Queen Camilla wore white & cream with huge hats for the final days of Ascot

Here are some odds and ends from the last two days of Royal Ascot, Friday and Saturday. On Friday, Queen Camilla wore a “crisp” white and black look, with an absolutely enormous Philip Treacy hat. I may be wrong, but I believe that pearl necklace is from the Queen Mum’s collection of private jewelry, which she left to Charles. I know for a fact that Charles gave all of his grandmother’s jewelry to his side chick, and that he demands that she wears the pieces often.

On Saturday – the final day of Ascot – Charles and Camilla once again stepped out, because they were both committed to attending every single day of the first Ascot of their reign. Camilla chose a “buttermilk silk dress by Anna Valentine” and yet another Philip Treacy hat. Interestingly enough, the final day of Ascot seemed to be devoted to lesser-known and barely-seen royals and royal-adjacents, with Charles putting in some face time with Frederick Windsor and his wife Sophie Winkleman, plus Lady Gabriella Windsor was there with her husband Thomas Kingston.

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Bonus photos of Princess Beatrice & the Duchess of Edinburgh on Friday. That dress on Sophie is one of the most flattering things she’s ever worn.

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  1. MSTJ says:

    The color and style works for Sophie. It’s the best I’ve seen her look.

    The royals are closing ranks as Harry’s court cases against the tabloids heat up. I guess they’re expecting the tabloids to strongly hit out against the Sussexes throughout the summer and they are insulting themselves to back their partnership with the tabloids.

    • Lara (the other) says:

      She looks great. And seems to have used sunscreen throughout her life, she looks younger and more of an “english rose” than Keen.
      Has Keen still enough power to start a campain against a better looking woman or has Bulliam decided he will prioritize Sophie over Keen?
      I’m looking forward to the Rest of the RF turning against each other.

      • BothSidesNown says:

        Bea does look lovely and her entire ensemble from head to toe is perfectly executed!! I will give it to Edo for guiding Bea into gravitating into a much more streamlined, simplistic and chic approach in dressing as well as choosing the perfect accessories. Though Edo isn’t a bad dresser either and he has highlighted how poorly polished the rest of the BRF look.

      • SAS says:

        Yeah, Sophie has great bone structure. Pity about her laying down in the mud with the rest of them. Her and Eddie seemed pretty separate from all the mess until the Queen died.

      • Tacky says:

        Edo has more style than all of them put together.

    • Elizabeth says:

      Sophie wore a really lovely dress on the last day as well.

    • Nic919 says:

      Sophie was always the best looking married in after Diana (and until meghan arrived). Sophie just happened to be older and not in the direct line so the media didn’t cover her as much. But she is in her 50s and her features remain balanced and not artificial or too harsh. When she wears a decent outfit she is much prettier and it is not forced. Sophie is the English rose in that family.

      (Taking her actions out of this assessment, of course)

  2. Chic says:

    Beatrice looks pretty good. These colors are very Easter.
    How long is the carriage ride? Seems tedious and extra to do every day.

    • Beautitude says:

      It’s pretty short, not a big deal for them. I’ve been to the royal enclosure once and it was pretty boring, stupidly large for how many people are allowed in it, the other enclosures are packed. The carriage goes through a tunnel where people in the next enclosure crowd can get a glimpse of the royals and then it goes onto the racetrack so that the public can see them. Then they head back to their private royal box.

      • The Hench says:

        The trip involves them riding through Windsor Park to the racecourse – they don’t just go round the Enclosure.

        They get cars back.

  3. Tessa says:

    It is weird that Charles wants her to wear his grandmother’s jewels. The queen mother was said to have snubbed Camilla after she and Parker Bowles divorced

    • BothSidesNown says:

      As it may possibly be a truthful version that the QM looked down upon the divorcee Camilla, it has played beautifully with regards to Keen. Keen no longer having full, unlimited access to the royal jewels. Keen is now stuck with “limited” access whilst cementing her perceived “power” as her new reality.

    • Eurydice says:

      Maybe it’s a kind of revenge – “you’re dead now and she’s got your jewels.”

    • The Hench says:

      Small bit of tea. I sat next to a military compatriot of Andrew Parker Bowles at a dinner recently. He told me that he saw Andrew coming out of Princes Margaret’s quarters very early one morning when he was on duty. He told me that Andrew was well known for ‘servicing’ aristo ladies and Margaret (as well as more famously, Anne) was one of them.

  4. PrincessOfWaffles says:

    I love Beatrice’s dress. Looks great on her. Class C royals and others are probably the ones that have not been invited to the clowning, charles probably wants to repent and spend time with them, let them be seen with him to make them believe they are somebody.

    • Just me says:

      I think Beatrice looks pretty. Very cute! Are Bea and Edo soon to be/angling to be working royals? Maybe it’s just what I notice but they seem to be way more present at royal events than Eugenie and Jack.

