The Queen’s in-house designer/dresser Angela Kelly chooses creations for her boss that are both hit-and-miss. Some, like the yellow outfit for William and Catherine’s wedding, are wondrous, while others, such as the Diamond Jubilee mint green mishmash, are jaw-dropping for the wrong reasons.
Well, Kelly’s kept up her erratic record with some quite spectacular examples recently.
MISS: Tuesday, Enniskillen, Northern Ireland: She looks like a Wedgwood teacup in an outfit appliquéd with tiers of lace—on the hat, across the waist of the coat and even more on the sleeves. Only her lovely shamrock brooch offers any redemption to this theatrical costume.
HIT: Friday, Royal Ascot: This looks like the Queen! The all-over seaming adds length to her petite frame while the Mad Hatter chapeau is on the right side of wacky.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012