- Meghan Markle wore a Givenchy dress with an extravagant cape overlay for her first joint engagement with the queen.
- The dress covered every inch of her shoulders.
- People think she deliberately covered her shoulders in response to previous criticism for her Trooping the Colour dress.
Some people thought the dress the Duchess of Sussex wore during Saturday’s Trooping the Colour broke royal protocol with its off-the-shoulder design. And now they think her latest outfit might be a response to the shoulder shaming.
Markle embarked on her first joint engagement with the queen on Thursday wearing a cream dress by Givenchy. It’s hard not to notice the cape overlay that extravagantly covers every inch of her shoulders, which some people think it’s a pointed reference to those who wanted her to keep covered up.
I can’t help but think Meghan Markle is trolling those who criticised her for not covering her shoulders (*gasp!*) at her last outing by being extremely extra in the shoulder region for today’s event. 👌👏 pic.twitter.com/7ofpnz5qra
— Nicola Brennan (@nnibhraonain) June 14, 2018
This is funny to me because people just gave Meghan Markle a hard time for showing her shoulders. Covered and she still looks 🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/nt20PzeuOz
— Stephanie (@mollyjustmight) June 14, 2018
Remember that time people complained about Meghan Markle wearing a dress that revealed her shoulders? 😂 https://t.co/BsXEk89VSY
— Ashley (@lachnessmomster) June 14, 2018
Loving Meghan’s “are-these-shoulders-covered-enough-for-you, knob heads?” look. #RoyalVisitCheshire
— Tony Peters (@tonypetersss) June 14, 2018
Meghan’s like, I’LL SHOW YOU COVERED SHOULDERS. https://t.co/6gghalB6MZ
— Kia Thomas (@KiaThomasEdits) June 14, 2018
Last week everyone was cross with Meghan Markle for breaking protocol and baring her shoulders at a royal engagement. This dress just screams ‘woman with a point to prove’. I love it. pic.twitter.com/7Fyp0hEEns
— Daisy Jackson (@daisyejackson) June 14, 2018
This isn’t the first time Markle has faced criticism for her outfit choices. Some thought the $75,000 sheer gown she wore for her engagement photos was too modern, and not everyone was a fan of the fit of her Givenchy wedding dress.
Whether Markle wore her outfit in response to her haters or not, she seemed to be having a great time during her day out with the queen.
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