Kate arrived at Westminster Abbey on Monday morning (19 September) in a automotive along with her two youngsters, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, and the Queen Consort, Camilla.
In the meantime, Meghan travelled with the Duke of Sussex to join the 2,000-strong congregation in celebrating the lifetime of the past due Queen, who reigned for 70 years.
The Princess of Wales wore the Bahrain Pearl Drop earrings, which originated from the Queen’s non-public jewellery assortment, in conjunction with a observation necklace that still belonged to her past due grandmother-in-law.
The 4-Row Eastern pearl choker was once first loaned to Kate by way of the past due monarch in 2017. Kate additionally sported the earrings and necklace that she wore to the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral in 2021.
The Bahrain Pearl Drop earrings had been first talented to Queen Elizabeth II when she married Prince Philip in 1947, as a part of a cache of 7 pearls from the Hakim of Bahrain.
Meghan additionally wore a couple of earrings that she won as a present from the Queen after her marriage to Prince Harry.
The duchess is often noticed dressed in the dear earrings – she was once noticed in them remaining week right through the ceremonial procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Corridor for the Queen’s lying-in-state.
On the funeral, Kate wore a black tailored jacket and wide-brimmed hat with a netted veil, referred to as a “mourning veil”.
Meghan additionally wore a large black hat with a wide brim, but did not wear the traditional black veil worn by way of different girls within the royal circle of relatives.
In other places, Camilla, Queen Consort, additionally selected a distinct piece of bijou to put on to the Queen’s state funeral.
Camilla wore Queen Victoria’s Hessian Diamond Jubilee brooch on her left shoulder. The center-shaped brooch has 3 sapphires and was once talented to Queen Victoria from her grandchildren.