The Queen accidentally colour co-ordinates with Nigerian guests

The Queen made a rare fashion faux pas at yesterday’s private audience [Photo: Getty]

Queen Elizabeth II is almost as famous for her impeccable co-ords as she is for her royal status.

But the unimaginable happened at yesterday’s private audience.

Her Majesty invited High Commissioner of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, George Adesola Oguntade and his wife Modupe along to Buckingham Palace for the afternoon.

But what the 91-year-old was not anticipating was to colour co-ordinate with her guests.

Mrs Oguntade donned a maroon-striped ipele while her husband chose a traditional agbada for the prestigious occasion.

And in what would become Instagram gold, Her Majesty wore a strikingly similar floral dress accessorised with patent block heels and her go-to miniature handbag.

Her Majesty colour co-ordinated with her guests [Photo: Getty]

The Queen seemed unfazed by the fashion mishap, as she could be seen smiling and laughing along with the couple.

Of course, when the Royal Family’s official Instagram account shared a snap of the meeting, social media went into meltdown with many rushing to question if the sartorial co-ordination was intentional.


One user rushed to comment: “Love that their outfits are colour co-ordinated!”

While another joked, “They should’ve texted to see what they were wearing…”

It’s official: we couldn’t love the Queen more if we tried.


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