Long live Queen Elizabeth II!
Quite literally—today, she is the longest reigning monarch in British history, and that's kind of a big deal. We'd think there would celebrations aplenty in England to mark the 63-year occasion in the making, but her majesty has reportedly banned any grand fêtes from taking place. The landmark moment will still be a happy one for Queen Elizabeth, however, with Prince William, Kate Middleton and their royal little ones Prince George and Princess Charlotte making their annual visit to the monarch at Balmoral, her Scottish home, sometime this month.
And the queen, who celebrated her 89th birthday in April, appears sharper than ever in her continuous parade of pastel skirt suits, chic sheath dresses and, of course, matching hats in all shapes and sizes. So to honor a queen who is now utterly matchless, click through our gallery below!
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