Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Doppelgängers Seen Shopping for Wedding Gifts


Updated 05/02/18

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No, you're not seeing double. Your new favorite royal couple indeed have very royal doppelgängers.

As brought to our attention by Marie Claire, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have quite the lookalike couple parading around London, generally looking cute and, gasp, wedding shopping for themselves. These dead ringers—who have yet to be identified by the British press, likely for privacy reasons—were photographed filling out a registry at Smeg London this week, one of the nicest stores in the city for household appliances and such. They're picking out some utensils and fine china! They're holding hands while browsing the finest stoves the capital has to offer! It's like that Lifetime movie came to life and we're living in a weird fever dream. If you don't believe us, take a look for yourselves.

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It's perhaps the only time you'll see this royal couple wedding-present shopping, considering the real Markle and Prince Harry opted to forgo a wedding registry in lieu of charitable donations. In early April, Kensington Palace announced on Twitter that the couple had "personally chosen 7 charities which represent a range of issues that they are passionate about, including sport for social change, women's empowerment, conservation, the environment, homelessness, HIV and the Armed Forces."

Astonishingly enough, they're not the only royal doppelgängers making headlines of late. Sarah Mhlanga, a British woman who's one of the 2,400 upstanding members of the public invited to Markle and Prince Harry's wedding, is also a dead ringer for the princess-to-be. Per Harper's Bazaar, Green's mother, Debra Green, is a philanthropist and activist who was awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) for her charity work, which likely spurred her invitation. Since a plus-one is also the custom, her daughter will reportedly accompany her.

"I was thrilled when mum was invited and asked me to be her plus one," Mhlanga, who has won many Markle look-alike contests, said in an interview, per Harper's Bazaar. "Meghan has changed my life and so it is fitting that I will get to see her on her wedding day, I'm so excited," she exclaimed. Hopefully I won't get mistaken for the real Meghan." Only time will tell.

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