According to People, the royal couple attended a state banquet held at Buckingham Palace last night. Camilla simply dazzled in a Belgian Sapphire Tiara at the extravagant function. She paired the piece with a matching necklace and donned a blue lace gown designed by Bruce Oldfield and the honorary blue Order of the Garter sash.
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And royal admirers would be happy to know the sapphire accessory previously belonged to her mother-in-law, Queen Elizabeth. Her Majesty wore the tiara on two special occasions: her trip to Singapore in 1989 and Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to the United Kingdom in 2015.
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And Camilla wasn’t the only royal to wear a stunning tiara to the special state banquet at Buckingham Palace yesterday. Kate Middleton made her grand debut as the Princess of Wales at the event. She looked absolutely regal in a white gown by Jenny Packham, which featured cape-like sleeves and bejeweled shoulders. She paired the beautiful gown with Queen Mary’s Lover’s Knot tiara—an accessory that was a notable favorite of the late Princess Diana.
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What a beautiful nod to the late queen.
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