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Queen Elizabeth’s 9 decades of royal style!


As the British monarch turns 93, The Royal UK looks back at her fashion highlights. Here are some for you to watch as well.

From tulle gowns to neon skirt suits, signature Launer bags, Anello & Davide loafers and Burberry headscarves. With her legacy of era-defining looks, the Queen is indisputably a style icon.

As a young princess, the royal wore floral tea dresses and pleated frocks typical of the 1930’s and 1940’s. She graduated to skirt suits and ball gowns as she stepped up to the stately dressing. In 1947, she married in a dress fit for a future Queen. It was designed by couturier Norman Hartwell.

It featured delicate pearl and crystal embroidery and a dramatic 15ft-long train.

Hartwell became one of her official dressmakers when she succeeded her father to the throne in 1952. Hartwell tried his best to keep Her Majesty in elegant tulle gowns for state banquets and receptions overseas.

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For her day-to-day wardrobe, the monarch enlisted designer Hardy Amies. But, it was only until 1989. While, milliner Freddie Fox was among those entrusted with creating her vast array of hats, until his retirement in the year 2002.

However, today things are quite different.

Today, the monarch turns to dressmakers Stewart Parvin and Angela Kelly for her colourful skirt suits. According to daughter-in-law Sophie, she wears those colourful dresses, ensure crowds can see her. 

Also read: Queen Elizabeth’s Most Iconic Style Moments.

As well as her bright ensembles, Queen Elizabeth is rarely without her trademark Launer handbag and Anello & Davide loafers. Both of these trademarks has been worn by her for the last 50 years.

When off-duty at the Balmoral and Sandringham estates, she’s is often seen in tweed and her signature printed headscarves. The Burberry design she wore while travelling to Norfolk last Christmas proves the Queen’s 100% the fashion trendsetter.

To celebrate her 93rd birthday, The Royal UK looks back at the Queen’s style highlights from the last nine decades.

Princess Elizabeth playing the piano at Windsor Castle, Berkshire

Queen Elizabeth with her daughters

The future Queen Elizabeth II gazes through a window, near an exotic floral arrangement

Princess Elizabeth, later Queen Elizabeth II with her husband Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, after their marriage

Princess Elizabeth with Princess Anne and Prince Charles

Her Majesty The Queen arrives in West Germany

Queen Elizabeth ll at Buckingham Palace

Queen Elizabeth II arrives at King’s Lynn station