The matching handbags of Queen Camilla and Sophie Wessex at the Queen’s funeral







Laura Sutcliffe




Queen consort Camilla looked sublimely stylish as she attended Queen Elizabeth IIMonday’s funeral. The wife of King Charles III, the new British monarch, paid tribute to her late mother-in-law, wearing an elegant bespoke black coat dress. Featuring an ebony hue, the outfit was an appropriate yet refined choice for the difficult day of mourning.

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Have you spotted her handbag? The blonde royal wore a beautiful black clutch from Launer London – the Queen’s favorite handbag brand.

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And it wasn’t just Camilla. The Countess of Wessex arrived at Westminster Abbey wearing a sumptuous black coat dress by Suzannah London. It had a unique – and subtle – embroidered floral pattern strewn throughout, which she paired with a girly trilby-style slanted hat. The Countess donned a pair of silver earrings which completed her striking look and wore Launer London’s ‘High Society’ black leather clutch – a slightly smaller version of Camilla’s arm candy.

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It seems fitting that the royal ladies chose the Queen’s favorite brand of accessories for the momentous day – a subtle tribute to Her Majesty.

Camilla with her Launer London bag…

Launer London has been supplying the Royal Family with leather goods since 1968 and even holds a Royal Warrant. The mark is synonymous with the late monarch.

Sophie wearing the same bag, but slightly smaller

In the Queen’s latest photograph, which showed her meeting Prime Minister Liz Truss, in the crook of her arm is her unmistakable Launer London bag – the black square shape with a gold laurel wreath closure was immediately recognizable.

The Queen always carried a Launer London bag

“It’s so heartbreaking that she carried my bag on the last day of her life.” Launer CEO Gerald Bodmer previously said HELLO! Fashion.

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Rumor has it that the Queen had hundreds of Launer bags, however, Bodmer confirmed the number is much more reasonable, revealing: “Probably around 15 or 16… She told me several times ‘I don’t feel completely dressed without a bag.’ “

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