Counting down. Meghan Markle Prince Harry looked cozy while at the Invictus Games’ One Year to Go event in Düsseldorf, Germany.
The Duchess and Duke of Sussex walked the red-carpet while holding hands on Tuesday September 6. Harry, 37, walked the red carpet with Meghan, 41. Harry wore a grey linen suit with a button down shirt and open collar, while Meghan wore a button down shirt and a button down shirt.
The former SuitsThe rules of old about not wearing color after labor day were ignored by the actress. She wore a white halter tank with tan wide leg pants and a matching belt. Her accessories were simple: white stiletto heels, a gold bracelet and diamond stud earrings.
The Invictus Games also marked a major moment in Prince Harry and Meghan’s romance. The 2017 Toronto Games were the couples’ first public outing.
“There is nowhere you can feel more embraced and supported than with the Invictus family,” he told PeopleTuesday, the Games. “The Toronto Games were our first time out and about publicly in an official way. We were dating at the time, so it was a lot to take in, but fortunately, we were with the perfect community for that.”
He continued, “Now, five years later, here we are in The Hague at the fifth Invictus Games, as parents of two, and living in the U.S. I had always wanted to share these incredible moments with someone special, and to have Meg by my side means everything.”
The couple was greeted by the Düsseldorf mayor, Stephan Keller, at City Hall and hundreds of cheering fans, the Associated Press reports. The German city will host the 2023 Invictus Games at Merkusspiel arena.
Prince Harry created the annual event for sick, injured and wounded veterans. The competition aids participants in physical, psychological, and social recovery and rehabilitation.
“Let us learn from their stories and experiences,” Harry said during the reception at City Hall. “Let us take strength from all for our daily lives and believe in the power of sport to achieve what can sometimes feel impossible. We have so much to learn and grow from their example, as they have defied all odds to carry the torch of service, determination and perseverance.”
Their three-month-long European tour includes several events in Germany. This is three months after their trip from England. Queen Elizabeth II‘s Platinum Jubilee. They first made their way to the U.K. in September 2005 for the One Young World Summit. The organization, which aims to help young people develop as leaders who can “build a fair, sustainable future,” has been supported by the duchess for several years.
“It is very nice to be back in the U.K.,” the BenchThe author addressed the audience. “You are the future. I would also like to add that you are the present. You are driving the positive, necessary change across the globe at this very moment. And for that, I’m so grateful to be in your company today.”
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