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Sophie Wessex steps out in teal gown and aqua tiara – pics

Sophie, Countess of Wessex was pictured attending the state banquet for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa at Buckingham Palace this night. Sophie entered along with her husband Prince Edward carrying a stunning tea-colored robe and accessorized with the aquamarine necklace tiara rumored to have been purchased for her by the British Royal Household. The King additionally displayed his Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victoria Order, which was just lately awarded to him by the late Queen Elizabeth.

Sophie’s gown is from Suzannah and is the Phoenix Jade Silk Crepe Costume. It is presently obtainable on-line for £3,190.

The gown description reads: “A shocking mid-weight floor-length pure silk crepe gown finely tailor-made in a fantastic jade inexperienced Italian pure silk Cady.

“Made in our London Workshop, the bodice is reduce with a flattering knot element that pulls and drapes the gorgeous material to a sublime V-neckline. The sleeves are floaty to tie in with the flowing nature of the skirt.

“The gown is comprised of prime quality, signature Italian silk crepe. The gown falls superbly and is totally lined with silk and has a middle zip on the again for ease.

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For jewelry, she opted for her aquamarine necklace tiara, mentioned to be price £500,000. The piece is attention-grabbing as a result of it is actually a two-in-one merchandise.

Ailsa Russell Appraiser Status Pawnbrokers of Channel 4’s Posh Pawn beforehand informed Categorical.co.uk that it’s “often known as the ‘Aquamarine Necklace Tiara'” and is “fashionable in design”.

The tiara options “stretched wave motifs of diamonds, with a big oval-cut blue-green aquamarine within the middle.”

“The gorgeous piece will also be worn as a necklace and the Countess of Wessex has worn it as such to many public occasions.

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“Debuted by the Countess in 2005 and unseen at earlier Royals, it was assumed to be a part of Sophia’s personal collections and the piece was attributed to famed royal jewelers G. Collins and Sons.

“The unimaginable middle stone and full diamond metalwork, together with the royal provenance, make this beautiful tiara extremely fascinating and will fetch as much as £500,000 on the open market,” mentioned Alisa.

She additionally featured the Sunray Fringe Necklace and Queen’s Diamond Chandelier Drop Demi-Parure Earrings.

Sophie’s alternative of gown has divided royal followers. @Intgrl on Instagram mentioned: “Not a fan!! He isn’t dressed up sufficient for a state dinner. I am sorry Sophie.” And Selma_afk1 agreed: “I like this look, however I really feel she’s a bit underdressed for the banquet. It seems to be wonderful both method.”

@Babygoatx_ commented: “Loving this understated look on Sophie, the jewelery sparkles and the gown accentuates her eyes and tiara effectively. I want the gown matched the tiara higher, but it surely’s good anyway! I’m wondering if these earrings belonged to the Queen? The footwear usually are not a favourite, however they’re nice.”

@plbatch56 added: “So pretty to see the late Queen represented in her jewels, the tiara seems to be so stunning on Sophie.”

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