It was a veritable rainbow of fashion on an otherwise gray and rainy coronation day for King Charles III.
A mix of royals, celebrities, world leaders and dignitaries flocked to Westminster Abbey to witness the crowning of Charles and Queen Camilla.
While members of the Royal Family stuck with traditional regalia, the day’s other guests sported cheerful colors and fine fascinators.
Under her regal robe, Kate Middleton, Princess of Wales, donned an Alexander McQueen ivory silk crepe dress adorned with silver bullion embroidered roses, thistles, daffodils and shamrock motifs — a nod to the nations of the United Kingdom. She also wore a pair of drop-pearl earrings featuring plenty of diamonds, which once belonged to her late mother-in-law, Princess Diana.
Princess Charlotte was just like mom in a matching dress with identical motifs, and both Kate and Charlotte wore bespoke silver bullion and crystal Jess Collett x Alexander McQueen headpieces with silver thread work.
Singer Katy Perry turned out in a Vivienne Westwood pink tailored dress with matching waistcoat and tulle fascinator while Dame Emma Thompson shone in an Emilia Wickstead red coat emblazoned with roses — a nod to the national symbol of England.
First Lady of the United StatesDr. Jill Biden attended with her granddaughter, Finnegan Biden, both wearing monochromatic outfits, one yellow and one blue, reportedly representative of the colors of the Ukrainian flag.
The dress code for the day called for day dresses for the ladies, while men were invited to wear coats, suits or uniforms in the morning. Many turned out in national dresses or decorations and wore important insignia to their countries.
Scroll for a peek at the day’s best looks.
Katherine, Princess of Wales
Prince Louis of Wales and Princess Charlotte of Wales
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie
King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain
Pippa and James Middleton
French President Emmanuel Macron and wife Brigitte Macron
Penny Mordaunt, Lord President of the Council
US First Lady Jill Biden and granddaughter Finnegan Biden
Dame Emma Thompson
Sophie, Hereditary Princess of Liechtenstein and Alois, Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein
Letsie III, King of Lesotho, and Queen Masenate Mohato Seeiso
Crown Prince Fumihito of Japan and Crown Princess Kiko
Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco
King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and Queen Maxima
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and wife, Akshata Murty
King Abdullah II of Jordan and Queen Rania
King Philippe of Belgium and Queen Mathilde
Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark and Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark
Yang at Pertuan Agong and Raja Permaisuri Agong of Malaysia
Dame Joanna Lumley
Katy Perry and Edward Enninful
Prince William and Catherine, Princess of Wales
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Bhutan’s King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and wife Jetsun Pema
Abdullah of Pahang and Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Alexandria
Princess Lalla Meryem of Morocco
Princess Charlotte of Wales and Prince Louis of Wales
Lady Louise Windsor
Sheikh Tamim ibn Hamad Al Thani and wife Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex
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Prince and Princess Michael of Kent
Lady Helen Taylor
Dominican Republic President Luis Abinader and his wife Raquel Arbaje
Filipino President Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos and wife Louise Marcos
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