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