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How The Royals Keep Their Skirts From Flying Up When It's Windy

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Every time I see Kate Middleton or Meghan Markle walking around in dresses and heels when there's practically a mini hurricane outside, I mentally slow clap for them. 

How does one look that graceful?! Even when it isn't windy, I look like I've lost the will to live. 

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Apparently, to help maintain their composure while they're fulfilling their duties—yes, even when the weather's a little crazy—the royals have a little fashion trick. 

Etiquette expert Myka Meier told The Sun, "Often, they wear body suits and clothes that actually increase static so it's much hard[er] for something to fly up. So you have an under garment that is almost like a body suit that is one tactic that is used."

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In general, the royals also opt for clothes made of heavier materials (read: nothing flimsy). And if you think that's crazy, the Queen takes it up a notch: She buys weights from a curtain accessories section of a department store and adds them to the bottom of her dresses, skirts, and coats. 

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