Princess Kate Is Wearing Princess Diana’s Earrings At The Coronation

An homage to a style icon.

We’ve seen all the glamorous arrivals at King Charles’ coronation, but we all know who we were waiting for.

Princess Kate of Wales arrived with Prince William and two of their children, Charlotte, 8, and Louis, 5, while George, 9, proceeded them as a Page of Honour.

Kate arrived in a dazzling red, white and blue ensemble—an homage to Britain—but pared back the traditional bling.

Kate shucked tradition by not wearing a tiara from the royal collection, however, she did pay respect to the women of the royal family.

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Princess Kate’s sweet nod to Princess Di. (Credit: Getty)

Kate offered a secret tribute to Princess Diana by wearing her late mother-in-law’s earrings. The earrings feature an elegant teardrop pearl and diamond design. According to The Metro, the earrings were gifted to Princess Diana on her wedding day to Prince Charles. 

The earrings on Princess Diana at cancer research gala in 1995. (Credit: Getty)

The Princess of Wales also wore a tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II by donning the George VI Festoon necklace. The brilliant neck piece was originally made for then-Princess Elizabeth in 1950.

As for the rest of her attire, Kate wore a silk gown by her preferred designer Alexander McQueen. The floor-lenth, ivory, silk crepe dress featured silver bullion and embroidered floral designs.

Kate’s headpiece, designed by Jess Collett, included a woven leaf design in silver bullion and crystal.

Kate wore an ivory silk gown by Alexander McQueen. (Credit: Getty)

Kate frequently wears jewels belonging to her late mother-in-law and grandmother-in-law.

One of her favourite tiaras is the Lover’s Knot Tiara, which was previously worn by Diana. The tiara was owned by Queen Elizabeth II and loaned to Princess Diana during her marriage to Charles. It was returned upon the couple’s divorce, and was later passed on to Kate.

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