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Angeline Jolie takes style pointers from the Queen for a royal engagement

Fascinator and gloves for Ange…

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Leanne Bayley
Director of Lifestyle & Commerce
June 28, 2018
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Angelina Jolie has attended a Royal Service at St Paul’s Cathedral to mark the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George. Wearing a tailored dove grey silk crepe pencil dress by Ralph & Russo, the 43-year-old looked absolutely stunning. She matched her designer outfit perfectly with a silver Classic Clutch and Eden Platform shoes in silver satin. A fascinator and gloves completed the look perfectly. To summarise: In the absence of Kate and Meghan, Angeline Jolie gave us major Duchess vibes in her designer frock.

It’s a very prestigious award, and just in case you don’t know, the Order of St Michael and St George is awarded to men or women for their service in a foreign country or in relation to foreign and Commonwealth affairs, for example the work of foreign service officers and diplomats.

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Angelina missed out on meeting the Queen, who had to pull out of her appearance due to illness. However, the pair have met before - Angelina accepted her honorary damehood in 2014 for services to UK foreign policy and dedication to end sexual violence in war zones. For this, she wore a similar coloured outfit by Ralph & Russo.

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Has she taken style cues from the Duchess of Sussex in choosing to wear neutral colours in the presence of her Majesty? It is believed to be a way to not upstage the monarch.

Speaking about her recognition at the time, Jolie said: "To receive an honour related to foreign policy means a great deal to me, as it is what I wish to dedicate my working life to. Working on PVSI and with survivors of rape is an honour in itself. I know that succeeding in our goals will take a lifetime, and I am dedicated to it for all of mine."

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