04 July 2017

Holyrood Week: Audiences, Investiture, and Garden Party

The Queen received the First Minister of Scotland and the Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament for audiences at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Her Majesty also held an Investiture at the Palace.
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The brooch many thought may have been a 90th birthday present last year finally makes a 2017 appearance. It really does look like an eye from a distance...

Engagement and Wedding Rings 

The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh and The Duke of York, attended a Garden Party at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
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I'm so curious to hear what everyone thinks of this new outfit. It's a lot of pink with the most sugary of pink brooches, plus a lot of textures. The pink buttons are a step too far for me. (Beneath the ever-present pearls, really?)

Royal Family