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WINDSOR, ENGLAND – MAY 19: Cressida Bonas (C) arrives at the wedding of Prince Harry to Ms Meghan Markle at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle on May 19, 2018 in Windsor, England. Prince Henry Charles Albert David of Wales marries Ms. Meghan Markle in a service at St George’s Chapel inside the grounds of Windsor Castle. Among the guests were 2200 members of the public, the royal family and Ms. Markle’s Mother Doria Ragland. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Cressida Bonas

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We were sure that the most controversial part of Cressida Bonas attending the royal wedding would be the fact that she was one of Prince Harry’s high-profile bonafides. It turns out that what she wore sparked a lot of backlash instead.

The dress was a part of a collection that the designer Eponine London titled “Tribal.” There was outrage across the internet when people started to realize that the distinctly traditional dress of the Hmong people in southeastern Asia had been whitewashed. The specific dress that Bonas donned was labeled as “rainbow.” Since the controversy broke, the collection has been renamed “HMONG” on the website. We hate to add more fuel to the fire, but to whomever handled the update: you left the old “tribal” tag in the page URL.

If we could have given Cressida some advice, we may have suggested some almost never offensive floral inspiration, because sometimes the statement that you’re trying to make isn’t the one that people are receiving. To help alleviate the sticky situation, we’ve found a lovely frock in almost exactly the same colors and cut as the one that was worn. Pro tip: next time you’re invited to an ex’s wedding, it may be better to be safe than sorry.