Meghan Markle and Prince Harry make their first official appearance together

But it didn't go quite how we thought...

From the editors of InStyle US

All good things are worth waiting for, and after over a year, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry gave us what we’ve been wanting all along – an official public appearance together.

It happened this weekend at the Paralympic-style Invictus Games for international wounded service members, in Toronto, where Markle films her hit show Suits. And while, ok, they were technically separated by a couple of rows (Harry sat next to First Lady Melania Trump; Markle sat with her friend Markus Anderson) this is a really big deal for them, guys.

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For the milestone occasion, Markle wore a purple dress with a purple leather coat and various rings, smiled as she cheered on the competitors, and applauded both Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s welcome address and a moving speech by Invictus Games ambassador Mike Meyers, who spoke about his parents’ service in World War II.

‘You’re not just here to inspire, you’re here to win,’ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced to the athletes in his opening speech. ’You will show the world that illness and injury can actually be a source of tremendous strength.’

He continued: ‘We know that no one leaves a battlefield unchanged, and that not all scars can be seen. Asking for help when you have physical and mental injuries, that’s hard for everyone. But it’s especially tough for people like you who have dedicated your lives to helping others.’

Markle looked like she was enjoying the occasion as much as we were enjoying her appearance there.

Now the only question that remains is – can she and Prince Harry get engaged, already?

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