A state banquet was held in London on Tuesday night. Princess Kate in particular caught the attention of the guests with a very special dress.
Cyril Ramaphosa is in the UK. Prince William and Princess Kate welcomed the South African president, in office since 2018, on Tuesday. Together we first went to the Royal Pavilion summer residence. There, the 70-year-old man met King Carlos III. and his wife Camilla and the new Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak.
The eventful gathering was followed by a carriage ride, a visit to Westminster Abbey to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and a trip to the memorial stone honoring Nelson Mandela, who has been South Africa’s president since 1994. until 1999.
Premiere of Carlos and Camila
The highlight of such state visits is always the state banquet in the evening. Dinner was very special, especially for Charles and Camilla. Because for the royal couple it is the first state banquet they will have in their new roles as king and wife of the king.
Other members of the Royal Family also attended the event on Tuesday night. Princess Kate in particular attracted the attention of the guests. Because the 40-year-old man came in a dream dressed in white. For dinner he chose a long robe with glitter appliqués on the shoulders and a cape with a train.
The dress was designed by her favorite designer, Jenny Packham. In fact, the noble piece is a wedding dress. It’s from the 2023 bridal collection, according to the designer’s website. The gown can already be purchased at Kleinfeld in New York, for example, for a whopping 5,000 euros. He also paired it with the “Queen Mary’s Lover’s Knot” tiara.
Prince William opted for a black suit, just like his father and uncle Edward. Sophie von Wessex wore a petrol blue dress. Camilla also chose a blue dress. She with her look honored the Queen, who died in September. Because the 75-year-old chose the “Belgian Sapphire” tiara for her dress, once worn by Queen Elizabeth II. Here you can see the looks of the other members of royalty.
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