Here’s why Meghan Markle chose to wear a sheer dress in her engagement photos

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    Announcing their engagement last year, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are set to wed next month on May 19th at St. George’s Chapel, in Windsor castle.

    With a month to go until the big day, wedding updates are still coming in thick and fast, from who is in charge of the flowers to Prince Harry’s best man – according to reports, he has only just asked his brother, William.

    Just last week, the royal couple announced their latest update confirming their official wedding photographer as Alexi Lubomirski, the same photographer behind their iconic engagement portraits.

    ‘Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle have selected Alexi Lubomirski to take the official photographs at Windsor Castle following their wedding at St George’s Chapel on 19th May,’ Kensington Palace announced on Twitter.

    The now iconic photographer has spoken out about his experience taking the engagement portraits recently, even going on to talk about THAT dress – the £56,000 Ralph & Russo sheer number that surprised the public, breaking royal protocol.

    ‘[I was] very shocked with the reaction,’ the photographer explained to Entertainment Tonight at The Daily Front Row Fashion Awards over the weekend. ‘To be honest, we tried on a couple of different things and that was just one that she felt comfortable in, so we weren’t really thinking, “Is it nude?” Or anything. We just thought, “Feel comfortable and let’s make some nice pictures”’

    ‘It was a very surreal end to the year because it came out of nowhere,’ he explained in an earlier interview. ‘I think one of Megan’s friends saw on Instagram that I was in England during the announcement of the engagement and I was told later that this person said to her, “You should meet Alexi. He’s great, you’d love him” and that was it.’

    Going on to explain the shoot, he stated: ‘It was one of the easiest, most joyful jobs because they were so deliciously in love,’ with the photographer even going on to recall that all he had to do was to tell the couple to be themselves.

    Judging by Alexi’s official photos, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding photos are set to be the most millennial to date – and we cannot wait.

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