Meghan Markle reveals awkward moment after charity donation

Danielle Stacey
Royal Correspondent

It was a big week for Megan Markle as her first patronages were announced by Kensington Palace.

But the Duchess of Sussex has revealed a slightly awkward moment she encountered when she visited one of the charities after the announcement.

Smart Works is a charity that helps long-term unemployed and vulnerable women regain the skills, confidence and tools to return to employment – and one of the ways they do this is by assisting women to find outfits for job interviews. 

Megan Markle revealed a slightly awkward moment she encountered at one of the charities she is supporting.Photo: Getty

During her meeting with Smart Works in London, Meghan turned stylist for the day and revealed there was an awkward moment when one of her donations was rejected by a client.

Meghan said, with a laugh:  “The last time I was here I suggested a purse to someone.

“It was one that I donated and she didn’t like and I was like ‘oh OK’. I thought it was great.”

The Duchess, who is expecting her and Prince Harry’s first child this spring, wore an Oscar de la Renta coat and a black dress by maternity label Hutch for her first engagement of the year.

Meghan helps style Patsy Wardally during her visit in the week. Photo: Getty

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