Published On: Thu, Jun 13th, 2019

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall: Royal wear cream coat and floral dress at Fulham Palace

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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, wore an elegant cream coat over a blue and white floral dress as she stepped out in London today. The Duchess was spotted meeting staff and volunteers at a reception to mark the reopening of Fulham Palace following a restoration project. The long coat had pretty pearl detailing around the wrists and down the seams. She wore the coat open to reveal glimpses of a floaty dress which cut off at the knee, revealing her bare legs underneath.

The dress, believed to be by London-based designer, Fiona Clare, had a drawn on blue floral design on top of a white base.

The collarless dress had a slight opening at the top which showed off Camilla’s stunning jewellery.

The royal dressed up her outfit with a classy pearl necklace which had a large gem in the middle.

She matched this with a pair of stud pearl earrings and a couple of thin gold bangles.

Camilla complemented the look with a pair of modest cream heels which had a black panel over the toe.

Her dress and jacket cut off the knee and the Duchess kept her legs bare.

She kept her make-up simple with a coat of mascara and light pink lipstick.

Camilla attended the event alone and was spotted talking with staff and volunteers this afternoon.

Last week, Camilla stunned in green as she celebrated the Queen’s birthday at Trooping the Colours. 

The event was attended my many members of the Royal Family, including Sophie, Countess of Wessex, 54, and Meghan Markle, 37.

At the parade at Buckingham Palace, she wore a mint green suit which had white floral detailing up the sleeves.

She paired this with a large cream hat and wore the same pearl necklace.

Last week, she met Melania and Donald Trump as they visited the UK for a state visit.

The Duchess wore priceless diamonds from the Queen and a stunning lace cream gown. 

The floor length garment had lace panel sleeves and floral detailing.

Who is Camilla Parker Bowles?

Camilla Parker Bowles is the Duchess of Cornwall and wife of Prince Charles.

Family life

Camilla was born on 17 July 1947 at King’s College Hospital, London, England.

Her parents were Major Bruce Shand and Rosalind Cubitt, the daughter of a baron.

She has a younger sister Annabel Elliot, 69, and a younger brother Mark Shand who passed away in 2014. He sadly died after falling and hitting his head.


Camilla first attended Dumbrells school in Ditchling before moving onto Queen’s Gate School in Queen’s Gate, South Kensington at age 10, where she was known as “Milla”.

She attained one O-level before attending a Mon Fertile finishing school in Tolochenaz, Switzerland.

She then went on to study French at the University of London Institute in Paris.

First marriage to Andrew Parker Bowles

Camilla married Andrew Parker Bowles, an officer, on 4 July 1973, when Camilla was 26. The Queen Mother and Princess Anne attended the big day.

The couple have two children, Tom, who Prince Charles is a godfather to, and Laura.

The couple divorced amicably in March 1995.

Marriage to Prince Charles

Prince Charles told in his biography that he and Camilla had rekindled their love in 1986 after his marriage had “irretrievably broken down”.

They announced their engagement in February 2005, which was the Queen Mother’s.

It is thought to be one of the most valuable rings in the royal collection.

They wed on April 2005 at Windsor Guildhall, where Prince William acted as a witness for the pair, before honeymooning in Scotland at Prince Charles’ home in Birkhall.

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