Princess Diana is obviously a big part of Prince Harry’s life and he likes to take every opportunity he has to pay his respects. Meghan is respecting his wishes and is also doing her best to honor Princess Diana’s memory. Here are some of the examples of that.
For her first Mother’s Day, Meghan took a picture of Archie’s feet. She shared in on Instagram, with a caption: “Paying tribute to all mothers today – past, present, mothers-to-be, and those lost but forever remembered. We honor and celebrate each and every one of you.”
Meghan’s wedding bouquet
Her wedding bouquet was made of forget-me-nots, Princess Diana’s favorite flowers, and white roses.
Archie’s birth announcement
Unlike Prince William, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle mentioned Princess Diana’s family in the official statement announcing the birth of their son.
Princess Diana’s ring
Meghan wore Princess Diana’s amazing emerald cut aquamarine ring to the evening reception at Frogmore House, following her wedding.
Meghan’s engagement ring
Prince Harry personally took charge in designing Meghan’s engagement ring:
“The ring is obviously yellow gold because that’s her favorite and the main stone itself I sourced from Botswana, and the little diamonds either side are from my mother’s jewelry collection to make sure that she’s with us on this on this crazy journey together.”
Harry and Meghan’s engagement interview
During their engagement interview, both Prince Harry and Meghan mentioned Princess Diana numerous times:
“I think everything about Harry’s thoughtfulness is – and the inclusion of that and obviously not being able to meet his mum it’s so important to me to – to know that she’s a part of this with us. And I think in being able to meet his aunts and – and also like Julia and just different people who were so important to his mum, I’m able to, in some way, know a part of her through them and of course through him. And it’s – it’s incredibly special.”
Harry added: “It is days like – days like today when – when I really miss having her around and miss being able to share the happy news. But you know with the ring and with everything else that’s going on I’m sure she’s …” “She’s with us,” interjected Meghan.
Harry and Meghan’s engagement announcement
Harry and Meghan made their engagement announcement from the White Garden at Kensington Palace, which was redesigned to mark 20 years from Princess Diana’s death.
The tuxedo dress
Meghan has a fashion style similar to that of late Princess Diana and her tuxedo mini dress is just one example of how she dresses similarly.
Princess Diana’s butterfly earrings
Diana wore butterfly earrings for her royal visit to Canada in 1986 and Prince Harry probably gifted them to Meghan when she broke the news about the pregnancy.