A-list actress Angelina Jolie-Pitt was recently recognized for her humanitarian works when Queen Elizabeth presented here with the Insignia of an Honorary Dame. Facing British royal protocol can be daunting, but Angelina rose to the occasion in her pale gray suit with a pencil skirt. Here are 5 fashion wearables to make that are inspired by Angelina's courtly attire.
Jeweled Hair Combs
When stepping out for a classy affair, it is best to keep embellishments to a minimum. The gold leaves and jewels that adorn these hair combs from Love Maegan
grab the perfect amount of attention. Have fun experimenting with color combinations to make your ensemble pop.
Lace Topped Tank
Worried about showing too much skin at fancy shindigs? Refashion a sleeveless shell by making cap sleeves with silk lace. The silk lace updates the blouse and gives it a softer look. Visit Blog Jennyfer
for the easy instructions.
Heather Pearl Necklace
You can't go wrong with pearls in a formal setting — try your hand at creating this beautiful, cascading pearl necklace from Prima Bead
Knit Pencil Skirt
The classic cut of a pencil skirt fits well in most social settings. If you ever have to curtsy to a member of the royal family, this skirt's length protects you from pesky wardrobe malfunctions. Suburbs Mama
walks you through the process of creating this wardrobe staple.
You may not have a coat of arms to wear, but you can create a pendant or brooch to adorn your collar that will make you feel as grand as a queen. Beaducation's
videos walks you though creating this spirographic piece.
Angelina Jolie-Pitt's fashion choices are inspiring, but her
humanitarian efforts should garner much more attention. Read up on her UN work
and visit the Maddox Jolie-Pitt Foundation site
for more information on the causes she and her family hold dear.