Queen Elizabeth II was known for her unique sense of style. Her memorable hats and colorful outfits became a familiar part of her public appearances. And after 70 years as Monarch, the Queen’s choices have influenced Britain’s fashion industry.
“I think her clothes were amazing,” said one admirer of the Queen’s fashion sense.
Her colors were bold; her hats were elegant; her jewelry, simple but extravagant.
A mourner in London said: “I’m just looking for every detail and she was always right, she always looked amazing, didn’t she?”
Queen Elizabeth’s classy, polished and trademark image made it easy to pick her out of the crowd.
A woman 7News spoke to in London says she once worked in a fashion fit for the Queen.
“After the assembly I would sew the pieces – I was very young then – so I would sew the garments and take the less important pieces,” she says. “It was good, it was good.”
Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour reflected on sitting next to the Queen at a British designer’s show in 2018. Wintour’s statement reveals that Queen Elizabeth once walked the catwalk, writing:
“She was so happy to be there, telling me how she had appeared in a fashion show long before she became queen. She said it with joy and humor that was confined to the room…”
In her own way, Queen Elizabeth was also the queen of fashion.
The British Fashion Council says there will be a worldwide celebration in London in October to honor the Queen’s influence on creativity and design.
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