Meghan Markle Stuns In Black Dior To Mark RAF's 100th Anniversary Celebrations

Howard TerryJul 14, 2018

The former Suits star has a penchant for bateau designs as she has donned the flattering open neckline on numerous occasions from various designers, including Dior for the Royal Air Force 100 service, Ralph Lauren at Prince Louis' christening, Prada during the Queen's Young Leaders Reception and of course Givenchy on her wedding day.

"We have also had the consecration of the RAF's new colours in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace, in front of 1000 serving airmen and women".

In a brief speech, she congratulated the RAF for a "remarkable contribution to defense" over the last 100 years, saying "tenacity, skill and gallantry" had been its hallmarks.

Other royal family members present today include the Queen, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall.

The Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service merged to create the RAF, the world's first independent air service, on 1 April 1918.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex stand on the balcony of Buckingham Palace as they watch a fly past to mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force in central London, Britain July 10, 2018.

At 1:00 p.m. members of the Royal Family invited guests and members of the public witnessed a flypast of 100 aircraft over Buckingham Palace, representing the RAF' s history, its continued operational role in securing British skies, and the future of air power. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby highlighted how members of his own family have served and been killed in the RAF - drawing attention to his own father who flew in Burma.

Aircraft representing the RAF across the decades will then be involved in the flypast over London at 13:00 BST.

The Duchess, 36, paired the fitted and flared dress with a navy headpiece from milliner Stephen Jones, just hours after dividing fans in olive green Ralph Lauren at Prince Louis' christening at St James' Palace.

World War Two Spitfires will be joined by the country's newest stealth fighter, the Lightning F-35, along with helicopters and spy planes in London's skies at 1200 GMT. Around 70,000 people applauded as the Red Arrows streamed red, white and blue smoke down The Mall.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have arrived at Westminster Abbey to mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force.

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