Harry and his brother William helped present the awards previous year and it is likely the prince and the USA actress will perform the same role tonight. It was an unconventional choice for Markle, as royal women often stick to dresses for these formal occasions, but one that did her proud: the tailored Alexander McQueen suit and Prada clutch struck a solemn and respectful chord.
Harry and Meghan will marry on 19 May at Windsor Castle.
The pair were snapped holding hands as they left the event later in the night, with Meghan showing off her stunning engagement ring made of Princess Diana's diamonds.
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"I'm truly privileged to be here", she said. Meghan needn't have anxious about the downpour however, and managed to keep her hair styled over her shoulders.
An awkward silence followed as he then struggled to find the right script, looking helplessly at her.
"I'm truly privileged to be here", she said, introducing royal marine veteran Daniel Claricoates as the victor of the award. Instead, she chose a tuxedo-inspired black Alexander McQueen blazer and cropped pants, along with a Tuxe Bodysuit blouse, Manolo Blahnik heels and Prada clutch, Vogue U.K. reported.
Prince Harry's fiancé looked confident as she presented the Celebrating Excellence Award to Royal Marine veteran Daniel Claricoates who has battled post-traumatic stress and "now works with children".
It was Harry and Meghan's black tie debut as a couple - only it didn't quite go to plan.
It's no surprise Meghan handled the hard moment so well - after all, she's been in the spotlight for most of her adult life.
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