Queen Angela Kelly's dresser reveals Her Majesty & # 39; likes a bargain & # 39; – and says she even bought TAX BACK on fabric during a royal visit to Singapore
- Angela Kelly, 61, is the confidant and sideboard of the 25-year-old queen
- In a new book, to be published tomorrow, Mrs. Kelly reveals that the queen & # 39; likes a bargain & # 39;
- Remembered how she once received tax on silk bought by the queen in Singapore
- Added she looks in a & # 39; bargain bin & # 39; when choosing fabrics for Her Majesty
She may be one of the richest women in Britain, but the queen still can't resist the temptation of a good bargain, her confidant has revealed.
Seamstress Angela Kelly, who has been working with Her Majesty for 25 years, revealed that the queen is like the rest of us when it comes to getting her money.
In an anecdote from her new book – The Other Side Of The Coin: The Queen, The Dresser And The Wardrobe, to be published tomorrow and viewed in this week Hello! Journal – Ms. Kelly explains how she once reclaimed taxes on fabrics she had bought for Her Majesty during a royal visit to Singapore.
Bargain hunter! The queen likes to earn her money, according to dresser Angela Kelly. Mrs. Kelly explains how on a trip to Singapore she even reclaimed taxes on fabrics she had bought for Her Majesty. On the photo, the queen during her most recent visit to Singapore in March 2006
& # 39; There is never enough time to go to the market, but because Her Majesty loves the Singaporean side, local traders bring their stalls to the airport when she arrives, so she can personally browse all she has to offer & # 39 ;, Mrs. Kelly explains.
The desired side is then prepared for collection on return from the Royal Party to the airport at the end of the journey.
Thrifty: Seamstress Angela Kelly (right) tells how she looks in the & # 39; bargain basket & # 39; when it comes to selecting fabrics for Her Majesty's outfits. Left, the queen earlier this month
During a visit a few years ago – the Queen most recently visited Singapore in 2006 – Mrs. Kelly was paying the bill when the maternity owners said she was paying back the tax on the fabric.
Read the full article in Hello! Magazine, now out.
Mrs. Kelly continues: & # 39; The Queen always wants to keep costs down, so I went looking for someone who could help. & # 39;
The trial made Mrs. Kelly rush to the plane as she prepared for take-off – but it was worth the stress.
& # 39; I called a sentence about the engine of the plan that I know the queen does not hear often: & # 39; I have your tax back! & # 39;
& # 39; The look on the queen's face was priceless when I handed her the tax refund. & # 39;
The frugal seamstress also tells how she looks in the & # 39; bargain basket & # 39; when it comes to selecting fabrics for Her Majesty's outfits in the hope that she can get a deal.
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