10 June 2014

Order of Merit Presentation and Buckingham Palace Garden Party

The Queen received Sir Magdi Yacoub for an audience at Buckingham Palace and presented him with the Insignia of a member of the Order of Merit.
For more: Zimbio gallery
Back to favorites for today's double brooch action. First, some pearls...

Later, the Queen hosted a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace. Other members of the royal family in attendance included the Duke of Edinburgh, the Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke of York, Princess Eugenie of York, the Princess Royal, and the Duchess of Gloucester.
For more: Zimbio gallery, Daily Mail
....and then some aquamarines. This outfit gets full marks - has to be one of my favorites in the current rota. I've probably said that before, but it deserves to be said again. That hat! Fab. More on other family members in attendance tomorrow on the other blog.

Photos:John Stillwell/WPA Pool via Getty