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Yorkshire student designs award-winning cloth to last as long as Prince Charles’s favourite overcoat

When it comes to rewearing fashion, the Prince of Wales leads by example. Now his overcoat has inspired a Wool Week 2020 search for modern fabrics that will last a lifetime. Stephanie Smith reports.

Wednesday, 7th October 2020, 10:49 am

Updated Wednesday, 7th October 2020, 11:50 am
Prince Charles wearing the coat made for him in the 1970s by Anderson & Sheppard, during a visit in December last year to Fishlake, in South Yorkshire, which was hit by floods. Nigel Roddis/PA Wire

A University of Huddersfield student has won a prestigious Wool Week design competition to create a coat inspired by the trusty tweed overcoat that Prince Charles has been wearing for five decades.

It was designed for him in the 1970s by Savile Row tailors Anderson & Sheppard, holders of the Prince of Wales’s Royal Warrant for tailoring services. He has worn it many, many times over the

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