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Royal Designer Norman Hartnell Part Three: The Coronation Gown

The Royal Post

We are looking forward to seeing the royal barge travel down the Thames on June 2nd, so what better time to reminisce about the exquisite coronation gown that she wore 60 years ago? Queen Elizabeth’s coronation on June 2,1953 was naturally an enormous occasion and seeing as Norman Hartnell was the go-to designer for the Royal ladies, he was deeply involved and designed several gowns that were worn that day.

Of course, the Queen’s coronation gown was the most important of the day, but Hartnell also designed the dresses of Princess Alexandra, the Duchess of Kent, Princess Margaret, and the Queen Mother.

A lot of thought went into the new Queen’s coronation gown to make it a truly symbolic and landmark gown. Norman Hartnell submitted several designs, and the then Princess Elizabeth was deeply involved in the design process. At the Queen’s suggestion, the gown was ornately embroidered with the…

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