The Duchess Of Sussex Made Her First Royal Appearance Since Welcoming Baby Archie

    The Duchess of Sussex appeared alongside Prince Harry for the Queen's annual birthday parade.

    The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, made her first royal appearance since giving birth to her son Archie last month. The 37-year-old joined other members of the royal family on Saturday for Trooping the Colour, the Queen's annual birthday parade.

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    The Queen turned 93 on April 21, but Trooping the Colour is the official celebration of the monarch's birthday and her ongoing reign.

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    The duchess took a break from her maternity leave to ride in a carriage alongside her husband, Prince Harry; Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall; and her sister-in-law Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge.

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    She wore a navy Givenchy look by her wedding dress designer, Clare Waight Keller, and a matching navy hat by Noel Stewart.

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    Eagle-eyed fans also noticed a new piece of jewellery on the new mum's wedding finger, which appeared to be an additional band.

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    Meghan is wearing a third ring on her ring finger - a delicate pave-set band - alongside her engagement and wedding rings.

    The couple, who celebrated their first wedding anniversary three weeks ago, welcomed their first child together on May 6. Aside from this appearance when the new parents introduced Archie to the world two days after his birth, the duchess has remained out of the public eye.

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    The duchess was noticeably absent from the past week's events commemorating the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, and a state banquet at Buckingham Palace held in honour of US President Donald Trump.

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    Ahead of his arrival, the American president was accused of describing the LA-born duchess as "nasty", which he denied. The duchess had described the president as "misogynistic" in an old interview from 2016.

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    Anyway, it looks like the duchess may be back on the royal scene — at least for the big family occasions.

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