Celebrity Style
Apr 21, 2016

11 times Queen Elizabeth II had better style than Kate Middleton

By: Sarah Thompson

Author: Elle Canada

Celebrity Style
Apr 21, 2016

11 times Queen Elizabeth II had better style than Kate Middleton

By: Sarah Thompson

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11 times Queen Elizabeth II had better style than Kate Middleton

Queen Elizabeth II vs. Kate Middleton style: Photo #1

Head-to-toe hot pink or a boring little black dress? For Queen Elizabeth II, there is no competition. (That brooch, though!) READ MORE: 7 times the Queen was a total glamazon

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

11 times Queen Elizabeth II had better style than Kate Middleton

Queen Elizabeth II vs. Kate Middleton style: Photo #2

Yes, Kate does look radiant in red but it's the Queen's shimmering cobalt blue frock and string of pearls that catch our eye in this snap. READ MORE: Best Kate Middleton style

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

11 times Queen Elizabeth II had better style than Kate Middleton

Queen Elizabeth II vs. Kate Middleton style: Photo #3

Here, Kate and the Queen pose in similar blue outfits. Elizabeth comes out on top with her bright jacket, matching floral hat and white gloves. READ MORE: Kate Middleton's 10 most memorable fashion moments of all time

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

11 times Queen Elizabeth II had better style than Kate Middleton

Queen Elizabeth II vs. Kate Middleton style: Photo #4

Queen Elizabeth earns bonus points in this shot for wearing head-to-toe white. (Other than her wedding gown, we've never seen Kate pull it off – but we've spotted her in red many times before). READ MORE: Our top 10 photos of the royal couple

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

11 times Queen Elizabeth II had better style than Kate Middleton

Queen Elizabeth II vs. Kate Middleton style: Photo #5

Sorry, Kate! The Queen's regal silk floral dress trumps your neutral cardigan in this candid close-up photo. READ MORE: Best pics of Kate Middleton and Prince George

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

11 times Queen Elizabeth II had better style than Kate Middleton

Queen Elizabeth II vs. Kate Middleton style: Photo #6

Prince William looks like he's caught in the middle of a style showdown! (We vote for the Queen in her minimalist blue ensemble.) READ MORE: Prince George's all time best looks

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

11 times Queen Elizabeth II had better style than Kate Middleton

Queen Elizabeth II vs. Kate Middleton style: Photo #7

Appearing again in all blue, Queen Elizabeth proves she's also the reigning queen of pastels with her pretty skirt suit. READ MORE: Celebrity street style photos you need to see

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

11 times Queen Elizabeth II had better style than Kate Middleton

Queen Elizabeth II vs. Kate Middleton style: Photo #8

Although it's Kate's wedding day (and yes, she looks flawless!) we have to admit that the Queen's sunny yellow outfit really stands out in this photo. Thoughts? READ MORE: 14 times North West had better style than Kim Kardashian

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

11 times Queen Elizabeth II had better style than Kate Middleton

Queen Elizabeth II vs. Kate Middleton style: Photo #9

Woah! Queen Elizabeth looks smashing in this cream topper, fascinator and matching accessories while Kate seems to fade into the background with her aqua jacket. READ MORE: 11 times celebrities rocked the tomboy look

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

11 times Queen Elizabeth II had better style than Kate Middleton

Queen Elizabeth II vs. Kate Middleton style: Photo #10

Queen Elizabeth aces holiday style with her fur coat, lavender dress and black handbag. (We think Kate could have done more with her tartan blanket scarf.) READ MORE: Top celebrity engagement rings

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

11 times Queen Elizabeth II had better style than Kate Middleton

Queen Elizabeth II vs. Kate Middleton style: Photo #11

Dare we say that Kate Middleton's off-white skirt suit has nothing on the Queen's exquisite embroidered blue topper? Yes, we do! READ MORE: 10 most memorable celebrity wedding dresses

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Getty Credits: ELLE Canada
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