Flying the flag! Sophie Wessex subtly incorporates the colours of the Cyprus Flag into her chic ensemble as she visits Dhekelia with Prince Edward
- Earl and Countess of Wessex are on a three-day official visit to Cyprus
- Today, the royal couple visited the Dhekelia Operations Centre together
- Sophie, 57, donned the colours of Cyprus’ flag in outfit with green and orange
- Will visit the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia during trip
Sophie Wessex looked chic and cool as she subtly integrated the colours of Cyprus’ flag into her outfit during a visit to Dhekelia with her husband Prince Edward.
The royal couple are on a three-day visit to the country, and the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia.
Today, Sophie, 57, and Edward, 58, visited the Dhekelia Operations Centre, where they were snapped chatting with military personnel and children.
Sophie wore dark green trousers, printed with an abstract floral motif, featuring orange leaves. She paired them with a nude short sleeved top, a loose beige blazer, and practical wedge heels.
Prince Edward (left) and Sophie Wessex (centre left) looked stylish as they visited he Dhekelia Operations Centre as part of their visit to Cyprus
During the visit to the Dhekelia Operations Centre, Sophie met a young girl, with whom she was snapped having a conversation
Her blonde locks were swept back into a casual, low chignon, and she wore minimal make-up for the visit, pairing fresh skin with light eyeshadow and a natural lip.
Meanwhile, Edward looked smart but casual, in pale slacks, paired with a light grey blazer, and a shirt with no tie.
Their trip is designed to ‘celebrate the ties of friendship’ between the UK and the fellow Commonwealth state, and show support for the British Armed Forces based overseas.
This is the second diplomatic outfit donned by the royal during the visit: yesterday she opted for a white dress with orange and pink polka dots as she and Prince Edward kicked off their tour.
The popular royal (pictured, right) donned a nude short sleeved top, which she paired with trousers incorporating the orange and green tones of Cyprus’ flag
The Earl of Wessex (pictured, right) is photographed during his visit to the Dhekelia Operations Centre, part of his three-day visit to Cyprus
Sophie wore the dress as she and her husband were welcomed by President Anastasiades and the First Lady at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia.
Prince Edward inspected the Guard of Honour at the Presidential Palace and the couple looked engaged as they laughed with
Sophie wore her hair swept back in a low chignon for the occasion and accessorised with a gold pendant necklace and matching earrings.
She teamed her outfit with a woven clutch bag and sported three bracelets on her right wrist, including a white beaded one and two gold chain link accessories.
Sophie Wessex showed her prowess at diplomatic dressing today as she donned the colours of the Cypriot flag to kick off her official visit
Sophie wore her hair swpet back in a low chignon for the occasion and accessorised with a gold pendant necklace and matching earrings
She teamed her outfit with a woven clutch bag and sported three bracelets on her right wrist. The couple looked engaged as they chatted to President Anastasiades and the First Lady of Cyprus
Meanwhile, Prince Edward looked smart in a pinstriped suit, which he paired with a red tie with white polka dots.
During the visit, the couple will also continue celebrations for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at a reception hosted by the British High Commissioner to Cyprus.
Recognising the UK’s contribution to the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) is also on the agenda, with a visit planned to the UN Buffer Zone to hear more about the wider UN mission in Cyprus.
Welcome to Cyprus! The couple were seen laughing with the President and First Lady during their official welcome
Sophie elevated her look by styling her blonde locks into a low chignon, and accessories with an orange leather clutch
As a champion of the UN’s Women, Peace and Security agenda, The Countess will meet women and young people from across the island, including the Cypriot members of the Women Mediators Across the Commonwealth network.
Prince Edward will also meet students from across the island who are working towards their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.
Honouring the role of the British Armed Forces overseas will also form part of the visit when the couple meet service personnel and their families to hear more about their roles in current operations.
The couple sat down with President Nicos Anastasiades and his wife Andri at the start of their visit
Prince Edward looked smart in a grey suit he paired with a red tie with white polka dots and a red pocket square
Sophie was the picture of poise during her first Cyprus engagement today. Prince Edward drank her every word
The couple looked relaxed and enthusiastic about learning more about Cyprus throughout their visit
The President, the prince and their wives seemed to get on perfectly as they posed for pictures at the presidential palace
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