Trooping the Colour holds a special meaning to the British royal family because the annual event serves as King Charles’s second birthday celebration. Although he was born on November 14, the monarch also has a celebratory birthday in June (aka Trooping the Colour). The British monarchy established the holiday in 1748 to fulfill a request by King George II. Since the patriarch’s birthday was in November (like King Charles), he created the event so he could have a second, grander birthday party in the summer.
Last year, Princess Catherine wore a white blazer dress designed by Alexander McQueen. She had previously donned the same ensemble at a G7 Leaders’ reception at the Eden Project in Cornwall.
We’ll just assume our Trooping the Colour invite got lost in the mail.
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