Peek Into the Queen's Closet at New Kensington Palace Exhibit

Peek Into the Queen's Closet at New Kensington Palace Exhibit

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Tara Bellucci
Feb 22, 2016
(Image credit: Historic Royal Palaces)

A new exhibit opened this month at Kensington Palace that shows off royal style. Fashion Rules Restyled explores the wardrobes of Queen Elizabeth, Princess Margaret, and Princess Diana.

The collection includes 18 couture pieces that showcase the style of each of the royal women. While they all have distinct style, there are some overarching themes, like color blocking:

Royal women have used colour to make a strong visual statement and to communicate specific ideas. The designer Norman Hartnell said ‘unusual and light clear tones are the favourite colours for ladies of the Royal Family, for they must stand out, yet be distinguishable in a subtle and dignified way.’

h/t House Beautiful

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