The Duchess Kate stepped out into the beloved tiara of the late Princess Diana for the Dutch state banquet at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday night.
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Queen Elizabeth II organized dinner for King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands. Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall also attended the banquet for 150 guests.
The mother of three children was surprised with a light blue dress by Alexander McQueen, which turned out to be a very similar tone to the dress that her sister-in-law Meghan Markle put on last night at a state dinner in Fiji.
Kate, 36, was accompanied by Prince William, 36, during the lavish state dinner held in honor of King Willem-Alexander and the High Queen of the Netherlands.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge accompany visitors to the state visit, including Prime Minister Theresa May, to the state banquet in the Netherlands at the Buckingham Palace ballroom. pic.twitter.com/1aMGtemN0I
– Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) October 23, 2018
Kate also donned one of the most beloved tiara of the late Princess Diana, Tiara Lover's Knot, which was created by Queen Elizabeth's grandmother, Queen Mary, in 1913, and was a gift to Diana the your wedding day The Duchess of Cambridge also wore Diana's favorite earrings, diamond and pearl necklaces, and a spectacular necklace borrowed from Queen Isabella's collection of pearls and diamonds. The necklace, which also includes pearls and diamonds, was a gift to Queen Alexandra of King Frederick if Denmark was transmitted to the queen's mother and has been in the monarch's extensive collection of jewelry.
The queen was surprised with a white dress, the girls of Great Britain and Ireland, the tiara and the brooch Cullinan III and IV, while the Duchess of Cornwall wore her favorite Greville Tiara and a silver dress.
The Dutch king called the queen "the most intrepid Bond girl of all time", a reference to her appearance with Daniel Craig in the announcement of the London 2012 Olympic Games that showed her jumping from an airplane in a video.