Angelina Jolie Channels Meghan Markle For London Royal Event

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Angelina Jolie fancies herself as a bit of a royal, even outside of Hollywood. She dresses appropriately to attend a chic ceremony in England.

Looking The Part

The Oscar-winner channeled royalty in her stylish ensemble while attending the Service of Commemoration and Dedication of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George at St. Paul's Cathedral in London on Thursday, June 28.

The 43-year-old stunned in a custom Ralph & Russo pale gray dress with a cowl neck and matching gloves, accessorized with a gold brooch and silver purse. The designer just happens to be Meghan Markle's favorite.

However, it was the stylish fascinator perched on her head that caught the eye as it gave off major Duchess of Sussex vibes especially because Jolie's hair was pulled into a chic chignon.

Following her wedding to Prince Harry last month, Markle has been experimenting with stylish headpieces, including two custom Philip Treacy hats for Prince Charles' garden party at Buckingham Palace and her Trooping the Colour debut. Treacy is a favorite of Markle's sister-in-law, Kate Middleton.

Likewise, Markle's trademark low bun has become her go-to hairstyle. She adopted a messier version for the royal wedding, but she prefers the sleeker hairstyle in most of her appearances.

A Real Honor

Jolie is considered Hollywood royalty across the pond, but she's eyeing a spot in the royal family, too. The Oscar-winning actress is currently in London filming Maleficent 2.

She was made an honorary Dame, essentially the female equivalent of an honorary knighthood, for her service to U.K. foreign policy back in 2014. This was due to her having co-founded the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative, which raises global awareness of violence against women.

Thursday's event marked the 200th anniversary of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George. Jolie was there as a recipient of an honor from the Order.

The Queen was scheduled to grace the event, but had to pull out due to illness. Her cousin, Prince Edward, attended in her absence.

"The Queen is feeling under the weather today and has decided not to attend this morning's service... Her Majesty will be represented by The Duke of Kent," explained the palace in a press release.

Jolie recently discussed what she hopes her six children will learn from the Queen.

"It's important to plant a tree, that's the biggest message I can teach my kids, and it's something that they've certainly learned from Her Majesty and her message," she said, in relation to her trips to Namibia with her children.

The Oscar-winner explained how she told them that Her Majesty is simply a good woman who cares about others, as well as the environment. As Jolie sees it, the Queen is instrumental in providing a future world for her kids and grandkids.

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