece, I’m usually thinking about every woman. It has to tick a lot of boxes. When you’re thinking about designing something that you’re going to wear for one day and you have to really only think about yourself, it’s different.
Obviously, you want your husband to think you look beautiful and you want your respective families to as well, but otherwise you can do whatever you want — you can have short sleeves, long sleeves, high neck, low neck, open back, no back. It makes it much more challenging. I like to design with a set of parameters. It took awhile for me to come to what it was going to be in the end. I had some ideas initially. I knew I wanted it to be traditional. So I’ve opted for two dresses, so I can tick both boxes!"

The dress code for the wedding was black tie. Meghan wore a pair of gorgeous statement earrings with an elegant updo and a black evening gown with sparkling detail.


Caroline Parr identified Meghan's gown as Valentino's Puff-Sleeve Embroidered Tulle Gown in black. Made in Italy, it features sequin embellishments and wraparound fastening.


It looks like a beautiful wedding. Congratulations to Misha and Mikey!

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Also today, we know Instagram is Harry and Meghan's social media platform of choice. Before meeting Harry, Meghan had a thriving account and loved to connect with others using the social media tool. During her 'travels' on Instagram, the Duchess came across marine non-profit Love the Oceans and highlighted their work on Sussex Royal. 


More on the organisation:

'Love the Oceans is a non-profit marine conservation organisation working in Guinjata Bay, Mozambique since 2014. Guinjata Bay, whilst home to a huge host of marine life, has never been studied in depth for any prolonged amount of time. Love The Oceans hopes to protect and study the diverse marine life found here, including many species of sharks, rays and the famous humpback whales. We use research, education and diving to drive action towards a more sustainable future. Our ultimate goal is to establish a Marine Protected Area for the Inhambane Province in Mozambique, achieving higher biodiversity whilst protecting endangered species. We have developed a cutting edge, ethical volunteer program that gives individuals the chance to get hands on conservation experience, working alongside our marine biologists doing research, community work and diving in Mozambique.'

As she learned more, Meghan decided a donation was in order in Archie's name. More from Harper's Bazaar:

'BAZAAR.com can exclusively confirm the Duke and Duchess of Sussex donated in the name of their son to help realize an ambitious project: Building a swimming pool in Guinjata Bay, Mozambique, to teach locals to swim. The resort town is home to one of the most picturesque coastlines in the world, but the area has seen an average of 12 drownings a year that could easily be avoided if local children—many of whom grow up to be fishermen—were taught how to swim and be safe in open waters. At present, 90 percent of the local population is unable to swim.
Adam Knight, a swim coach and partner with marine conservation non-profit Love the Oceans, had been running a JustGiving.com fundraiser for almost a month and was still £4,350 ($5,440) away from their target of £5,000 ($6,250). BAZAAR understands that Duchess Meghan came across the page after browsing their most recent Instagram posts and wanted to help them reach their goal.
Knight tells BAZAAR.com that staff were "blown away" by the donation when it appeared in mid-August, but were unsure of who the mystery donor—simply named "Archie HMW"—was. Some wondered whether it was from the Sussexes after the couple pledged support for the charity on their Instagram account in August. "I said to my colleague, 'That has to be Harry and Meghan,'" Knight says. "We made some calls and were able to verify that it was from them, which is just incredible. Without that donation and support this would not be happening."

Since the donation, Meghan has been privately working with Love the Oceans' Andrea Biden and connected them with the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation, which strongly supports teaching children to swim. You might recall Harry and Meghan rang in the New Year in 2018 in Monaco and reportedly spent time with Prince Albert and Princess Charlene.










This month we turned to you for ideas of accounts to follow featuring people, organisations and causes that you find inspiring or noteworthy. Thank you to each and every one of you who contributed! Many of you have suggested that we use this month as an opportunity to highlight lesser known organisations and shine a light on those working hard behind the scenes that may not get the level of attention that they so rightly deserve. These accounts showcase those persevering at the grassroots level, connecting our global community through a shared lens of giving back and helping one another. We were so happy to learn about them and are now able to share them with you! Thank you for being part of this collective conversation with us; we hope everyone has enjoyed discovering many of these accounts and engaging with each other on how we can all be Forces For Change. •All photos used above are from the accounts we are now following•
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Finally, we are just three days away from the Sussex tour. I'm incredibly excited to document it as unfolds. Here's a reminder of the schedule for day one.

  • The tour begins in a township in Cape Town where Harry and Meghan will view a workshop that educates children about their rights and safety, and provides self defence and female empowerment training for young girls in the community. 
  • From there, the Duke and Duchess will tour the District Six Museum to learn about their work reuniting community members forcibly relocated during the apartheid era. 
  • The day will conclude with a community cooking activity with former residents of District Six at the nearby Homecoming Centre.

