They wrote: ‘Meghan bought a present for the Duchess, who had celebrated her birthday a day earlier.
“The soft leather Smythson notebook helped break the ice, as did Meghan’s cooing about Charlotte, then 20 months old. “
The Duchess of Cambridge was seen carrying her speech notes in a folder of the same mark.
The Duchess held a monogrammed Smythson of Bond Street folder as she attended the ‘Back to Nature’ festival at RHS Wisley in September last year.
However, it is not known if this was the stationery item offered by Meghan.
Smythson notebooks seem like a must-have for the Duchess of Sussex.
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Kate is currently staying at Amner Hall in Norfolk with Prince William and the couple’s children Prince George, seven, Princess Charlotte, five, and Prince Louis, two.
Meanwhile, Meghan lives in her native Los Angeles with Prince Harry and their son Archie.
While the publication of the royal biography Finding Freedom is expected to spark further tensions between the royal family, Harry and Meghan are said to be focusing on Meghan’s birthday plans instead.
The day will be spent with just two of them, Archie and Meghan’s mother Doria Ragland, according to an insider who spoke to the Daily Mail.
The source said: “She won’t be having a big party. ”
“She doesn’t normally throw birthday parties, but with everything going on, that’s not even a consideration for this year.”
“One thing she will do though is lend her support to special causes in honor of her birthday.”
“It’s something that has been a tradition of her even before she was famous. This is something she learned from her mother.
The book also explores Harry and Meghan’s personal relationships and in particular what led them to step down from their royal duties.
However, the Duke and Duchess say they haven’t given their opinion on the book or offered any interviews.
Inside the book, there are intimate details of the relationship between the Duke and Duchess in her early days.
In particular, the book explores how quickly their relationship has evolved.