Queen pays tribute to mark 100 years of Royal Air Force

Angelo Anderson
July 11, 2018

Following the service at Westminster, a royal flypast took place over Buckingham Palace. In the months between Harry and Meghan's official engagement announcement and the royal wedding itself, it was her go-to style.

Queen Elizabeth and senior royals watched nearly 100 aircraft, from World War Two Spitfires to the newest stealth fighter jet fly over Buckingham Palace on Tuesday in a celebration to mark the 100th anniversary of Britain's Royal Air Force.

The Duchess of Sussex, who will travel to Dublin Tuesday evening with Prince Harry, paired the dark navy dress with a matching fascinator by Stephen Jones, gold-and-diamond Cartier earrings, and, like her sister-in-law, nude pumps.

The dress features an nearly identical open-shoulder neckline as her Givenchy wedding gown, and has a strikingly similar silhouette.

The black dress featured her favored bateau neckline and a tailored waist accentuated by a thin belt.

Collier told MailOnline: "The bun is quickly becoming the Duchess's signature look, so it's no surprise to see her sporting this style at today's ceremony".

Kate Middleton also gave one of her rare public appearances in a pale blue Alexander McQueen and proudly wearing the Air Cadets Dacre brooch, the highest award any female cadet can receive.


The first F-35 B Lightning stealth aircraft piloted by Wing Commnder John Butcher touches down at RAF Marham.

Meghan's elegant dress was by Dior.

The Queen, 92, was front and centre for the RAF events. The Queen is scheduled to meet President Donald Trump later this week.

It's been a busy time for the newlyweds who kicked off the week by attending Prince Louis' christening at St James's Palace on Monday.

The anniversary brought the royal fab four together again.

The Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service merged to create the RAF, the world's first independent air service, on 1 April 1918.

It played a key role in defending the skies of Britain during WWII, when the Queen was still a teen and her father, King George VI, was on the throne.

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