Princess Diana, Kate Middleton, Queen Letizia, and More Royals Wearing Pink
When it comes to colors that inspire royal devotion, little compares to pink. From the palest of baby pinks to the most stunning magentas, the royals love to add a splash of pink to their outfits—and we're not just talking about the ladies, either. Here, we take a looks at some of the prettiest pink styles the royals have worn.
Note: As royal titles change over time, this story reflects the titles used by the individuals at the time their photos were taken.
For the confirmation of her son, Count Henrik, Princess Marie of Denmark made a stunning statement in a cape-sleeved neon pink look by Emporio Armani.
Trooping the Colour calls for color, and the Queen definitely delivered in 2000 with a playful, printed look.
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Kate Middleton looked perfectly poised in pink at the Commonwealth Observance Service at Westminster Abbey in 2015.
Princess Beatrice opted for a magenta dress accented with a gold hatband at the coronation of her uncle, King Charles.
In one of her first big outings after marrying Prince Harry, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, joined the royal family on the Buckingham Palace balcony for Trooping the Colour in June 2018 wearing a blush pink dress and hat.
We're getting some serious Jackie Kennedy vibes from this pink suit and hat combo on Princess Diana.
For the coronation of King Charles III, Queen Letizia of Spain embraced a Barbiecore moment in an all pink ensemble by Carolina Herrera.
The Queen glowed in the lush shade of cerise for a thanksgiving service at the Collegiate Church of St Mary in Staffordshire.
Matching masculine and feminine, Princess Beatrice paired a delicate pink dress with a cream top hat for a service celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Queen's reign.
Not only did Zara Tindall opt for an eye-catching hot pink dress for the royal family's Easter services, but her cousin Princess Beatrice also went for a pink number, albeit in a more muted tone.
The Queen cheered on her eldest son, Prince Charles, at a polo match in a printed pink number.
Prince George looked adorable in a pair of pink overalls while he watched his daddy, Prince William play in a charity polo match at Cirencester Park Polo Club on June 15, 2014.
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Zara Phillips stepped out in a pink puff-sleeved dress for a day at the Moet Marquee Magic Millions Raceday in Australia with her husband Mike Tindall in January 2020.
For a special reception ahead of King Charles's coronation, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden wore a cheerful pink Roland Mouret dress with matching metallic shoes and bag.
The rain can't hold the Queen back—she even coordinated her umbrella with her fuchsia look.
A royal pink twofer! Kate and Princess Charlotte shared a pink moment on the Buckingham Palace balcony at Trooping the Colour in 2017.
Princess Anne sported this ladylike pink top and white skirt combo to visit an urban housing project in Oxfordshire in 2001.
Sophie, Countess Of Wessex, broke with the red-and-green Christmas trend for services on Christmas Day at Sandringham with a crisp strawberry colored coat.
The Queen looked seasonally appropriate for the Chelsea Flower Show in London on May 21, 2007.
Kate, chose a floaty pink gown for a gala dinner at the Victoria and Albert Museum in 2019.
Camilla didn't shy away from a major pink moment, combining her hot pink suit with fuchsia gems for a visit to the British Memorial Garden in New York City in 2005.
During her royal tour of Fiji with Prince Harry, Meghan selected this exuberant pink dress, complete with ruffles and pom-poms.
A consummate monochrome pro, the Queen sported the bubblegum pink ensemble to the wedding of her nephew, Viscount Linley in 1993.
What's cuter than young Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie in matching pink ski gear while on vacation with their mom, Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, in Switzerland?
Princess Diana looked bella in bold pink during her 1985 trip to Rome.
Princess Charlotte and her mom, Kate, had a pastel mommy-and-me moment during the royals' official visit to Poland and Germany in July 2017.
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For Prince Charles's investiture as the Prince of Wales in 1969, his aunt, Princess Margaret picked a peachy-pink number with matching hat.
Queen Elizabeth celebrated the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor in a watermelon pink coat and hat.
Kate looked luxe in this magenta dress and hat combo at Princess Eugenie's wedding to Jack Brooksbank.
For a London pageant celebrating her 100th birthday in 2000, the Queen Mother went with a delicate, all-pink outfit.
Who says red and pink can't go together?
Preppy style perfected: the casual day look the Queen walked the grounds of Windsor Castle in, in May, 1982.
While some of the royals prefer saturated pink, Meghan favors nearly-neutral blush-pink, like the sleek dress and jacket she wore to visit The National Theatre in London in January 2019.
The Queen paired a feminine pink dress with a tiara from Queen Mary's collection for a banquet in China in 1986.
