Princess Beatrice wore a mourning dress identical to that of the Queen’s cousin – did you notice?






Georgia Brown




Princess BeatriceThe recent revival of her style has quickly earned her a reputation as one of the best-dressed women in the royal family. From ultra-feminine cuts to vintage-inspired silhouettes, the wife of Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi has fashioned some enviable looks lately.

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Queen Elizabeth IIThe granddaughter was a pillar of strength to attend the late monarch’s funeral on September 19, attending a wake at Westminster Hall days before paying her respects to her grandmother. The mother-of-one looked poised and stylish for the occasion, stepping out in a belted blazer-style dress by Self-Portrait.

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The contemporary womenswear brand quickly earned its royal stripes after the likes of the Princess of Wales and Princess Eugenie charmed the clothes from the label’s effortlessly elegant collections.

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Princess Beatrice donned Self-Portrait’s bespoke blazer dress

And on Monday, at Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral, another royal lady donned the brand’s signature crepe and chiffon midi dress, wearing Princess Beatrice’s ethereal lace gown just days after having her brought to Westminster Hall.

Flora Vesterberg, Princess Alexandra’s granddaughter, looked grim in the elegant black ensemble to attend her cousin the Queen’s funeral at Westminster Abbey – and royal fans were quick to notice the recycling of the royal wardrobe.

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Commenting on fashion blog @royalfashionpolice’s Instagram account, one fan wrote: “The Princess of Wales was the first to wear this outfit in white! She loved it from the start.”

“I loved this dress on Princess Beatrice a few nights ago!” added a second, while a third fan wrote: “Do [the royals] pass on their outfits to other family members?”

Princess Alexandra’s granddaughter Flora looked stylish in Self-Portrait

It is not uncommon to see members of the royal family recycling their outfits, especially their bespoke designer pieces, which are designed to last a lifetime.

The royal’s effortlessly sleek cut sparked an online fashion frenzy, which quickly matched Princess Beatrice’s dress to a similar gown in the Princess of Wales archive.

Princess Kate memorably wore the iconic Self-Portrait blazer dress in white to the Hold Still reception, and again to the Queen’s Platinum Party at the Palace this summer – a timeless piece in her wardrobe.

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