Royal Festival of Remembrance 2017

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh were accompanied by members of the Royal Family for the annual Royal Festival of Remembrance at Royal Albert Hall in London on November 11th.  

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The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh were joined by the Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, Duchess of Cambridge, Duke of York, the Earl & Countess of Wessex, the Princess Royal & Sir Tim Laurence, Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, Duke of Kent, Princess Alexandra, Lady Ogilvy, and Prince and Princess Micheal of Kent, for the Royal Festival of Remembrance. This year’s Festival marked the centenaries of women’s service in the regular Armed Forces, the Battle of Passchendaele, the creation of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, and the birth of Dame Vera Lynn, as well as the 75th anniversary of the Battle of El Alamein and the creation of the RAF Regiment.

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The Queen wore a black dress, pairing her customary Three Strand Pearl Necklace with the Kensington Bow Brooch. The Duke of Edinburgh wore a dark suit with the regimental tie of the Royal Navy and his medals. The Prince of Wales wore a blue suit with the regimental tie of the Army Air Corps and medals. The Duchess of Cornwall wore a black lace dress and a cape with her Everyday Pearl Pendant Earrings and Four Strand Pearl Choker with small Diamond Clasp.

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The Duchess of Cambridge wore a black coat with Princess Diana’s Collingwood Pearl Earrings. The Princess Royal wore a black dress with a three strand pearl necklace and a black and white shawl. Princess Alexandra wore a black suit with her three-strand pearl choker and diamond flower brooch.

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2 thoughts on “Royal Festival of Remembrance 2017

  1. The Queen looks wonderful in black! Unfortunately, they associate black with mourning, so she never wears black outside of these solemn, mournful occasions. She should, though, because black suits her tremendously! The Duchess of Cornwall is looking great and so is Princess Alexandra Lady Ogilvy. The three strand pearl necklace Princess Anne is wearing is lovely!

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