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Princess Eugenie looked gorgeously girly in 2000 at a thanksgiving service marking her great-grandmother, the Queen Mother's, 100th birthday.
Bold color statements all around—courtesy of these red military uniforms from the American Revolution and the Queen's hot pink style—during the Queen's trip to Wales in 1989.
For the grand return of the Wimbledon Grand Slam, Kate wore this pretty belted pink dress.
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Royals love florals, as Camilla showed in this pink floral top and pink skirt combo at Edinburgh Castle in 2005.
Princess Anne's daughter, Zara Tindall (at this time, Zara Phillips) looked peppy in pink as she showed her cousin Prince Harry around the Gatcombe Horse Trials.
While opening the Carole Brown Health Centre on February 3, 2009, Queen Elizabeth wore a magenta coat with fur trim and a matching dress.
Her Majesty chose a cheerful pink dress for an audience with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at Buckingham Palace on April 1, 2009.
Another vote in favor of pink plaid? This classic look Diana wore while playing with Prince Harry at Highgrove in 1986.
During an official visit to Spain with Prince Philip in 1988, the Queen showed off this chic pink look.
For a Charities Forum Event at Paddington Station in 2017, Kate looked classically put-together in a pink dress with floral patterned texture and black accents.
Sophie, Countess Of Wessex, made a big impact with the pink gown she wore to the wedding of Frederik, the crown prince of Denmark, in 2004.
The famous pink suit that Diana left for her honeymoon wearing in 1981 almost never made it into the royal's closet—in fact, she was turned away from the store the first time she tried to shop for it. Read the full story of how the look came to be here.
Queen Elizabeth isn't the only royal who could do monochrome—her sister, Princess Margaret was equally deft as she showed with this eye-catching look in which she paired a pink feathered hat, with matching suit, earrings, brooch, and lipstick.
A pink pillbox hat is an underrated classic, as the Queen showed in 1992.
Princess Beatrice clearly had something to say about this adorable pink dress she wore in 1991.
Kate made a case for the statement coat with this electric pink version she sported in 2015.
Harnessing the power of contrasts, Diana paired this famous sapphire suite of gems she received as a wedding present from the Saudi royal family with a rose pink dress to a state reception in Australia in 1983.
Plaid is always the right answer, and pink plaid, as seen on Queen Elizabeth while visiting the Corps of Royal Engineers at Brompton Barracks in Kent, is even better.
Princess Margaret chose a pink woven hat and patterned dress to show off her new daughter, Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones, with her then-husband Lord Snowdon and their son Viscount Linley.
Kate chose this dainty shade of pink for a garden party at Buckingham Palace on May 29, 2012.
To ceremonially welcome First Lady Jill Biden and President Joe Biden to Windsor. the Queen wore this lovely pink dress with a matching pink hat.
Turning to one of her signature prints, polka dots, Princess Diana was really in the pink while visiting Freemantle Hospital in Australia.
For Trooping The Colour in 2019, Princess Beatrice added some edge to her pink look with black detailing.
On a trip to Sicily in 1985, Princess Diana looked like the proverbial English rose in a rosy suit and hat.
The royal men don't often branch out into the pink spectrum, but Prince William made an argument from why they should during a visit to Tuvanipupu Island with his wife Kate in 2012.
In one of her iconic sweater moments, Princess Diana wore this fair isle-esque pink sweater at Balmoral in 1981.
A peachy shade of pink lends feminine flare to the utilitarian jacket Kate Middleton wore to visits the 'Urban Nature Project' at The Natural History Museum in London.
At Derby Day in 2008, the Queen showed off contrasting shades of turquoise and hot pink.
Camilla, then Duchess of Cornwall, brought the drama with a dynamic pink hat and matching suit for Trooping the Colour in 2014.
Multiple shades of pink give this pink dress on Sophie, then Countess of Wessex some edge.
The queen of color mixing, Princess Diana wore this purple-studded pink blazer and hat look to the 1990 Royal Ascot.
It was only natural that someone who puts such care into her looks as Kate does would choose a protective face mask to match her salmon pink coat and shirt.
Her sister, Princess Eugenie, may have gone for red at the Royal Ascot, but Princess Beatrice chose an electric shade of pink instead.
Baby Prince William looked positively precious in a set of pink bloomers and a matching embroidered shirt while posing with his parents Prince Charles and Princess Diana.
Kate Middleton is the master of the sleek, timeless knee-length dress. Here, she shows off a carnation pink iteration at the Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit.
The '80s sunglasses moment added a layer of cool to Princess Diana's pink suit set in Sydney, Australia.
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