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Meghan Markle Joins Fiancé Prince Harry for Christmas Brunch With the Entire Royal Family

prince harry meghan marklePrince Harry and Meghan Markle arrive for the Queen's Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace on December 20, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)

She’s arrived! Just in time for the holidays, Meghan Markle has been publicly accompanying her fiancé, Prince Harry, to numerous family events following their engagement announcement on November 27. The latest social outing being a rather important one during the holiday season: the Queen’s annual Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace.

Markle was photographed alongside Prince Harry, who drove from Kensington Palace on Wednesday, December 20. For the occasion, the Suits actress appropriately chose a piece by British brand, Self-Portrait, which is a favorite amongst celebs.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle departing after the Queen’s Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace, London. (Photo by Philip Toscano/PA Images via Getty Images)

Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, along with Prince George and Princess Charlotte, arrived shortly before the future newlyweds drove up.

Markle and Harry were joined by dozens of royal family members, including Harry and William’s father Prince Charles and their stepmother, Duchess of Cornwall Camilla. The brothers’ cousins, Princesses Eugenie and Beatrice were also there for the festive annual gathering.

Harry and Markle will wed on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.

“His family has been so welcoming. On both sides of the family. His mom’s side as well, which has been really good to me,” Markle said in her BBC interview. “We’ve had a really nice time getting to know them.”

According to the prince, Markle is well-acquainted by now with most people. “We’ve actually done incredibly well to make sure you got to know the key people,” he said in the same sit-down.

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Esther Lee
Esther Lee
Esther is the Senior News Editor at The Knot. A self-proclaimed pop culture enthusiast, she appreciates a good celebrity interview just as much as she adores Nancy Meyers movies. You can find her kicking off her mornings with barre and a green juice, traveling and exploring new cultures, and rapidly scrolling her feed for the latest and greatest news. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter at @theestherlee.