The Queen's Reign in Style Moments: The Investiture of the Prince of Wales

As Royal Central continues to look back on the iconic looks from The Queen’s reign, we turn to the famous outfit she wore at the Investiture of the Prince of Wales. On 26 July 1958 Prince Charles, The Queen’s eldest son, was made the Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester by letters patent. |However, his investiture did not take place until 1 July 1969 at Caernarfon Castle. Watched by…
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How royals use soft diplomacy to voice their support for Ukraine

Diplomats refer to it as “soft diplomacy” – the art of saying things without actually uttering a single word. Another definition is of it is “saying without saying”. On the 24th of February 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine. Media around the world have covered the facts, and have talked about the humanitarian catastrophe that is unfolding by the hour. Over 2 million people have…
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Kate at 40: The style evolution of the future Queen Consort

In 2001, Kate Middleton was just a young woman from Reading who was studying the History of Art at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. It was here where she met her future husband, Prince William. Since her relationship with the future King first became public knowledge, we’ve seen the now Duchess of Cambridge’s style change drastically over the years. From a university student…
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The iconic outfit from The Queen's Silver Jubilee

Outfits worn by The Queen to mark her Silver, Gold, and Diamond Jubilees will be on display at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Scotland next year, and one of The Queen’s most iconic and divisive looks will feature prominently. The Platinum Jubilee Display will display The Queen’s Silver Jubilee dress and hat as part of the upcoming display. The bubble-gum pink dress was designed by one of…
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