See the Dress Code at Queen Elizabeth II’s Funeral
Bury War Elizabeth II which was held this Monday (19/9). There are many dress codes in funeral traditions United Kingdom.
At 11 am local time, thousands of people will flock to Westminster Abbey for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. While millions more will be able to watch the funeral procession online.
The funeral was held at the end of 10 days of mourning as announced by King Charles III. During this time, members of the royal family are always seen in different mourning clothes: regular black and military medals.
This mourning dress code has been followed by the royal family for hundreds of years. No wonder this law is enforced so well.
Concentrate Metro UKWhen the family paid their last respects to the late Queen Elizabeth II, they were dressed in traditional mourning clothes. This dress is worn in public during the 10 days of mourning.
When eating, they are required to wear black. Not one bright color will be seen in the cemetery.
The women of the royal family, whether working or not, will wear a black knee-length dress. Their appearance is related to hats and veils.
Princess Diana wore a similar look for Princess Grace of Monaco’s funeral in 1982.
Working men will wear military uniforms. While those who are not working will wear mourning clothes.
It was discussed a lot
Example. There were several dress codes that were enforced in the funeral procession of Queen Elizabeth II. (AFP/SEBASTIEN BOZON)
The decision about the dress code at Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral has been discussed. Speaking ElleFirst, the palace announced that Prince Harry will not be allowed to wear military uniform because he has resigned from his position as a member of the royal family.
During yesterday’s funeral, Harry was allowed to wear only black and a military medal attached to his suit.
But later, Buckingham Palace set aside a special gift for Prince Harry and the Duke of York, Prince Andrew, as a “final mark of respect” for Queen Elizabeth II.
Years of Travel
Queen Victoria is known as the person who popularized the mourning dress. After the death of her husband, Prince Albert, in 1861, she began to wear black.
Queen Victoria wore the black dress until her death.
Since then, black has become a strict part of the royal mourning dress code.
Historian Matthew Storey said, “Mourning gowns have been part of European royal culture for centuries, but they reached their peak in the 19th century with the influence of Queen Victoria, who set the standard for other nations. ” The Telegraph.
Lately, the mourning period has been shortened. However, the rules regarding black clothing are still being observed.
This rule is very strict, so every member of the royal family must carry black clothes in a suitcase when traveling. That way, even though they are abroad, they can wear black when a member of the royal family dies.