Meghan Markle Rewears Her Veronica Beard Shirtdress In South Africa

If it works, it works.

The Duke and Duchess Of Sussex Visit South Africa
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This week, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are kicking off their royal tour of Africa, along with four-month-old baby Archie. One of the first stops for the couple was a visit to the District 6 Museum and Homecoming Centre in South Africa on September 23. The two arrived hand in hand, waving to the crowd before mingling with with guests inside. For the visit, Meghan wore a casual blue shirtdress by Veronica Beard and her wedge espadrilles.

The Duchess of Sussex first wore the dress in Tonga last year during her first royal tour, pairing it with Banana Republic pumps. It was noted that Meghan's version of the "Cary" dress was altered from a thigh-high slit to a more conservative length for royals. The shirtdress is effortless to wear and looks great on Meghan, so it's not a surprise she chose to pack it into her suitcase for her tour of Africa. Keep your eyes peeled for more possible rewears, too.

The Duke and Duchess Of Sussex Visit South Africa

(Image credit: Chris Jackson)

Royal visit to Africa - Day One

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Meghan in the dress back in 2018:

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We found the shirtdress in red in select sizes below, plus other options (because the item is quickly selling out!).

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Marina Liao
Fashion Editor

Marina Liao is the former fashion news editor at, where she covered celebrity style (from Meghan Markle to Katie Holmes), fashion trends, and shopping advice, plus conducted original interviews with industry insiders. She's also had many opportunities to write content in other areas such as beauty, food, tech, and even home. Her previous fashion stints include POPSUGAR and Cosmopolitan.