Amid the formal pageantry, speeches, prayers and songsr at Queen Elizabeth’s funeral Monday, members of the Royal Family discovered quiet methods to have fun the Queen by style.
Many of the ladies closest to the queen wore jewellery and items of clothes given by the late monarch or meant to represent her impression.
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Here’s a full breakdown of all the style homages on the service:
Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, wore the pearl-and-diamond drop earrings gifted to her by the Queen.Karwai Tang/WireImage
The Duchess of Sussex confirmed as much as the funeral Monday carrying the pearl-and-diamond drop earrings gifted to her by the Queen. The earrings got in honor of the pair’s first solo outing collectively in 2018.
“The royal tradition of wearing pearls for mourning dates back to Queen Victoria, who was so overwhelmed with grief when Prince Albert died that she wore nothing but black for the rest of her life,” Maxwell Stone of UK jeweler Steven Stone beforehand instructed Page Six Style.
In a mournful nod to a happier time, Markle’s cape costume was the black model of a navy costume she wore to have fun the Queen’s 92nd birthday on the Royal Albert Hall in 2018.
Princess Kate wore Queen Elizabeth’s pearls and a black Alexander McQueen coat costume.PHIL NOBLE/POOL/AFP through Getty Images
Kate Middleton made positive her outfit was filled with symbolism Monday, donning Queen Elizabeth’s pearls and a black Alexander McQueen coat costume that was a black model of the identical coat she wore for the Platinum Jubilee earlier this 12 months.
The Princess of Wales had worn the identical pearl earrings — which had been a present from the ruler of Bahrain to the Queen for her wedding ceremony in 1947 — to Prince Philip’s funeral.
Princess Kate had worn the identical pearl earrings to Prince Philip’s funeral. TOM JENKINS/POOL/AFP through Getty Images
Notably, she additionally wore the Queen’s four-row pearl choker with a diamond clasp.
The necklace was constructed from pearls which “were reportedly a gift from the Japanese government, possibly acquired during the 1970s, when she made a state visit to that nation,” in response to The Court Jeweller.
Kate had worn than choker earlier than — to a dinner celebrating the Queen and Prince Philip’s seventieth 12 months anniversary.
Princess Charlotte sported a diamond brooch within the form of a horseshoe that the Queen gave her.Mark Cuthbert/UK Press through Getty Images
Seven-year-old Princess Charlotte sported a diamond brooch within the form of a horseshoe that her late great-grandmother, the Queen, gave her, in response to reviews.
The brooch gave the impression to be the primary time the princess, who’s third-in-line to the throne after her father Prince William and older brother Prince George, wore symbolic jewerly.
Queen Elizabeth was a identified animal lover and was particularly keen on horses.
Queen Consort Camilla
Camilla, Queen Consort donned Queen Victoria’s Hesse Diamond Jubilee Brooch.MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP through Getty ImagesQueen Consort Camilla carried a clutch by Launer, Queen Elizabeth’s longtime favourite label.Mark Cuthbert/UK Press through Getty Images
Queen Consort Camilla paid homage to Queen Elizabeth by donning Queen Victoria’s Hesse Diamond Jubilee Brooch, a heart-shaped piece that includes the quantity 60 — the variety of years in a Diamond Jubilee reign — in Cyrillic numerals.
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It gave the impression to be a nod that Queen Elizabeth, whose reign final 70 years, served even longer than Victoria.
Camila additionally carried a clutch by Launer, Queen Elizabeth’s longtime favourite label.
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Camilla, Queen Consort, Prince George of Wales, Catherine, Princess of Wales, Princess Charlotte of Wales and Sophie, Countess of Wessex through the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.Karwai Tang/WireImage
Luckily for Camilla, she is more likely to inherit a lot of Elizabeth’s huge jewellery assortment.