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Camilla Parker-Bowles Looks Every Inch A Queen-In-Waiting In Chic Purple Outfit At The Christmas Service

December 26, 2019

Duchess Camilla was every inch a future Queen in her majestic purple outfit for the Christmas service with Her Majesty.

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Purple color as a sign of royalty

Attentive royal watchers have already noticed that Her Majesty is a big fan of purple color in her wardrobe. But few people know that the Queen prefers this particular color for a reason:

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  • From the times of Queen Elizabeth I, the purple color was considered as a signature mark of aristocrats.
  • The Queen even banned anyone except for members of the royal family from wearing purple.
  • Purple clothes reportedly highlight an elite status and good wealth.
  • According to reports, it took about 9,000 mollusks to create one gram of Tyrian purple. So it was understandable that commoners couldn’t afford purple clothes a century ago.

Beige is taboo

As for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s least favorite color, it appears to be beige. There were pretty few times when fans could spot the Queen in a monochrome beige outfit.

The Queen’s assistant Angela Kelly commented on Her Majesty’s sense of style:

The Queen loves clothes and is a real expert on fabrics.

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Camilla stuns in purple outfit

On Wednesday afternoon, Duchess Camilla joined her husband Prince Charles, the Queen, and other members of the royal family for the annual Christmas service at the Church of St. Mary Magdalene.

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Camilla looked fabulous in an elegant purple coat teamed with a matching hat. The Duchess of Cornwall completed her gorgeous outfit with a massive pearl necklace.

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Straight-up mesmerizing! Would you call Camilla the Queen-in-waiting in this stunning purple gown?

Other times when Camilla dressed up in purple:

The annual reception for the Commonwealth Day service in 2017

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The Royal Society of Literature at The British Library in 2018

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Camilla hosted a children's party for the Helen and Douglas House Hospice in 2012

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Well, we need to admit that purple color indeed looks regal. No wonder that monarchs love it so much. Both the Queen and Duchess Camilla look absolutely stunning in purple!

Did you like Duchess Camilla’s outfit for Christmas service with the Queen? We look forward to hearing your expert opinions.

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