I thought #Kate #Catherine #PrincessofWales looked beautiful and elegant at today’s #funeral of #QueenElizabethII Her hat is by talented Irish 🇮🇪 milliner Philip Treacy, outfit by Alexander McQueen. The diamond and pearl earrings and pearl choker she wore belonged to the Queen. pic.twitter.com/FcJ3Fbc8lz— Ciara Quill (@ciaraquill) September 19, 2022
Britain’s royal family followed the procession of Queen Elizabeth as her coffin was escorted to the Westminster Abbey, where she was laid to rest. Although it was Kate Middleton, the new Princess of Wales, who grabbed eyeballs and camera attention as she paid a solemnly touching tribute to Queen Elizabeth at her funeral on Monday. ALSO READ | Queen Elizabeth II's Death: Twitteratis Demand Kohinoor's Return To India, Netizen Asks, 'Now Can We Get Our Kohinoor Back’-Read TWEETS
The latest reports suggest that Kate arrived at the funeral in a stunning black veiled hat and sentimental jewels that belonged to her grandmother-in-law. The Princess repeated the late Queen’s pearl-and-diamond necklace she wore to Prince Philip`s funeral in April 2021.
The Japanese pearl choker was paired with Bahrain pearl drop earrings while Kate also wore it to honour the queen’s 70th wedding anniversary to the Duke of Edinburgh.
Following the royal family tradition, Princess of Wales Kate Middleton wore an all-black coat dress with a matching big hat and mourning veil. However, it was the necklace that grabbed everyone’s attention. ALSO READ | India To Mourn Queen Elizabeth II Death! Declares One-day State Mourning On September 11 As Mark Of Respect-REPORTS
Interestingly, the elegant jewellery worn by Kate was the late Queen’s favourite ornament.
Speaking about the pearl necklace, the Japanese pearl choker consists of four pearl rows and a stunning diamond encrusted clasp in between. The last time Queen Elizabeth II wore the necklace was in the year 1983 for the state dinner in Bangladesh. She also loaned the same choker to her late daughter-in-law Princess Diana in 1982.
Apart from that, during the whole mourning period, Kate even paid a tribute to the Queen every time she stepped out. During her meeting with Olena Zelenska, First Lady of Ukraine, at Buckingham Palace, she wore a pearl bracelet of her mother-in-law Diana, reported WION. ALSO READ | Queen Elizabeth II FUNERAL: TIME, DATE And All Important DETAILS You Need To WATCH Her Majesty’s Last Rites-READ BELOW!
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