Kate Middleton wows in red as she joins Prince William, Harry and Meghan at Queen’s Commonwealth Service

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KATE Middleton wowed in red as she joined Prince William, Harry and Meghan at the Queen’s Commonwealth Service today.

The Duchess of Cambridge, 38, recycled a scarlet 1940’s custom made coat dress by Catherine Walker as she arrived at Westminster Abbey this afternoon.

Kate Middleton stunned in a red outfit for the service

Kate Middleton and Prince William walk through the front entrance

Prince William’s tie matched Kate’s dress

She completed the look with a floral fascinator, along with matching red Gianvito Rossi suede heels and a small clutch.

Meanwhile, Meghan stunned in a green Emilia Wickstead dress with matching William Chambers fascinator.

The royals took their seats – with tradition dictating that sixth-in-line Harry sit with Meghan in the second row of seats behind the Queen, Charles, Camilla, William and Kate during the service.

But in contrast to last year, Harry and Meghan, along with Kate and Wills, did not join Her Majesty’s procession through Westminster Abbey.

CHANGE IN TRADITION

Instead, they were shown to their seats rather than walking in behind the Queen like last year.

A source said the sudden change was made yesterday – despite the Order of Service already having been signed off and printed.

It meant today’s procession was simply Prince Charles and Camilla, the clergy, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Commonwealth Secretary General.

Prince Andrew, who attended the service last year, was also missing after stepping back from royal duties amid criticism over his friend with paedo Jeffrey Epstein.

But the rest of the Royal Family today put on smiling faces despite the internal drama as they listened to international boxing champion and Olympic gold medallist Anthony Joshua deliver a reflection, while singers Alexandra Burke and Craig David will perform to the 2,000-strong congregation.

The mum-of-three smiles and waves as she heads inside

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry held hands in a united front for their last royal event

Meghan Markle wore a bright green dress with a matching fascinator for the service at Westminster Abbey

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry sat behind Kate Middleton and Prince William

Meghan Markle, glowing in green, walks next to husband Prince Harry

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex walked into the Abbey this afternoon

Cheering crowds greeted the royals, with Meghan waving

The Queen looks regal in a powder blue coat

Queen Elizabeth II is greeted outside the abbey as she arrives to celebrate the Commonwealth

The 93-year-old monarch looked in good spirits despite the family drama

Prince Charles was part of the Queen’s procession at the event today

The royals sat front row for the service

The Royal Family sit together during the service – their last event with Meghan and Harry after they quit

 

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were in the procession with the Queen during last year’s service

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, Kate Middleton and Prince William, pictured at last year’s service, will not be part of the procession

Harry and Meghan will instead be conducted to their seats

The Order of Service showed the Sussexes would not be part of the procession – with the Cambridges also now not expected to be part of it