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Below are a few of the recent articles and videos about seatbelt use. 1. Seat Belt Use Reaches Highest Level Ever in the US (ABC News, May 23, 2017): This article discusses the recent government report that showed that seat belt use in the United States reached its highest level ever in 2016. The report found that 90 percent of drivers and passengers in the front seat were buckled up, while 86 percent of those in the rear seat were buckled up. 2. 5 Reasons Why You Should Always Wear a Seat Belt (Car and Driver, July 5, 2017): This article discusses the five main reasons why everyone should always wear a seat belt when driving. The reasons include reducing the risk of injury, preventing ejection from the vehicle, improving airbag effectiveness, providing a “safe cocoon” in the event of an accident, and meeting state laws. 3. Why Seat Belts Save Lives (AAA, October 5, 2017): This video from AAA discusses why it is important to wear a seat belt whenever riding in a car. The video explains that seat belts are the most effective way to reduce the risk of death or serious injury in a crash. It also provides some statistics about how seat belts

One-Hit Wonders Continue: Coat Coverage and Evening Gowns – What Kate Wore

Today, we'll examine several evening gowns suggested by readers for inclusion in our One-Hit Wonder category and review three distinctive coats that many believe deserve a second appearance. We begin with the Amanda Wakeley design worn by the Duchess of Cambridge in October 2011 for her first solo engagement. The event was a small dinner at Clarence House for In Kind Direct, an organization that takes surplus goods and redistributes them to appropriate charities. The Duchess was filling in for Prince Charles, who was in Saudi Arabia following the death of that country's Crown Prince. The Duchess chose a soft aqua or seafoam gown dating back to Amanda Wakeley's autumn/winter 2006-2007 collection. The draped, floor-length Empire Line gown featured sparkling trim at the waist and shoulder straps. In the center photo showing the runway version of the gown, you can see the waistline alteration to the Duchess's dress, raising the belt several inches. The Duchess wore her hair partially up. She accessorized with the diamond bracelet and earring set believed to be a wedding gift and her 'Vamp' heels by Jimmy Choo.  Another gown receiving many mentions was the Jenny Packham design worn for a November 2011 fundraiser.   The Duke and Duchess hosted the event at St. James's Palace. The one-shoulder Grecian-style dress by Jenny Packham was made of silvery chiffon and satin. It featured a draped bodice and self-belt. A similar Jenny Packham style in red was available at the time, likely the inspiration for the Duchess's dress.  The Duchess wore her hair mostly down with just a small portion pulled back. She wore vintage-style earrings by Beaut Jewellery and a poppy pin. We saw the same diamond bracelet and Jimmy Choo 'Vamp' sandals as shown above. Our third gown today is the Gucci design seen at a 100 Women in Finance gala dinner. That function was held in February 2019 at London's Victoria and Albert Museum. The off-the-shoulder Gucci design showcased a crisscrossed deep V-neck bodice with bands of pale pink and mauve and a floaty, flowing skirt in layers of pleated tulle with a sheer chiffon overlay. The Duchess accented the waistline with a velvet band. The Duchess wore her 'Cabrina' pumps by Oscar de la Renta and carried the Prada clutch we first saw at Princess Eugenie's wedding. She wore her hair partially back.  And repeated the Kiki McDonough diamond and morganite earrings that were first noted at her sister Pippa's wedding. Today we also look at three One-Hit Wonder coats, all of them worn by the Princess of Wales when visiting Scotland. The design mentioned most frequently by readers is the Holland Cooper trench coat worn for an outdoor movie screening at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. The special showing of Disney's Cruella was for NHS (National Health Service) staff in May 2021 to thank them for their vital work throughout the pandemic. The royals arrived for the event in a 1966 Land Rover that belonged to The Duke of Edinburgh.  The Duchess delivered remarks before the movie started. You can see how the colors of the coat popped against the red background.  Holland Cooper's Marlborough Trench Coat (£849, about $1075 today's exchange rates) was in a pattern called Heather Tartan. The double-breasted design was 100% wool with a fitted silhouette, belted waist, buckle fastenings at the cuff, epaulets on the shoulders, back storm flap, deep back vent, and piped trim on the angled front pockets.  I think the fabric deserves a close-up. Arguably, the most notable accessory that evening was the sapphire and diamond earrings on loan from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. The Duchess also wore a pair of Manolo Blahnik's BB Point Toe Pumps ($725) in deep green velvet. Our next design from a Scotland trip is a Christopher Kane ensemble worn during an October 2015 visit to Dundee.  