11/07/2013 15:01 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

The Queen And Duchess Kate Pose In Pastels At Olympic Opening Ceremony

The world stood still for the London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony last night, with The Queen taking centre stage and a demure Duchess of Cambridge in the wings.

Duchess Kate chose a tailored Christopher Kane number in ice blue with a cinched waist and respectable hemline.

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And, yes, Kate looked her normal pretty self too.

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The Queen, meanwhile, went for a sparkly and feathery formal frock. And look, not a hair out of place following that impressive sky dive. Very nice work, ma'am.

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And, for more Royal style, here's a gallery of some of Kate's finest sartorial moments.