Kate Middleton knows for sure how to dress for the occasion. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge just attended a garden party at the Buckingham Palace, and many felt that Middleton honored Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with her outfit.
Kate Middleton Paid Tribute To Prince Harry And Meghan Markle
The Duke of Cambridge hosted the most recent Garden Party, and his wife, Kate Middleton, joined her at the event Wednesday. Prince Edward, Sophie, Countess of Sussex, Princess Beatrice, and the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester were also present, Town & Country reported.
Middleton opted for a custom-made, long-sleeve midi dress lined with matching buttons in a soft hue. She wore the same pastel frock for the 50th anniversary of Prince Charles' investiture as the Prince of Wales in March 2019. She paired it with a matching Philip Treacy fascinator with a large floral applique on one side.
Since Middleton's fascinator was too similar to the one she wore at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding, many believed it was a tribute to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. The sighting reportedly happened on the eve of the Sussexes' return to the U.K., Express return.
At the event, Middleton was spotted smiling and greeting the crowd.
Kate Middleton And Prince William Will Join Queen Elizabeth On The Balcony, But Not Prince Harry And Meghan Markle
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle already confirmed their attendance at the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebration. They will fly to the U.K. with their two children, son Archie, 2, and daughter Lilibet, who will turn 1 on June 4.
However, despite the Sussexes' return, they will not be able to join the Queen on the balcony. Her Majesty reportedly decided to limit the line-up of the royals who will make a balcony appearance to those who are still serving the firm.
"After careful consideration, the Queen has decided that this year's traditional Trooping the Colour balcony appearance on Thursday 2nd of June will be limited to Her Majesty and those members of the Royal Family who are currently undertaking official public duties on behalf of the Queen," a Buckingham Palace spokesman said in a statement obtained by People.
However, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expected to attend the Thanksgiving Service at St. Paul's Cathedral in London. Prince Andrew, who will also not make a balcony appearance, is expected to attend the service.
The royals who will join the Queen on the balcony will also attend the Thanksgiving service.
Stay tuned for more news and updates about the royal family.
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