14 Aug 2020
 

Top 15 most-read royal fashion articles of 2019

This year has seen many great royal fashion moments: from Princess Eugenie’s gorgeous Peter Pilotto wedding dress, to the stunning white one-shouldered McQueen gown seen on the Duchess of Cambridge at the BAFTAs, and to The Countess of Wessex’s elegant sophistication from Suzannah on Christmas Day. And we can’t forgot some of Meghan’s ensembles either! We take a look at the most-read articles on the site in 2019.

15) This article focused on The Duchess of Sussex in Morocco, when she debuted a glittering gold gown from Dior for an evening reception.

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Duchess of Sussex is glam in gold Dior gown for Moroccan reception

14) Autumn Phillips channelled a vintage look at Windsor when she attended the Easter Matins service, which was also The Queen’s 93rd birthday. Her dress was from Claire Mischevani and the hat by Julian Garner.

Autumn Phillips stands with Prince Harry and Zara Tindall to await The Queen’s arrival at St George’s Chapel. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

Autumn Phillips chooses midnight blue ensemble for Easter Sunday & Queen’s birthday

13) You loved Princess Beatrice at Trooping the Colour back in June, choosing a dress from Emilia Wickstead that her aunt Sophie also owns! Remind yourself with the link below.

The Queen’s Birthday Parade or Trooping the Colour is attended by almost every member of the Royal Family. Picture by Pete Maclaine / i-Images

Princess Beatrice in baby pink Emilia Wickstead for Trooping the Colour

12) This place is taken by The Duchess of Cambridge, when she re-wore a royal fashion favourite at Easter. We hadn’t seen the hat (Jane Taylor) or coat (McQueen) for some six years!

The Duchess of Cambridge wears grey Alexander McQueen on The Queen’s 93rd birthday, as they attend the Easter Sunday Church service at St Georges Chapel, Windsor Castle. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

Duchess Kate repeats favourite old look for Queen’s birthday & Easter Sunday

11) Zara Tindall comes in at 11, debuting a monochrome look red accessories at Cheltenham. She combined Claire Mischevani with Sally Ann Provan. This was also one of our most popular posts over on Instagram!

Zara and Mike Tindall arriving for Gold Cup day on the last day of the Cheltenham Festival. Picture by Stephen Lock / i-Images

Zara wows Cheltenham in monochrome with splash of red

10) Coming in at number 10 was The Duchess of Cambridge’s green look in Blackpool that we saw in March. She teamed her forest green SportMax coat with a pretty peacock shirt dress from Michael Michael Kors, and a pair of pointed knee-high boots.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit a disused house in Blackpool, to see how they are transformed (Kensington Palace)

Duchess of Cambridge wears peacock dress in Blackpool PLUS Christmas boots found!

 9) The number nine most-read article of the year was Lady Louise at Easter. As she becomes a young lady, we have seen The Queen’s granddaughter experiment with her first hats and headpieces, as well as graduating into block heel pumps from ballet flats. We loved her combination of Reiss, Emily London and John Lewis.

Lady Louise joins The Queen on her 93rd birthday, as they attend the Easter Sunday Church service at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images

Lady Louise wears Reiss for Easter Sunday with The Queen

8) The next most popular read was the red caped Valentino dress we saw from The Duchess of Sussex as she began her visit to Morocco in February.

Duchess of Sussex lands in Morroco in red Valentino

7) Our readers loved seeing Kate’s monochrome look at Wimbledon in July. She teamed a vintage-style dress from Suzannah with black accessories.

A side view of Kate’s Suzannah dress at Wimbledon. Kensington Palace

Wimbledon in white: Duchess of Cambridge chooses bespoke Suzannah for tennis

6) In at number six for the most-read articles on the site for this year, is Meghan in a custom Erdem coat and dress for a visit to Canada House in March. You loved the elegant boucle maternity look.

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Duchess of Sussex in forest green Erdem for Canada House visit

5) The Countess of Wessex captured your eye at Ascot this year in a daring jumpsuit from Emilia Wickstead, and an oversized pillbox from Jane Taylor. But we’re not sure it was for the right reasons…!

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Countess of Wessex goes bold in Emilia Wickstead jumpsuit for Ladies Day at Royal Ascot

4) At number four we have a not often-seen member of the family: Autumn Phillips! In a fantastic summery jumpsuit from Claire Mischevani, we thought she looked fantastic at Royal Ascot.

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Autumn Phillips opts for blue jumpsuit on final day of Royal Ascot

3) A white tie event for Sophie – the State Banquet for the US State Visit – takes third place. She debuted a remodelled version of her tiara with an old Bruce Oldfield gown for the event in June.

Sophie, The Countess of Wessex wears The Queen’s necklace and earrings at US state banquet. Picture by Victoria Jones/WPA-Pool

Countess of Wessex wears Bruce Oldfield and remodelled tiara at State Banquet

2) Catherine dazzled in a mint green lame dress on a visit to Belfast back in February. This was your second-most-read article of 2019!

The Duchess of Cambridge at the Belfast Empire Music Hall in Missoni and Kiki McDonough. Pic: i-Images/ Pool

Duchess of Cambridge is radiant in mint green Missoni

1) The Countess of Wessex tops our most-read chart, when she headed to Forfar near Dundee in Scotland. This July trip was to mark her new title Countess of Forfar, which was gifted by The Queen for Prince Edward’s 55th birthday. She wore Prada and Gabriela Hearst.

The Countess of Wessex and Forfar visits the county town of Forfar in a pink Gabriela Hearst dress and white Prada jacket.

Countess of Wessex wears Gabriela Hearst and Prada in Forfar

Do you agree with this list? What was your favourite look of the year? Let us know in the comments.

 

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