Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend British High Commission in Cape Town South Africa royal tour

The Duchess of Sussex opted for another dress recycled from her pregnancy wardrobe today as she arrived at the British High Commission in Cape Town with Prince Harry.  

Meghan, 38, wore the same £1,080 floor-length gown she chose for the fourth day of her official visit to Australia last year to attend a youth reception at the High Commissioner’s residence this evening. 

She donned the khaki maxi, designed by Melbourne-based Martin Grant, on a walkabout on Bondi Beach soon after announcing she was pregnant in October 2018. 

It is not the first re-used outfit she has sported on her and Harry’s Africa trip. Yesterday she stepped out in the same blue shirt dress she wore in Tonga last October while still pregnant with baby Archie. 

Earlier today she revealed her ‘transition to motherhood’ has been ‘easy’ as four-month-old Archie has been a ‘wonderful’ baby.  

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is pictured hand-in-hand with Prince Harry as they arrive at the High Commissioner's residence in Cape Town for a youth reception this evening

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is pictured hand-in-hand with Prince Harry as they arrive at the High Commissioner's residence in Cape Town for a youth reception this evening

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is pictured hand-in-hand with Prince Harry as they arrive at the High Commissioner’s residence in Cape Town for a youth reception this evening 

Meghan wore the same £1,080 Martin Grant dress for day four of her and Harry's tour of Australia last year

Meghan wore the same £1,080 Martin Grant dress for day four of her and Harry's tour of Australia last year

The Duchess beamed as she arrived hand-in-hand with her husband, 35, while their son Archie, four months, remained with his nanny

The Duchess beamed as she arrived hand-in-hand with her husband, 35, while their son Archie, four months, remained with his nanny

Meghan wore the same £1,080 Martin Grant dress for day four of her and Harry’s tour of Australia last year 

Meghan and Harry are pictured on Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia last year

Meghan and Harry are pictured on Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia last year

Meghan and Harry are pictured on Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia last year  

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She debuted this maxi dress by Melbourne-based designer Martin Grant whilst in Australia last year, and now here she is again wearing it in South Africa.

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The versatile loose-fitting £525 Veronica Beard ‘Cary’ dress she wore at the District Six museum yesterday ties at the waist, while the striped maxi from this evening’s event is also suitable for maternity wear. 

This evening she beamed as she arrived hand-in-hand with her husband, 35, while their son Archie, four months, remained with his nanny. 

An anonymous guest said Meghan told of the family’s flight over: ‘They said it was the longest flight they have taken with Archie. She slept with one eye open – but he was very good.’ 

They were later pictured laughing and joking with prominent South African disability and women’s rights activist Marlene le Roux before Harry was greeted with a hug from Desmond Tutu’s daughter, Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe.

She said he is looking forward to seeing the royal couple tomorrow and said of his health: ‘He is doing Ok. He is up and down.’

Ms Tutu-Gxashe added: ‘They were saying that they were happy to be here and looking forward to meeting my father tomorrow, and hopefully they will have some time for conversation.’ 

South African disabled rights campaigner Marlene le Roux is pictured beaming with Harry and Meghan at the British High Commission this evening

South African disabled rights campaigner Marlene le Roux is pictured beaming with Harry and Meghan at the British High Commission this evening

South African disabled rights campaigner Marlene le Roux is pictured beaming with Harry and Meghan at the British High Commission this evening  

Meghan hugged Ms le Roux, who is a prominent disability and women's rights campaigner, after arriving at the Commission

Meghan hugged Ms le Roux, who is a prominent disability and women's rights campaigner, after arriving at the Commission

Meghan hugged Ms le Roux, who is a prominent disability and women’s rights campaigner, after arriving at the Commission 

Harry also had a hug for Ms le Roux when he arrived, as Meghan looked on and crowds gathered at the Commission

Harry also had a hug for Ms le Roux when he arrived, as Meghan looked on and crowds gathered at the Commission

Harry also had a hug for Ms le Roux when he arrived, as Meghan look on and crowds gather at the Commission

Harry and Meghan stooped down to help a young guest as she struggled with her shoe at tonight's youth reception

Harry and Meghan stooped down to help a young guest as she struggled with her shoe at tonight's youth reception

Harry and Meghan stooped down to help a young guest as she struggled with her shoe at tonight’s youth reception 

Harry was pictured making jokes with young guests at tonight's youth reception at the British High Commission in Cape Town

Harry was pictured making jokes with young guests at tonight's youth reception at the British High Commission in Cape Town

Harry was pictured making jokes with young guests at tonight’s youth reception at the British High Commission in Cape Town

Meghan is pictured speaking to young people invited to the High Commissioner's residence in Cape Town tonight

Meghan is pictured speaking to young people invited to the High Commissioner's residence in Cape Town tonight

Meghan is pictured speaking to young people invited to the High Commissioner's residence in Cape Town tonight

