The Queen’s elegant platinum jubilee outfits are on display


Outfits worn by the Queen for her appearances on the balcony of Buckingham Palace over the Platinum Jubilee weekend will be on display for the first time.

The two outfits, consisting of a coat and matching hat, will go on display from Sunday at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, as part of an exhibition celebrating the Platinum Jubilee.

This coincides with the Queen and the Royal Family, including Prince Charles’ visit to Scotland for Holyrood Week.

The first outfit on display is a pale blue dress she wore for Trooping the Color

Outfits worn by the Queen for her appearances on the balcony of Buckingham Palace over the Platinum Jubilee weekend will be on display for the first time. For her first Platinum Jubilee appearance at Trooping the Colour, the Queen wore a pale blue dress with matching coat and hat for the event, complete with delicate bead and rhinestone trim.

She paired the coat with a matching hat for the event at Buckingham Palace

There's also her green wool coat she wore to appear on the balcony on the day of the Platinum Jubilee pageant.

The Queen’s outfit for the final day of the celebrations was designed by Stewart Parvin and the hat by milliner Rachel Trevor-Morgan

Platinum Jubilee sets will be displayed alongside outfits worn by Her Majesty to celebrate the Silver, Gold, Diamond and Platinum Jubilees, along with a selection of gifts given to Her at engagements officials in Scotland throughout his 70-year reign.

For her first Platinum Jubilee appearance at Trooping the Colour, the Queen wore a pale blue dress with matching coat and hat for the event, complete with delicate bead and rhinestone trim.

It had also been worn by Her Majesty for the official Platinum Jubilee photograph taken by Ranald Mackechnie the previous week.

The second ensemble she wore for the Platinum Jubilee was a green wool crepe dress and coat designed by Stewart Parvin, paired with a wool crepe hat by milliner Rachel Trevor-Morgan.

She sported the outfit when she appeared on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after the Platinum Jubilee pageant on June 5, which marked the end of four days of celebrations across the UK and Commonwealth.

She wore the outfit for the celebrations on June 5, 2012

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee outfit also features in the display

The display will also feature the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee outfit which she wore to the service of thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral and a luncheon at the Guildhall on June 5, 2012.

The outfit was designed by royal fashion designer Sir Hardy Amies

Her Golden Jubilee outfit was a blue silk crepe coat and dress

Another outfit on display is Her Majesty’s outfit for the Golden Jubilee Service of Thanksgiving in 2002 – a blue silk crepe coat and dress by royal couturier Sir Hardy Amies, who began designing clothes for the queen in 1955 and was renowned for its elegant tailoring.

The Queen chose another outfit from Sir Hardy Amies for the Silver Jubilee in 1977, wearing a dress, coat and stole in pink silk crepe and chiffon

The Queen chose another outfit from Sir Hardy Amies for the Silver Jubilee in 1977, wearing a dress, coat and stole in pink silk crepe and chiffon

Workers are seen adjusting outfits on display at Holyroodhouse until the end of September

Workers are seen adjusting outfits on display at Holyroodhouse until the end of September

The display will also feature the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee outfit which she wore to the service of thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral and to a luncheon at the Guildhall on June 5, 2012.

Her Diamond Jubilee ensemble was created by Angela Kelly and consists of a pale turquoise dress and coat embroidered with scattered silver flowers and a matching hat adorned with chiffon and rhinestones.

Another outfit on display is Her Majesty’s outfit for the Golden Jubilee Service of Thanksgiving in 2002 – a blue silk crepe coat and dress by royal couturier Sir Hardy Amies, who began designing clothes for the queen in 1955 and was renowned for its elegant tailoring. .

Her look was completed with a hat created by milliner Frederick Fox. She chose another Sir Hardy Amies outfit for the Silver Jubilee in 1977, wearing a pink silk crepe and chiffon dress, coat and stole.

There is also a group of works relating to the Queen’s first official visit to Edinburgh, 20 days after her coronation at Westminster Abbey on June 2, 1953.

There are also gifts the Queen has received from her many royal engagements in Scotland over the years.

There are also gifts the Queen has received from her many royal engagements in Scotland over the years.

Additionally, keys from this week's Key Ceremony in Edinburgh are on display at the <a class=exhibition” class=”blkBorder img-share” style=”max-width:100%” />

Additionally, keys from this week’s Key Ceremony in Edinburgh are on display at the exhibition

There is a silver, wood and granite model of the Queensferry Crossing presented to the Queen by the Scottish Government in 2017

There is a silver, wood and granite model of the Queensferry Crossing presented to the Queen by the Scottish Government in 2017

There is also a silver bowl engraved with a traditional blessing, presented by the Club Calédonien on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee in 2002

There is also a silver bowl engraved with a traditional blessing, presented by the Club Calédonien on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee in 2002

Live performances will bring the Palace to life, with records spun by a gramophone DJ, a live jazz band and jive demonstrations.

50s fashion is encouraged and vintage hair experts will be on hand to help you complete any outfit.

Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy the Palace in the summer evening light and explore its historic State Apartments, as well as attend short talks with the Curator about the Platinum Jubilee Special Exhibit .

The exhibition also features a glass and silver curling stone donated when the Aberdeen Curling Rink opened in 1983.

The exhibition also features a glass and silver curling stone donated when the Aberdeen Curling Rink opened in 1983.

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