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How Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle’s Outfits Paid Tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle are paying delicate tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II.

For the late Queen’s funeral on Sept. 19, the Princess of Wales and Duchess of Sussex every donned jewellery gifted to them by the late monarch. Kate wore pearl drop earrings and a four-strand pearl and diamond choker, the latter which she has worn at two events in recent times.

Kate first wore the priceless necklace in 2017, through the Queen and Prince Philip’s seventieth anniversary celebrations, later donning it for Prince Philip’s funeral in 2021.

Catherine, Princess of Wales, seen during the funeral of Prince Philip on April 2021, left, and the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on Sept. 19, 2022, right.

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Catherine, Princess of Wales, seen through the funeral of Prince Philip on April 2021, left, and the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on Sept. 19, 2022, proper.

The pearls from the choker have been reportedly gifted to the Queen by the Japanese authorities within the Seventies. The late monarch wore the necklace a number of instances all through her life, together with to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s seventieth birthday celebration in 1995.

As for the earrings, these have been a marriage present to Queen Elizabeth from the Hakim of Bahrain. Notably, Princess Diana additionally wore each the necklace and earrings for a number of state occasions, together with on a state go to with the Netherlands’ Queen Beatrix in 1982.

Queen Elizabeth II’s Royal Funeral

Like Kate, Meghan honored the Queen by means of her mourning outfit. For the companies, she wore a pair of diamond and pearl stud earrings, which have been gifted to her by the Queen in 2018. Meghan was first seen sporting the studs throughout her first and solely joint look with the Queen in June 2018.

For the reason that Queen’s demise on Sept. 8, the royal household has paid tribute to their beloved grandmother in some ways, together with by means of their mourning outfits.

Buckingham Palace confirmed Kate was sporting the Queen’s favourite three-strand pearl necklace to a reception for the governors-general of the Commonwealth nations Sept. 17.

The Queen wore the pearls virtually every day, even sporting them in her last-ever portrait, which was launched on Sept. 17, the eve of her funeral. In response to Buckingham Palace, the picture of the beaming Queen was taken earlier this yr to mark the Platinum Jubilee.

A take a look at some key moments within the lifetime of Queen Elizabeth II.

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