Often, their outfits were carefully chosen by the Buckingham Palace staff to carefully reflect the mood of a given event, so their clothing was often at odds with their actual personalities.
Bonham Carter elaborated: “There are so many rules that the royals have to obey when it comes to their clothes. They aren’t necessarily an expression of themselves.
“Also their job as costumers is to indicate to the viewer what year you’re in. Sometimes you feel ‘I really don’t like pleats’ and they say ‘well, you’re wearing pleats because it’s the 80s’.”
As season four leaps forward into the decade of Magaret Thatcher and leg warmers, Netflix subscribers have plenty of bold fashion choices to look forward to.
The Crown returns with season four on November 15 on Netflix.