Style Princess Anne recycles a cream and navy outfit first seen in 1980

09:26  15 march  2018
09:26  15 march  2018 Source:   Prima (UK)

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The Queen's daughter attended the annual Commonwealth Day service on Monday wearing a cream and navy outfit . The design is nearly 40 years old and was first seen on Princess Anne at Royal Ascot back in June 1980 .

The Duchess of Cambridge is known for recycling her outfits , but it seems Princess Anne has won the title for thriftiest royal after she was pictured wearing a cream coat she first donned in… 1980 ! The Princess Royal, 67, paired the coat with a cream and navy hat and navy clutch.

Princess Anne recycles a cream and navy outfit first seen in 1980 © Getty Princess Anne recycles a cream and navy outfit first seen in 1980 Both the Duchess of Cambridge and the Queen have been known to recycle their outfits, but when it comes to the number of years an outfit has been treasured for, Princess Anne holds the royal family's record.

The Queen's daughter attended the annual Commonwealth Day service on Monday wearing a cream and navy outfit. The elegant coat, which was paired with a matching hat, clutch bag and stilettos, is clearly a favourite with the Princess Royal. And yes, it looked familiar.

Princess Anne, Princess Royal attends the 2018 Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey on March 12, 2018 in London, England. © Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images Princess Anne, Princess Royal attends the 2018 Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey on March 12, 2018 in London, England. The design is nearly 40 years old and was first seen on Princess Anne at Royal Ascot back in June 1980.

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Could Anne be the thriftiest royal ever? Princess , 67, unearths her favourite outfit AGAIN - nearly four decades ago after she first wore it at Ascot in 1980 . The Princess Royal, 67, recycled an old favourite at the Commonwealth Service. Eagle-eyed fans spotted the cream and navy jacket once more

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a group of people wearing costumes © Provided by National magazine company ltd (Hearst UK) Since then, she has worn the classic style on multiple occasions, including the Epsom Derby in 1985, when Anne paired it with a pillow-box hat and heeled loafers.

Queen Elizabeth II et al. wearing costumes and standing next to a person © Provided by National magazine company ltd (Hearst UK) The coat made a repeat appearance at Royal Ascot in 1990...

a group of people walking in the rain holding an umbrella © Provided by National magazine company ltd (Hearst UK) And in May 2014, Anne wore her beloved outfit for a garden parties honouring members of the Household Cavalry at Buckingham Palace...

Prince Harry et al. standing next to a person in a suit and tie © Provided by National magazine company ltd (Hearst UK) Before it made a return at another garden party a year later in June 2015.

Although 38 years might seem like a long time to keep hold of a set of clothes, it's not the only one the Princess likes to recycle. In 2015, she wore a mustard yellow coat which she had first worn to Trooping the Colour in 1980.

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And the gold star for thrift goes to Anne : Princess Royal recycles outfit she first wore in 1980 for Princess Anne been recycling her favourite outfit for more than 30 years First spotted in silk print dress and caramel coat at Trooping the Colour

Princess Anne dusted off a cream coat with navy panels that she first wore in 1980 to attend the Commonwealth Day service on Monday (Mar. 12), looking polished and regal alongside other members of the royal family.

a group of people walking down a street © Provided by National magazine company ltd (Hearst UK)

Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother et al. standing around each other © Provided by National magazine company ltd (Hearst UK) She must have a meticulous storage system.

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