Countess of Wessex in Suzannah, Emilia Wickstead and Jane Taylor for Christmas Day

The Countess of Wessex joined The Queen and other members of the Royal Family for the Christmas Day church service at St Mary Magdalene Church on Christmas morning. Sophie looked elegant in a light grey midi coat and cranberry headpiece from Jane Taylor.

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The Earl and Countess of Wessex and their children Lady Louise and James, heading to church at Sandringham in Norfolk. Picture by Stephen Lock / i-Images

The Countess choose a beautiful coat from Suzannah. Sophie wore a bespoke version the ‘Brodie’ coat retailing for £2,450. The coat that is currently available at Suzannah is the Brodie speckle coat, constructed from a different fabric than the coat the Countess wore. Sophie has taken the silhouette of the Brodie coat and mixed it with the material from the ‘Hunter Michigan’ coat (see further below).

Sophie’s coat is constructed from lambswool in a luxurious biscuit tone. The light grey single breasted coat lends it’s styling from vintage 1940’s dress coats, featuring an oversized opened lapel, a fitted bodice, a detachable thin waist-cinching belt with rectangle buckle, long sleeves, fabric coated buttons down the centre to the knee and a rear vent.

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Suzannah Brodie Coat
Suzannah Brodie Coat

We loved the sleek elegant a-line silhouette of this coat on the Countess in contrast to the fit and flare style Sophie normally opts for. You can purchase the Brodie coat here. You can purchase the Hunter Michigan Coat here.

The Countess of Wessex arriving at the Christmas Day church service at Sandringham in Norfolk, wearing a custom Suzannah coat. Picture by Stephen Lock / i-Images
Suzannah Hunter Michigan Coat

Try this coat to get Sophie’s look here.

Sophie wore her Emilia Wickstead ‘Dailia’  top and matching ‘Richie’ pleated skirt in a blush, pink and tan snake print. The top has a high round neckline, loose ballon style sleeves cinched at the wrist and moving into a pleated flare. The fit and flare skirt features box pleats throughout the midi length to create a very feminine style. We have seen Sophie wear the skirt quite frequently over the past year and enjoyed seeing her pair them as a matching set again for Christmas day. Try this top to get Sophie’s look, purchase here.

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Emilia Wickstead Dalia python-print silk crepe de Chine blouse

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Emilia Wickstead Richie pleated snake-print silk crepe de chine midi skirt

The Countess wore Jane Taylor ‘Velvet Small Moon Headband with Veil’, retailing for £845. The cranberry velvet headband features a feminine matching netting, which fell slightly over Sophie’s face, giving a lovely vintage styling. The headband also comes in black, dark grey, green, navy and royal blue. You can purchase the headband here. We liked seein a rich tone paired with the neutrals. 

Jane Taylor Velvet Small Moon Headband with Veil

Sophie does favour larger saucer style hats, especially for the races. However, for Christmas in 2017 we also saw Sophie opt for a smaller style of headwear. We love to see the Countess mix up the style of her hat choices and feel these smaller style also frame her face beautifully.

The Countess of Wessex on Christmas Day in 2017. (Tim Regan)

The Countess of Wessex carried a Sophie Habsburg ‘Cleopython’ clutch in what we believe is the Amethyst colour-way in python  print. The clutch matched her headband perfectly and helped tie the entire ensemble together. You can see Sophie’s clutch third along in the top row in the image below. The clutch retails for £375 and can be purchased here. Try this clutch to get Sophie’s style, purchase here.

Sophie Wessex carried a new bag from Sophie Habsburg on Christmas Day. 

Sophie Habsburg Cleopython Clutch

It appears that Sophie may be wearing her Prada nude suede pointed toe pumps.

Prada Suede Pump in Beige

Sophie accessorised with her Amrapali diamond earrings. These earrings feature beautiful sparkling pave diamonds in concentric circles in a sphere shape hung from a sharp gold hook.

Amrapali diamond earrings

Sophie wore a similar style of coat for Christmas 2015.

The Countess of Wessex arriving at the Christmas Day church service at Sandringham in 2015. Picture by Stephen Lock / i-Images

A beautiful look for Sophie for her Christmas Day style, we really like the simple yet elegant style of coat. One of our favourite coat’s the Countess owns! What did you think?

You can get Sophie’s style here:

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