- Kate Middleton arrived in a gorgeous pale yellow outfit at 2019’s Trooping the Colour parade to honor Queen Elizabeth II’s 93rd birthday.
- Kate’s hat has a sweet connection to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry.
For the eighth year in a row, Kate Middleton has pulled off a stunning Trooping the Colour look. This Saturday, the Duchess of Cambridge arrived to the parade seated next to Camilla Parker Bowles. Sitting across from Kate were Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who recently welcomed their first child, Archie Harrison, into the world in early May.
For the event, Kate chose to wear a pale yellow Alexander McQueen (the same designer of her wedding gown) number topped off with a floral Philip Treacy hat.
Meanwhile, the Duchess of Sussex donned a Clare Waight Keller of Givenchy navy dress and Noel Stewart matching hat for the occasion. Camilla opted for an eye-catching green Bruce Oldfield dress and white Philip Treacy hat. Finally, Harry was dressed in his military uniform.
If Kate’s hat looks familiar to you, it’s because the Duchess of Cambridge has worn it before. In fact, the hat happens to be the same one she donned at Meghan and Harry’s wedding last May. Back then, she paired the accessory with a matching Alexander McQueen coat dress. Her outfit choice today served as a sweet nod to her sister- and brother-in-law, especially since Meghan returned from maternity leave for the big event.
But Kate’s hat wasn’t the only recycled fashion piece this year. Camilla previously wore her green outfit and hat combo last May at Prince Charles’s 70th birthday celebration held at Buckingham Palace.
What’s more, Queen Elizabeth II herself gave a sweet nod to another pair of newlyweds. Her Majesty arrived to the event in the closed Scottish State Coach – the same one that Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank rode in after their wedding last October.
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