7 Royal Wardrobe Malfunctions That Are Extremely Relatable

When it comes to wardrobe malfunctions, even members of the royal family aren’t immune.

Meghan Markle dealt with a relatable problem while in Tonga on her autumn tour with Prince Harry. The pregnant Duchess of Sussex looked chic in a red Self-Portrait dress worn with blue Manolo Blahnik pumps.

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Meghan Markles wears a Self-Portrait dress and Manolo Blahnik BB pumps.
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The only problem? she’d forgotten to remove a large tag from her gown, and it became exposed while she was out and about.

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Meghan Markle’s Self-Portrait dress tag.
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The former “Suits” actress suffered another wardrobe malfunction over the summer, when she and Prince Harry attended a wedding. Unbeknownst to Markle, a button on her patterned Club Monaco dress had come undone, revealing her lacy black bra underneath.

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Meghan Markle’s lacy bra is exposed under her Club Monaco dress.
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Markle is in good company: Her sister-in-law, Kate Middleton, has also experienced a few wardrobe malfunctions.

In 2016, the royal stepped out in India alongside husband Prince William, only to have her white dress blow in the wind in a moment reminiscent of Marilyn Monroe in “The Seven Year Itch.” Crown Princess Mary had a similar experience with wind blowing her dress — which happened to have a slit down the front. The crown princess solved the problem by pinning the dress down, as she continued to put on a happy face.

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Crown Princess Mary holds down her dress.
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Middleton has also had two footwear-related wardrobe malfunctions over the years. The first came in 2011, when the gel cushioning at the feet of her stockings — meant to remain at the soles of the shoes — became exposed. The other incident occurred in 2013, when the Duchess of Cambridge’s heel got stuck in a grate.

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Kate Middleton tries to unstick her foot from a grate.
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Although not technically a royal herself, Middleton’s younger sister, Pippa, also suffered from a shoe-related malfunction in 2011, when the sole of her blue pumps cracked.

Click through the gallery to see more images of royal wardrobe malfunctions.

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