The look included a knee-length coat and skirt by the designer and a black turtleneck sweater. These photos provide a look at the outfit beneath the coat. The coat was described as a slim-fitted dogtooth wool tailored coat with belt. It was very much like the icy blue satin Christopher Kane coat the Duchess wore to the Olympic Games opening ceremony in 2012, at Order of the Garter in 2014 (photo below left), and a 2017 garden party. This graphic points out some of the similar design elements. The silhouette is much the same; other shared elements include princess seaming, the hidden/covered placket, small lapels, on-seam pockets, and slim self-belt. This offers a good look at the fabric used in the pieces, a royal blue houndstooth (also called dogtooth, primarily when used in a smaller pattern) in royal blue. The Duchess was wearing her Rhumba boots by Aquatalia. She also carried her Cornelia James Imogen gloves ($175) and her Muse clutch by Stuart Weitzman. Our final coat was seen during a May 2014 visit to Scotland. The Duchess was in a vibrant red and coral style by Scottish-born designer Jonathan Saunders.   The Duke and Duchess had several engagements during their visit, including a stop at the Strathearn Community Campus, an area with a mix of leisure and sports facilities. The Duchess was given a kilt in the Strathearn tartan for Prince George, modeled by a large teddy bear. They also stopped by the Famous Grouse, the country's oldest distillery. The Duchess's Jonathan Saunders coat was the 'Athena' style from the designer's autumn/winter 2013 collection. The single-breasted style was made in the UK of a jacquard weave in a wool and mohair blend (86% wool, 11% mohair, and 3% polyamide). It had a notch collar, a single breast pocket, two front flap pockets, and a back vent. It was also offered in a deep olive green. Here, you can see how the buttons were matched to the different colors in the graduated stripe pattern. Beneath the coat, the Duchess wore the 'Scarlett pleat front dress' in a color called 'geranium' by Jane Atelier, formerly GOAT Fashion. She accessorized with two standbys: her Avona clutch and Sledge heels, both by LK Bennett. The Duchess wore a brooch showcasing a Celtic knot, believed to have been a wedding gift from Prince William. She also wore another stalwart piece in her jewelry collection, her Citrine Drop Earrings (£695, about $875 today's exchange rates) by Kiki McDonough. (I have added some repliKates for these to the Earrings page.) There are still several gowns I think deserve a post and a smattering of other pieces.

News Briefs and The Princess of Wale’s Chelsea Flower Show Ensembles – What Kate Wore

I am back with a look at ensembles worn by the Princess of Wales to the Royal Horticultural Society's Chelsea Flower Show. First, some brief updates, beginning with this week's release of a significant report from the Royal Foundation Business Taskforce for Early Childhood. You may remember the task force launch back in March 2023.  The Guardian notes in its story that the report identifies five areas in which businesses can make the greatest impact for children under five, the adults around them, the economy and wider society. More from this ITV story.  The Princess is said to be grateful to the business leaders who published the report into how business can better help children from birth to five-years-old, and has been kept fully up to date with their progress. “I know, having briefed The Princess on this, that she is enormously grateful to the members of the Taskforce who have made such fantastic progress on this work over the past year, said Christian Guy, who runs The Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood Also this week, the Prince of Wales hosted a rather sodden garden party at Buckingham Palace on behalf of the King. You can also see the Duke of Gloucester on the left, while the Duchess of Gloucester is behind Prince William.  The Prince was joined by several of his cousins, including Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, Peter Phillips, Zara Tindall, and her husband, Mike Tindall. Princess Beatrice was in a Beulah London dress, while Princess Eugenie wore a design by Ulla Johnson. Zara Tindall wore the Isobel dress (£1500) by Laura Green London and a hat by Sarah Cant Millinery. Many of you will recognize her heels and handbag; they are styles we have seen the Princess of Wales wearing: Emmy London's Rebecca Suede Heels ($600) in the ''makeup colorway and the Natasha Clutch ($480) in the same color. Thank you to Royal Fashion Police for the fashion IDs. As pointed out by Gert's Royals, this is the first time the Tindalls and Peter Phillips have attended one of the monarch's garden parties. I wanted to include a look at Zara Tindall's heels because I receive so many questions asking how one walks on grass in high heels. If you look closely, you can see that she is wearing heel guards. This may provide a better view of the heel guards.  Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'sL3MbmwiTGBsd3tGfM6MbA',sig:'QycWsBX1z7HqrbSkUXSpSWaRVhoyJ6V-HxG9NJvh6X4=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'2153452983',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); I don't recall seeing the Princess of Wales ever using the plastic protective devices, but have friends who swear by them. Below are two varieties: Solemates High Heel Protectors ($8.75) or Sole Guards ($9 for one set, $25 for a 3-pack). The guards are also available in different colors, like black.  Earlier this week, the King and Queen visited the Chelsea Flower Show.  🌺 The King and Queen visited #RHSChelsea yesterday, where they toured some of the many gardens and displays on show. 🌳 Highlights of this year’s show include the ‘No Adults Allowed’ Garden, designed by children from Sulivan Primary School - the first time a garden designed by… pic.twitter.com/I3IDCfou74 — The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) May 21, 2024 The King is also now the official patron of the Royal Horticultural Society, which puts on the show. The event reminded me of visits to the show by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. I thought it would be fun to look back at the ensembles worn for the event by the then-Duchess of Cambridge and the Princess of Wales. We begin with the green Catherine Walker design worn by the Duchess to the 2016 show.   Among the 2016 displays, a field of 320,000+ individually crocheted poppies.  An oft-raised question here (and in many fashion blogs about celebrities) involves the Duchess's handbags: What does she have in there? It appears one item she carried was a tissue or hankie; it's possible she was dealing with allergies. The Duchess was in a vibrant green Catherine Walker design first worn in 2014 during the Australia Tour (far right photo).  She accessorized with pieces from LK Bennett, her Nina clutch (no longer available), and Fern heels ($281 on sale).  When attending the 2017 show, the Duchess chose a silk dress by French fashion house Rochas. This was a new label for the Duchess. The midi-length dress was crafted of silk crêpe de chine in a floral print. It featured a fitted waist and flared skirt, side slit pockets, exposed back zipper, and silk lining. The Duchess wore either her Fern or Floret heels by LK Bennett. She did not carry a handbag but did wear her Monica Vinader Siren Earrings in green onyx ($178 at Monica Vinader). In 2019, we saw the Duchess in multiple outfits as she co-designed an exhibit for the show. The RHS Back to Nature garden project was designed to showcase the benefits of the natural world and trigger memories of times people have spent in nature.... Below, the Duchess works on the garden installation with co-designers Andrée Davies and Adam White (of Davies White Landscape Architects). Before the show opened, the Duke and Duchess took their three children to explore the garden.  The children gave the garden a test run ahead of the show. In these photos, the Duchess wore the Floral Ruffled Maxi Dress ($119, no longer available) by & Other Stories, a brand owned by H&M. The Duchess wore the Polly Petal Earrings by Accessorize and the Carina wedge espadrilles ($141) by Castañer.  The Duchess chose casual separates for the unveiling of the garden.  Here you see the Duchess with Sir Nicholas Bacon, who was chairman of the RHS in 2019. The ensemble included the Mabel cotton broderie anglaise shirt by MiH Jeans and a pair of linen/rayon culottes from Massimo Dutti. This was the first time we saw the Duchess wearing Massimo Dutti, a brand owned by Inditex, the parent company of Zara. The label has become one favored by the Princess of Wales. She was in her Superga Cotu Classic Sneakers ($70) and Monica Vinader Siren Earrings ($178 at Nordstrom).  The Duchess changed into an Erdem dress for that afternoon's official preview of the show.  Here, you see her showing the garden to the late Queen. The Erdem Sheba Floral Silk-Cotton Gown featured a high neck, tiered skirt, a hidden zipper, and a front ruffle.  The dress also included accents of white crocheted lace and raw-edge ruffled trim. In this montage, you can see the Duchess shortened her dress by several inches.  Her hair was partially pulled back and braided. Her earrings were the  Cassandra Goad Cavolfiore Studs (£5620, about $7100 at today's exchange rates) and the Castañer espadrille wedges. Our final ensemble features a dress by ME + EM.  The dress was worn to last year's show, where the Princess of Wales hosted the very first Children's Picnic, part of the RHS Campaign for School Gardening.  The ME + EM Color Block Silk Shirt Dress dress features a pleated front panel, point collar, gathered shoulders, side seam pockets, self-belt, and an asymmetrical hem that is longer in the back. It was first worn when the Duchess of Cambridge met 5-year-old Mila Sneddon at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in May 2021.  The Princess accessorized with her Catherine Zoraida Fern Drop Earrings ($220) and the Castañer wedges shown above.  All good wishes to those marking the Memorial Day Weekend! We will wrap up our One-Hit Wonder series next week.

