Sophie, Countess of Wessex, and her husband Prince Edward – the youngest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip – have reportedly been taking a extra seen function throughout the royal household since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle left their positions in May.
The 55-year-old spouse of Prince Edward appeared to step up her function as she appeared at Armistice Day this yr. She wowed followers together with her look in a navy ensemble and excellent hairdo.
Wearing a double breasted coat with a big collar and silver buttons, the Countess was channelling Her Majesty on the occasion, a physique language knowledgeable claimed.
“Sophie bridges the royal generational hole between the Queen and Kate, offering a delicate glimpse into the line-up of royal wives we might have been seeing if Princess Diana was nonetheless alive she and Sarah have been nonetheless a part of the Firm.
“She projects calm maturity and, fascinatingly, her body language during this memorial visit looks very similar to the air of quiet, dignified sadness that the Queen has always presented at similar events.”
Judi went on to say: “With her eye barely narrowed and wrinkled on the corners to indicate unhappy reflection and her lips clamped to indicate stoicism, the best way Sophie stands together with her palms clasped in entrance of her torso creates an similar sense of un-showy, underplayed emotion because the Queen all the time does at these occasions.
“It’s probably little surprise that Sophie’s growing profile is making her look increasingly like the ‘safe pair of hands’ of the Firm, an easy stand-in for the Queen during the pandemic and a reassuring presence for some of the younger royals.”
Royal followers have been fast to note her new look as one wrote: ‘I like seeing all of the members of the family.’
Another stated: ‘About time the Earl and his gracious countess had a extra entrance line in royal life. A superb asset to the Royal Family.’
The Royal Family stated of the occasion: ‘Their Royal Highnesses laid wreaths on the Armed Forces Memorial in a tribute to all those that have given their lives in service to their nation.’