The Princess of Wales always looks stunning when wearing a tiara to official royal banquets – these are her brightest moments.
If there’s one thing most royal fans look forward to, it’s seeing their favorite royal ladies in a sparkling tiara. There have been a number of formal occasions on which the Wale’s princess she’s put on her own diamond hat, and she always looks magical.
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We don’t often see Princess Kate wear a tiara – exclusive accessories are saved only for state dinners and receptions at Buckingham Palace – and of course, she wore a tiara at her royal wedding to prince william back in 2011.
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The princess has a particular favorite when it comes to accessory, and that is the famous Lover’s Knot tiara. With a huge state banquet taking place next week, we’re very curious to see what tiara the royals wear for the event. Scroll down to see all of Kate’s royal tiara moments…
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In December 2018, Kate wore the Lover’s Knot tiara to the late Queen’s annual Diplomatic Corps reception, paired with a bespoke Jenny Packham baby gown embellished with jewels. The perfect look for winter, we think!
Princess Kate also wore the Lover’s Knot tiara in October 2018, when she attended a lavish state banquet at Buckingham Palace to honor King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima during their visit to the UK. Kate wore a gorgeous blue Alexander McQueen gown along with the stunning headdress.
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It was jewels, jewels, jewels for Kate in December 2017! The royal was photographed arriving at Buckingham Palace for a diplomatic dinner with her husband, Prince William, and she looked elegant again in a white gown with a diamond necklace and her favorite Lover’s Knot tiara. This time, Kate paired it with matching pearl drop earrings.
Looking similar to her previous tiara outing, here we see Kate wearing the exquisite Lover’s Knot tiara again (she clearly loves it!) as she arrives at another state banquet at Buckingham Palace in July 2017 to welcome the King Philip and Queen Letizia of Spain. We also love her ruby and diamond necklace.
Surprise surprise, the Lover’s Knot tiara again, but this time Kate wears the headdress in a striking red gown. The royal wore the jeweled relic for the Diplomatic Corps reception in December 2016.
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You guessed it, it’s the Lover’s Knot! Yes, this is the first time Kate has donned her now-trustworthy tiara, which she wore with a pretty lace dress and dangling earrings to a diplomatic reception at Buckingham Palace in December 2015.
In October 2015, Kate wore the lotus flower tiara again for the visit of the Chinese president, pairing it with a red Jenny Packham dress.
The first time we saw Kate wear a tiara after her wedding was at the Diplomatic Corps reception in December 2013. She was surprised with a different piece: the lotus flower tiara – which once belonged to the Queen Mother (pictured). Originally a Garrard necklace, the wife of King George VI had the piece dismantled and turned into a dazzling headdress. The Queen Mother passed the tiara on to her daughter, Princess Margaret, in 1959 and the royals have worn the jewels on numerous occasions over the years. Margaret lent the tiara to her daughter-in-law Serena Stanhope for her wedding to David Armstrong-Jones in 1993. That was her last public appearance, before the Princess of Wales wore the headdress in 2013.
We can’t forget Kate’s wedding tiara! The princess wore the exquisite Cartier Halo Tiara on her special day, which features more than 800 diamonds. King George VI first commissioned Cartier to design the tiara for his wife, the Queen Mother, in 1936, then passed it on to Queen Elizabeth on her 18th birthday.
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