The Queen and the Princess of Wales each stepped out in glittering royal tiaras they’ve by no means been seen in earlier than.
Kate selected the Queen Mom’s delicate Strathmore Rose Tiara for the state banquet in honour of the South Korean President, whereas Camilla opted for the late Queen Elizabeth II’s spectacular ruby and diamond Burmese tiara.
The beautiful, demure Strathmore Rose Tiara belonged to the Queen Mom and was a gift from her mother and father in 1923 – the yr she married the longer term George VI.
It may be worn on high of the pinnacle simply as Kate selected to put on it, or throughout the brow as a bandeau.
The floral tiara has not been worn in public for a few years.
Camilla’s ruby and diamond Burmese tiara was worn by the late Queen at the state banquet for then-US president Donald Trump in 2019.
When Princess Elizabeth married the Duke of Edinburgh in 1947, she obtained a marriage reward of 96 rubies from the folks of Burma, symbolically chosen within the perception the rubies would defend her from 96 illnesses.
In 1973, the rubies have been made into the Burmese tiara by Garrard.
Kate wore a white and gold robe by Jenny Packham and lengthy white gloves, with earrings belonging to the late Queen, in addition to the Elizabeth II Royal Household Order and the Grand Cross Victorian Order sash and star.
Throughout the day, Kate opted for a hanging crimson cape coat and gown with outsized bow ornament by Catherine Walker and an identical hat by Jane Taylor.
She wore her hair in an updo for the official welcome at Horse Guards Parade however later switched to sporting her hair down after eradicating her cape for the non-public lunch and Image Gallery viewing.
Camilla matched her rubies with a deep crimson velvet night gown by Fiona Clare.
She additionally wore the late Queen’s ruby and diamond necklace, and ruby and diamond earrings from her non-public assortment.
First Girl Kim Keon Hee wore a hanging black robe edged in diamante.
The King wore a white tie with decorations and a full set of miniature medals, in addition to the Garter Star and the Thistle Star, which used to belong to his grandmother, the Queen Mom.
Charles was additionally sporting the Grand Order of Mugunghwa – the very best nationwide order awarded by South Korea – which was introduced to him by President Yoon Suk Yeol at the change of items on Tuesday at Buckingham Palace.
The order includes a star, neck ornament, sash and badge.