venerdì 1 luglio 2016

Battle of the Somme Centenary Commemorations

Engagements in France for the centenary of the
Battle of the Somme, 30 June - 1 July 2016

 30 June 2016 - Attending a vigil on the eve of the centenary of the Battle of the Somme at Thiepval Memorial in Picardy, France.
New coat: long snake stitch coat by Missoni; unidentified black dress; new hat: unidentified black felt pillbox hat with bow trim (interestingly, the Duchess wore a hairnet to secure her updo); "Eugenia" silver-tone faux pearl and crystal ear cuffs by BalenciagaMulberry "Bayswater" clutch in black suede; Gianvito Rossi black suede pumps (Daily Mail article here).

 1 July 2016 - Attending the official opening the new Thiepval Memorial to the Missing Visitor Centre.
New dress: bespoke peplum detail day dress by Jenny Packham, overlaid in cream lace by French textile house Sophie Hallette (the same that made the lace used for Catherine's wedding dress and shoes); "Lion Tamer" perching hat in ebony sinamay with ostrich feather trim by Sylvia Fletcher for Lock & Co.; Classic Baroque Pearl earring drop by Annoushka suspended from Kiki Classic 18ct yellow gold and diamond hoopsMulberry "Bayswater" clutch in black suede; Gianvito Rossi black suede pumps; fabric poppy and cornflower corsage, the French flowers of remembrance (Daily Mail article here).

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh attended events at Westminster Abbey in London (my blog post on the Queen's outfit can be found here, Daily Mail article here).

Nessun commento:

Posta un commento