Meghan’s been given the low-down on curtsying! Duchess stoops FAR additional than final yr as she greets the Queen at Sandringham
- The Duchess of Sussex was broadly lambasted for her try at a royal curtsy in Sandringham final yr
- It seems that Meghan has been practising as she went down a lot deeper this time outdoors the church
- Meghan arrived on Prince Harry’s arm and selected to go stylish in darkish colors and excessive heeled black boots
Charlie Bayliss For Mailonline
A yr in the past, to the day, Meghan raised eyebrows when she debuted a less-than-perfect curtsy to the Queen.
However it seems the Duchess of Sussex has been practising as a result of at present, regardless of being pregnant, she adhered to royal protocol and knelt down a lot additional.
Royal consultants criticised Meghan final yr hearth for her ‘poor try’ in comparison with Kate’s extra polished effort.
This yr, the pregnant Duchess pulled off a a lot deeper curtsy, along with her palms clasped collectively and head bowed as an indication of respect outdoors the St. Mary Magdalene church in Sandringham.
Meghan’s curtsy to the Queen this yr (left) was a lot deeper and extra profound than her try final yr (proper)
Kate’s curtsy from final yr (pictured) was deep and respectful, based on royal insiders. A correct curtsy is seen as an indication of respect
Final yr, Meghan’s proper foot was not correctly planted behind her left leg which meant she was not in a position to curtsy deep sufficient whereas sustaining stability.
Nonetheless this yr, the Duchess of Sussex was seen giving herself a way more stable platform from which to curtsy as she totally planted her proper foot behind her left leg and bowed deeply out of respect.
Royal butler Grant Harrold stated: ‘What you need to be doing, for a woman, is the appropriate foot behind the left, after which it’s a light bob.
‘You retain the palms in since you’re not a penguin.’
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth leaves St Mary Magdalene’s church after the Royal Household’s Christmas Day service on the Sandringham property
The Prince of Wales, the Duke of Cambridge, the Duchess of Cambridge, the Duchess of Sussex and the Duke of Sussex arriving to attend the Christmas Day morning church service at St Mary Magdalene Church
The Duchess of Cambridge, who politely curtsied to her husband’s grandmother alongside Meghan, pulled it off with aplomb, based on Mr Harrold.
Kate saved her again straight and bent barely on the knee in her black heels, nonetheless Meghan dipped too low and bowed her head in final yr’s effort.
Princes William and Harry merely nodded their heads beside their respective different halves, in entrance of the gathered crowds wanting to catch a glimpse of the royal household’s new ‘fab 4’.
Kate and Meghan reportedly fell out during the last yr with Kate being reported as crying at Princess Charlotte’s costume becoming for Meghan’s wedding ceremony
The 37-year-old relied on Prince Harry to inform her precisely when to curtsy final yr as she held onto her Chloe purse.
However this yr the Duchess, who got here in on Prince Harry’s arm, selected to go stylish in darkish colors and excessive heeled black boots.
She wore a double breasted tailor-made £2,250 coat from the VB line, in addition to a pair of trainers by David Beckham’s spouse. The fashionable Duchess additionally carried a £1,200 powder field bag by the Spice Woman turned designer. Nonetheless, she was matched completely along with her husband who wore a lighter shade of blue.
The previous fits actress who married Prince Harry in May wore black, calf top boots over a darkish costume, coat and matching hat with darkish blue feathers protruding from it.
Meghan beams as she leaves the Royal Household’s conventional Christmas Day service at St Mary Magdalene church in Sandringham