- Queen Elizabeth II was a reigning monarch for 70 years, and February marked the anniversary of her ascension to the throne
- Over the years, the queen had not only served as the country’s head of state but as a fashion icon, too
- In this article, Legit.ng takes a look at ten memorable times the Queen rocked some impressive outfits
Queen Elizabeth's style exuded sophistication and grace, and had been a constant over the years.
Whether in print dresses or solid colours, the Queen always made sure to keep her statement-making looks up-to-date and fresh.
In this article, Legit.ng takes a look at some of her stylish looks.
Check out ten looks below:
1. Her coronation
Made of silk, Queen Elizabeth's coronation dress reportedly required the expertise of no less than six embroiders.
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According to reports, she wore it again multiple times afterwards, including to several speeches to the Parliaments in 1954 and another in Canada in 1957.
2. 1966 Parliament speech
Here, she donned the same Norman Hartnell peau de soie gown that she had reportedly previously worn twice.
Featuring beaded embroidery that spanned from the bustline halfway down the skirt, the dress was certainly one to remember.
3. Diane's wedding
Queen Elizabeth dazzled in a piercing turquoise gown, which she wore with a brooch, white pearls, and gloves.
4. 2017 Easter Sunday
On Easter Sunday in 2017, the queen looked festive in a turquoise coat and floral dress.
She sported a hat with pink flowers and also had some vibrant yellow and orange flowers on one hand.
5. Debutante beauty
A young Princess Elizabeth is seen dressed in simple-yet-chic silhouette with luxe-looking fabric, as captured in this 1946 photo with her sister, Princess Margaret.
6. On the Island of Malta
The royal made quite an appearance on the Mediterranean island of Malta in a pale purple frock with a furry stole.
7. In Australia
In 1954, Queen Elizabeth, newly-crowned monarch, was seen exiting a banquet in Australia dressed in an extravagant floral dress with a furry wrap-around.
8. A blue moment
Both the Queen and Jackie Kennedy looked lovely in different shades of blue while the American first lady and her husband, John F. Kennedy, were visiting England in 1968.
While Queen Elizabeth dazzled in a tulle ball dress, Jackie donned a Chez Ninon cut.
9. Going green
Here, she made a state visit to Austria with her daughter Princess Anne, wearing a stunning A-line gown crafted by Hardy Amies that was reflective of the fashion at the time.
10. Banquet in Slovakia
She sported a cream and gold ball dress for the State Banquet on the first day of a State Visit to Slovakia on October 23, 2008.
She accessorised with a dark gold mini purse.
Meghan Markle: Duchess of Sussex redefines class in 4 looks as she graces magazine cover
Meghan Markle was a beauty to behold as she graced the cover of The Cut magazine, sporting classy looks and spilling some interesting tea!
For their Fall Fashion issue, the Duchess sat down with The Cut to talk about her new life, life in the royal family, her podcast Archetypes, and the ways in which women are unfairly labelled.
While baring her heart out, Markle rocked some exquisite and graceful looks that reminds fans that she is class and elegance redefined.