- Kate Middleton looked gorgeous at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday in her first tiara moment since 2019
- Middleton wore the Lover’s Knot tiara, Princess Diana’s pearl earrings and Queen Elizabeth’s bracelet
- Prince William looked dapper in a suit adorned with the Garter Star, Thistle Star and three miniature medals
Kate Middleton just debuted her tiara as the Princess of Wales.
On Tuesday, the royal, 40, donned her first tiara in nearly three years for King Charles’ first state banquet as monarch at Buckingham Palace. The symposium was held to welcome South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to the UK, People mentionted.
Middleton wore a white Jenny Packham cape dress that had silver embellishments on the shoulders. She paired it with an equally dazzling accessory – the Lover’s Knot tiara.
The headpiece with pearls hanging from diamond knots was also a favorite of Middleton’s mother-in-law, Princess Diana.
The tiara is over a century old and was originally commissioned from jeweler Garrard by Queen Mary in either 1913 or 1914, according to the Court Jeweller. It is reportedly a replica of a tiara belonging to Mary’s grandmother, Princess Augusta of Hesse, Duchess of Cambridge.
Middleton also accessorized with pearl earrings that once belonged to Princess Diana and a three-strand pearl and diamond bracelet from Queen Elizabeth II’s jewelry collection.
She completed her look with a yellow ribbon denoting her rank in the Order of the Royal Family and a blue sash denoting her rank as Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order, the highest order of knighthood personally awarded by Queen Elizabeth II for service her. .
Her husband Prince William looked dapper in his black suit. The Prince of Wales adorned his suit with the Garter Star, the Thistle Star and three miniature medals for the three Queen Elizabeth Jubilees he was part of: Gold in 2002, Diamond in 2012 and Platinum in 2022.
Social media users praised the Princess of Wales’ look, describing her as gorgeous.
“Kate looks beautiful in her tiara,” one commented.
“Wowsa princess! She looks absolutely stunning. I love that she wore Queen Elizabeth’s bracelet,” another added.
“She looks amazing today. [But] then again, he always does,” a third fan He wrote.
Middleton was last seen wearing a tiara to the Diplomatic Corps reception in December 2019, an annual event with 1,000 guests, including high commissioners, government officials and ambassadors.
She also wore the Lover’s Knot tiara to the reception and paired it with the Nizam of Hyderabad necklace and a navy velvet Alexander McQueen long-sleeve dress, according to People.