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State Occasions

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Formal day wear and grand evening dresses are required for the many state occasions which Her Majesty attends. 

Much attention to detail is required to ensure that ensembles, fabrics and styles are appropriate and will allow The Queen to undertake her duties to the greatest degree.

This involves a dialogue between The Queen, her dresser and her designers with sketches and samples of fabric and embroidery submitted for approval before fittings.

Sir Norman Hartnell (1901-79)

Evening gown