This is why Meghan Markle often wears black for official duties

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  • The sheer Givenchy dress for her first solo appearance at the new exhibit at the Royal Academy of Arts in September, the Judith & Charles tuxedo dress she wore to see Hamilton in August, the Altuzarra suit she wore to attend the WellChild Awards…

    In case you hadn’t noticed, most of the outfits Meghan Markle has worn for official engagements have been black. And it turns out this might have been a conscious choice for the Duchess of Sussex – a bit like when she wears a lot of pink, or why Kate Middleton never wears orange.

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    According to a a colour psychologist, that’s because she doesn’t want to be the focus of certain events, especially if they’re for a charity or important cause.

    Karen Haller told Fabulous, ‘Whilst black has many different traits, looking at these specific events she attended they all have one thing in common. The occasions when she is choosing to wear black suggest she isn’t seeking to be the centre of attention.’

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    ‘She is OK with being in the background. Black is her way to deflect attention off herself and onto the causes she is supporting – putting them in the spotlight,’ she added.

    Which kind of makes sense, doesn’t it?

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