Sophie, the Countess of Wessex's Most Stylish Moments

Prince Edward's wife just might be the best dressed royal you haven't heard of yet.

Sure, the outfits Duchesses Meghan and Kate wear to royal events may dominate the headlines, but Prince Edward's wife, Sophie, the Countess of Wessex is a style icon in her own right. Read on to see some of her most memorable looks.

JULY 10, 2018

Sophie in all white up on the Buckingham Palace balcony for the 100th anniversary of the RAF.

JUNE 21, 2018

Sophie looked ethereal in a flowing white dress at this year's Chelsea Flower Show.

JUNE 11, 2018

The Countess of Wessex chose a colorful look for a charity reception and dinner at Harewood House in Leeds.

MAY 19, 2018

Sophie, the Countess of Wessex, in a soft blue ensemble designed by Suzannah at her nephew Prince Harry's wedding to Meghan Markle. She also wore a hat by Jane Taylor.

MARCH 12, 2018

For this year's Commonwealth Day Service, the entire royal family was quite color-coordinated, all wearing blue and white (aside from the Queen, that is). Here's how Sophie, Countess of Wessex styled her navy ensemble.

SEPTEMBER 11, 2015

Sophie chose a bright red dress to answer phones for charity in 2015.

JUNE 17, 2015

Here, Sophie shares a laugh with Autumn Phillips at the Royal Ascot. As is required at the annual horse-racing event, she paired her striped dress with a stylish topper.

JUNE 13, 2015

The Countess chose a gorgeous slate blue dress for the wedding of Swedish Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist in Stockholm.

JANUARY 20, 2015

The British royal women love a good structured coat. Here is Sophie in an oatmeal-colored style on her 50th birthday at a charity event.

JUNE 19, 2014

Another Royal Ascot look, this time in an all-black color palette.

MARCH 27, 2014

Sophie and Edward looking quite sleek for a formal evening.


SEPTEMBER 22, 2013

Sophie, Countess of Wessex, poses for a portrait while on a visit to Qatar.

APRIL 29, 2011

Sophie chose a neutral look for Will and Kate's royal wedding in 2011. Here she is alongside Prince Edward, who looked quite dashing in his military uniform for the big day.

More: 30 Stunning Royal Wedding Dresses Throughout History

JUNE 19, 1999

On her wedding day, Sophie wore a classic v-neck gown by Samantha Shaw.

JANUARY 6, 1999

Sophie Rhys-Jones chose a rather conservative gray suit for the day she and Prince Edward announced their engagement.

JULY 21, 1995

A vibrant look for Sophie from her pre-royal life.

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