From Kate to Meghan: How the Royal family paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II with their jewelry, outfits at her state funeral

The state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II was held final night at London’s Westminster Abbey, in the presence of royal family members and round 200 invited visitors. For the occasion, girls of the royal family wore quiet tributes to Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and honoured her with their outfits and jewelry. Symbolic attire, brooches, necklaces and earrings dominated the occasion as the family bid their ultimate goodbye to the Queen.

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Princess of Wales, Kate Middleton, who usually provides a nod to the Queen with her apparel, was seen in a black Alexander McQueen coat gown which was paired with black pumps and a black hat, with a veil. Her outfit gave us a significant Deja vu as she was earlier seen carrying a white model of the similar gown throughout the Trooping the Colour parade in June, the place she appeared alongside the Queen on the Buckingham Palace balcony.

Britain’s Kate, Princess of Wales, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Camilla, the Queen Consort stroll outdoors Westminster Abbey after a service on the day of the state funeral and burial of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth in London (Source: AP)

Not simply that, Kate additionally wore particular items of jewelry from the Queen’s private assortment to honour her beloved grandmother-in-law. Complementing her all-black ensemble had been the Bahrain Pearl Drop Earrings and four-strand pearl choker with a centre diamond clasp. While the choker was beforehand worn by Queen Elizabeth II for a state banquet in Bangladesh in 1983, the earrings had been a present for her marriage ceremony to Prince Philip in 1947. Kate had beforehand worn the earrings and necklace throughout Prince Philip’s funeral in 2021. Not simply Kate, Queen had beforehand loaned this lovely neckpiece to Princess Diana who wore it to a state banquet at Hampton Court Palace in 1982.

kate, queen funeral Catherine, Princess of Wales and Prince George of Wales are pushed to Westminster Abbey for the funeral of her mom, Queen Elizabeth II, in central London (Source: AP)

Meghan Markle, too, opted for an emblematic ensemble and jewels for the event. She arrived carrying a Stella McCartney black cape gown with a black hat and a pair of matching pumps. Royal followers had been fast to discover that the Duchess of Sussex had worn the navy blue model of the gown to a live performance celebrating the Queen’s 92nd birthday in 2018, and the white model of the Stephen Jones hat throughout the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

meghan markle, queen funeral Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrives for the funeral service of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey in central London (Source: AP)

The former Suits actor additionally accessorised her outfit with pearl and diamond drop earrings which had been a present to her by the late monarch to mark their first solo outing collectively in 2018.

meghan markle, queen funeral Britain’s Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, reacts as she attends the state funeral and burial of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, in London (Source: Reuters)

Queen Consort Camilla determined to honour the Queen in a delicate method by means of her brooch which was affixed to her black gown. The Hessian Diamond Jubilee Brooch, which featured three sapphires set into the form of a coronary heart bearing the quantity ’60’, as soon as belonged to Queen’s great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria.

Camilla, queen funeral Britain’s Camilla, the Queen Consort, Kate, Princess of Wales with their youngsters Princess Charlotte of Wales, and Prince George of Wales attend the state funeral and burial of Queen Elizabeth (Source: Reuters)

Apart from the senior royals, Princess Charlotte of Wales, too, gave a candy nod to her great-grandmother. The 7-year-old accompanied her mom in a black coat gown with a spherical hat – an adjunct she had by no means been seen publicly carrying. She added a small diamond brooch to her funeral outfit which was formed like a horseshoe that was, reportedly, gifted to the younger royal by the Queen. It additionally encapsulated the late monarch’s love for horses.

princess charlotte., queen funeral Princess Charlotte arrives at the Committal Service for Queen Elizabeth II held at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, in Windsor England (Source: AP)

Queen Elizabeth II, who breathed her final on September 8, 2022, was laid to relaxation in King George VI Memorial Chapel on Monday, beside her husband Prince Philip, sister Princess Margaret, and fogeys King George VI and the Queen Mother.

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