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Queen Camilla Dons Fiona Clare Coatdress With Queen Elizabeth’s Cartier Brooch for Royal Maundy Service

Queen Camilla attended the Royal Maundy Service on Thursday in Worcester, England, leading the special occasion in King Charles III’s stead. The queen consort stepped in for the British monarch, who is currently undergoing cancer treatment, for the Easter tradition at Worcester Cathedral. The event comes just a few days before members of the British royal family will gather for Easter services on Sunday.

For the service, Queen Camilla wore a Fiona Clare white dress and coat. The coat featured long sleeves and a simple collar, which was adorned with the late Queen Elizabeth II’s Cartier sapphire and diamond flower brooches.

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The queen consort wore a pair of knee-high suede boots by Russell & Bromley, a Lock & Co. Hatters hat, and carried the Moynat Gabrielle BB Handbag in brown lizard skin.

Queen Camilla attends The Royal Maundy Service at Worcester Cathedral On March 28, 2024 in Worcester, England.
Queen Camilla attends The Royal Maundy Service at Worcester Cathedral on March 28.

This isn’t the first time Queen Camilla has accessorized pieces of Queen Elizabeth’s jewelry for a special royal occasion. For this year’s New Year’s Eve service at Sandringham, the queen consort wore an aquamarine bar brooch that once belonged to the long-reigning monarch, who died in September 2022.

Queen Camilla attends The Royal Maundy Service at Worcester Cathedral On March 28, 2024 in Worcester, England.
Queen Camilla attends The Royal Maundy Service at Worcester Cathedral on March 28.

As for her Fiona Clare look, Queen Camilla has worn several designs by the London-based fashion brand. The queen consort has fashioned coatdresses by Fiona Clare for Thanksgiving service in 2022 and for the Commonwealth Day Service in March 2023.

Queen Camilla attends The Royal Maundy Service at Worcester Cathedral On March 28, 2024 in Worcester, England.
Queen Camilla attends The Royal Maundy Service at Worcester Cathedral on March 28.
Britain's Queen Camilla hands out the Maundy Money during the Royal Maundy Service where she distributes the money to 75 men and 75 women, mirroring the age of the monarch, in Worcester Cathedral, western England on March 28, 2024, to thank them for their outstanding Christian service and for making a difference to the lives of people in their local communities. Maundy Thursday is the Christian holy day falling on the Thursday before Easter. The monarch commemorates Maundy by offering 'alms' to senior citizens. Each recipient receives two purses, one red and one white. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP) (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Queen Camilla hands out the Maundy Money during the Royal Maundy Service where she distributes the money to 75 men and 75 women, mirroring the age of the monarch, in Worcester Cathedral, on March 29 in Worcester, England.

Other designers the queen consort has worn before include Bruce Oldfield, a royal family favorite. The queen consort memorably wore one of Oldfield’s couture dresses for the coronation of her husband in May 2023. Much like previous royal family occasions, she wore yet another piece from Queen Elizabeth II’s jewelry collection — the same necklace the late monarch wore to her coronation in June 1953.

WORCESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 28: Queen Camilla leaves the Royal Maundy Service with Bishop of Worcester Cathedral, The Right Reverend Dr John Inge, where she distributed the Maundy money to 75 men and 75 women, mirroring the age of the monarch, and to thank them for their outstanding Christian service at Worcester Cathedral on March 28, 2024 in Worcester, England. Maundy Thursday is the Christian holy day falling on the Thursday before Easter. The monarch commemorates Maundy by offering 'alms' to senior citizens. Each recipient receives two purses, one red and one white. (Photo by Justin Tallis - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Queen Camilla leaves the Royal Maundy Service with Bishop of Worcester Cathedral, The Right Reverend Dr John Inge, where she distributed the Maundy money to 75 men and 75 women on March 28 in Worcester, England.

The Royal Maundy is an ancient ceremony, inspired by a Bible story that took place the day before Good Friday. Queen Camilla distributed Maundy Money to a selected group of attendees, thanking them for their work within the church.

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