Today both Queen Elizabeth and Kate Middleton (er, Duchess Catherine) attended events and wore things. QE2 went to a service at Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff, while Kate went to a reception for the Scott-Centenary Race in London. BUT WHO LOOKED BEST?!
Here is Liz:
And here is Kate:
We’ll be judging this contest by assessing five very important categories:
Liz: White dress, coat, and hat; black shoes, bag, and gloves
Kate: Navy dress, jacket, shoes, and clutch
Liz: A jaunty almost-tophat that matches her outfit
Winner: Liz, by default
Liz: Pearl necklace, earrings, sparkly brooch, hat pin
Kate: A single ring (as far as we can tell)
Liz: Neutral eye, bright raspberry lip
Kate: Smoky eye, neutral lip
Liz: John Lewis, Dean of Llandaff
Kate: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge
Winner: Liz (that cape!!!)
The overall winner here is quite clear. Better luck next time, Kate!