June 6, 2023

The Duchess of Edinburgh headed abroad this week to fulfill with the President and First Girl of Iraq, partaking in vital discussions on Iraq’s Nationwide Motion Plan for ladies’s peace safety. 

Buckingham Palace has confirmed that the Duchess (previously the Countess of Wessex) continues to champion the survivors of conflict-related sexual violence throughout her journey overseas. The mother-of-two has already spent two days in Baghdad, the place she heard in regards to the challenges dealing with Iraqi girls and ladies, and the continued work to guard and promote their rights. 

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The Duchess of Edinburgh was recieved by the President and First Girl of Iraq

In mild of her poignant journey, the spouse of Prince Edward made positive her unrivalled wardrobe travelled together with her. Duchess Sophie appeared effortlessly elegant for her assembly with President Abdul Latif Rashid on Tuesday, stepping out in a surprising lemon-yellow wool gown adorned with a fairly button-down skirt.

The 58-year-old royal wore the ‘Yahvi’ gown from one of many Princess of Wales’ favorite manufacturers, Beulah. 

The London-based designer’s web site reads: “A Beulah traditional, we introduce you to the Yahvi Tailor-made Gown in Cream. An ideal selection for summer season occasion season, this cream midi size long-sleeved gown is now obtainable to pre-order. That includes a fitted bodice, lined buttons and a full skirt.” 

The Duchess teamed her beautiful butter-hued gown, which additionally is available in an array of spring-ready colors, with towering pointed-toe heels and a canvas clutch bag. 

Sophie’s blonde hair was styled in a centre parting and left to fall loosely to her shoulders. The royal highlighted her ageless options with a peachy-toned blush, lashing of mascara and tender pink lipstick. 

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The royal wore a cream Beulah gown

It isn’t the primary time we have seen the glamorous royal mom donning the luxurious wool robe – she stepped out in it earlier this month at a non-public pre-coronation social gathering forward of King Charles’ coronation at Westminster Abbey. 

When you’re hoping to channel the Duchess of Edinburgh’s unmistakable magnificence, her dreamy cream gown continues to be obtainable in sizes 6-16 on the Beulah web site. At £695, nonetheless, it definitely is not a royal cut price.

 We love this elegant gown from Closet London – and it is a fraction of the value. 

Minimize in an elegant midi size with cinched-in, darted particulars across the waist and sleeves – the silhouette impact is solely beautiful. A keyhole again element and long-length zip add additional premium element to this gorgeous bridal-white gown.


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