Meghan Markle charms one and all on her first tour down under with husband Prince Harry

The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle is clearly the new favourite royal. Markle along with her husband Prince Harry were on their first official tour down under recently, and the new royal member won hearts with her charm, grace, and style wherever she went. 

Pregnant Meghan the star as Pacific royal tour ends

Meghan, displaying what Harry affectionately refers to as "our little bump", has drawn adoring crowds in Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand on her first international tour since the couple married in May.

Pregnant Meghan the star as Pacific royal tour ends

While they observed the inevitable formalities with prime ministers and other dignitaries of the two countries, members of the public who met the touring royals said they came across as down-to-earth and personable.

Pregnant Meghan the star as Pacific royal tour ends

The American-born former actress and her husband attended 76 engagements over 16 days in the former British colonies, with Meghan sometimes changing designer outfits four times in a single day.

Pregnant Meghan the star as Pacific royal tour ends

Fashion and feminism-The 37-year-old's wardrobe largely consisted of local designers. But Meghan, who became Duchess of Sussex when she married Harry in May 2018, showed she was more than a clothes horse, giving several speeches expressing her support for female empowerment.

Pregnant Meghan the star as Pacific royal tour ends

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, met participants of Fluro Friday, an event organized by surfing community OneWave tackling mental health issues, during their visit to Bondi Beach in Sydney, 

Pregnant Meghan the star as Pacific royal tour ends

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex on Bondi Beach in Sydney during a visit with the Duke of Sussex on the fourth day of the royal couple's visit to Australia.

Pregnant Meghan the star as Pacific royal tour ends

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, met participants of Fluro Friday, an event organized by surfing community OneWave tackling mental health issues, during their visit to Bondi Beach in Sydney.

Pregnant Meghan the star as Pacific royal tour ends

Meghan, Britain's Duchess of Sussex, hugs a participant of Fluro Friday, an event organized by surfing community OneWave tackling mental health issues, during her visit to Bondi Beach.