The mom of the bride has landed!
After taking off from L.A. on Tuesday night, Meghan Markle’s mom, Doria Ragland, landed in London on Wednesday, and spent the afternoon along with her daughter and future son-in-law, Prince Harry, PEOPLE has confirmed.
Doria was picked up on the airport by Meghan’s new aide, Amy Pickerill, who’s the assistant non-public secretary to Prince Harry, earlier than they went to fulfill the couple.
And Meghan’s mother didn’t come empty handed. Ragland, who will play a special role in her daughter’s big day, was noticed with a Burberry garment bag that would probably comprise her wedding ceremony day look. The British model can be a brand new frontrunner within the checklist of attainable designers of Meghan’s royal wedding dress.
If each Meghan and Doria, a yoga teacher and social employee, put on robes from Burberry, it wouldn’t be the primary time the identical vogue home designed a number of appears for a royal wedding ceremony. For Kate Middleton’s 2011 wedding ceremony, each she and her sister and maid of honor, Pippa Middleton, wore attire from Alexander McQueen.
On Saturday, Meghan’s mom will accompany her daughter to St. George’s Chapel by automotive from Cliveden House Hotel, the place they each will keep the evening earlier than the marriage.
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Upon arrival, Meghan was speculated to be greeted by her father, who would then stroll her down the aisle. With Thomas Markle no longer set to be in attendance on the massive day, it’s fairly attainable that Doria would take his place to stroll her daughter down the aisle.
Doria has already met Harry a number of instances — and was with Meghan and Harry on the closing ceremony of the Invictus Games in Toronto in September.
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When the couple gave an interview after announcing their engagement in November, Harry known as Meghan’s mom “amazing.” A supply informed PEOPLE that Harry even asked for Doria’s permission before he popped the question to Meghan.
- With reporting by SIMON PERRY