Queen's wardrobe goes on display at Buckingham Palace exhibit
The Buckingham Palace exhibit is one of three such royal fashion displays taking place there.
LONDON - A selection of outfits worn by Britain's Queen Elizabeth go on display at her London Buckingham Palace residence as part of an exhibition marking the monarch's 90th birthday this year.
"Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen's Wardrobe" showcases royal outfits from occasions such as family weddings as well as state visits.
Evening dress worn by The Queen for the wedding of Princess Margaret to Mr Antony Armstrong Jones, 6 May 1960 at Westminster Abbey. Picture: royalcollection.org.uk
The Buckingham Palace exhibit, part of the summer opening of its State Rooms, is one of three such royal fashion displays taking place at the monarch's official residences, including Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh.
Elizabeth turned 90 in April, months after surpassing the 23,226-day reign of her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria.
Evening dress worn by The Queen for the Silver Jubilee Gala Performance at the King's Theatre, Glasgow on 17 May 1977. Picture: royalcollection.org.uk
The Queen wore this dress during a visit to Ottawa to mark the centennial celebrations of the Confederation of Canada in 1967. Picture: royalcollection.org.uk
Worn by The Queen for the Investiture of Prince Charles as Prince of Wales at Caernarfon Castle, 1 July 1969, this ensemble of pale primrose yellow comprises a silk crepe long-sleeved coat and matching tunic, both applied with pearl and bugle bead embroidery. Picture: royalcollection.org.uk
Heavily embellished silk chiffon evening gown with train falling from the shoulders, from 1961. Picture: Picture: royalcollection.org.uk
On a State Visit to The Netherlands in 1958, The Queen wore an evening gown in Hartnell's hallmark style, combining luxurious fabric and rich embellishment. Picture: royalcollection.org.uk