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Duchess Meghan's mysterious blue dress from her brief, albeit glorious appearance on the Late Late Show is finally identified

And it's a High Street steal.

By Jess Pullar
If you haven't already watched Prince Harry's brilliant, hilarious and insightful appearance on the newest episode of The Late Late Show with James Corden, we recommend you drop everything and do so immeditately.
The comedic program, which is always filled with clever celebrity nuggets and hilarious moments, is a stalwart in today's late night talk show landscape - so to see the likes of Prince Harry tackle it with the grace, ease and comfort like any old celebrity who's been on the show before him was truly a sight to behold.
But he wasn't the only royal who turned heads during the segment.
Chatting away to James on the top floor of a double-decker tour bus throughout the streets of LA, Prince Harry was a natural as he told him about his son Archie, life in the US, and even his cute Christmas gift from the Queen.
Indeed, when Harry revealed Her Majesty herself bought Harry, his wife Meghan and their baby son Archie a waffle maker for Christmas, it seemed the ultimate reminder that the royals really are just like us.
Oh, and another apt reminder? Only when Meghan Markle herself joined the segment via FaceTime wearing a simple dress worth just $38, no less.
James and Harry FaceTimed Meghan during the segment - and her blue dress quickly took the world by storm. (The Late Late Show With James Corden)
Not only was the Duchess, who is currently pregnant with her second child, absolutely glowing in the small glimpse, it was her blue dress that really set off the whole look.
Of course, the ever-impressive sleuths of the royal's fandom trawled through the internet to identify the style - and when they finally found it, they really got the goods.
The dress, which is unsurprisingly already sold out, is from Velvet Touch, and was available online for $29.97 USD via Nordstom Rack.
Meghan's blue dress was an immediate hit with fans. (The Late Late Show With James Corden)
Meghan's dress was identified as Velvet Torch's Puff Sleeve Smocked Dress - a $38 steal.
Named the Puff Sleeve Smocked Dress, the style is simple in itself, featuring a ruched elastic bodice, puff sleeves and a tiered skirt.
It's the perfect style for summer, and can easily translate to a maternity dress too - which plays to Meghan's advantage.
While the dress itself cannot be purchased anymore, there are still plenty of similar styles like the Duchess'. Even the brand itself has celebrated the unexpected global advertisement Duchess Meghan just provided them.
They've already come up with a similar smock dress match up for fans to shop if they want to recreate her look.
Velvet Torch have another similar style named for the Duchess herself - the Meghan Effect Puff Sleeve Smock Dress, AUD $38.91. Buy it online here
So, if you're a fan of the brand's own match up, they ship world wide - so get buying before that one sells too.
Or, if you're after another Meghan-inspired style, check out our own puff-sleeve smock style match-ups below.
Aere Mini Smock Dress, $119. Buy it online here
ASOS Design Cord Shirred Midi Smock Dress, $76. Buy it online here
Sportsgirl Gingham Tiered Mini Dress, $69.95. Buy it online here

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