There’s no denying Queen Elizabeth has a seemingly endless supply of gorgeous threads. From her bright and bold ensembles to her jaw-dropping collection of jewelry, the queen is never short on glamour.
But there is now one big change happening to her style, and it’s something that will make us love her (and her wardrobe!) even more.
In a new book The Other Side Of The Coin: The Queen, the Dresser and the Wardrobe, author Angela Kelly, who worked with the queen for 25 years, reveals that the queen has officially switched to wearing faux fur.
In the book, Kelly writes, “If Her Majesty is due to attend an engagement in particularly cold weather, from 2019 onwards fake fur will be used to make sure she stays warm.”
Explaining how the significant move has occurred, Kelly explained that existing clothing items belonging to the queen featuring real fur have been replaced with fake material of a similar texture.
The news was met with delight from animal rights campaigners, including members of PETA.
The organization’s director of international programs, Mimi Bekhechi told Hello!, “PETA staff are raising a glass of gin and Dubonnet to the Queen’s compassionate decision to go fur-free.”
She continued, “This new policy is a sign of the times, as 95 percent of the British public would also refuse to wear real fur.”
The significant move from the monarchy comes at an important time and is definitely a positive sign that the institution, which is entrenched in a number of traditions, still has some leeway when it comes to welfare in modern society.
In the fascinating new book, Angela also revealed that the queen almost always does her own makeup, bar one very special day.
The recording of her annual Christmas message at Buckingham Palace is no small event, so naturally, the queen ensures shes looking her very best by having her makeup professionally done.
But that’s not to say that she necessarily needs it — she’s already got an undeniable glow!
This article originally appeared on our sister site, Now to Love.