Remembrance Day 2012

The British Royal Family celebrated Remembrance Day today. The Queen placed a poppy wreath of remembrance, as she does every year. While the occasion is somber, she managed to still look very stylish in a black cloche with beautiful folded satin trim and feathers.

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The Countess of Wessex and The Duchess of Cambirdge watched the proceedings from a balcony, also dressed in the uniform of black mourning wear. Kate recycled the wide brimmed Philip Treacy hat she wore to William’s Graduation from Sanhurst in 2006.

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The Countess of Wessex wore a  percher hat with black felt large button base, moulded with three moulded arc channels that sweep across it. The hat is trimmed with a large multi looped bow in widely woven black net.

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I think they both looked very smart and stylish while keeping within the more serious mood of the occasion. Well done!

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Photos from Getty as indicated

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