when it came Queen Elizabeth IIAs for style, it was always a matter of fashion royalty meets actual royalty.
While Her Majesty, who died on 8 September, will be remembered for the longest reign in British history and a life devoted to service, her legacy will also add to her history as a style icon. Whether she wore a lavish gown and jewel-encrusted tiara for a banquet or a monochromatic coat-and-hat combination for a public engagement, the 96-year-old monarch captured the attention of fashion lovers around the world.
“She needs to stand out for people to be able to say ‘I saw the queen,'” Sophie, Countess of Wessexsaid in 90. queen of Documentary about Her Majesty’s colorful outfit. “Don’t forget that when she turns somewhere, the crowd is two, three, four, 10, 15 deep, and one wants to be able to say that she looked at the Queen’s hat a little bit as she went past “
Queen Elizabeth II also knew the value of a good accessory and was often seen with her signature pearls, gloves, lawn handbags, and Anello and David shoes.