Not attracting attention by Meghan. Flawless and flattering to Kate. DINAH VAN TULLEKEN gives her fashion verdict on how the model duchesses amazed us
Flawless, flattering, the perfect fit.
But then we expected nothing less from the Duchess of Cambridge, whose pale yellow Emilia Wickstead gown proved why Kate was right to turn to a favorite designer.
With its A-line skirt and figure-hugging bodice, the tailored design, which would cost over £3,000, beautifully emphasized her figure.
The Duchess of Cambridge’s pale yellow Emilia Wickstead dress, which she wore to a Guildhall reception on Friday, proved why Kate was right to turn to a favorite designer
Meghan’s dress coat with a striking collar and belt details was a bit more fashion-forward, as befits Dior haute couture. Yet there was nothing striking about her choice
The flower-decorated hat belonged to Philip Treacy – a favorite hatter of the royal family (price on request) and she completed the look with Emmy London nude pumps (£415) and the Bahrain pearl and diamond earrings from Her Majesty’s private collection.
The Duchess of Sussex also got it right for most of the same reasons.
Meghan’s dress coat with a striking collar and belt details was a bit more fashion-forward, as befits Dior haute couture.
Still, there was nothing remarkable about her choice.
Princess Beatrice (left) wore a blue midi dress with pearl button detail from Beulah (£775), while her sister Eugenie (right) went for a striking orange Emilia Wickstead dress (£1,630)
Zara Tindall, Sophie Windsor (both pictured LR) and Home Secretary Priti Patel went for the color of the season, hot pink
She paired the outfit with a simple wide-brimmed hat from Stephen Jones Millinery, her favorite Snowflake Snowstorm diamond earrings from Canadian jeweler Birks (over £10,000) and pointed white pumps, also Dior (£590).
Princess Beatrice ticked all the right boxes in a blue belted midi dress with pearl button detail from British brand Beulah (£775) and a complementary hat from Juliette Botterill (£550).
Her sister Eugenie went for a striking orange Emilia Wickstead dress (£1,630) and a hat also from Juliette Boterill.
Zara Tindall, Sophie Windsor and Home Secretary Priti Patel went for the color of the season, hot pink.
While Carrie Johnson (pictured with her husband, Prime Minister Boris Johnson) opted for a vibrant rouge look with a bold hat
Camilla (left), Duchess of Cornwall, chose a cream embroidered dress coat from Fiona Clare, while Lady Louise Windsor (right) wore Ghost London’s Delphine dress (£195)
Zara wore a bespoke Laura Green dress (over £2,000) and a Juliette Botterill hat (£550).
Her shoes belonged to street favorite LK Bennett and she carried Aspinal’s Micro Lottie bag (£395).
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, opted for a cream and gold embroidered gown by Fiona Clare and, like Kate, a hat by Philip Treacy.
Lady Louise Windsor, daughter of the Earl and Countess of Wessex, also opted for cream and wore Ghost London’s Delphine dress (£195).