Garden Party Styles Worn by the Princess of Wales – What Kate Wore

Hello-Hello, and welcome to another What Kate Wore post. We'll begin with observances commemorating the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day landings at Normandy. The King, Queen, and Prince of Wales participated in ceremonies at Portsmouth, the home of the Royal Navy. Veterans of Operation Overlord, the largest amphibious invasion in the history of warfare, were guests of honor at the National Commemoration Event. Below, RAF veteran Albert William Westgate. Joe Randall, another RAF veteran, is welcomed to the ceremony. Here you see veteran Roy Howard, who was wounded in the landing, losing both of his legs below the knee. The BBC reports, He said he represented all the “men and women who put their lives on hold to go and fight for democracy and this country.” Another vet at today's commemoration. The King addressed those gathered in Portsmouth. More from The Telegraph's coverage.  He acknowledged that today, 80 years on, it was “near impossible” to imagine the sheer terror and anxiety that faced the hundreds of thousands who took part in the Normandy landings. The King said: “At this remove, eight decades later, it is a near impossible task to imagine the emotion of that day: the pride of being part of so great an enterprise, the anxiety of in some way not coming up to scratch, and the fear of that day being their last.” Today's ceremonies clearly moved the King and Queen. The Prince of Wales also spoke at the ceremony. Here is a portion of his remarks.  We will always remember those who served and those who waved them off. The mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters who watched their loved ones go into battle, unsure if they would ever return. Many of those that took up arms had never seen combat before, some were still only in their teens. In their letters and diaries we see their great strength. The Prince spoke with veterans before the ceremony got underway.  This is an event the Princess of Wales would typically have attended. When asked how she was doing, Prince William said, She's doing very well. ‘She would’ve loved to be here today’ The Prince of Wales speaking when asked about The Princess of Wales 🤍 pic.twitter.com/JP3J4Jfj5I — Imperial Material ♚ (@royalistinusa) June 5, 2024 More from this Telegraph article.  He was asked by Geoffrey Weaving, aged 100, how the Princess of Wales was faring with her cancer treatment and replied: “Yes, she is getting better, yes. She would have loved to be here today. “I was reminding everyone how her grandmother served at Bletchley, so she had quite a bit in common with some of the ladies here who were at Bletchley. They never spoke about anything until the very end – it was all very secret.” You may remember the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attending 70th Anniversary events at Normandy on June 6, 2014. Yesterday, UK veterans, ages 99 and 100, gathered at Sword Beach. Sword Beach was one of five beaches where Allied troops landed 80 years ago tomorrow. Here, veteran Peter Newton is talking with Cpl. Paul Squires. Veteran Donald Jones.  Mr. Jones was reported to be overcome by the gratitude expressed to him by people at the beach. This afternoon the Princess Royal, Patron of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, took part in a ceremony at Bayeux Cathedral in France.  Tonight every grave at Bayeux War Cemetery in Normandy was illuminated. It is the largest Second World War cemetery of Commonwealth soldiers in France.  The Princess Royal was at the cemetery for tonight's commemorative service.  The scene at an event tonight above the Portsmouth Naval Memorial.  Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'jlXWldIKSHF5LuDBrlCK9A',sig:'s9n6mtBD6PA9fNrwfzURxdnl2uNceyq1KR1X2JUZowM=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'2155610812',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); There is a lengthy list of D-Day 80 events taking place tomorrow in France and throughout the UK. The King is in France this evening ahead of tomorrow's British Normandy Memorial at Ver-sur-Mer. We'll close this section of the post with a video covering the Portsmouth ceremony earlier today.  An honour to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day this week, starting today in Portsmouth. For the incredible bravery of the Allied veterans we say thank you - we owe our freedom to heroes like you. #DDay80 pic.twitter.com/kqmzOKgsuZ — The Prince and Princess of Wales (@KensingtonRoyal) June 5, 2024  +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ We now turn to our review of garden party ensembles worn by the Princess of Wales. She attended her First Garden Party in May 2012. She repeated an Emilia Wickstead dress for the occasion. The designer's Alice dress featured a fitted bodice, squared neckline, concealed off-center front closure, inset waistband, and a full pleated skirt. The Duchess debuted a new hat by Jane Corbett that showcased a broad brim, lace trim on the underside, and a bow detail atop and below the brim. She wore a pair of double-drop pearl earrings that I believe are still UFO (Unidentified Fashion Object). The Duchess carried her Natalie Clutch and wore her Sledge Pumps, both by LK Bennett. The dress was worn to the late Queen's Diamond Jubilee Luncheon at Windsor Castle the previous week. We saw another Emilia Wickstead design on the Duchess at a May 2013 garden party.  