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Cara Delevingne praised for ‘breaking tradition’ by wearing a suit and top hat to the Royal Wedding

Evening Standard logo Evening Standard 12/10/2018 Safeeyah Kazi
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Cara Delevingne has been praised for breaking with tradition by opting to wear a suit and top hat to the wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank.

The 26-year-old wowed spectators by attending the Royal Wedding in a skinny-fit slick black waistcoat and blazer, with cropped trousers and a top hat.

She tied the look together with a chunky grey tie and black stilettos.


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Social media users took to Twitter to share their support for the model’s “bold” move.

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One user wrote: “Cara Delevingne in a top hat! She's won! Everyone go home! #RoyalWedding.”

Another commented: “@Caradelevingne just shut it down in this power suit. #RoyalWedding.” Wow Cara Delevingne breaking tradition and wearing a tux! SLAY. ALL. DAY. #TLCRoyalWedding.”

A third added: “Cara Delevingne looking like a boss in a tux and tophat at the Royal Wedding.”

Meanwhile a fourth said: “I’m watching the royal wedding cara delevingne looks so powerful what a woman !!”

Another questioned: “Is Cara Delevingne the first woman to attend a Royal Wedding in a suit?”

Delevingne joins a host of other celebrities in attendance including, Demi Moore, Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell.

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Another 12000 members of the public, who were selected by ballot will listen to a live broadcast in the ground of the castle.

The Queen's granddaughter will marry Mr Brooksbank, 32, in front of thousands of well-wishers in the same chapel where the Duke and Duchess of Sussex married earlier this year.

Gallery: Photos: Princess Eugenie's wedding day [Photos]


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