Meghan Markle ditches the Queen’s one fashion rule to fight the heatwave

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Meghan stunned in a summery yellow dress - designed by Lady Gaga's U.S. stylist Brandon Maxwell ≠ as a smart Harry looked dapper in a suit and tie.

A source told ET last month that Markle is excited about her new Duchess role, and has been "anxious" to "jump in" and learn as much as possible about British life ever since she Wednesday Prince Harry.

Meghan then joined The Queen for a series of engagements in Cheshire, marking her first engagements with Her Majesty and first engagements without Harry.

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Meghan and Harry mingled with guests and met with participants from several commonwealth countries, ahead of their first official overseas tour.

Attending a reception at London's Marlborough House for the "Your Commonwealth" Youth Challenge Reception, the royal couple were spotted holding hands and leaning into one another as they mixed and mingled with representatives from around the Commonwealth. Her makeup was understated, and her hair worn in a low bun. Check out snaps of Meghan and Prince Harry as they toast young leaders.

Stylist Lucas Armitage previously told FEMAIL: 'I feel this is a clever styling tactic as it will always work with the Queen's look; she is known and applauded for her use of bright fun colours.

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However, Meghan appears to now be taking inspiration from the monarch when it comes to her royal wardrobe.

See if you can hear it in the clip below, especially when the 36-year-old says things like "Thank you, I appreciate that", "Yes we all had a great day, I think" and "The sun was shining for us ― oh, very lucky all around".

Speaking in a 2016 documentary to mark the monarch's birthday, Sophie said: Don't forget that when she turns up somewhere, the crowds are two, three, four, ten, 15 deep, and someone wants to be able to say they saw a bit of the Queen's hat as she went past.

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