Meghan Markle's solo outings without Prince Harry 'speak volumes about their direction'

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle's solo outings without Prince Harry 'speak volumes about their direction'

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Dorothy Reddin

By Dorothy Reddin

Published: 20/11/2023

- 15:06

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex married in 2018

Meghan Markle's solo outings without Prince Harry "speak volumes", a crisis management commentator has claimed.

The Duchess of Sussex recently stepped out without the Duke of Sussex at Variety magazine's Power of Women gala in Los Angeles.

Eric Schiffer, who runs one of Hollywood's leading crisis management firms, suggested that these solo trips by the duchess are intentional.

He said: "It's clearly time for a relaunch of Brand Sussex, and Meghan's solo appearance speaks volumes about the direction they are headed.

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"The past year hasn't been great for them.

"It doesn't matter to studio executives if you are a duchess or a doorman, it's about the bottom line, and Archewell needs a hit badly."

According to the commentator, the "can-do attitude" that Meghan displayed at the Variety event will guarantee her success.

Schiffer also told The Mail: "She hit that red carpet like the pro she is and she worked the room."

Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle wearing her Proenza Schouler gown


For the event, Meghan wore a £1,150 Proenza Schouler One-Shoulder Draped Crepe Maxi Dress in Beige.

It has the following description: "The Rosa Gown in Matte Viscose Crepe is cut with a draped off-the-shoulder neckline that flows into a gently pleated waist and straight skirt with side splits.

"The gown was made in light khaki for the Duchess of Sussex."

The 42-year-old accessorised with a £1,170 Flip Shoulder Bag in Black Leather from the same brand.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle together at the Invictus Games


Its description says: "The Flip Shoulder Bag is crafted in nappa leather with three functional compartments.

"Features a front flap and a tonal PS1 closure."

Meghan additionally wore Aquazzura heels and a Cartier yellow gold bracelet.

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