Meghan is pictured speaking to young people invited to the High Commissioner's residence in Cape Town tonight

Meghan is pictured speaking to young people invited to the High Commissioner’s residence in Cape Town tonight 

Meghan looked effortlessly elegant as she mixed with guests

Meghan looked effortlessly elegant as she mixed with guests

Meghan waits on the steps for her husband to address the event

Meghan waits on the steps for her husband to address the event

Meghan looked effortlessly elegant as she mixed with guests (left) and looked to her husband before he made his speech (right)

Meghan beamed as Harry prepared for his speech. He opted for a light grey suit and coordinating pale blue shirt

Meghan beamed as Harry prepared for his speech. He opted for a light grey suit and coordinating pale blue shirt

Pictured: Harry and Meghan wait for him to be called up to give a speech

Pictured: Harry and Meghan wait for him to be called up to give a speech

Meghan beamed as Harry prepared for his speech. He opted for a light grey suit and coordinating pale blue shirt 

As crowds gathered at the High Commissioner's residence, Harry gave a speech detailling his and Meghan's visit to the township known as South Africa's 'murder capital' yesterday

As crowds gathered at the High Commissioner's residence, Harry gave a speech detailling his and Meghan's visit to the township known as South Africa's 'murder capital' yesterday

As crowds gathered at the High Commissioner’s residence, Harry gave a speech detailling his and Meghan’s visit to the township known as South Africa’s ‘murder capital’ yesterday

Meghan and Harry walked confidently into tonight's reception, holding hands as they made their way down the steps to greet guests

Meghan and Harry walked confidently into tonight's reception, holding hands as they made their way down the steps to greet guests

Pictured: Meghan and Harry on Day Two of their Africa tour

Pictured: Meghan and Harry on Day Two of their Africa tour

Meghan and Harry walked confidently into tonight’s reception, holding hands as they made their way down the steps to greet guests 

The couple looked onto crowds in the garden at the High Commissioner's residence as Harry prepared to make a speech

The couple looked onto crowds in the garden at the High Commissioner's residence as Harry prepared to make a speech

The couple looked onto crowds in the garden at the High Commissioner’s residence as Harry prepared to make a speech 

Meghan listened intently as she spoke to guests at this evening's event in Cape Town wearing a dress she wore on last year's official Australia tour

Meghan listened intently as she spoke to guests at this evening's event in Cape Town wearing a dress she wore on last year's official Australia tour

Meghan listened intently as she spoke to guests at this evening’s event in Cape Town wearing a dress she wore on last year’s official Australia tour 

The Duke joked with a guest at tonight's reception wearing a light coloured suit and coordinating pale blue shirt

The Duke joked with a guest at tonight's reception wearing a light coloured suit and coordinating pale blue shirt

The Duke joked with a guest at tonight’s reception wearing a light coloured suit and coordinating pale blue shirt 

As crowds gathered at the High Commissioner’s residence, Harry gave a speech detailling his and Meghan’s visit to the township known as South Africa’s ‘murder capital’ yesterday.

He said: ‘Yesterday was quite remarkable in Nyanga. One of the things that stood out the most, as it does in a lot of the visits that we do around the world, especially within the Commonwealth, is the power of the youth, and what the young people are able to do… to change the conversation, to be able to stand up for the things that really matter to them.

‘The more of us that can listen to them, and help amplify that voice and give them a platform, it will not only help them, it will also help us as well.’ 

Fashion designer Gavin Rajah said Meghan spoke about guest editing Vogue: ‘She said it was like having twins – it was a huge amount of work.’ 

Earlier in the day Meghan wore a headscarf to visit South Africa‘s oldest mosque. To mark Heritage Day, a public holiday in South Africa when the nation celebrates its culture, diversity and traditions, the Sussexes paid a visit to the historic Auwal Mosque in Bo-Kaap, Cape Town. 

Meghan changed out of her casual clothes and covered her head with a scarf and wore a floor-length gown – and even helped a lady with her headscarf once inside the mosque.  

The Duchess is pictured shaking hands with guests at a youth reception at the British High Commission in Cape Town this evening

The Duchess is pictured shaking hands with guests at a youth reception at the British High Commission in Cape Town this evening

The Duchess is pictured shaking hands with guests at a youth reception at the British High Commission in Cape Town this evening 

Yesterday Meghan donned the same blue shirt dress (pictured) she wore in Tonga while still pregnant with baby Archie last October

Yesterday Meghan donned the same blue shirt dress (pictured) she wore in Tonga while still pregnant with baby Archie last October

Pictured: Meghan in blue on her and Harry's visit to Tonga last year

Pictured: Meghan in blue on her and Harry's visit to Tonga last year

Meghan wore the same loose-fitting £525 Veronica Beard ‘Cary’ dress in Cape Town yesterday (left) as she did in Tonga while pregnant with Archie last year (right) 

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