The Countess of Wessex was the image of magnificence as she joined the procession of her mother-in-law the Queen’s coffin to Westminster Corridor.
Queen Elizabeth II‘s kids and grandchildren, together with the Earl and Countess of Wessex, all gathered collectively for the procession of the Queen’s coffin to Westminster Corridor on Wednesday.
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In line with the traditional mourning colors, Countess Sophie appeared elegant in a easy black costume and coordinating stilettos. She styled her hair in a sublime updo and wore understated make-up for what was undoubtedly a really emotional event. The royal and her husband Prince Edward each saved their composure as they joined the likes of King Charles III and Camilla, Queen Consort, the Prince and Princess of Wales and extra.
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Countess Sophie’s modest, long-sleeved costume boasted an intricate pleated bib and a flattering mid-calf reduce. She accessorised with a dainty silver cross necklace and a skinny, waist-cinching belt, in addition to the customary opaque black tights.
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Buckingham Palace confirmed the interval of mourning will proceed till 26 September, so the royal household are anticipated to proceed to step out in customary black or very deep hues – a convention that Queen Victoria abided by for over 40 years of her life, following the dying of her beloved husband Prince Albert.
Countess Sophie appeared sombre in black alongside the Princess of Wales
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II handed away “peacefully” at Balmoral on the age of 96, and her kids Princess Anne and King Charles are thought to have been by her bedside on the time. The previous has been by the monarch’s facet ever since, following her coffin to the Palace of Holyroodhouse by automobile, and becoming a member of her on her flight to London.
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The Queen’s coffin is about to lie in state for the second time in Westminster Corridor to permit the general public to pay their final respects. From Wednesday 14 September till Monday 19 September, when her funeral will happen, 1000’s of respectful royal followers are anticipated to go to Her Majesty and file previous the coffin.
Nevertheless, following the outpouring of affection from folks throughout the UK, who’ve been flocking to the Queen’s royal residences to depart flowers and heartfelt messages, there have been warnings that queues might be very lengthy.
The Countess of Wessex appeared sombre in black
Sophie and her husband Prince Edward, alongside their daughter, Girl Louise Windsor, have been amongst many royals who stepped out to view a few of the public’s tributes to the Queen over the weekend. They have been pictured outdoors Balmoral speaking to followers and admiring the various bouquets of flowers left in honour of the monarch.
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Lately, Sophie was extensively often known as ‘the Queen’s favorite’, having constructed a really shut relationship along with her mother-in-law. Final 12 months, following the dying of the Duke of Edinburgh, it was Sophie to whom the Queen turned – with royal insiders describing her daughter-in-law as being like “a rock”.
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