Royal Ascot starts without Kate Middleton

Just three days after Trooping the Color 2024, Carlos III He has reunited his family for the first day of Royal Ascot, with the exception of the Princess of Wales. In the absence of Kate Middletonall eyes have been directed to Lady Gabriella Windsor that, since the death of her husband, Thomas Kingstonat the end of February, had not appeared at any public event.

The businessman was found dead at the age of 45 in his parents’ home in Gloucestershire with a “traumatic head injury” caused by a firearm. Almost four months after this traumatic episode, Gabriella has regained her smile. The daughter of the princes of Kent reappeared this Tuesday through the front door after Charles III granted her the privilege of making her entrance to this engagement among the high society of the United Kingdom in a carriage. Specifically, there are four horse-drawn carriages that arrive with all the honors.

Followed by King Charles and Queen Camilla, who occupied the first carriage with the Duke and Duchess of Wellington, Lady Gabriella appeared in the second, in the company of the princess anne. With a smile from ear to ear, Kingston’s widow wore a floral print dress and an orange organza hat with gold pearl earrings.

The writer received the affection of those present at the Berkshire County Racecourse. Especially Zara Tindall, Princess Anne’s daughter, with whom she melted into a warm hug upon her arrival. Tindall, very frequent at the Ascot celebrations, came with a midi dress in pale and yellowish tones, combined with a white clutch and a natural raffia hat.

Zara Tindall and Lady Gabriella

Princess Anne

Zara Tindall

For her part, Queen Camilla has opted for a two-piece blue look with flowers at the edges, the traditional hat required by the dress code and a magnificent pearl brooch that belonged to Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, made up of sapphire and diamonds.

King Charles III and Queen Camilla

Another royal also stood out among the guests, Philippos of Greece, son of Constantine and Ana María and cousin of King Philip VI. The prince came with his wife, Nina Flohr, who wore an Adam Lippes dress, also in yellow.