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Prince Harry ‘bans Meghan Markle from wearing a tuxedo during Australia royal tour’

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Mauro Carraro/REX/Shutterstock (115844e) Princess Diana in Florence British royal tour of Italy - 1985

Meghan Markle has reportedly been banned from wearing a particular fashion item during her and Prince Harry’s upcoming tour Down Under.

Clearly, being a Prince and her husband means Harry gets a say when it comes to fashion rules Meg has to follow.

So what has Meghan been told not to wear?

A tuxedo.

To many, a tuxedo on a female may be an unconventional outfit choice anyway, but given Meghan’s love of suits and the fact she’s sported a tux before, they clearly felt it necessary to highlight their preferences to Meg.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at the Endeavour Fund Awards, with Meghan pictured in a tuxedo (Picture: Karwai Tang/WireImage)

And as Harry is reportedly not a big fan of suits on women, it’s claimed he’s told her not to pack her tux as it’s not traditional enough.

According to the Daily Mail, a source from a fashion meeting at Kensington Palace said: ‘Meghan is being told she needs to stop dressing like a Hollywood star and start dressing like a Royal. Meghan wanted to wear a tuxedo-style suit but Harry said it wasn’t traditional enough.’

Meghan wore a loose white bow tie with her tuxedo (Picture: Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)

It’s understood Harry is not a fan of the tuxedo on Meghan (Picture: Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)

Back in February this year, Meghan ffamously wore a black and white tux – which featured a loose white bow tie – for the Endeavour Fund Awards at Goldsmiths Hall in London.

The £1,245 Alexander McQueen feminine tuxedo was teamed with a £285 white shirt by Tuxe that featured the large bow detail around the neckline.

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex views the Famine Memorial on the bank of the River Liffey during their visit to Ireland on July 11, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. (Picture: Zak Hussein – Pool/Getty Images)

Harry and Meghan in Ireland (Picture: Jimmy Rainford – Pool/Getty Images)

And during the Sussexes’ recent trip to Ireland, she was seen wearing a smart Givenchy suit.

Diana was also a fan of a feminine tux, having worn one to Wembley Stadium in 1988, which featured a bright green waistcoat and XX bow tie.

She also wore a white tux with a classic black bow tie when she visited Florence duirng a British royal tour of Italy in 1985.

Meghan and Harry’s Australia tour will kick off in October.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Mauro Carraro/REX/Shutterstock (115844e) Princess Diana in Florence British royal tour of Italy - 1985

Diana in Florence in 1985 (Picture: Mauro Carraro/REX/Shutterstock)

 

 

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