Happy memories of Queen Elizabeth live on.
Kate Middleton paid a moving tribute to her late mother-in-law with a special outfit at Monday’s state funeral for Queen Elizabeth II, who died on September 8 at the age of 96.
The new Princess of Wales brought back the same Alexander McQueen coat dress she wore to June’s Trooping the Color events at the Platinum Jubilee — in a black version of the exact piece she wore in white to celebrate her 70th anniversary. Queen Elizabeth on the throne.
Featuring a full skirt and two buttons at the waist, the single-breasted blazer-style coat dress is a tailored piece from the British designer, with the princess wearing the white version for the first time at the G7 Summit in 2021.
Picking out a cheery blue and white hat and sapphire and diamond earrings that belonged to Princess Diana for her anniversary ensemble, the 40-year-old royal went with sentimental pieces from the late monarch for yesterday’s funeral services in London and Windsor.Read:Iran Soccer Team Covers National Emblem Amid Countrywide Protests
Wearing a wide-brimmed black Philip Treacy hat with a dramatic veil, Middleton wore pieces of pearls and diamonds that belonged to the Queen — the same jewelry she wrote for Prince Philip’s 2021 funeral.
She chose Queen Elizabeth’s four-strand pearl necklace with a diamond clasp, the Bahrain Pearl earrings with pearl and diamond drops and a four-strand pearl bracelet from Her Majesty’s collection.
The Princess of Wales – who brought Prince George (9) and Princess Charlotte (7) to honor their great-grandmother – added black tights and black heels from Gianvito Rossi to complete her look.
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Little Charlotte also did her part to honor Queen Elizabeth through her outfit, pinning a diamond horseshoe brooch to her coat that was said to have been a gift from the late sovereign.
The Princess of Wales and her family have canceled their previously planned public engagements – including Prince William’s trip to New York City this week – following the death of Queen Elizabeth II as the royal family is in a period of official mourning.