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Stylish Royals Embrace the Rain: Princess Kate, Princess Anne, and Zara Tindall’s Fashionable Wet Weather Looks

By MrSmith Feb16,2024
Stylish Royals Embrace the Rain: Princess Kate, Princess Anne, and Zara Tindall’s Fashionable Wet Weather Looks

When it comes to rainy days, even members of the royal family need to be prepared. And just because it’s raining doesn’t mean they can’t maintain their stylish appearances. Princess Kate, Princess Anne, and Zara Tindall have all shown how to stay chic and fashionable in wet weather, donning sleek and sophisticated raincoats for their outdoor engagements.

Princess Kate, known for her impeccable fashion sense, has been spotted numerous times wearing stylish raincoats for both casual and formal events. One of her most memorable rainy day looks was during a visit to the National Portait Gallery in London, where she sported a classic navy blue trench coat. The timeless piece complemented her elegant style and proved that raincoats can be both practical and fashionable.

Princess Anne, the Queen’s daughter, has also shown her ability to stay chic in wet weather. In a recent visit to the University of Surrey, she opted for a bright red raincoat that added a pop of color to the gloomy day. Her choice of a bold hue demonstrated that rainy day attire doesn’t have to be dull and dreary.

Zara Tindall, a granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, has also been spotted looking effortlessly stylish in wet weather. At the Cheltenham Festival, she paired her sleek black raincoat with a stylish fedora, showcasing that rain gear can be accessorized to make a fashion statement.

These royal ladies have proven that raincoats can be a versatile and essential addition to any wardrobe. Whether it’s a classic trench coat, a bold colored piece, or a stylishly accessorized raincoat, they have shown that rainy days are no excuse for a lack of style.

So, next time the rain pours down, take a cue from these royals and step out in a chic and sophisticated raincoat. After all, as they have demonstrated, even wet weather can be an opportunity to showcase your fashion prowess.

Given the number of engagements the royal family attends, it’s inevitable that every so often, one will take place during inclement weather.

Rather than be deterred by a little rainfall, the royals are made of sturdy stuff, donning their outdoor gear and getting stuck in despite the rain.

From the late Queen Elizabeth II’s hooded raincoat to Meghan Markle’s outdoorsy waterproof and Princess Anne’s ready-for-anything attire, read on for all the times the royals looked ravishing in raincoats.

Princess Anne’s wardrobe staple

Princess Anne dressed in a Barbour style coat and waterproof hat in the rain at Windsor Horse Trials © Getty

During a visit to Bournemouth this week, the Princess Royal stepped out in a full-length raincoat, but it’s not the first time the 73-year-old has rocked the practical garment. She was first spotted in her trusty waterproof way back in 1984 when she peeped out from under the hood at the Windsor Horse Trials.

Princess Anne, Princess Royal stands in the rain in a muddy field as she attends the Gatcombe Horse Trials at Gatcombe Park© Getty

Princess Anne donned the coat again in 2006 for a wet wander at the Gatcombe Horse Trials.

Queen Elizabeth II’s hooded raincoat

Queen smiling in raincoat© Getty

The late Queen delighted onlookers at the Windsor Horse Trials in 2007 when she donned a hooded coat that channeled a garden gnome.

Queen Elizabeth II Royal Windsor Horse Show Day Two© Getty

Her Majesty adored the horse trials and wouldn’t let a little rain get in the way of enjoying the event, perusing the programme and giggling away despite the unpleasant weather.

Queen Elizabeth tying knot in his raincoat© Getty

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Young Prince William’s cute look

 Prince William Sheltering From The Rain Underneath A Large Tartan Umbrella © Getty

Prince William donned a tiny raincoat along with iconic frog wellies and a tartan brolly to watch King Charles play polo in Cirencester Park in 1987 – too cute!

Zara Tindall and Prince William’s cute cousin moment

Royal Cousins Prince William And Zara Phillips Shelter under An Umbrella In A Downpour Of Rain © Getty

Zara and William proved they’re close cousins, huddling together under an umbrella in their raincoats in 2004 – it’s a shame Zara didn’t borrow her mother’s trusty wet-weather garment.

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Young Zara’s wet weather outfit

Zara Phillips At Royal Windsor Horse Show Wearing A Waxed Barbour Style Raincoat And Hat. © Getty

Zara Tindall proved she’s always had an outdoorsy attitude, donning a cute waxed jacket and matching hat back in 1987 for the Windsor Horse Trials, taking after her grandmother and attending the event come rain or shine.

Queen Camilla’s rain preparation

queen camilla in a rain hat and rain coat© Getty

Queen Camilla was clearly ready for the rain, wearing a hat as well as a raincoat during a 2006 walk in Balmoral – we love a prepared queen!

Queen Camilla walking with a stick© Getty

Earlier in the day, Camilla was without her hat, yet looked very jolly out in the Scottish weather.

Princess Kate’s double protection

Princess Kate in a rain coat under an umbrella© Getty

A 2011 outing in Canada called for a raincoat and an umbrella for Princess Kate.

Meghan Markle’s hiking outfit

Meghan Markle clapping in a raincoat© Getty

Known for a love of hiking, the Duchess of Sussex wore a sensible rain mac during an engagement in New Zealand.

Princess Diana’s hooded raincoat

Diana Princess of Wales wearing a waterproof Barbour style jacket in the rain during a visit to the Western Isles of Scotland, 4th July 1985.© Getty

The late Princess of Wales looks beautiful smiling from beneath her peak-capped raincoat in Scotland in 1985.

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