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Timothy Laurence joined the senior royal on tour to celebrate the Queen’s platinum jubilee and was praised by royal fans for his “interesting fashion statement”.

In Papua New Guinea, on the second leg of their tour, the royal couple visited Port Moresby Adventure Park on Tuesday.

They both met with local artists, planted a native oak tree and revealed a plaque commemorating the tree.

Both royals wore flower garlands around their necks and light beige garments, while Timothy paired them with a beige panama-style hat.

Royal fan Clarissa Reilly has praised the royal for her fashionable aesthetic.

She tweeted: “I agree with the others. Sir Timothy’s hat deserves its own Twitter account. Most interesting fashion statement from a male @RoyalFamily member in years.

“Recklessness personified. Wear it in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea here #RoyalVisit.”

Sandy Macdonald wrote: “I think Sir Timothy looks fabulous in his hat. solo, spread the royal burden a bit.”

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Royal fans also praised the Queen’s daughter for her style during the royal tour.

Footage has circulated online of Anne wearing stylish ‘speed dealer’ sunglasses while speaking with Australian troops in Sydney.

Commenting on the photo, a royal fan described her as a “style icon”.

Another simply wrote: “Iconic”.

Laura J. Boyer