The portrait of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was taken by photographer Matt Sayles to advertise the couple’s upcoming TIME100 Talks. (Photograph: Time/ Matt Sayles)

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will host a sequence of TIME100 Talks subsequent week — and the journal has revealed a brand new picture of the couple to mark the event.

In an official black and white picture, shot by photographer Matt Sayles forward of the digital sequence, the Duchess of Sussex, 39, seems to pay a delicate tribute to her 36-year-old husband’s late mom, Princess Diana.

The previous actress appears to be carrying a watch on her wrist that’s an identical to the Cartier Tank Française fashion beloved of the late Diana.

It’s estimated that the gold accent – which enhances the mother-of-one’s Alexander McQueen go well with — is value roughly £17,800 (almost $23,000 U.S.).

The Duke of Sussex’s mom, who handed away in 1997 aged 36, was pictured carrying it within the months earlier than her demise, together with at a go to to Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, a Hindu temple in Neasden, London.

In accordance with Howdy!, Meghan has additionally inherited a hoop as soon as belonging to Diana, which she wore on her 2018 wedding ceremony day, in addition to a pair of earrings and bracelet, worn on the royal tour of Australia, New Zealand, Tonga and Fiji the identical yr.

Prince Diana was pictured carrying what seems to be the identical Cartier watch shortly earlier than her demise in 1997. (Photograph: Getty Photographs)

Meghan’s engagement ring additionally incorporates two stones from the gathering left behind by Diana.

In a 2017 interview with the BBC to mark her upcoming nuptials, Meghan stated: “All the things about Harry’s thoughtfulness and the inclusion of [Diana’s stones] and clearly not with the ability to meet his mum, it is so necessary to me to know that she’s part of this with us.”

Nevertheless, the duchess can also be recognized to have gifted herself a Cartier Tank Française watch to have a good time the renewal of TV present Fits in 2015.

On the time, talking to Howdy!, she stated: “I’ve all the time coveted [it]. After I discovered Fits had been picked up for our third season — which, on the time, felt like such a milestone — I completely splurged and purchased the two-tone model.

“I had it engraved on the again, ‘To M.M. From M.M.’ and I plan to offer it to my daughter at some point. That is what makes items particular, the connection it’s important to them.”

The duke and duchess, who are actually based mostly in California with their 1-year-old son Archie after stepping again as senior royals earlier this yr, have helped curate the TIME100 Talks starting on Tuesday, with the goal of constructing a “compassionate digital world.”

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