Charles III’s coronation took place at Westminster Abbey on Saturday, and the ceremony included a special moment for his wife, Queen Camilla.
The 75-year-old was crowned in a ceremony that cemented her role as senior royal.
She was the first queen to be crowned alongside a king in 90 years and the last queen to be crowned Queen Elizabeth. She was crowned in 1937.
Camilla’s looks that day included a nod to Queen Elizabeth II and multiple royal rewear!
She arrived at Westminster Abbey in Queen Elizabeth’s robes, worn by her mother-in-law, who died in 1953, at her own coronation.
people magazine report The robe featured crimson velvet and included several adjustments by London’s oldest tailors Eid and Ravenscroft.
Camilla donned a robe in Bruce Oldfield’s coronation dress, which featured ivory, silver, and gold colors and a short train and silk underskirt.
People added that the dress paid tribute to Charles and Camilla’s love of nature, with floral embellishments including daisy chains, forget-me-nots, celandines and scarlet pimpernel.
The four countries of Great Britain were represented by roses, thistles, daffodils and shamrocks.
She paired the dress with silk shoes by British designer Elliot Zedd.
After the coronation, Camilla was changed into the Robes of the Estate by Ede and Ravenscroft. This purple velvet robe has a long train and is hand embroidered by the Royal School of Needlework.
Surprisingly, Camilla chose to wear Queen Mary’s crown at her coronation. A stunning piece of history with 2,200 diamonds that was worn by Charles’ great-grandmother.
However, Camilla has made some changes. She honored her Queen Elizabeth II by adding Cullinan III, IV and V diamonds to her crown. The diamond was part of the late Queen’s personal collection.