Here's how Meghan Markle packs for a long trip, including her most recent royal tour of Africa

Packing for a long trip is hard enough without the pressure of being a royal and knowing that the world is waiting to watch your every move and criticize every outfit. Nonetheless, Meghan Markle is only on day two of her and Prince Harry's 10-day South African royal tour, and so far she's looked nothing less than stunning.

So far, Meghan has worn a blue Veronica Beard dress that she previously wore on her royal tour of the Pacific last fall, a casual Madewell denim jacket and nude pointed-toe flats by Sam Edelman.

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CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 24: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits Auwal Mosque on Heritage Day with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex during their royal tour of South Africa on September 24, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. Auwal Mosque is the first and oldest mosque in South Africa and for the Muslim community, this mosque symbolises the freedom of former slaves to worship. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 24: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex visit Auwal Mosque in the Bo-Kaap neighbourhood during their royal tour of South Africa on September 24, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. Auwal Mosque, the oldest mosque in South Africa, built in 1794. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 24: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex visit Auwal Mosque in the Bo-Kaap neighbourhood during their royal tour of South Africa on September 24, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. Auwal Mosque, the oldest mosque in South Africa, built in 1794. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 24: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit Auwal Mosque on Heritage Day during their royal tour of South Africa on September 24, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. Auwal Mosque is the first and oldest mosque in South Africa and for the Muslim community, this mosque symbolises the freedom of former slaves to worship. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 24: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits Auwal Mosque on Heritage Day with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex during their royal tour of South Africa on September 24, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. Auwal Mosque is the first and oldest mosque in South Africa and for the Muslim community, this mosque symbolises the freedom of former slaves to worship. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 24: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit the Auwal Mosque during day two of their royal tour of South Africa on September 24, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 24: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit Auwal Mosque on Heritage Day during their royal tour of South Africa on September 24, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. Auwal Mosque is the first and oldest mosque in South Africa and for the Muslim community, this mosque symbolises the freedom of former slaves to worship. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 24: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex leave a house as they take part in Heritage Day public holiday celebrations in the Bo Kaap district of Cape Town, during the royal tour of South Africa on September 24, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Toby Melville - Pool/Getty Images)
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex during a visit to the Bo Kaap area of Cape Town to mark Heritage Day, a celebration of the great diversity of cultures, beliefs and traditions in South Africa, on day two of their tour of Africa. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski/PA Images via Getty Images)
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex during a visit to the Bo Kaap area of Cape Town to mark Heritage Day, a celebration of the great diversity of cultures, beliefs and traditions in South Africa, on day two of their tour of Africa. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski/PA Images via Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 24: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive at a house as they take part in Heritage Day public holiday celebrations in the Bo Kaap district of Cape Town, during the royal tour of South Africa on September 24, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Toby Melville - Pool/Getty Images)
The Duchess of Sussex during a visit to the Bo Kaap area of Cape Town to mark Heritage Day, a celebration of the great diversity of cultures, beliefs and traditions in South Africa, on day two of her tour of Africa with her husband the Duke of Sussex. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski/PA Images via Getty Images)
The Duchess of Sussex carries flowers handed to her during a visit to the Bo Kaap area of Cape Town to mark Heritage Day, a celebration of the great diversity of cultures, beliefs and traditions in South Africa, on day two of her tour of Africa with her husband the Duke of Sussex. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski/PA Images via Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 24: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex take part in Heritage Day public holiday celebrations in the Bo Kaap district of Cape Town, during the royal tour of South Africa on September 24, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Toby Melville - Pool/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 24: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex meet wellwishers as they walk through the colourful and multicultural neighbourhood of Bo-Kaap on Heritage Day during their royal tour of South Africa on September 24, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. Heritage Day recognises and celebrates the cultural wealth of South Africa. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 24: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex outside Auwal Mosque, the first and oldest mosque in South Africa, in the Bo Kaap district of Cape Town, during the royal tour of South Africa on September 24, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Toby Melville - Pool/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 24: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive to take part in Heritage Day public holiday celebrations in the Bo Kaap district of Cape Town, during the royal tour of South Africa on September 24, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Toby Melville - Pool/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 24: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex outside Auwal Mosque, the first and oldest mosque in South Africa, in the Bo Kaap district of Cape Town, during the royal tour of South Africa on September 24, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Toby Melville - Pool/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 24: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex meets a young wellwisher as she and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex walk through the colourful and multicultural neighbourhood of Bo-Kaap on Heritage Day during their royal tour of South Africa on September 24, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. Heritage Day recognises and celebrates the cultural wealth of South Africa. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
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While one might assume that the Duchess of Sussex has tons of help from stylists while abroad, the truth is that every outfit comes down to meticulous planning and careful packing.

