Meghan Markle wears a pink dress for her recent engagement in Nigeria

Duchess Meghan She made a quick change into a flowing gold gown for her recent engagement Nigeria trip.

During her visit to the prestigious Lagos Polo Club, the Duchess looked radiant in a long beige dress. The silk dress featured a plunging neckline, ruched waist, and matching sash, making Meghan look like Hollywood royalty. A closer look revealed the gown’s delicate golden floral patterns, both printed and embroidered on the dress.

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To complete her look, Meghan wore red beaded earrings and her signature black square sunglasses. She also wore a large set of gold and diamond bracelets that were fixed to her A collection of looks Throughout the trip. The sparkling collection of bracelets included Lorraine Schwartz’s ‘Evil Eye’ bracelet, a gold Cartier ‘Love’ bracelet, an Ariel Gordon diamond hexagon tennis bracelet, and a Birks ‘snowflake’ diamond ring.

Prince Harry matched her elegant look with his own, wearing an all-black suit with a gray button-up shirt. He also wore a silver chain, a silver watch, and a green embroidered bracelet, perhaps a souvenir from his travels.

Britain's Prince Harry I, Duke of Sussex, and Britain's Meghan R., Duchess of Sussex, attend a charity polo match at Ikoyi Polo Club in Lagos on May 12, 2024 during their visit to Nigeria as part of the Invictus Games anniversary celebrations. Photo by Kola Sulaimon AFP Photo by Kola Sulaimonafp via Getty Images

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Shortly after arriving at the club, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex watched a pre-match parade by young children, who carried green and white Nigerian flags, while eight older children followed on horseback. Then polo teams were introduced – the Duke versus the Duchess.

The royal couple attended the match to support the non-profit organization Nigeria Unconquered. As they watched the match, they were able to meet fellow supporters of the organization which, like Prince Harry’s Invictus Games, helps veterans and wounded soldiers by challenging them through adaptive sports.

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Lagos Polo Club Chairman Bud Makanjula and his wife Moyo Makanjula II, Meghan III of Britain, Duchess of Sussex, Britain's Prince Harry IV, Duke of Sussex, Nigerian Chief of Defense Staff Christopher Musa III and his wife Lillian Musa II and Regional Head of Equities Search West Africa at Bank Group Standard, Muyiwa Oni R poses for a photo with children after a charity polo match at Ikoyi Polo Club in Lagos on May 12, 2024 during their visit to Nigeria as part of the Invictus Games anniversary celebrations, Photo by Kola Sulaimon AFP Photo by Kola Sulaimonafp via Getty Images

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Founded in 1904, the Lagos Polo Club is one of the oldest and most respected social clubs in Nigeria, famous for its vibrant equestrian culture and polo tournaments. For Harry, polo is a familiar place, as he frequently participates in charity matches and supports many polo-related initiatives. In fact, the Duke is currently working with Netflix on a show about the sport.

After the polo match ended – in favor of the Duchess’ team, which led by two points – Meghan and Harry distributed medals to the players. The Duke gave an impromptu speech in which he thanked everyone for their hospitality at the club, and throughout the royal Nigerian tour.

The polo match served as Meghan and Harry’s final event Busy three day trip. Earlier in the day, the couple He attended a reception Hosted by the Nigerian Chief of Defense Staff, General Christopher Gwabin Musa, and the Governor of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. And before that, they Supported by the non-profit Giants of Africa On the basketball court of Ilupeju Higher Grammar School, where they met wheelchair-bound athletes.

At some point, Prince Harry joined the games. For him in particular, ending their trip in Lagos holds special significance because it reflects the historic visit made by his parents, King Charles and Princess Diana, on an official state visit in 1990.

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Maya Ernst is an editor who covers everything from the latest fashion news to features examining personal style, social media trends, and thoughtful consumption.

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