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Meghan Markle Wins a Boot Throwing Competition in These Affordable and Stylish Wellies

As the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle will embrace some British traditions alongside her husband, Prince Harry. And on Tuesday in Auckland, New Zealand, she was already off to a good start as she won a welly wanging contest — a boot-throwing competition that originated in England in the 1970s and has become a popular event throughout other countries, particularly during charity events and village festivals.

Meghan Markle wears Muck Boot Company.

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Prince Harry wears Muck Boot Company.

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Of course, during the rainy-day event, she had on a pair of her own wellies by Muck Boot Company. The comfort boot brand’s Reign tall boot is constructed with neoprene and rubber and is designed to enhance shock absorption and heat retention. The 100 percent waterproof boot retails for around $175.

The Duchess of Sussex’s red team won the welly wanging contest, beating The Duke’s yellow team! #RoyalVisitNZ pic.twitter.com/D5REmCCJfM
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) October 30, 2018

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry.

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry wear Muck Boot Company.

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The rest of her outfit was equally sensible for the occasion, including skinny jeans, and a cropped navy blazer by Karen Walker over a black top. Meanwhile, Prince Harry had on

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