Kate Middleton put on a somber figure in an all-black ensemble as she paid tribute to the dead on Remembrance Sunday today.
The Duchess of Cambridge, 38, wrapped up nicely in a tailored Alexander McQueen coat, which featured tasseled shoulder details and was adorned with a poppy.
The mother-of-three, who attended the reduced commemorations alongside Prince Charles, Prince William and other members of Britain’s elite, also donned a chic Philip Treacy hat and the diamond and diamond earrings. queen’s beads.
With her brunette hair tied back in a low bun, the royal completed the look with a touch of blush, nude-colored lips and bold eyebrows.
The Duchess of Cambridge, 38, wrapped warm in a tailored Alexander McQueen coat adorned with a poppy as she attended the social distancing Remembrance Sunday service
Kate Middleton (pictured) paired the outfit with a chic Philip Treacy hat and the Queen’s diamond and pearl earrings
After the service, the Duchess of Cambridge could be seen in the back of the car with the driver wearing a black mask.
Due to government restrictions regarding the Covid-19 pandemic, the annual Remembrance Sunday in March after the cenotaph did not take place this year.
As the public were unable to attend, millions across the UK instead paid their respects privately from their homes.
As the clock struck at 11 a.m., Boris Johnson, Prince Charles, Prince William and other members of the British elite marked the two minutes of silence before laying their wreaths.
Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cornwall, Sophie Wessex and the Queen watched from the royal box near the cenotaph.
After the service, the Duchess of Cambridge could be seen in the back of the car with the driver wearing a black mask (pictured)
The mother-of-three attended the scaled-down commemorations alongside Prince Charles, Prince William, Camilla (pictured, together) and other members of Britain’s elite
It comes after the Queen first wore a face mask in public last week as she marked the centenary of the burial of the Unknown Warrior in a small private ceremony at Westminster Abbey.
Her Majesty honored the British serviceman, whose identity remains a mystery, and the Royal Family’s own associations with World War I at London Abbey ahead of Remembrance Sunday.
The head of state, who was dressed all in black as she laid a bouquet of orchids and myrtle on the grave, had to cover her face during the act of worship under government restrictions.
This reflected the custom of placing royal bridal bouquets on the tomb, a tradition that began in 1923 when Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, the future Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, laid her bouquet upon her entry into the abbey in memory of his brother Fergus, who was killed at the Battle of Loos in 1915.
The Duchess of Cambridge at the National Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph today (pictured)
Many royal brides have since sent their bouquets to the grave at Westminster Abbey.
The Duke of Sussex has resigned as an active member of the Royal Family and now lives in California.
But in the Declassified podcast to mark Remembrance Sunday, Prince Harry, who spent 10 years in the military, said: “Being able to wear my uniform, being able to stand up in service to one’s country is among the greatest. honors that are. in life.
“For me, the uniform is a symbol of something much bigger, it symbolizes our commitment to protect our country, as well as to protect our values.
“These values are implemented by service, and service is what happens in calm and chaos.