You can view the full itinerary on the Meghan's Calendar page. Are you looking forward to the tour?

67 comments:

  1. I love that Harry and Meghan have had the opportunity to celebrate with friends. Both look wonderful. I especially like that they have contributed to Love the Oceans. It is such an important venture and needs more public awareness. Interesting is their donation in the name of Archie HMW. Question and a guess, could the "W" stand for Wales. If that is the case I find it interesting as I made the assumption they would use Sussex as a last name much the same as Kate and William use Cambridge for their children. Any insight?

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    1. I believe Archie's full name is Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

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    2. Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

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    3. the W stands for Windsor.

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  2. Holy Toledo she looks amazing

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  3. Dear Charlotte,
    Please note that there is a mistake to the Princess Charlotte of Monaco foundation piece. It should be Princess Charlene, i believe?

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    1. Maybe, but I have to point out that the late Prince Rainier's mother was Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois. Princess Caroline's daughter is named for her. In fact, Princess Caroline rather strikingly resembles her. There must be institutions in Monaco named for her.

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    2. Princess Charlene swam in the Olympics. I believe that’s how she met Albert. The aquatic related activities most probably are named for her.

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  4. This is a beautiful gown and I hope we see Meghan in it again. The bride has married into enough money to be as philanthropic as she likes.

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  5. Charlotte,

    I was looking at the calendar page and the day 1 schedule you have written in this post is actually the day 2 schedule.

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  6. I attended many events at the Villa Aurelia as a visiting scholar at the American Academy in Rome, including the wedding reception of friends. It's quite a lovely site for a wedding. However, I must point out that it is located on the Janiculum Hill, which is not one of the storied "seven hills" of Rome. I also believe it was built and owned by a Farnese relative of Pope Paul III, not Paul himself.

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  7. I'm so very excited for this tour to begin! And I'm hoping we get a glimpse or two of Archie :)

    This dress is gorgeous!! And such an interesting departure from what we normally see Meghan wear. While I absolutely love her minimalist style it sure is fun to see her mix it up now and then!

    I hope you can get some rest over the weekend Charlotte, this next 10 days are going to be crazy!! I don't know where you are located but there's a 9 hour time difference between South Africa and the west coast of the US, where I'm located.

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  8. I also hope we see Meghan in this gown again, because one of the prettiest features to me is how it sweeps along the floor. Some are saying that the gown is navy but I think black is correct. I was bothered by the sleeve seeming to billow in the photos while it lies better on the model. Might this just be a momentary effect?

    Her earrings look wonderful and hope we get to see them again, too.

    In general, I really hate the over-the-top weddings that so many people are having who can afford them, but I got caught up in the gorgeous photos shown here and in the fact that Paul McCartney went. If I were invited to a wedding with Paul, I would be there, too! I'm also glad that Beatrice and Eugenie are there, and I know it's just a wonderful affair.

    Regarding the swimming pool, it's wonderful to be able to give a little money (the price of a nice dress :) and change so many lives.

    I am super excited about the tour, not the least is because there are so many activities!

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    1. Lol, I got really excited about seeing Sir Paul too Allison!
      Wish we could see the front of the dress, but looks lovely and right on for the event & setting. Love the earrings. Very excited for the tour and all the causes they're highlighting. Thanks for another great post Charlotte! -op

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  9. What I would give to see a picture of her from the front. The neckline looks so beautiful, and the dress is truly designed for a Princess.

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  10. Anne-Sophie de Paris20 September 2019 at 22:48

    Bravo Charlotte pour votre réactivité !Encore une fois vous m'avez bluffée.
    La robe est magnifique. Heureusement que vous ĂȘtes lĂ  pour nous relater l'histoire des Sussex de maniĂšre positive.
    Je suis heureuse qu'ils partagent ce moment avec la mariée et leur connaissance avant leur prochaine tournée.
    Bon week-end Ă  vous.
    Anne -Sophie

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  11. Anne-Sophie de Paris20 September 2019 at 22:49

    Bravo Charlotte pour votre réactivité !Encore une fois vous m'avez bluffée.
    La robe est magnifique. Heureusement que vous ĂȘtes lĂ  pour nous relater l'histoire des Sussex de maniĂšre positive.
    Je suis heureuse qu'ils partagent ce moment avec la mariée et leur connaissance avant leur prochaine tournée.
    Bon week-end Ă  vous.
    Anne -Sophie

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  12. This dress is a gorgeous fantasy gown. Love it.
    R

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  13. Anne-Sophie, You read this blog, so I assume that you know English, because that is how it is written. I do wish you would comment in English also. I have a feeling that you have something wonderful to say and yet, I know so little French I am not able to read it. If you can write in English, please do so. I want to know your thoughts. I'm sure others do also.

