An elegant honor. Princess Kate paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II with a special accessory at Her Majesty’s procession to Westminster Hall.
The British royal, aged 40, arrived at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday, September 14 by car. She wore a pearl leaf brooch that once belonged the queen. according to Lauren KiehnaThe Court Jeweller editor. In 1999, Elizabeth wore the piece with pride. Kate paired the look with a tailored coat and a dainty hat with a netted veil. (The princess wore earrings from the queen as she and other members of the royal family received Elizabeth’s casket on Tuesday, September 13.)
On Wednesday, Kate also accessorized with earrings from Princess Diana‘s collection, per Kiehna. The jewels are adorned with two diamond studs, and a dangling Pearl. The sparklers were worn by the late princess to a banquet in 1981 in honor of King Khalid, Saudi Arabia.
Kate arrived at the church where Her Majesty will be in state until her funeral on Monday September 19th. She was joined by her husband. Prince William. They were reunited. Prince Harry Meghan MarkleA service was held inside the historic building to honor the monarch. (William, 39, Harry, 37, their father, and them) King Charles III, marched alongside other members of the royal family behind Elizabeth’s hearse before arriving at Westminster Hall. Markle, 40 Sophie, Countess Of WessexKate and her friend followed the procession in an additional car. Queen Consort Camilla.
The former SuitsStar also paid tribute to the queen with her fashion choices. The “Archetypes” host was photographed wearing pearl earrings the queen gave her following her wedding to Harry in 2018, the Daily Mail reported. Markle was also dressed in somber attire, wearing a black dress, sheer tights, pointed-toe pumps, and a black dress. Her hair was styled in a sleek, updo.
The longest-reigning British monarch died “peacefully” at her Balmoral estate in Scotland on Thursday, September 8. She was 96. Her death came more than one year after her husband Prince Philip‘s passing in April 2021.
Charles, Charles, and Emily were the four children that Charles and his wife shared. Princess Anne, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward. Her Majesty went on to have eight grandchildren — including William, Harry, Zara Tindall, Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie. She had 12 great-grandchildren, among them Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor and Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor.