It wasn’t on the schedule, but on Monday Meghan Markle surprised locals at Johannesburg’s Victoria Yards, a place for artisans to work and share their creations.
The Duchess of Sussex spent time with a number of craftspeople, including custom jean maker Tshepo Jeanmaker. The two spoke about how Tshepo has grown his business to now employ 10 people, before gifting Meghan with a tiny pair of overalls for baby Archie.
The Duchess also revealed that she ordered her own pair a few weeks ago, which she was able to pick up in person reports People.
Each pair of jeans has a tiny crown logo on them, Tshepo shared the backstory saying, “The crown on my jeans represents the three ladies who raised me. Enjoy wearing this crown.”
Wearing a Wilfred dress from Aritiza and red Everlane flats, the Duchess also wandered around other stalls including Sneakers 4 Change, which donates shoes to the less fortunate, and the company Young Bucks that makes books from recycled material.
Meghan revealed that while she worked in calligraphy to supplement her acting income, she also taught a bookbinding class.
Starting Oct. 1, Prince Harry will finish up his solo leg of the trip and meet up with Meghan and Archie in Johannesburg for the last two days of the tour.