05 June 2014

State Visit to France, Welcome Ceremony

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh were officially welcomed at the start of their State Visit to France by President Hollande.
For more: Gallery from Zimbio, article from the BBC.
We're on our third hat of the day, and there was bound to be one I didn't like - this is definitely one of my least favorite shapes. However, I shall never complain about an outing for the amazing Williamson brooch, one of my favorites. Another point of interest:

Just for those of you tired of black accessories.

And finally, here's a look at President Hollande's gift for the Queen: photos from her prior visits in triptych form, made by Hermès.