The page boys and bridesmaids for Meghan and Harry's wedding have — and there are two names that no one recognizes: Remi and Rylan Litt. Their mom, Benita Litt, happens to be one of Meghan's oldest friends ... but she remains a mystery.
Okay, kind of. Since Meghan got engaged to Prince Harry, Benita has kept things under wraps (why, Benita, why?!), unlike the Duchess-to-be's other BFF, Jessica Mulroney. But we were still able to dig up a few facts about this entrepreneur, humanitarian, and mom of two.
She knows fashion.
Benita is one busy lady. Following a career as an entertainment lawyer (hm, is that how she met Meghan?), she founded , a collection of travel-inspired carryalls for everyday wear. She currently serves as co-CEO along with her friend, Krista Lissner. According to a biography for the ,"Benita started Legend of Lido as a way to support local charities while helping women be fashionable and chic, yet intelligent and giving at the same time." Yes, yes, and yes.
The "vibrant and whimsical" line consists of tote bags and pouches — and yes, you've probably spotted Meghan with one of them on her way to yoga class.
Leather Tote Bag, $485,
She shares Meghan's passion for helping others.
In addition to her fashion line, Benita also serves as a board member for the Wayfarer Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports charitable programs that are inspired by content produced by . Over the years, she's even joined Meghan at a number of charity events, including One Young World Summit.
More recently, Benita partnered up with her husband, Darren, on a new business venture: , a healthy kids vitamin made of 100% fresh ingredients. Our guess is that this idea came about after starting a family seven years ago.
She loves to travel ... with Meghan.
She also describes herself as an "avid traveler." If her Instagram was public, it would undoubtedly be wanderlust heaven (at least we can imagine). You may recall that Meghan joined her friends, Benita and Misha, in Spain two summers ago. (And we're sure there were a few other trips sprinkled in between that are stuck in Meghan's Instagram archives).
Meghan calls Benita's children her "fairy goddaughters."
Benita's daughters, Remi and Rylan, are obviously close to Meghan since she asked them to take part in her special day. Plus, Meghan is a godmother to both girls. When the bride-to-be is in California, she crafts, plays, and cuddles with them
Meghan even celebrated Christmas with Benita's family back in 2016 — the year before she celebrated with the Queen. Oh, how things have changed.
*If* Meghan had , we're sure that Benita would have been in the running. Instead, her daughters will play a role in the royal wedding, which is just as meaningful (and keeping with British tradition). How cute!