In September 2019, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made a public appearance together for the wedding of Misha Nonoo and Mikey Hess in Rome, Italy.
The exclusive guest list for the ceremony and celebrations welcomed then-royalty, celebrities, and other high-profile friends of the bride and groom.
The wedding of Misha, one of Meghan’s closest friends, gave the Duke and Duchess of Sussex the opportunity to enjoy a glamorous evening honoring the years of friendship between the fashion designer and the Duchess.
This Wed, Sept. 20, British-born designer Misha Nonoo offered a glimpse of her wedding to oil tycoon Mikey Hess.
Nonoo shared two photos on Instagram from their ceremony at Villa Aurelia, Rome, held four years ago.
Notably, Misha designed her own wedding dress for the occasion.
In the first image, the bride and groom kiss at the flower-adorned altar.
In the second photo, the bride and groom are seen at the end of the aisle surrounded by guests.
Among the front-row attendees were the couple’s good friends Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were given prime seats for the ceremony and celebrations in honor of Meghan’s close relationship with Misha.
Meghan Markle and Misha Nonoo
The two women met in 2014 and immediately hit it off, agreeing on their interests in fashion, philanthropy, and the arts.
According to the book Finding Freedom, Meghan was introduced to Misha by a mutual friend, Marcus Anderson, in December 2014.
He arranged for the then-actress to accompany him to Miami for Art Basel. Marcus made sure to seat Meghan next to Misha at a lunch at Soho House.
The animated Misha and Meghan discovered they had a lot in common.
Meghan started wearing Misha Nonoo’s designs and supported her fashion line over the years.
Misha also became a trusted friend and confidante.
Some sources believe that Misha and Marcus later played matchmaker by arranging Meghan and Harry’s first date in 2016.
The wedding marked one of Meghan and Misha’s first reunions after the duchess stepped away from royal duties.
Their enduring friendship brought a touch of familiarity to the opulent celebration at which former Beatle, Paul McCartney, performed.
Undoubtedly, Misha Nonoo’s wedding to Mikey Hess brought together A-list guests. For Meghan Markle, the occasion was a tribute to her longtime friendship with the designer.