Unfortunately, we will not see the grand sight of the white gloved arms of the peeresses placing their little coronets on their heads. Peeresses only get to do that if the coronation either features a queen consort or a queen regnant. If it is a king only, with no consort, peeresses do not get to wear coronets. If the whole PC plan comes to pass, technically it will be a king's coronation only.
I have a personal opinion on peeresses at coronations. First, as I stated before, in my opinion a coronet worn in conjunction with a tiara looks odd to me, sort of out of balance. That's just my opinion. Second, I think peeress robes are very dated and I don't think I am off the mark by saying that a modern, fashionable woman is not going to want to cover up an expensive couture gown with a heavy scarlet robe. If it were like a princess or queen's robe it would be another story, as these fasten at the shoulders only. But a peeress robe fits like a bathrobe with another piece in the rear serving as a train. It covers up a substantial amount of a gown, even Hartnell's revision with the slightly open front did little to change the fact that these robes becomes the focal part of the dressing and not the gown.
This is all o/t, I know.
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