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    1. whenever I come across a website that was written in another language, the browser asks me if I want it to translate. so its very possible that Anne-Sophie read this in French. and btw google translate is a wonderful tool, used it to translate what Anne-Sophie said which was: "Congratulations Charlotte for your responsiveness! Once again you bluffed me.
      The dress is beautiful. Fortunately you are here to tell us about the history of the Sussex in a positive way.
      I'm glad they share this moment with the bride and their acquaintance before their next tour.
      Have a good weekend.
      Anne Sophie"

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    2. Thanks for this, Anonymous 1:19.

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    3. Laura, I just type in Google "French to English" and a page pops up that allows me to copy and paste the French sentences. The English is instantly given, and perhaps Anne Sophie is doing that to read our comments. Now that I can "translate," I am really enjoying seeing another language and picking up a few words. :)

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    4. You can also download the Google Translate app on your phone and just point it at whatever language you want to read and it will give you a rough general translation. Great for reading menus and signs while traveling. I keep the app in the cloud and only download it when needed because Google products are a privacy disaster.

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    5. Google Translate is extremely inaccurate. It's so poor that I strongly advise people never to use it.

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    6. Vittoria, then what *do* you recommend? Surely complete guessing at a foreign language is even more inaccurate than google translate.

      I have used google translate quite a lot in the last couple of years when traveling and find it adequate for getting the gist of things. Including languages where I do have more than a clue, particularly Spanish.

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  14. Love it!! I love the Sussex family 😍 I'm looking forward to the tour also.

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  15. Lovely post. The Duchess of Sussex looks like a princess. Is that Edo Mozzi behind the Duke and Duchess of Sussex walking up the steps? You never see his face, but, it looks like him. Thanks, Charlotte for the website. Parthenia

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  16. Wow, these 2 are troopers. I sure wouldn't be traveling if I had a baby at home and tour in 3 days. I'm tired just reading it! Im a big proponent of moderation& rest between big activities. Hope they had fun & find some time to rest.

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    1. Lol Isabella, I agree with you completely!! My sister is like Meghan, in that she's always on the go, loves to be on the go and would be bored if not always doing something. I'm much more like you, I love the big activities but then need some quiet and rest between. Maybe it's because we are more introverted and Meghan and my sister are more extroverted?

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    2. It does take some energy but it also depends on how much help you have...ie someone else doing the actual packing, lines up the itinerary, makes sure the car is ready to drive you to your plane, have a driver, etc etc. Yes you still need to oversee and make final decisions on things but it is very very different than doing it all on your own, including making sure your house and animals are arranged for as opposed to having someone living in to take care of or who is on call that comes and does. Plus they have baby help. The basic personality of how busy you want your life to be with social outings and travel does vary no matter what but the help makes a huge difference.

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    3. You’re quite right Ali but if I had to spend my day creating people, going here and there to meet more people all while being interested and “on” , I would quickly burn out even with all additional help.

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    4. Lol! I would be tired “creating people “, almost as much as “greeting people “.

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    5. I get that, but for events like this wedding they are guests, not on the meet and greet of tours. But I agree the work all the members of the BRF do could be tiring from the constant small talk aspect of it, but I I suspect you learn to do it like any other job and figure out how to be efficient and compartmentalize your activities. I would enjoy it but like any work, any job, anything (being a pianist:), there are the truly enjoyable parts of the job and the mundane tedious parts of ones job:). We all have to deal with that.

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    6. I have thought of this part of their job often and commented over on DKB that I would find it exhausting to greet and be engaged with that many different people. I agree that extroverted temperaments likely find it easier but like other parts of our jobs; it is something that can be practiced and learned.

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  17. I really want more on those earrings -- I wish someone could identify them so we could see a closeup.

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    1. Me too, would love to see a better photo. They look very pretty on the ears.

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  18. Great dress choice- so whimsical yet formal. I know black and white the colours of Misha's collections, so I think the choice of black on the part of Meghan and several other guests are a tribute to Misha. I think the style of this gown is a bit of a surprise, almost like something Kate might choose also. However, I think it looks like a very comfortable dress for an event with a lot of sitting, eating, and dancing, so also a brilliant choice! Don't expect we'll ever see a full shot of Meghan in this dress, but she looks stunning from the back! Hope we find out more information about the ear rings. They are stunning. Also, how lovely that little Archie bean is a philanthropist at the age of 4 months. With his parents, it's not too young to be thinking of helping others. What a impactful donation. It also gives a sense of how Meghan operates. She is truly committed to helping others in a meaningful way, and puts her money to prove it.

