On 19 July 1960, Her Majesty stepped off the plane in London wearing this suit with a picture hat and shoes to match the blouse. Both the unusual color combination and the blouse’s tie fastenings are Balmain design signatures.


  • Title: Suit
  • Creator: Pierre Balmain
  • Creator Birth Date: 1914
  • Creator Death Date: 1982
  • Fashion House: Balmain
  • Date Created: 1960/1960
  • Location Created: Paris, France
  • Type: Suit
  • Rights: Collection of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit.
  • Medium: Thai silk

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