Tuesday, October 20

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The Queen has worn a tiara for the first time since lockdown
Fashion

The Queen has worn a tiara for the first time since lockdown

Forget royals not being allowed to wear their diamonds before 6pm, because with a global pandemic and no social gatherings, they simply haven’t been able to dress up in the evening at all. So it was rather lovely to see Her Majesty The Queen in all her glitzy up glory in her new official Canadian portrait on behalf of the Canadian Government. The shot, taken by Chris Jackson, showed the Queen smiling demurely while decked in gorgeous sapphire and diamond jewellery, from her tiara to her bracelet. As with many of her historical pieces, her matching set, which includes the tiara, chandelier earrings, a necklace and bracelet, is of sentimental value. Known as the ‘King George VI Victorian Suite’, the earrings and necklace were given to HRH Queen Elizabeth II by her father...