Days before she and Baby Archie depart for an official visit to Africa on Monday, Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan of Sussex arrived in Rome. Why go to Italy first? For a Friday wedding of her friend, designer Misha Nonoo, with an American energy entrepreneur, Michael "Mikey" Hess.
Photos showed how the royal couple arrived at the wedding in Villa Aurelia, a 1
Meghan wore a black, ornate tulle dress by Valentino. Her hair was styled in one of her characteristic Chaotic Chignons.
The wedding included Harry's York cousins Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie, Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom, James Corden, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, as well as Karlie Kloss and Joshua Kushner, younger brother of Jared and a friend of Hess Bahrain-born Fashion designer has been friends for years with the former Meghan Markle and is said to have introduced her to Prince Harry, although she has never confirmed this.
She and Hess visited the royal wedding of Harry and Meghan at Windsor Castle in May 2018.
When Meghan and Harry were photographed together at their first official public appearance at the Invictus Games in Toronto in September 2017, Meghan wore an oversized white shirt from Nonoo.
Last week, when Meghan launched her first fashion capsule for her working women's charity, Smart Works, in a London department store, Nonoo was one of the designers who worked with her to create her. Your contribution: A crisp white shirt.
Nonoo, born in Bahrain, the son of an Iraqi father and English mother, moved to London as a child and has been running her eponymous ready-to-wear line from New York since
In 2012, she married British businessman Alexander Gilkes, co-founder and president of an online auction house specializing in art and collectibles. The divorce was completed in 2017.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their nearly five-month-old baby, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, will start their day tour of southern Africa on Monday in Cape Town, South Africa.