Kate Middleton Stunned in Her Favorite Tiara at the State Dinner (& Honored So Many Royal Family Members in the Process)
All hail Princess Kate!
The Duchess of Cambridge looked like a fairy tale come true at last night's state dinner at Buckingham Palace for President Trump's official visit to the U.K.
Wearing a white ruffled Alexander McQueen gown and her favorite Lover's Knot tiara (also a Princess Diana fave), Middleton did more than just take our breath away as she arrived to the banquet. Her entire outfit paid tribute to members of the royal family.
For one, the tiara is a Middleton go-to. The diamond-and-pearl-embellished head ornament is widely known as Princess Diana’s most prized piece of jewelry and was a wedding gift from her mother-in-law, Queen Elizabeth II.
The royal mum of three also wore the queen mother’s sapphire and diamond fringe earrings gifted to her by Queen Elizabeth. Her new blue sash and fancy brooch was also a gift from the queen to honor her new status as a Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order, which was bestowed upon Middleton in April of this year. She also wore a big yellow brooch on her left shoulder to honor the Royal Family Order.
Lastly, the duchess donned an oak and acorn brooch on her right shoulder. Oaks and acorns are important symbols for the royal. It's thought to represent her Middleton family roots, as they're featured prominently in her family coat of arms that was gifted to Middleton before her royal wedding. More importantly, oak leaves and acorns were incorporated into her wedding earrings when she married Prince William.
A callout to nearly every royal family member, all in one outfit? The woman certainly knows how to put together a look.