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  19. I’ve seen 3 articles now that state that this tour must be a success for Harry and Meghan. Vanity Fair, The Times and Daily Mail. I don’t agree with their reasoning why it must be a success, but it does raise a question- what makes a tour a success? Lot’s of publicity, the Hosts are happy? What do you think?

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    1. I think this narrative that this tour must be a success, and they must show Archie, is absurd. It is a narrative created by the British media to print lies and negative stories about Meghan, and then following their own made-up narrative, that she must prove herself. The Australian, Irish, and Moroccan tours were all stunning successes. Hope the Susssexes get far coverage. Glad there is an international contingent among the press.

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    2. Great question! IMHO, I think any royal tour would be considered a success if the hosts are satisfied, if the people, causes, charities, places, etc that are highlighted by the participating royals are satisfied. Frankly I can’t think of any royal tour that wasn’t a success. Sure there might be things about it maybe went wrong but it’s how those things are dealt with by the royals that make each tour interesting.

      I am so over the constant “blackmailing “ by the British press. I say blackmailing because that’s what it is, straight out telling Harry and Meghan that if Archie isn’t seen, if they don’t do x, y and z, that the press demands then they can expect continued negative and cruel headlines.

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    3. What constitutes a success? And who decides if it is successful? Why can't they just tour like everyone else without undue pressure?

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    4. I agree with you both. The bitching and insults from the british media are horrible. I dont read them.

      I did see an interview with edward enninful where he said meghans issue sold out on two weeks. It might be their fastest selling ever.

      And smart works goal has been met. They have enough clothes for a year!!

      Plus I got my tan tote

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    5. Lauri, I agree it's blackmail. I'm sure the hosts will be happy and the usual suspects will be complaining. Regarding the Valentino dress, I don't believe that Meghan had to pay very much for the dress; my vision is that designers come to her to dress her. She had to miss Serena's wedding and Priyanka's wedding, so I'm glad she went to this one. I'm still at the point where I want her to do exactly what she wants, because there's no satisfying those who want to abuse her.

      I just read the Sussexes' Instagram that SmartWorks now had stock for a year because of the Smart Set and that supplies had been replenished. Just think if they had had to purchase those clothes -- hundreds of thousands of dollars. I think I read that they helped 3500 woman last year. At $700 for the complete core set of clothes, that is $2.5 million (retail).

      Of course, she had my allegiance for the Hubb community cookbook. She came to the UK and during the engagement/wedding activities went to this kitchen and made friends. Her cookbook gave them money and legitimacy and a good reputation for future endeavors. Plus some self-esteem.

      I so hope we hear/see more about the earrings. I like to imagine where they came from -- perhaps a gift from Harry or Charles or even Misha onArchie's birth. They look like they have some nice rows of diamonds, and a closeup would be so appreciated. :)

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    6. Hit the nail on the head Lauri. It is blackmail pure and simple. I can’t think of any single member of the Royal family bar Prince Charles, who has been as hands on and has had as much impact as Meghan in such a short space of time. Quite frankly the family are lucky to have her. I often think Princess Diana’s reported comment “after all I’ve done for this bloody family” must really resonate with Meghan.

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    7. I agree with the articles in as much as H&M’s public image can do with the positive publicity that normally accompany a royal tour. But unless there is a huge logistical mess (unlikely since the royal travel office know their stuff) or either Harry or Meghan say something completely inappropriate (also unlikely, it is not their first rodeo) it would be difficult for a tour not to be a success.

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  20. Look Charlotte, Meghan's coat was identified: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7489285/Meghan-Markle-Prince-Harry-leave-Rome.html

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  21. I have this site in my favorites, but when I saw it yesterday which was World Climate Action Day it struck me that the bride is marrying an American oil tycoon. Sigh. Oil is destroying our planet. And all the money spent on a totally lavish wedding even though the bride wants to do philanthropic work as Meghan and Harry do--it's a contradiction in terms. I hope you agree to post this. I don't want to start a political debate. I'm just pointing out the contradictions given what day it was. Thank you.

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    1. People can do philanthropic work and still live their lives. Will you stop seeing friends and family? Will you stop using electricity, buses or heat houses in the winter? You think the wedding was lavish and it was, but any wedding is a waste of money, all you need to get married is to sign a paper, lol.

