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Princess Anne surprises in bold blue suit for Windsor Castle appearance

The Princess Royal put in an elegant appearance


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Kate Thomas
Lifestyle Managing Editor
November 10, 2021
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Prince Anne looked elegant in a stylish blue suit with a co-ordinating scarf when she attended a reception for The Queen's Awards for Enterprise recipients, hosted at Windsor Castle by her brother Prince Charles on Wednesday evening.

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The 71-year-old royal wowed in the smart skirt suit as she joined the Countess of Wessex, the Duke of Kent, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and Princess Alexandra at the glittering event.

The Princess Royal turned heads in her outfit, which she accessorised with a poppy, a simple pair of pearl earrings, black gloves, and a matching black handbag. 

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Her hair was pulled up in its usual style and the Princess wore a warm red lipstick, keeping the rest of her makeup natural. 

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The Queen's Awards for Enterprise celebrates outstanding achievement by UK businesses in the categories of innovation, international trade, sustainable development and promoting opportunity through social mobility.

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Princess Anne wore a stylish skirt suit 

The lucky winners invited to the special royal reception will also be able to fly The Queen’s Awards flag at their main offices and use the emblem on all marketing materials. The awards are valid for five years.

Princess Anne was last seen earlier this month, launching the Princess Royal Coaching Academy in Warwickshire on behalf of the Riding for the Disabled Association.

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The Princess Royal was in good spirits at the event 

The royal, a keen rider herself, donned a gorgeous brown coat, paired with a matching pair of gloves, boots and a tweed skirt.

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She jazzed up her look with an eye-catching scarf, featuring patchwork panels with a wheat sheaf design.

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