Princess Anne and Duchess Sophie joined William, the Prince of Wales, however Kate, the Princess of Wales wasn’t current. The reception was held in Buckingham Palace for the Commonwealth Secretary Normal, excessive commissioners, and different representatives of the 56-nation affiliation.
The reception adopted the Commonwealth Day Service, which was held in Westminster Abbey earlier this afternoon.
For the day service, each Anne and Sophie wore coat attire however, by the night, they’d modified outfits.
Sophie donned a navy blue costume, whereas Anne opted for burgundy.
The Princess Royal’s costume was darkish purple, or burgundy, but in addition featured delicate pinstripes.
The costume was long-sleeved and reached slightly below Anne’s knees.
She paired it along with her black gloves, which she had worn for the day’s occasion in Westminster Abbey.
As for equipment, the royal donned the identical gold brooch as she had worn through the day, however with added jewelry.
Anne donned a three-stringed pearl necklace, similar to the model her late mom wore throughout her lifetime.
Queen Elizabeth II was by no means seen with out her pearl necklace.
Anne accomplished her outfit with a pair of stud pearl earrings. These have been totally different to the earrings she wore within the day, which have been gold and diamond-shaped.
The late Queen, once more, was not often seen with out her pearl earrings, carrying them virtually on daily basis.
For the Commonwealth Day Service earlier immediately, Anne’s outfit was very totally different to her night get-up. She wore a inexperienced coat costume and knee-high boots.
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The teal-coloured coat costume was a garment Anne has worn many occasions earlier than, together with to the annual Christmas Day service at Sandringham Church in 2016.
In the present day, she paired it with a felt fedora, which was additionally inexperienced.
As for Sophie, for the night reception, she was seen in a navy blue costume with an enormous bow simply beneath the left shoulder.
However like Anne, she paid tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth along with her selection of jewelry.
Sophie wore a pair of drop pearl earrings, totally different to those she had been carrying for the day occasion.
For the Westminster Abbey service, Sophie had donned the identical earrings she’d worn to her wedding ceremony, again in 1999.
These have been additionally pearls, however they featured each cream and black pearls. Sophie had additionally worn a heart-shaped brooch, pinned to the left lapel of her cream costume coat.
The costume coat was by Proenza Schouler and continues to be in the stores on the style web site Matches Vogue for an enormous £2,535.