The Countess of Wessex looked chic in a 1950s style dress in the Channel Islands

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Photo credit: Max Mumby/Indigo - Getty Images
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The Countess of Wessex arrived in the Channel Islands with the Earl of Wessex, to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Sophie Wessex and her husband, Prince Edward (the Queen’s youngest son), arrived at Government House in Jersey to meet a “famous equine resident”, according to the Royal Family's official social media.

The royal couple met Ajax the Shire Horse, an Honorary Member of an organisation Prince Edward is an Honorary Liveryman of, called the The Worship Company.

For the visit, the Countess channelled 1950s glamour with a chic A-line dress with a full-skirt, half-sleeves and a high neckline. The all-over floral print and subtle colour-pallet complete the vintage feel.

Prince Edward wore a smart suit for the occasion, with a tie in a similar shade to the blue florals of his wife’s dress.

The royals were in the Channel Islands to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee year, one of many appearances the couple have undertaken for this year's celebrations.

Most recently, the Earl and Countess of Wessex took part in an official tour of the Caribbean, beginning in St Lucia.

They then visited St Vincent and the Grenadines and Antigua and Barbuda where they met, “communities, local entrepreneurs and young people in celebration of the culture, future and vibrancy of the islands,” according to a post on the Royal Family’s official Instagram account.

Earlier this year, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge also visited a number of important organisations and individuals in the Caribbean, and taking part wide range of activities including dancing and swimming with sharks.

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