From horsey to haute couture: how Princess Anne became a fashion ...

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From horsey to haute couture: how Princess Anne became a fashion icon

As she turns 70, she may be eclipsed by Kate and Meghan, but no one can beat her for effortless style

Bethan Holt

The Princess Royal’s annual moment of glory tends to come when the royal family’s engagements for the year are totted up.

She has long come out on top; she was hailed as Britain’s hardest-working royal, with 180 days of engagements, in 2018 – 20 more than the Prince of Wales.

But as she celebrated her 69th birthday on Thursday, it was her fashion prowess that was taking its turn in the spotlight...

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