Kate Middleton gave a touching tribute to her late mother-in-law, Princess Diana, who died in 1997, by wearing her tiara to a reception at Buckingham Palace last night.
Th 36-year-old looked regal in the historic hair piece that complemented her bespoke Jenny Packham gown, which came complete with silver crystals and a slight cowl neck.
The Duchess of Cambridge was joined by her husband, Prince William, at the Diplomatic Reception, along with the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall, the Queen, and some one thousand guests.
The mother of three has worn the pearl-laden Cambridge Lover’s Knot Tiara multiple times previously, including an appearance at the .
The tiara has a rich history, having been created in 1914 for Queen Mary, and worn by Queen Elizabeth II and subsequently gifted to Princess Diana.
It was one of Princess Diana's favourite pieces, however, it was returned to the Palace when she divorced Prince Charles.
Now, the diadem has found a new owner in the form of Kate, who first wore it back in 2015.
Last night, Middleton also wore another important piece of jewellery, The Royal Order.
First worn by the Duchess of Cambridge in October, the honour is bestowed by the Queen to female members of the royal family, to be worn at black tie occasions. The miniature portrait of Elizabeth pinned on a yellow ribbon is also worn by the Duchess of Cornwall, Princess Anne and the Countess of Wessex.