Meghan Markle Opens Up About Her Love Of Fashion, Cooking Roast Dinners And Handwritten Notes

The 35-year-old actress has spoken candidly about fashion, food and traveling and she's a woman after our own hearts.

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With rumours circulating that American actress Meghan Markle is moving in with Prince Harry at Kensington Palace later this year, it comes as no surprise she's already planning ways to get in her potential future-in-laws' good books.

For most, this might involve an awkward family meal at the local Pizza Express, an 80th birthday party for your other half's Nan, or an overnight stay at their family home, sleeping in your boyfriend/girlfriend's childhood single bed.

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However, for the Suits actress, nothing impresses a partner's parents more than a classic British Sunday roast.

Sunday roast with @tanyaburr 🍴#London

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In an interview with Good Housekeeping, the 35-year-old actress revealed there's nothing better at a dinner party than a 'perfectly roasted chicken'.

'There is honestly nothing as delicious, or as impressive, in my opinion, as a perfectly roasted chicken. It's a game-changer. I bring that to dinner parties and make a lot of friends,' she says.

The self-confessed foodie, who incidentally named her now-closed lifestyle blog after a wine called Tignanello (nicknamed 'Tig'), also revealed her fridge is always stocked with hummus and carrots.

'I love them and so does my dog, Bogart, strangely – a green juice, almond milk, for sure, and a chia seed pudding I make every single week. So easy, so good. I really love to cook,' she adds.

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Discussing her wardrobe, she revealed she likes to inject personality in her on-screen role playing paralegal Rachel Zane, on the hit show, which she's rumoured to be leaving this summer.

'My wardrobe for my part in Suits isn't like Working Girl – dressing for work doesn't have to be so on-the-nose these days.

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'The key is to have your own point of view attached to it. Personally, I love cropped pants in vegan leather, a great fitted blazer and a button-down [shirt],' she admits.

The Toronto-based beauty, who is reportedly schedule to attend Pippa Middleton's wedding later this month in Berkshire, England, after spending the Easter holidays in Canada with her boyfriend, Prince Harry, also gave her top tips for dressing on a flight.

Dressing for work doesn't have to be so on-the-nose these days.

'I love to travel, and I travel so often. There are certain things I've learned that make you look a bit more polished.

'You can still dress really comfortably, I dress monochromatically…some really great comfy trousers, a comfortable top, again the black blazer, something like that. Just so you look refined,' she adds.

The actress, who recently visited Jamaica to attend the wedding of her boyfriend's best friend, also suggested the best way of relaxing on a flight.

'The best way to kill time on a flight is to drink wine and watch movies. It's like a vacation in the sky,' she adds.

Now, that's something we can get on board with.

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While the wedding bells might soon be ringing for Meghan and Harry, it sounds like the Californian beauty is well versed when it comes to wedding etiquette, having worked as a calligrapher to support her financially while she was a budding actress.

The best way to kill time on a flight is to drink wine and watch movies.

'I did calligraphy for a lot of weddings and big events. So I love the art of a handwritten note and I think handwritten notes are a lost art form,' she says.

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'The best handwritten note I ever received was probably from my Dad when I booked my first [TV] pilot, saying 'Meg, I knew this day would come. I'm so proud of you.' I still have it in a little jewellery box by the side of my bed. It doesn't have to be a big note but it's the idea of someone taking the time to put pen to paper, I think, is what really matters,' she adds.

I love the art of a handwritten note and I think handwritten notes are a lost art form.

Pippa, we hope you're reading this because it sounds like Meghan is on hand if you need to send out any last minute invites ahead of your up-coming nuptials.

The activist, who has travelled across the world to raise awareness of the need to improve access to health care, education and sanitation, also revealed her favorite emoji.

'I have a serious problem with the chick in the red dress!'

A woman after our own heart.

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