Meghan Markle's ‘Bad’ Habit: The Duchess Gets Slammed For Keeping Her Hands In Her Pockets

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November 7, 2018 17:13 By Fabiosa

Royal families have been considered exemplary in perpetuum. Even in tough times, they must always embody values accepted by society and set an example in everything from etiquette to impeccable style.

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Meghan Markle is relatively new to the British royal family, but she has already become very popular worldwide. Yet, it is not only praise that she receives from the royal fans.

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Meghan Markle's ‘Bad’ Habit: The Duchess Gets Slammed For Keeping Her Hands In Her Pocketsgettyimages

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At various times, she has been criticized for her biracial origin, careless hairstyle, and the fact that she tried to change Prince Harry, in particular, to instill a healthy lifestyle in him. The family of the Duchess is a whole other story. Her relatives have been involved in multiple scandals, ranging from paid interviews and staged photos, to unflattering statements from her stepbrother and stepsister.

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Meghan’s style doesn’t quite fit into the traditional image of Elizabeth’s family. She has worn dresses with open shoulders, pantsuits, and even a mini, although the basis of her wardrobe is made up by elegant, albeit not too formal garments.

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Not so long ago, attentive Markle’s fans noticed a common feature in many of her outfits: roomy patch pockets. On the one hand, this is one of the trends the Duchess could be promoting, adding some functionality to the official outfits. On the other hand, Meghan’s often used this fashion detail for its intended purpose: hiding her hands or fingers.

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This habit has caught the eye of specialists as well. William Hanson, an etiquette expert, considered this behavior too casual and unbecoming of a representative of the royal family. Mind you, he did not insist that this was a serious violation of the protocol. Judi James, an expert on body language, pointed out Meghan’s love for the 50s style and suggested that in this way the Duchess copes with anxiety.

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The habit of keeping one’s hands in pockets is generally interpreted to nervousness, indecision, detachment, a desire to hide something, or simply a cold ambient temperature. Why does Meghan keep doing it despite all the criticism she’s getting? Do you agree with the etiquette expert that this is unbecoming of her?

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