Regal royal! Duchess Kate brought her fashion A-game throughout the Platinum Jubilee celebrations — and paid tribute to both Queen Elizabeth IIDiana, Princess
The Duchess of Cambridge, 40, caught fan’s attention from the moment she arrived at Buckingham Palace by carriage on Thursday, June 2, to take part in the Trooping the Colour Parade.
The ceremony, which kicked off four days of events in honor of the queen’s historic 70 years on the British throne, served as a bit of a fashion show. Kate, for her part was a fashion star, sporting a white Alexander McQueen coat, navy hat, and diamond sapphire jewels as accessories.
Kate’s all-white ensemble complimented Her Majesty’s Angela Kelly powder blue coat and dress with pearl detailing. The duchess’ three children, Prince George, 8, Princess Charlotte, 7, and Prince Louis, 4, whom she shares with Prince WilliamTo coordinate with their great grandmother, they all wore shades blue.
The Trooping of the Colour-loving photographer topped her look with a subtle nod at Diana, her mother-in-law. Kate wore the Princess of Wales’ diamond sapphire drop earrings, which matches the mother of three’s engagement ring that she shared with Diana.
The following day, Kate was joined by her husband, 39, at St Paul’s Cathedral for the Service of Thanksgiving on Friday, June 3. Her choice of color for her wardrobe was another big hit.
Kate wore a pale-yellow dress by Emilia Wickstead, with a cinched waist, and matching Philip Treaty gloves and hat. Eagle-eyed fans later noticed that the royal accessorized the look with a pair of the queen’s earrings.
Us WeeklyThe monarch was previously informed that she would not attend the service due to discomfort from Trooping of the Colour. Her presence, however, was felt as Kate borrowed Elizabeth’s Bahrain Pearl Drop sparklers.
The queen’s granddaughter-in-law is no stranger to paying homage to her royal predecessors, often looking to Elizabeth for guidance on her wardrobe. “Many of the things that we see the Duchess of Cambridge doing today are things that she’s learned from the queen,” royal expert Bethan HoltOnly spoken UseApril
“A lot of Kate’s love of skirts came from the queen,” the Queen: 70 Years of Majestic Style author said, noting that Her Majesty is “famously” known for not being “keen on women wearing trousers so much.”
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