Queen Elizabeth, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Duke of Cambridge, The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence attended a service at Runnymede Meadows in Surrey this morning to mark the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta. Queen Elizabeth repeated her pale blue-grey straw hat with teardrop shaped crown and curved black brim, edged in a wide stripe of the same blue-grey fabric as her coat. The shape of this hat has always seemed a little catroonish to me although I must compliment the balanced use of the two contrasting colours.
Princess Anne repeated a navy crin headpiece trimmed with navy feathers. In the past, Princess Anne has worn this in the middle of her head and I appreciated today’s placement, set off on a gentle angle to the side.
In their multiple shades of pale blue and navy, don’t you wonder if the British royals today had a deliberate plan to coordinate their appearance for this engagement today?!
Photos from James Whatling/Splash News via Corbis and Getty as indicated