BBC Breakfast fans were left confused as one correspondent ditched his black tie amid coverage of Queen Elizabeth II's death.In accordance with the 10-day mourning period in place across the country, broadcasters and other TV stars have been wearing sombre attire when appearing on our screens – but reporter Tim Muffett appeared to buck the trend.Newscasters are required to have black clothes on standby in the studio in the event of a royal death, with a strict dress code in place.READ MORE: BBC Breakfast's Naga and Charlie divide viewers with special tribute to QueenThe same dress code is in place for the royals, who must wear black during the mourning period – and even left Queen Elizabeth II herself scrambling for a black outfit when her father died.Upon the death of King George VI in February 1952, the Queen had to be brought an appropriate dress while she was travelling – a scene documented in series one of The Crown, when a dress was brought aboard her private plane for her to change into before greeting the public.However, during Wednesday's (September 14) instalment of the breakfast programme, Tim instead opted for a navy blue tie and pale blue shirt.He did, however, keep up a sombre appearance with a charcoal grey blazer as he interviewed mourners joining the 30-hour queue to see the Queen's coffin.Taking to Twitter to air their thoughts, viewers questioned his strange wardrobe choice as one asked: "@BBCBreakfast please could you tell me why Tim Muffett isn’t wearing a dark tie?"Another agreed: "He’s consistently not worn black.
Why is this?"Someone else then followed up: "Tim Muffett obviously forgot his black tie today #BBCBreakfast!" as a fourth viewer penned: "Throughout this sad time he’s not worn black..Read more on dailystar.co.uk