Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 20 (ANI): Meghan Markle
's is being showered with lots of love and wishes from her friends at her baby shower, which is underway.
The Duchess of Sussex is celebrating the arrival of her and Prince Harry
's first child, who is due in April. She was spotted outside her hotel in New York City, ahead of the celebration with her closest friends, reported People.
The royal to-be-mom wore dark Le Spec sunglasses and styled her hair in a classic blowout. She donned a grey coat and coupled it with black jeans and beige heels, she completed her look with a matching handbag. Meghan kept her jewellery minimal with a ring, a bracelet and small earrings.
The soon-to-be mother was seen cradling her baby bump while she headed out for the celebration on Tuesday, reported E! Online.
"The flowers were spring colors in pretty pastel shades. There were pink roses and cherry blossom vines. There were tons of flowers delivered before the shower started in an unmarked van. There was also a large flat cardboard box that appeared to be a convertible crib,
" a source told E! News of the shower's decorations.
's former'Suits'co-starAbigail Spencerwas also captured arriving for the baby shower on Tuesday, carrying a gift.
"One of the first guests to arrive was Abigail Spencer. She carried a present wrapped from Book Culture in blue and green," the insider shared.
Meghan was also seen grabbing lunch at a cafe on Tuesday.
The restaurant confirmed to E! Newsthat the Duchess of Sussex was there "with a friend having a lovely lunch."
A second source told E! News,
"She left The Mark at about 1 p.m. and headed uptown to The Met Breuer. Her friend Abigail was with her and was spotted arriving to The Mark earlier to meet up."
"They went to have lunch at the Flora Cafe but there were so many people looking through the window that she sat down spoke to someone at the restaurant and got up and left. They went to Boulud which is nearby and were there until about 3:05 p.m. Abigail walked out holding on to her as if to help steady her friend,
" the insider added.
The source added, "They headed back to The Mark hotel together after. More flowers and deliveries have been arriving at the hotel and everything seems to indicate that she will have her shower this afternoon."
Stylist Jessica Mulroney is among those expected to attend Meghan
's baby shower. Other friends reported to also be on the guest list includeSerena Williams, Priyanka Chopra and Misha Nonoo.
's mother Doria Ragland was also spotted in Los Angeles on the day of the celebration.
A source told
Harper's Bazaar as cited by E NewsthatMeghan's trip to NYC was planned months ago.
"The trip is a lovely chance to catch up with friends and spend time in a city she loves. This will be the last time a lot of them will see Meg until after the baby is born so it's nice to share precious moments,
" the source shared.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced the happy news of their pregnancy in October. The announcement was made shortly after the couple
's arrival in Australia. (ANI)