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Queen Consort Camilla Poses in Pearls & White Floral Dress with King Charles III for 100th Birthday Cards

Queen Consort Camilla was formally dressed with King Charles III for the royal birthday cards sent to those celebrating their 100th birthdays this year. The release of signed cards from Buckingham Palace to mark 100th and 105th birthdays and 60, 65 and 70-year wedding anniversaries to those in the United Kingdom, the Realms and overseas territories is a royal tradition that dates back to 1917.

While posing alongside King Charles III in a 2018 portrait used for this year’s cards, the new queen wore a white long-sleeved dress. The simple piece was elevated from a collar embroidered with blooming flowers. Completing her ensemble were pearl drop earrings, as well as a layered pearl necklace with a round silver pendant. Charles complemented Camilla in a navy pinstriped suit and light blue shirt and tie, accented with a light blue pocket square and purple flower pin.

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23: A close-up of the front of one of the first birthday cards celebrating 100 years of age, which have been signed by King Charles III and Camilla, Queen Consort at Buckingham Palace on October 23, 2022 in London, England. The posting of messages to mark significant birthdays and anniversaries is a tradition that dates back to 1917 and the reign of King George V, when those celebrating their 100th birthday or 60th wedding anniversary were sent a telegram of good wishes from His Majesty. Thousands of birthday and wedding anniversary cards are sent from Buckingham Palace every year to those celebrating their 100th and 105th birthday and every year thereafter, and to those celebrating their 60th , 65th, 70th wedding anniversaries and every year thereafter. During Queen Elizabeth II's reign, approximately 1.3 million cards were sent to mark birthdays and anniversaries across the UK, the Realms and the Overseas Territories. The photograph of The King and The Queen Consort that appears on the birthday cards was taken in the summer of 2018. (Photo by Aaron Chown-WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Camilla, Queen Consort and King Charles III pose in a 2018 portrait for this year’s royal 100th birthday cards, released on Oct. 23, 2022.
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When it came to footwear, the Queen’s shoes were not visible in the portrait. However, it’s likely she slipped into a pair of low-heeled pumps with closed toes in a matching or coordinating color; in particular, British label Sole Bliss has been a popular choice for her over the years, as she owns at least 11 pairs. The queen is estimated to have worn the label’s Valencia pump at least 80 times, according to a brand statement; she also frequently wears its pointed-toe Kitty pumps during public occasions, as well.

This isn’t the only occasion where the royal’s fashion choices have taken center stage. Earlier this month, she stepped out in Ballater for a reception at Station Square, wearing a plaid gray wool jacket, plaid skirt and matte black tights. Her ensemble was finished with Sole Bliss’ Sydney pumps, a pointed-toe $249 style with black suede uppers and 1.25-inch block heels.

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Camilla, Queen Consort and King Charles III attend a reception to thank the community of Aberdeenshire at Station Square, the Victoria & Albert Halls in Ballater, Scotland on Oct. 11, 2022.
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Camilla, Queen Consort has frequently worn Sole Bliss and Chanel’s block-heeled pumps in a range of neutral hues, as well as navy and pink tones, over the years for formal occasions. In winter months, these are occasionally swapped for knee-high suede or riding boots; all are often worn with single-toned outfits, similar to her predecessor, Queen Elizabeth II. Camilla’s style is also punctuated by her extensive handbag collection, which primarily features clutches and top-handle bags by Chanel, Fendi and Demellier London.

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