Meghan Markle shows skin in a sexy tuxedo minidress to see 'Hamilton,' and social media loves it

Now that she’s a part of the royal family, Meghan Markle rarely gets to wear something even slightly sexy. So who could blame her for taking the opportunity to show some skin on date night?

Meghan attended a performance of Hamilton Wednesday night in London with Prince Harry and made jaws drop by appearing in a sleek tuxedo minidress for the occasion.

The couple’s date night was for a good cause, as the gala performance of musical benefited Sentebale, Prince Harry’s charity with Prince Seeiso of Lesotho.

Meghan Markle chose a daring look for her date night. (Photo: Dan Charity-WPA Pool/Getty Images)

For the occasion, the duchess went with a sophisticated yet sexy style. Her black double-breasted dress had a plunging neckline balanced out by long sleeves. The $600 Judith and Charles frock also had a shorter-than-normal hemline for the duchess, revealing a lot of leg, which was accentuated by Stuart Weitzman black suede pumps. And the shine on her gams says she wasn’t wearing pantyhose.

With a snug fit, the look was slightly sexy but also subdued, thanks to a lack of jewelry and a simple gold box clutch.

And social media is super-supportive of it.

“LET THE GIRLBREATHE!” one fan wrote.

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Of course, people can’t stop commenting on her visible legs, so one Twitter user pointed out that it’s not the first time a royal has rocked a short hemline.


It’s about time the girl got to wear a tuxedo. In July, a rumor spread that the Duchess of Sussex really wanted to wear a tuxedo during her first royal tour in Australia but that Prince Harry nixed the idea.

She follows in the footsteps of many amazing women who’ve made menswear their own. Jane Fonda wore a tuxedo for her 80th birthday party. Eva Longoria frequently wears plunging pantsuits. At 2016’s Golden Globes, Evan Rachel Wood wore a sexy tuxedo. And at last year’s Golden Globes, pantsuits held a lot of power, especially among women in support of #TimesUp.

Princess Diana in a tuxedo at Wembley Stadium in 1988. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Even her late mother-in-law, Princess Diana, rocked tuxedos and skirt suits a time or two, including a Margaret Howell tuxedo in 1984 and a Catherine Walker pink and purple tuxedo-style skirt suit in 1990.

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