It seems that members of the British royal family prefer to recycle their old clothes, and perhaps the most famous followers of this approach are Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Kate Middleton, and Prince Charles, whose photo appeared recently on the cover of the latest issue of the magazine.Country LifeWearing a faded winter jacket with loose threads growing, it made him look like a poor person and not the heir to the throne, as described by the British newspaper, Daily Mail.
Prince Charles on the cover of a magazine
And it looks like the “jacket” in which he appeared Charles In the cover of the magazine, that his pockets were patched, and the inner part of the “collar” of the winter jacket, which turned from dark brown to light, was patched, but this is not the first time that the Prince of Wales has appeared wearing a recycled jacket, he appeared before that With old recycled coats, suits and shoes.
Prince Charles with the same jacket in different years
It seems that Charles is one of the people interested in preserving the environment from pollution, so he recycles his old clothes, as he previously stated to the magazine “Vogue Last December, he was interested in a case Sustainable fashionTherefore, he is recycling his old clothes, and he is also one of the people who keep old things.
The same petticoat
He explained to the magazine, that he has a team that helps him repair his old clothes, as well as his shoes, instead of getting rid of them, as he indicated during his talk to the magazine, that he liked when he was young to watch the cobbler repairing worn out shoes, where he said: “I was watching him in amazement while he He takes off his sole and puts on a new one. “
Charles is an early advocate of sustainability. In the 1980s a pair of shoes were made for him from Russian leather salvaged from a 200-year-old shipwreck, tanned with willow bark and birch oil, and he still wears these shoes today.
The same shoe
Charles was seen before that in recycled clothes, as he appeared in a “Saville Row” suit, designed in 1948 at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, as he appeared with a coat in 2020, which he wore as a young man
Charles in the same suit on different occasions
Charles, in the same petticoat