The subtle way Meghan Markle honoured Princess Diana on her Australian tour

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In case you missed it (I mean, how could you?), Meghan Markle announced she was pregnant with Prince Harry's baby earlier this week, while on their official tour of Australia.

And call it a coincidence or not, but the Duchess of Sussex paid tribute to Princess Diana in a very subtle way during her first appearance after the happy news was announced.

First off, she wore an elegant shift dress by Australian designer Karen Gee, which was aptly called 'blessed', but it was her accessories that caught Royal fans' eyes.

Meghan wore a simple gold bangle with black stones, as well as gold diamond-encrusted butterfly earrings. These actually belonged to Princess Diana, who also wore them on her very first Royal tour in Canada, after getting married to Prince Charles.

This isn't the first time Meghan has worn Diana's jewels, as she also wore this stunning Aquamarine ring on her wedding day, which was a gift from Prince Harry.

The fact she wore a memento of her late mother-in-law's for those two significant milestones certainly speaks volumes.

Penny Goldstone

Penny Goldstone is the Digital Fashion Editor at Marie Claire, covering everything from catwalk trends to royal fashion and the latest high street and Instagram must-haves.

Penny grew up in France and studied languages and law at the Sorbonne Nouvelle University in Paris before moving to the UK for her MA in multimedia journalism at Bournemouth University. She moved to the UK permanently and has never looked back (though she does go back regularly to stock up on cheese and wine).

Although she's always loved fashion - she used to create scrapbooks of her favourite trends and looks, including Sienna Miller and Kate Moss' boho phase - her first job was at, sourcing the best deals for everything from restaurants to designer sales.

However she quit after two years to follow her true passion, fashion journalism, and after many years of internships and freelance stints at magazines including Red, Cosmopolitan, Stylist and Good Housekeeping, landed her dream job as the Digital Fashion Editor at Marie Claire UK.

Her favourite part of the job is discovering new brands and meeting designers, and travelling the world to attend events and fashion shows. Seeing her first Chanel runway IRL at Paris Fashion Week was a true pinch-me moment.