As someone who has never been heavily involved in someone else's special day but has watched too many wedding movies to count, I understand that they're stressful. I mean, with strong emphasis on the word "stressful." There's drama with the guest list, the seating chart, catering, you name it! And for the royal family, there's drama over the subject of tights, apparently. Yes, tights.
"Then there was an incident at the wedding rehearsal," a source told the magazine. "It was a hot day, and apparently there was a row over whether the bridesmaids should wear tights or not. Kate, following protocol, felt that they should. Meghan didn't want them to."
At first read, I was like, wait, do royal bridesmaids always wear tights? But after careful observation and a deep-dive into royal wedding photos, I can announce that tights do seem to be a staple for bridesmaids at royal weddings. For example, at the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate her bridesmaids wore them then as well as at the weddings of her sister, Pippa, and Princess Eugenie.
As for Meghan and Harry weddings? NO TIGHTS!
From my knowledge of wedding movies, I guess that the bride should call the shots since it is, after all, her special day? So I guess that's why.
Anyway, this wouldn't be the first time rumors have circulated about the two having disagreements. Markle has reportedly told friends that if Kate Middleton had been criticized as badly as Meghan was, the royal family would have stepped in and "changes would have been made."
Kensington Palace or a spokesperson for the Sussexes has yet to comment on the claims made in Tatler.
Meghan Markle's Most Iconic Fashion Moments
October 22, 2019
Meghan Markle arrives to the One Young World Summit in an Aritzia dress paired with Manolo Blahnik pumps.
September 25, 2019
Meghan and Archie step out for Archie's first royal engagement during the tour in South Africa. She wore a Club Monaco dress and a pair of Jennifer Meyer turquoise earrings.
September 23, 2019
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit District 6 Museum in Cape Town, South Africa. Meghan wore a Veronica Beard blue button-down dress and Castañer espadrilles.
September 12, 2019
The Duchess Of Sussex attends the launch of the Smart Works Capsule Collection, while wearing a Misha Nonoo button-down and wearing butterfly earrings and a cuff that once belonged to Princess Diana.