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Duchess Meghan Markle was gifted the most adorable pair of dungarees for Archie during unannounced engagement

Dungarees fit for Baby Sussex!

By Anita Lyons
Duchess Meghan has carried out a surprise engagement overnight in Johannesburg on her tour of Africa, delighting royal fans.
Visiting Victoria Yards, a place for artisans to share and work, the Duchess met with contemporary artist James Delaney, who documented the meeting on Instagram and Twitter.
Taking to his Instagram, the painter uploaded a carousel of images from the visit (including the one below), with the caption:
"Busy day at the studio today - @victoria_yards & @makersvalley.joburg were visited by Meghan Markle," he wrote, before adding: "She was really nice & relaxed, intro'd herself as Meghan. My neighbor @tshepojeans got to design a pair of jeans specially for her, and showed off our new Africa sculpture collaboration. [sic]"
The jeans that James were referring to, were pre-ordered by Meghan a few weeks before the royal tour, however she was pleased when presented with a surprise gift for four-month old, Archie Mountbatten-Windsor.
James Delaney and Duchess Meghan Markle view his work. (Source: Instagram/DelaneyArtist)
Tshepo Mohlala, the designer behind the jeans, took to his Instagram to share how she came to buy them.
"About 4 weeks ago I got a call from the British embassy," he captioned a photograph of him and Meghan together.
"The Duchess of Sussex wanted to place an order for a pair of jeans and today she came to collect them personally... Suprised her with a pair of dungarees for Archie as well and the rest is history [sic]."
Dungarees fit for a Baby Sussex! (Source: Instagram/tshepojeans)
In an Interview with HELLO!, Lesedi Masemola said that Meghan loves a "skinny fit" jean.
"When she saw the jeans the words she said were 'oh my, oh my' she was very impressed she loved the jeans," he told the publication.
"She said she couldn't wait to try them on and said 'wow'. And when she saw the dungarees she said 'very cute", I think they are very, very lovely."
The jeans cost 2,100 South African Rand, however the dungarees were a "special order" for Archie.
"That was a special order we've never done before so I couldn't give you a price," he said.
Meghan walks through Victoria Yards. (Source: Instagram/DelaneyArtist)
Duchess Meghan watches on as she is presented with a reading. (Source: Instagram/DelaneyArtist)
While visiting the art studio, the 38-year-old opted for a navy blue button front midi dress by Aritzia's in-house label Wilfred, and a pair of stunning suede Everlane "Editor" slingback flats.
The Persimmon coloured shoes are a replica of the beige ones she already owns, and are 100 per cent Italian suede made in Lastra a Signa in Italy, which is located in Florence.
The ethical brand boasts only 18 employees and is known worldwide for its perfect craftsmanship.

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