20 January 2015

Gala Jewels: The Countess of Wessex (Part One)


Happy 50th birthday to the Countess of Wessex! The palace released a new portrait of Sophie to mark the milestone. But we're going to go with a bit more glitter for our celebrations, of course. Enjoy a look back at some of Sophie's most sparkling gala appearances, and stay tuned later today for more!



June 1999: Royal Wedding





May 2000: London Mozart Players Concert



August 2001: Norwegian Pre-Wedding Gala



August 2001: Norwegian Royal Wedding



October 2001: Windsor and Eton Operatic Society Performance



November 2001: Jordanian State Banquet (far right)



January 2002: Dutch Pre-Wedding Gala



May 2002: Norwegian Pre-Wedding Gala



May 2002: Norwegian Royal Wedding



September 2002: Colin Davis's Birthday Gala



November 2002: Golden Jubilee Party



November 2002: Fundraising Dinner in Hong Kong



February 2003: Little Black Dress Gala



July 2003: Central School of Ballet Gala



May 2004: Polish State Visit



May 2004: Danish Pre-Wedding Gala



May 2004: Danish Royal Wedding



November 2005: Monegasque Coronation Gala



January 2006: ORBIS Global Ball



March 2006: Childline Gala Dinner



April 2006: The Queen's Birthday Dinner at Kew Palace



April 2006: Blush Ball



May 2006: Dream Auction



May 2006: Windsor Horse Show Dinner



December 2006: The Queen's Birthday Dinner at the Ritz



May 2007: Blush Ball



September 2007: Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands's 40th Birthday Gala