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Queen Elizabeth wears mint coat & diamond brooch for first appearance at Royal Ascot 2021

Queen Elizabeth II stood out wearing a mint coat over a floral dress. She was seen arriving at the races on the last day of the event, which took place today.

It appeared to be in the same shade with black and pink flowers across it.

She recycled her favourite black leather shoes which have a gold chain across the front.

The footwear is by Anello & Davide of Kensington and cost around £1,000.

The royal also wore a pair of white gloves.

The monarch chose to wear the Palm Leaf Brooch that previously belonged to the Queen Mother.

It was commissioned for the Queen Mother in 1938 and she wore it regularly.

Queen Elizabeth II is believed to have inherited it when her mother passed away in 2002.

She has since worn the design, by Cartier, to many events.

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Royal Ascot 2021: Guests stun in bold hats for day four – giant flower hat leads

Royal Ascot guests showed up with umbrellas at the track today with some matching their hats to them. The five-day event has seen thousands of guests walk through its doors as lockdown restrictions continue to ease.

Another memorable piece of headwear was worn by a guest carrying a matching umbrella.

The black headwear sat on the guest’s head on a slight slant with mesh fabric creating the design of the hat.

Black wiring sat on top of the hat in oval shapes, creating an eye catching look.

One racegoer wore a bright pink boater hat with pieces of mesh fabric coming out from either side of the hat to create a beautiful shape.

It matched the umbrella and dress perfectly.

Royal Family members have also made several appearances over the course of the event.

Yesterday, Sophie, Countess of Wessex stunned fans in a palm print green dress with nude accessories.

It featured a pleated skirt, fitted bodice and the royal added a belt to cinch in her waist.

Zara Tindall also made an appearance for Ladies Day wearing a gorgeous floral dress and a unique dusty pink fascinator.

Her dress had long sleeves and a pleated skirt, reaching just above her knee.

She added a nude pair of block heels to complete the look along with a matching coloured clutch bag.

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‘Gorgeous as always!’ Zara Tindall wears floral dress and unique pink hat for Royal Ascot

As for jewellery, the royal was seen wearing pear-shaped quartz earrings, which glistened a light orange hue in the sun.

She also wore her diamond engagement ring on her left hand.

Zara’s short blonde locks were pulled back in a classy ponytail, tied with her own strands of hair at the nape of her neck.

Since Zara is the daughter of Princess Anne, she is permitted to sit in the Royal Box for the duration of the races.

The royal had a badge stating this on her left lapel, with the words “Mrs Mike Tindall” written on it.

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Sophie Wessex recycles 'glamorous' feather hat for Royal Ascot day two – 'loving the look'

Sophie, Countess of Wessex arrived at the racecourse alongside Prince Edward for day two of this year’s Royal Ascot. The event is favoured by members of the Royal Family but last year’s event was cancelled due to the pandemic. 

Sophie made a statement with her feather hat.

It sat on its side and featured similar colours to the Countess’ skirt, with hints of pink and purple.

For hair, the royal went for a pretty up-do with loose curls hanging from the back.

Taking quickly to social media to share their thoughts on the royals outfit, fans complemented the look.

She paired it with a nude belted dress and matching accessories. 

For today’s accessories, a beautiful long-chained pearl necklace was added to the look with silver hoop earrings.

Yesterday, the Countess wore a stunning apricot maxi dress which featured a tie waist.

The long sleeves featured a ruffled cuff, and Sophie paired it with matching shoes.

She wore her neck in a chic low bun to show off her stylish hat.

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Camilla makes faux pas with matching mask as she steps out in new blue coat at Royal Ascot

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall was seen at the racecourse with her husband Prince Charles. The royals arrived by car rather than carriage as Queen Elizabeth II was not present. Camilla wore a stylish coat and appeared to hold her face mask instead of putting it on.

Camilla has often worn blue ensembles for royal engagements but it seems to be the first time she has stepped out in that particular number.

The coat had long sleeves and hidden latches which held it closed.

Camilla’s garment cut off at the knee and she appeared to be wearing a light blue skirt underneath.

She matched the coat to a blue striped face mask which she held in front of her face.

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The royal opted to keep her legs bare and wore a pair of cream pumps with a notable black toe cap.

Camilla has worn the heels on many occasions and they are thought to be by designer Chanel.

She held a light grey leather clutch bag in her left hand.

In line with the Royal Ascot dress code, Camilla styled her look with a hat.

Camilla also wore a three string pearl necklace which is a piece of jewellery she is rarely seen without.

She sported the Four Strand Pearl Chokers with Diamond Clasps.

The chain is held up with four rows of pearls and has a central diamond clasp which is surrounded by three rows of diamonds.

The Duchess of Cornwall also had on her £100,000 diamond engagement ring.

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Princess Anne ‘stylish’ but ‘classic’ in navy blue embroidered outfit for Royal Ascot 2021

Princess Anne arrived at the racecourse this afternoon to mark this year’s Royal Ascot. Members of the Royal Family turned up in cars this year rather than their usual carriages due to Queen Elizabeth II not being present for today’s event.

Royal Ascot 2021 kicked off today after last year’s event was cancelled due to the pandemic.

The five-day event has formed part of the second phase of the Government’s Event Research programme, with a capacity of 12,000 guests on each of the days.

Unlike usual, the royals turned up in cars this year with members including Prince Charles, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Zara and Mike Tindall as well as Princess Anne.

For the first day of the event, Princess Anne opted for a navy outfit.

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Princess Anne added a pair of drop pearl earrings to the look, with a matching two-strand pearl necklace.

The royal often favours pearls and has added them to her looks for many events.

Her mother, Queen Elizabeth II also wears the jewellery nearly everyday, with them becoming part of her royal uniform.

The prestigious horse racing event has a very specific dress code and in line with tradition, female guests wear stunning hats or headpieces.

One person said: “Yay Princess Anne is here, she looks quite stylish.”

Another wrote: “Classic look from Princess Royal, she likes her dark colours.”

“So far I am loving the royals outfits, they don’t mess around,” said a third on Instagram.

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall also arrived alongside her husband Prince Charles.

The Duchess arrived wearing a pale blue summer coat with different tones of blue striped down it.

The royal added a matching mask to the look along with a pale blue hat.

One fan said on Twitter: “Camilla looking very summery!”

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