Queen Elizabeth Will No Longer Wear Real Fur

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Taken on January 7, 1969 Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is pictured wearing fur.

The Queen will continue to wear other ceremonial robes or additional traditional items that include fur at some engagements, as they will be hard to replace.

According to a new memoir released by the Queen's dresser and personal advisor, Angela Kelly, the Queen's future outfits will no longer be adorned with real fur.

"As new outfits are designed for The Queen, any fur used will be fake", a palace spokesperson told Good Morning America.

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And those secrets include the fact that as of 2019, the Queen has removed all real fur from her closet.

Queen Elizabeth II is the first royal member to wear this fake material.

Now, the Queen of England, a highly influential monarch is ditching fur! Thanks to the hard work of activists and animal rights organizations, changes are being made.

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The Queen has a number of favourite fur items she has re-worn consistently over the years including her ermine-trimmed state robes - made from stoats. And when she chooses to wear real fur, it is said to be from ethical sources.

This is a departure from her previous winter wardrobe, as she has many famous fur coats and cloaks which she has worn for decades including the floor-length fur coat she's had on rotation since the 1950s.

Queen Elizabeth (L) and her dressmaker Angela Kelly (R).

The decision pleased animal rights activists, who have sometimes criticized the monarch for the fur pieces in her collection of designer clothes.

"We're raising a glass of gin and Dubonnet to the Queen's compassionate decision to go fur-free", PETA U.K. wrote on its Twitter feed.

Claire Bass, Humane Society International, said her organisation is "thrilled" by the Queen's stance, reports the UK's PA news agency.

The Queen could not have been more praised for taking lessons from Diana to abandon real fur fashion.

She extra: "Our head of state heading fur-absolutely free sends a highly effective concept that fur is firmly out of fashion and does not belong with Model Britain".

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