The Duchess was expecting Prince George. The Duchess wore a modified version of the designer’s Marella coat, named after Italian socialite and art collector Marella Agnelli, née Princess Donna Marella Caracciolo di Castagneto. The silk coat from the Spring/Summer 2013 collection featured an abstract yellow and white pattern, three-quarter-length sleeves, and a collarless neckline. The Duchess wore her hair partially pulled back.  Her creamy percher-style hat by Jane Corbett featured an intricate bow detail. It was initially worn in June 2012 for Order of the Garter. Additional accessories for the Duchess include her Fifth Avenue Clutch and Park Avenue Pumps, both items by Russell & Bromley. And her Annoushka Pearl Drops suspended from her Kiki McDonough Diamond Hoops.  The following year, 2014, the Duchess opted for an Alexander McQueen design.  The knee-length dress used a basic sheath as the foundation for the garment, showcasing exquisite lace atop an ivory base. It had long sleeves, a modified boat neckline, and eyelash lace at the hem, sleeves, and neckline. The dress color was referred to by many different names, including beige, gold, caramel, eggshell, blush pink, and others. (I call it ‘champagne.’)  The dress was first worn for the 2012 Jubilee National Service of Thanksgiving at St. Paul’s Cathedral. On that occasion, the Duchess wore a band at the waist. The Duchess wore her hair partially pulled back and chose another Jane Corbett chapeau for the party. The milliner noted in her blog, The new hat was specifically designed to be worn with the beautiful Alexander McQueen lace dress that HRH has worn previously. She brought back the Kiki McDonough Diamond Hoops and the Annoushka Pearl Drops, along with her Fifth Avenue Clutch. The shoes were another Russell and Bromley design, their Fifth Avenue pumps. We saw another Alexander McQueen design when the Duchess attended a May 2016 garden party. Another view.  This was the first time the Duke and Duchess attended one of the parties together; the Duchess flew solo at the previous parties. Many recognized the ensemble immediately. It was the Alexander McQueen and Jane Taylor look worn for Prince George’s christening in October 2013. Here you see the ready-to-wear version of the ruffled jacket and a straight skirt on the left, and the Duchess with Prince George in 2013. The Duchess's jacket was modified and featured fewer ruffles. The Duchess wore her hair up. She repeated the Georgie hat by Jane Taylor worn in 2013. Ms. Taylor described the piece as a “sophisticated sinamay beret with delicate silk organza rose and classic veiling trim.” This event brought the debut of Gianvito Rossi's 105 Pumps in the Praline colorway. The Duchess also carried an LK Bennett clutch, the Nina style. The Duchess wore the same Kiki McDonough hoops and Annoushka pearl drops noted earlier in this post. The Duchess attended another 2016 garden party, this one at Hillsborough Castle in Northern Ireland.  Prince William was also on hand at this function. This was another look many recognized, anchored by the Duchess's Day Birger et Mikkelsen brocade coat. Featuring a subtle gold paisley pattern, it had a single-breasted silhouette with flap pockets, off-center three-button fastening, and princess seams. I believe this was the fifth time the Duchess wore the coat. Lady Carrickfergus (as she is titled in Northern Ireland) accessorized with a new hat by Lock and Company, the Morning Rose Perching Hat. She brought back her Nina Clutch and Fern pumps, both by LK Bennett. The Duchess also wore the Irish Guards’ Shamrock Brooch as well as new earrings that were a customized version of Kiki McDonough’s Eden Diamond Flower Drop Earrings, with citrines instead of lemon quartz stones. When attending a May 2017 garden party, the Duchess of Cambridge was in a Christopher Kane coat.  It was a piece worn on previous occasions.  The fitted design was a bespoke style crafted of ice-blue eau de nil satin. It featured multiple gores front and back, with four panels per side. There was also a covered front placket, vertical front pockets, a self-belt, and notched lapels. The coat was initially worn in 2012 for the Opening Ceremony of the London Games. The Duchess wore it again in June 2014 for Order of the Garter ceremonies. The Duchess's hat was the Sweet Delight” style by Lock and Co; it was paired with this coat for the 2014 Order of the Garter events. Accessories included the Duchess's vintage beaded clutch by Josef and her Gianvito Rossi 105 Praline Pumps. She also had on the Blue Topaz and Diamond earrings by Kiki McDonough.  