Meghan Markle's "Something Blue" Has the Sweetest Backstory

And she hid it in the most unexpected place

Updated 09/23/18

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It seems impossible considering how much we all pored over the details of Meghan Markle's wedding dress, but there was one thing we all missed in the Duchess of Sussex's iconic wedding day look. In the upcoming HBO documentary series, Queen of the World, Meghan revealed that she hid her "something blue" in plain sight during her big day.

In a sneak peak clip from the documentary, the Duchess, 37, revealed that she wore her "something blue" on her Claire Waight Keller wedding veil during the ceremony at St. George's Chapel in Windsor.

“Somewhere in here there’s a piece of—did you see, the piece of blue fabric that’s stitched inside? It was my something-blue,” Meghan says in the clip. “It’s the fabric from the dress I wore on our first date.” Swoon.

But the former actress's something-blue wasn't the only unique secret in her wedding day look. In another clip from the upcoming series, Meghan revealed that her veil was also embroidered with 55 flowers. Out of those 55, 53 symbolized the countries within the Commonwealth. The final two flowers were Wintersweet, a flower that grows near the couple’s Nottingham cottage, and California poppy that served as a nod to her home state. Stalks of wheat were also embroidered into the veil to symbolize love and charity.

“It was important for me, especially now being a part of the Royal family, to have all 53 of the Commonwealth countries incorporated, and I knew that it would be a fun surprise as well for my now-husband, who didn’t know,” Meghan said in a video posted by the Royal Family Twitter account on Sunday, September 23.

As for Prince Harry's reaction? He loved it. Apparently, the Duke was “over the moon to find out that I would make this choice for our day together.”

Meghan added in the clip, “I think the other members of the family had a similar reaction and just appreciation for the fact that we understand how important this is for us and the role that we play and the work that we’re going to continue to do.”

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