How Meghan Markle dared to break protocol at Queen's birthday parade

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Meghan opted for a light pink off-shoulder dress by Carolina Herrera.

The Duchess of Sussex came under fire over the weekend for showing off her shoulders. She stood in the first row back then as well-but way to the left-whereas Meghan got to hang in the middle with the cool kids.

However, it appears Meghan is still getting used to royal protocol, as in the video above she can be seen asking her 33-year-old husband whether or not it's time to curtsy to the queen.

"(Meghan) was not as prominent perhaps as some people might have expected, but there's a pecking order", Joe Little, managing editor of Majesty magazine, told People magazine.

Although she did not take the top spot, according to a palace source, the order of appearance on the balcony is not a hard-and-fast rule, but rather, a matter of etiquette and deference.

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"[Meghan] was still in a good position".

Speaking to the BBC, Stella McCartney said she was "proud" to have been asked to make the stunning halter neck dress for the Duchess of Sussex's reception at Frogmore House. Prince Philip, Prince Charles, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall were also in attendance.

Meanwhile, Harry is now sixth in line to the throne, but he'll eventually fall lower in the line of succession as William's heirs, Prince George, Princess Charlotte or Prince Louis have children. Meghan and Harry shared a carriage ride (her second!), while the Queen arrived on her own.

While millions around the world watched the pomp and pageantry of her wedding, Thursday's visit will be more typical of the engagements that the former American actress, a star of the TV drama "Suits", will carry out as a working member of the British royal family. "I have a feeling she's going to push the limits a little too much?!"

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