Susanne Bliss Stansell excitedly recapped the festivities of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding in May 2018 to Jordi van den Heiligenberg during their first date at Nix, a vegetarian restaurant in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village neighborhood.
“She gave a very elaborate summary,” he said with a laugh. He attentively listened to her rundown of the royal wedding viewed from her watch party with friends in tiaras, matching socks with British flags, and their fanciest pajamas in her apartment at 4:30 a.m., a day earlier.
“She was this joyful and happy person,” said Mr. van den Heiligenberg, who is Dutch. “She was there with her impressive hair and beautiful dress.”
After dinner Ms. Stansell kept a stiff upper lip as her heels began to wear on her during their 40-block walk uptown before they parted and shared a quick kiss good night.
“He was really cute and sweet, and a good