Duchesses Catherine and Meghan have reunited to celebrate Prince Charles’ big milestone

The Fab Four is back together!
kate middleton and meghan markle

Duchesses Catherine and Meghan have reunited, joining the rest of the royal family to mark the 50th anniversary of Prince Charles’ investiture as the Prince of Wales on March 5th.

Hosted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace, heavily pregnant Meghan looked as radiant as ever as she was heard excitedly remarking to a guest, “we’re almost there!” in regards to the upcoming arrival of Baby Sussex.

Prince Harry was also keen to discuss all things baby at the event, even joking with guests about the chances of he and Meghan welcoming a second baby.

A veteran who spoke to Harry at the event told The Daily Mail: “We also joked about Wales defeating England in the Six Nations rugby.

“I also warned him and the duchess it serves him right as they will be getting plenty of sleepless nights when the baby is born.

“He said if they have any more than two it will serve him right.”

Gorgeous Meghan donned a beautiful silver and gold brocade dress and a chic white coat by Amanda Wakely, which she paired with a suede pumps by Paul Andrew and a silk clutch by Wilbur and Gussie.

Duchess Meghan was overheard excitedly exclaiming, “we’re almost there!”. (Image: Getty)

Hot off the heels of her royal tour of Northern Ireland with her husband Prince William, Duchess Catherine wore a stunning high-neck mint dress which was reportedly made by her private dressmaker.

With her beautiful brunette locks styled in her signature elegant waves, Kate finished the look with cream heels and a clutch.

This is the first engagement the two Duchesses have attended since stepping out together at Sandringham last year on Christmas Day.

After attending a Christmas Day church service, the four young royals showed a united front as they happily walked together smiling at onlookers and receiving flowers.

Duchess Catherine reportedly had her gown made by her private dressmaker for the royal celebration. (Image: Getty)

As the longest-serving heir apparent in British history, the day’s celebrations were to mark the day his mother the Queen formally invested the title of Prince of Wales upon him in 1969, although he was officially created the Prince of Wales when he was just nine year old on July 26, 1958.

The Queen hosted the celebrations for Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace. (Image: Getty)

The celebration was also attended by Prince Charles’ sister, Anne, the Princess Royal along with representatives from many of Charles’ Welsh patronages and included a performance by students from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and a speech from the Archbishop of Canterbury.

The Investiture regalia was also on display, which included the robe and coronet that was placed on him as he pledged his allegiance to the Queen.

And it seems the royal grandfather has a knack for bringing the British royals together.

Late last year Charles celebrated his 70th birthday in style with a reception also hosted at Buckingham Palace.

Meghan and Kate both dressed up for the event, and while they weren’t photographed together – we caught a glitzy glimpse of them arriving by car with their respective husbands.

Despite just weeks away from giving birth, Duchess Meghan is set to join a panel discussion convened by The Queen’s Commonwealth Trust to King’s College London to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th as well as a celebration on March 11th at Canada House with Prince Harry, to celebrate the Commonwealth’s 70th anniversary.

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