Smiling Queen, 96, uses walking stick in Order of the Garter photo

Smiling Queen, 96, uses walking stick in official Order of the Garter photo with Charles and Camilla – as William and Kate join royals at Windsor service but Andrew is banished out of sight

  • The Queen was pictured today clasping a walking aid as she posed with Charles and Camilla for the photo
  • But she looked elegant in a silver gown and matching shoes, adorned in a tasteful royal blue sash 
  • Duchess of Cambridge, 40, was equally elegant in a bright blue ensemble at the Windsor Castle event
  • Appeared in high spirits alongside her husband Prince William as well as Prince Charles and Camilla 
  • She was joined by the Countess of Wessex at the Order of the Garter ceremony earlier this afternoon
  • Mother-of-two Sophie donned a baby pink outfit, which she paired with a white fascinator and heels 
  • Meanwhile Camilla’s son Tom Parker Bowles was among the first arrivals at Windsor Castle for the event 
  • Comes as Prince Andrew pulled out of today’s Order of the Garter ceremony after William gave ultimatum 
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