Did You Spot The Queen At The Platinum Jubilee Parade?

She might not be there in person, but she's made a very unconventional appearance (by hologram)...

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by Bonnie McLaren |

Blink and you'll miss it. But the Queen made an unconventional appearance at the Platinum Jubilee parade today - as a hologram! In a mix of the modern and traditional, archive footage of Queen Elizabeth waved from the 260-year-old Gold State Coach during the London street pageant - the very same carriage which took her to her coronation back in 1953.

The technology shouldn't come as a surprise, as today's street pageant - taking place from Horse Guards Parade down to Buckingham Palace - has been one of the biggest events of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations, costing an estimated £15million. It also included a cast of 6,000 performers.

The (real) Queen hasn't been seen today, but many are hoping she will later make an appearance from the balcony of Buckingham Palace along with Prince Charles, Camilla, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (who are all expected to make an appearance).

The pageant, which is still going on, was divided into four parts: For Queen and Country, with a military parade (which was where we saw the Queen waving); The Time of Our Lives, performances going through through seven decades of culture, music and fashion; Let's Celebrate, which told the story of the Queen's life in 12 chapters with corgi puppets and carnival creations; and The Happy and Glorious, a final musical spectacle, where Ed Sheeran will perform God Save The Queen outside Buckingham Palace.

As part of The Time of Our Lives parade, on the 1990s bus, Kate Moss was spotted dancing in a Union Jack blazer. Sam McKnight, who was Princess Diana's hairstylist from 1990 until her death in 1997, posted a picture alongside Kate, Naomi Campbell and make-up artist Charlotte Tilbury captioned: 'Boarding the 90s bus in the Platinum Pageant.'

In other celebrity news, it's thought Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson tried to make an appearance at Platinum Party At The Palace yesterday, but it's been reported that they were turned down. Apparently, representatives for Kim also tried - unsuccessfully - to secure tickets via the BBC.

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