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    2. Anne-Sophie de Paris23 September 2019 at 07:49

      Bonjour Mollie
      J'ai bien lu votre commentaire et je Vous comprends mais votre rĂ©action n'est elle pas un peu sectaire ?si le pĂ©trole pollue on a plus le droit de frĂ©quenter ceux qui l'exploitent ? C'est un peu comme si vous me dites que ma fille qui est vegetalienne ne doit plus nous adresser la parole Ă  nous ses parents qui ne le sommes pas. Tout ce qui se fait pour le rĂ©chauffement climatique n'est certainement pas assez encore mais est ce pour autant qu'il faut jeter aux orties tout ce qui touchent le pĂ©trole ?ici en France,nous avons des centrales nuclĂ©aires, les Ă©cologistes dont je fais partie veulent que l'on les ferme.il n'y a pas assez de l'Ă©lectricitĂ© alternative our le moment que faire? Ne tombons pas dans la caricature et faisons les choses de façon pacifique. Misha a le droit de tomber amoureuse de son mari si exploiteur de pĂ©trole qu'il soit.bientot on reprochera aux Sussex de frĂ©quenter une amie de longue date d'Ă©pouser un homme qui travaille dans le pĂ©trole. De grĂące ĂȘtre Ă©colo c'est un comportement de tous les jours.j'espĂšre que vous ne m'en voudrez pas
      Merci Ă  Charlotte de bien vouloir me publier.

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    3. Molly, let's not forget the billions of hours people all over the world--even very environmentally conscious people--spend on the Internet. That's one of the biggest drains on the environment, yet you almost never hear it mentioned.

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  22. Looks like a lovely wedding. Hope we get to see photos of Misha’s dress/es, I read she said she might have 2! I really like Meghan’s choice of dress and I love black tie weddings I think it gives the guests a chance to really dress up beautifully.

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  23. I love the new design & font used for the Mad About Meghan header, Charlotte. Excited for their upcoming tour & to get a glimpse of Archie (hopefully! đŸ€žđŸ») x

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  24. Oh Charlotte, you’re the best. You’ve already adorned this wonderful blog with the colours of the upcoming Sussex Royal Tour that I look forward to. Congratulations and congratulations to you again.

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  25. I have been surfing online more than 2 hours today, yet I never found any interesting
    article like yours. It is pretty worth enough for me. In my opinion, if all website owners and bloggers made good
    content as you did, the internet will be a lot more useful than ever before.

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  26. Your tour webpage is lovely! And the clock is so helpful.

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  27. Thank you so much. I was working on a deadline and only properly started tour-prep Friday night. When I logged in yesterday, the new header was live. A very nice surprise from my husband who looks after the technical side of the blogs on weekends. It's an area I'm rubbish at :)

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  28. Anne-Sophie de Paris22 September 2019 at 22:39

    Molie que je vous comprends mais avouer qu'à ce compte on deviendrait trÚs vite sectaire.il est magnat du pétrole donc il ne peut plus se marier.le pétrole détruit la nature mais avons nous déjà des ressources alternatives pour remplacer le pétrole ?
    Cet été, il a été reproché au couple de Sussex de prendre un jet privé parce qu'il pollue. Est ce moins polluant qu'un avion de 50 places qui a volé vide ?l'avenir ne présage rien de bon.donc j'ai ma fille qui est vegetalienne nous pas, à ce compte doit elle nous renier?
    Je respecte votre point de vue mais je trouve qu'il faut un peu plus de tolérance.
    Anne -Sophie

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  29. Hi! Just curious- not a criticism. I was on Twitter and noted a post alerting users to the fact that the tour would be covered on this blog. The picture that accompanied the tweet was one of Meghan in her wedding gown. However the Admin photo on this site is of Kate in her wedding gown??

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    1. Hello Carrie,

      Yes that's my MAM Twitter account, I have a separate account for each blog on social media.

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  30. Thank him for me. It’s a perfect logo for this tour. Looks like they will only be one time zone east; that should help with baby Archie’s schedule.

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  31. Look Charlotte, Meghan's earrings are IDd: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7492115/Meghans-5-earrings-borrowed-friend-bought-Portobello-Market.html

    I think I will have to visit Portobello Market if I set foot in the UK once. :)

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  32. This is a random comment, not associated with this post. But do you know of a blog about Queen Maxima that is similar to your Mad About Meghan and HRH Duchess Kate? I'm interested in similar coverage about Maxima and the Netherlands royal family.

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    1. Hello eclaires,

      This is the only blog dedicated to Maxima that I know of. She's had a fantastic September, I've seen an array of events posted for her :)

      https://www.modekoninginmaxima.nl/

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  33. Wonderful. Thanks, Charlotte.

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