Between greeting your legions of fans and traipsing through palace grounds, being royal means doing a lot of walking. And on the royal tour of Australia, Meghan Markle has made it pretty clear that she has zero plans to do all that walking in uncomfortable shoes.
Earlier in the week, the Duchess of Sussex , and Wednesday she ditched the stilettos again and wore heeled black boots while visiting Dubbo Senior College, which focuses on educating young Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders.
The boots are actually , according to . While the black style is out of stock (you know how these things go), there are tons of other color options available, including this tan and leopard print.
The boots have a 2.5-inch block heel (the !) with a cute ankle zipper detail. They're lined with leather, and J.Crew swears they'll become your new everyday boots.
Unfortunately, Meghan had to deal with a surprise rainstorm — in suede boots, OMG — but Prince Harry had her back with an oversized umbrella. And honestly, the boots looked like they held up pretty well, despite the downpour.
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