    • BQM says:

      Gabriella and Frederick were there just not Fredrick’s wife Sophie. Nor Gabriella’s husband. They did the No plus ones with the lesser royals but they were invited. At least up to second cousins.

  5. equality says:

    What’s up with Charles’ hat in that top pic? Did someone sit on it and reshape it? Does Cam get to keep the QM’s jewelry and pass it down to whomever she wishes or does it revert to the crown? It would tick me off if I were a descendant of the QM and Cam’s descendants ended up with it all. Is this Winkleman’s reward for slagging off on H&M?

    • Libra says:

      It’s a private collection so won’t revert to the crown. It will go to Charles ‘ heir (William) and who ever is his partner at the time will get to be the wearer.

      • Nic919 says:

        Charles could direct some of it to Camilla directly. Anything that isn’t royal collection can be given to anyone the monarch wants.

        It is likely that the queen gave Anne pieces to keep.

      • teecee says:

        Unless Charles has made a provision in his will to leave it to Camilla, then it will go to Camilla and whoever she designates after she passes.

    • BQM says:

      There are certain pieces designated Crown Jewels which belong to the country; then royal collection jewels which may have been private gifts but were then designated to be left to the crown in custody of the monarch (a lot of the jewelry of Queens victoria and (consort) Mary for instance as well as gifts of state); then personal jewels which can be left to anyone. Camilla has a large personal jewelry collection gifted to her over the years apart from the jewelry of QETQM. This will be left to her own children.

  6. Noor says:

    The ladies were dressed in silk , dripping with diamonds. The ladies were gorgeous , the men resplendent.
    But the fact remained isn’t it 4 days at the horse track, betting and gambling on horses, all fully funded and classified as work?

    • Noor says:

      Or is it classified as private engagements for the royals at their own expenses?

      • Amy Bee says:

        It’s work just like a day out at Wimbledon is work for Kate. It’s recorded ìn the Court circular.

  7. Amy Bee says:

    It’s surprising that they attended everyday because they never did when the Queen was alive. I think Charles probably didn’t enjoy being in the company of the Queen because he got sidelined when she was around. All the attention went to her, I can see him being jealous of that.

    • BothSidesNown says:

      @ Amy Bee, absolutely!! Imagine a man, to be king, at 70+ yo, to hold such a petty and jealous vision of your mother as your snowflake ego determines your attendance. What a preposterous idealization KFC carries without shame nor responsibility for the decades of harm and pain he has caused. KFC’s entire reputation was manifested by his own actions with no one to blame but himself.

      As Anne would say, get over it!!

  8. PunkyMomma says:

    Eliza Doolittle she (Camilla) is not …

  9. Nerd says:

    I need a headline that says that Camilla sat up straight and wore a decent bra. Until that day comes she always looks awful. Sophie surprisingly looks lovely in her dress and hat. Her posture is perfect and she seems to be walking with confidence and a since of style since receiving her new title. Beatrice looks okay. The dresses fit and color are great but the fussiness of the hat makes the dresses lace material seem like too much when you see them fully together in a photo. I think a hat with a little less fuss would have looked better. Either way, Edo has really helped to improve her appearance.

    • Janice Hill says:

      Normally your point about the fussy hats would be on the mark, but this is Ascot. The point is to wear a big hat.

  10. Flower says:

    They all need some really good bras !

    Where is Rigby & Peller when you need them ?

    • booboocita says:

      As a middle-class big girl with big girls, I’ve wondered why the women in the RF can’t get their hands on a decent bunch of bras. Ladies — just head on down to Marks & Sparks, or Harrods, or some other department store with a lingerie section and ask for a consultation with a bra fitter. It’s not that hard!

  11. Alexandria says:

    Beatrice and Sophie look great.

  12. QuiteContrary says:

    Camilla looks like a heap of lumpy mashed potatoes.

  13. Claire says:

    Camilla has awful posture.

  14. Kitt Kendall says:

    I can’t believe that I have not seen a comment yet – does Charles in his Ascot finery not look like the guy from the Monopoly game? It was immediately obvious to me and now I can’t see it.

  15. HeatherC says:

    I’m not sure Camilla needs a better bra but she definitely needs better foundation garments. I think I hear she has osteoporosis? At her age it might not be possible for her to sit or stand up exactly straight, but a nice back brace (think cloth and spandex, not wires and metal) could certainly help.

  16. EPLFan says:

    It still baffles me that Big Suze from Peep Show is technically a royal. And her half sister is National Treasure Claudia Winkleman.

  17. j.ferber says:

    I go with the lumpy mashed potatoes comment. She’s also white af, which does her no favors.

  18. Janice Hill says:

    Camilla has at least three multi-strand chokers. It could be any one of them or a new one. Both Pr. Beatrice and Sophie look great. The empire waist is a good look for Sophie Edinburgh. It works perfectly with her figure.

  19. Roan Inish says:

    I always thought you never wear white with off-white or cream. Camzilla’s white hat looks very off with her dress.

    Sophie looks great. She’s lost some weight and got a better bra.