Meghan Markle shows off baby bump, stuns crowd at British Fashion Awards

The British Fashion Awards got the royal treatment Monday when the Duchess of Sussex, formerly known as Megan Markle, made a surprise appearance.

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Markle, who married Britain's Prince Harry in May and announced her pregnancy in October, wore a black Givenchy gown to the ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall in London, "Today" reported.

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Markle presented Givenchy artistic director Clare Waight Keller, who designed Markle's wedding dress, with the British Designer of the Year Womenswear Award, ABC News reported.

"As all of you in this room know, we have a deep connection to what we wear, sometimes it's very personal and sometimes it's emotional," Markle said. "But for me this connection is rooted in really being able to understand that it's about supporting and empowering each other, especially as women."

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A stunned Waight Keller embraced Markle and thanked her.

"I've gotten to know Meghan on such a personal level, and you know, to have someone like that trust you in an incredible moment in their life is something that is just the most unbelievable honor," she said.

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