Duchess Kate Middleton Wears Princess Diana's Tiara & Earrings to State Dinner

Duchess Kate steps out in the late Princess Diana's beloved tiara for state dinner

The state banquet for the Dutch royals, the first for Willem-Alexander and his Argentine-born wife Maxima, followed the usual pattern for royal state visits, including an elaborate ceremonial welcome and a state carriage procession to the palace.

Some speculated that a tiara is too precious to be flown overseas with Meghan for her to wear, but this seems unlikely, the reason the Duchess of Sussex didn't wear a tiara is more likely to do with the dress code for the event and what the other guests would be wearing for the occasion.

JOHN STILLWELL via Getty Images Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, walks with Rear Admiral Ludger Brummelaar (R) as they attend a state banquet in honor of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands at Buckingham Palace in London on October 23. But the ensembles gave us a slight feeling of déjà vu - because Prince William and Kate Middleton wore nearly identical outfits when they visited the region back in 2012 on their Diamond Jubilee tour.

They also visited Westminster Abbey and attended a reception at the Palace of Westminster before the state banquet. The necklace, which also features pearls and diamonds was a gift to Queen Alexandra from King Frederick if Denmark was passed down to the Queen's Mother and has been in the monarch's extensive jewelry collection.

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She sparkled in the Lover's Knot tiara, a piece belonging to Queen Elizabeth, with a long history in the royal family, dating back to 1914. She looks like a queen now because she looks utterly comfortable wearing the trappings. It was one of her most important marital presents, coming from her groom himself, and she wore it on their wedding day at St. George's Chapel, Windsor.

In her will Queen Mary left the tiara to to the Queen who wore it frequently, including at an evening event in 1955.

The duchess donned one of Princess Di's tiaras, known as the Lover's Knot.

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