In the photo, taken inside the
Throne Room in Windsor Castle ahead of the Garter service in St George’s
Chapel, Her Majesty, who was dressed in a silver-white gown and her blue Garter
sash and holding a walking stick, was stood between Charles and Camilla, who
were in their grand velvet Garter robes.
On the Queen’s arm was a
matching silver handbag and in her hand her glasses. She was also wearing her
Garter star badge, her Bow Brooch and silver shoes.
The photo was shared on the
royal family’s official Instagram account and royal fans rushed to comment on
the Queen’s appearance, with everyone agreeing she looked
The Queen, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall pictured inside the Throne Room
“The queen looks
stunningly beautiful!!” one wrote, whilst another added:
“Congratulations to the new members of the order and in particular to the
wonderful Duchess of Cornwall for this unique and special award. The Queen is
as beautiful as ever!”
A third remarked: “So
happy to see the Queen looking fabulous!!! Hoping she stays well and her
mobility doesn’t cause too much pain for her.”
It was Camilla’s first time taking part in the procession
A four penned: “Fabulous
pic of Our Queen.”
It is the first time the Queen
has been pictured since the four days of festivities celebrating her Platinum
Jubilee. It was a special day for Camilla, who was in the procession for the
first time having been appointed a Royal Lady of the Order of the Garter.
“A key element of Garter
Day is the investing of new Companions with the Order’s Insignia. This is done
by The Queen, The Sovereign of the Garter, in the Throne Room,” the
caption on the Queen’s photo read.