The Duchess chose a soft pink Alexander McQueen coatdress for a May 2019 garden party at Buckingham Palace. The Cambridges chatting with guests. The design was double-breasted with slightly raised shoulders and pleats at the front and back. A Juliette Botterill in matching pink topped off the look. The always-on-top-of-things experts at the Royal Hats site noted it was a ...percher in pale pink straw. The hat is trimmed with a pale pink rose, feather and silk abacca ruffles both on top and below the raised edge of the hat. The Duchess wore her Gianvito Rossi 105 Praline Pumps and carried her Loeffler Randall clutch.  She had on the Collingwood diamond and pearl drop earrings that belonged to Diana, Princess of Wales.  The Duchess chose a vibrant coral or salmon Emilia Wickstead design for a garden party in May 2022.  The Duchess greeting guests.  The design showcased a fit and flare silhouette with a pleated skirt, peak lapels, strong shoulders, set-in waistband, and concealed off-center front closure. It is a favored Emilia Wickstead style worn by the Duchess in other colors.  The Duchess wore her hair up.  We saw the return of Jane Taylor’s ‘Lyssa’ hat, a style first worn in 2017 at Trooping the Colour, as shown below right. The product description notes it has swerving abaca pleats in tonal shades, which emphasise its depth and intricacy. The Duchess repeated her Rebecca Heels in 'Makeup pink' suede ($595) by Emmy London and her vintage Josef clutch. The Duchess also wore earrings by Kiki McDonough. In some photos, they look like the Morganite Cushion Drops; in others, they look like the White Topaz Cushion Drops. The hoops and gemstones are set in white gold. The Duchess attended a second garden party in May 2022.  The look was built around a soft, floaty aqua dress. The Duchess speaking with Holocaust survivor Manfred Goldberg and his wife.  Kensington Palace said a private dressmaker created the dress. Design elements included a pie crust collar, button-front bodice, set-in waistband, bishop sleeves, and a full-flowing skirt. A closer look at the high, ruffled collar, the self-covered buttons with loop fasteners, full sleeves coming to a fitted cuff, and slightly puffed sleeves. It was first worn for a March 2019 reception marking the fiftieth Anniversary of Prince Charles’s investiture as Prince of Wales. The Duchess wore her hair partially up. She sported a new hat by Philip Treacy.  It was similar to the Philip Treacy design first seen at the May 2018 wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex (shown below right), then worn again at Trooping the Colour in June 2019 (below left). She carried a bag by Hobbs, the British retailer's Evesham Clutch ($155), and appeared to be wearing a pair of Jimmy Choo Romy heels in green suede.  Her earrings looked like the Aquamarine Delicate Orb style ($183) by Carousel Jewels, a UK-based company. They are done in sterling silver with 22k gold plating. Our final look covers separates worn for the Princess of Wales's first garden party with her new title. The Prince and Princess of Wales acted as hosts on behalf of the King. The event was in May of last year.  The look was familiar for most readers, centered on separates by Elie Saab.  The ensemble was made up of a modified version of the designer's Macramé Pussy Bow Top ($125) and Embroidered Tulle Skirt ($3100). The top is crafted of a cotton/poly/silk blend fabric and features a relaxed fit, button front, and partial lining. The skirt is done in matching tulle fabric with embroidered dots; it has an A-line silhouette and is lined. The blouse changes included a switch from short to long sleeves and the addition of a solid fabric cuff. The macrame trim on the sleeves is vertical, running the length of the sleeve, as opposed to being a horizontal border at the hem. The bow was also shortened. A better view of the fabric.  The ensemble was first seen at Royal Ascot in June 2019.  The Philip Treacy hat was also worn to Ascot in 2019. It was described at that time by the Royal Hats site as pale blue sinamay, the oval-shaped formed saucer is trimmed with silk flowers beneath the raised side of the brim. Accessories included the Elie Saab Abat-Jour Metallic and Leather Clutch and silver metallic Gianvito Rossi pumps.  The Princess brought back her 'Lola' Blue Topaz and Diamond Hoops by royal favorite Kiki McDonough. A montage covering all ten ensembles.  By the numbers:  8 of 10 looks were repeats 3 ensembles showcased Emilia Wickstead's designs 3 featured Alexander McQueen styles