Katie Couric recently interviewed Omid Scobie, royal editor of Harper’s Bazaar and a royal contributor to Good Morning America, for her newsletter, Wake-Up Call, where Scobie revealed exactly how the duchess packs for a royal tour. 

"Their team on the ground here is light (just one palace assistant!), so extra care goes into packing each outfit before they leave the U.K. — color-coded garment bags, tissue paper between each piece as its placed in suitcases," he said. "The amount of planning that goes into tour wardrobes is nothing short of impressive."

Folding tissue paper inside or between garments is an easy way to prevent clothes from wrinkling while traveling, and can also be used to protect delicate items and help shoes and bags maintain their shape.

Packing outfits into color-coded garment bags is a new level of organization, though. If you want to give it a run yourself, try separating outfits or separating items of clothing into categories using packing cubes. (If you're not as worried about wrinkles, they can also help you compress your items so you can pack in more!)

As for what types of clothes Meghan typically packs, she tends to dress casually during the day and likes to wear designers from the area of travel.

"I hear that Meghan will be acknowledging local designers throughout the trip, having carefully selected pieces by emerging South African designers to mix in with her own favorites. And keep an eye out for item or two from her recently-released Smart Works collection!" Scobie said.

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CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit the Nyanga Township during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex dances as she visits a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex dances as she visits a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit the Nyanga Township during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits the Nyanga Township during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex smile as they visit a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex smile as they visit a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit the Nyanga Township during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit the Nyanga Township during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex smile as they visit a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits the Nyanga Township during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex makes a speech as she visits a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex dances as she visits a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex makes a speech as she visits a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex smile as they watch dancers during their visit to a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, on their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex smile as they watch dancers during their visit to a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, on their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex smile as they watch dancers during their visit to a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, on their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex dance during a visit to The Justice Desk on September 30, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Ian Vogler - Pool/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit a Justice Desk initiative, a workshop that teaches children about their rights, self-awareness and safety, in Nyanga township, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex laugh during a visit to The Justice Desk on September 30, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Ian Vogler - Pool/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex laugh as Jessica Dewhurst, Justice Desk Founder (R) makes a joke as they visit a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex with a young wellwisher as the Duke and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex speaks with a wellwisher as she visits a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex smiles as they visit a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex meet a young wellwisher as they visit a Justice Desk initiative, a workshop that teaches children about their rights, self-awareness and safety, in Nyanga township, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex with a young wellwisher as the Duke and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex with Jessica Dewhurst, Justice Desk Founder (R) as they visit a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex receives a hug from a young wellwisher as she visits a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex with Jessica Dewhurst, Justice Desk Founder (R) as they visit a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex with Jessica Dewhurst, Justice Desk Founder (R) and young wellwishers as they visit a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex visit a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex with Jessica Dewhurst, Justice Desk Founder (R) and young wellwishers as they visit a Justice Desk initiative in Nyanga township, during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Justice Desk initiative teaches children about their rights and provides self-defence classes and female empowerment training to young girls in the community. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit a workshop that teaches children about their rights, self-awareness and safety during their royal tour of South Africa on September 23, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
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