King Charles will reportedly scrap ‘outdated’ coronation suit
He’s breaking the tradition of getting rid of his panties.
King Charles III’s coronation outfit will “break with tradition” and move away from the “old-fashioned” look of the past, according to reports.
The monarch will be formally crowned on May 6 following his ascension to the throne in September following the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II — Britain’s longest-reigning sovereign.
And while the royals have always stayed true to their centuries-old traditions, it seems the King is looking to shake things up to keep up.
In earlier coronations, the monarch traditionally wore silk stockings and breeches, often used for horseback riding.
but a source told the sun that Charles will don his military uniform on the big day in an attempt to represent the “modern monarchy of the 21st century”.
“Senior advisers think the breeches look too old-fashioned,” a source told the outlet, suggesting the monarch is being discouraged from the tradition.
While Buckingham Palace has been somewhat quiet about the next big show, it teased that the the coronation will be to scale business.
The coronation of the 74-year-old monarch, which will take place at Westminster Abbey, “will reflect the role of the monarch today and look to the future, while taking root in long-standing traditions and pageantry,” Buckingham Palace previously said. .
Page Six has contacted Buckingham Palace for comment.
Earlier this month, royal pundit Jennie Bond teased that the ceremony will be more “inclusive, relevant and less archaic” than Queen Elizabeth’s opulent coronation back in 1953.
Bond added that the ceremony is “clearly going to be a huge event”, perhaps even “bigger than the Queen’s funeral in terms of state attendees”.
Queen Elizabeth died at the age of 96 on September 8, 2022. Charles, her eldest son with the late Prince Philip, immediately ascended to the throne after his death.
Bond also hinted that the ceremony would be a symbol of “unity” in the midst of an unprecedented situation. tensions in the royal family following the release of Prince Harry’s explosive memoir.
Amid rumors about whether the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will attend the coronation in May, a source recently said a royal reunion is not on the cards “at this time.”
“He has never been one to make snap judgments,” a source told the Evening Standard. “There is no appetite right now to participate.”
Earlier this month, Harry refused to commit to attend the event, saying “there is a lot to discuss” before he can make that decision.
“There are many things that can happen between now and then”, Harry he told ITV’s Tom Bradby. “But, the door is always open. The Ball Is in his field.”