An Ode to Queen Elizabeth's Very Soft, Very Stylish Blankets

Nobody wears a blanket quite like Queen Elizabeth does because, well, she's the Queen. Here, her best blanket moments throughout the years and wear to shop your own.

Braemar Highland Games
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If I could be anything in this world, I'd be Queen Elizabeth's blanket. Think about it: It's cozy, it gets to travel the world, and it hears all of the hot royal goss out in public—or, even better, in the car between events. In honor of the Queen's latest blanket appearance today (opens in new tab) that she shared with Kate Middleton, we've rounded up QE2's chicest blanket moments, below, and wear to shop 'em. Because really, we're all just out here trying to make blankets socially acceptable outerwear.

2019 - The Fuzzy Blue One

Queen Elizabeth II And The Duchess Of Cambridge Visit King's College London

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Maisonette, $225

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Blanket so good she needed to share it.

2019 - The Fuzzy Blue One

The Royal Family Attend Church At Sandringham

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Maisonette, $225

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The blue one stays in the car, though...

2018 - The Fuzzy Blue One

Members Of The Royal Family Attend St Mary Magdalene Church In Sandringham

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Maisonette, $225

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...It's that special.

2015 - The Checkered One 

The 2015 Braemar Highland Gathering

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Society6, $60

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Chic, goes nicely with the red.

2014 - The Plaid One

Braemar Highland Games

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L.L. Bean, $95

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Even chicer.

2017 - The Tartan One 

Braemar Highland Games 2013

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Lochcarron of Scotland, $160

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Will wear this everyday from November through January.

2013 - The Fuzzy Blue One

Royal Family Attend Church Service At Sandringham

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Maisonette, $225

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There's the blue one again.

2012 - The Fuzzy Blue One

Celebrity Sightings In London - November 19, 2012

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Maisonette, $225

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And again. Just hold on we're goin' home.

1994 - The Tartan One

Queen Car

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Lochcarron of Scotland, $160

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Blanket prep.

1951 - The Cream One 

Royalty - Princess Elizabeth Tour of Canada

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Target, $15

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QE2: Blanket trendsetter since '51.

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