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PSA: the Queen matches her umbrellas to her outfits and the photos will make you so happy

Contributor Yahoo Style UK
Yahoo Style UK

The Queen is a lady of very particular taste and her eye for detail should never go underrated.

Whether she’s subtly shading Donald Trump with a brooch, wearing her signature white gloves, or matching a pair of chic, metallic block heels to her handbag, Her Majesty’s eye for detail knows no limits.

But what many may not have noticed is that the Queen’s sartorial prowess steps up a gear when the heavens open.

For us, rain means grabbing the first nondescript, black umbrella we can find to make the sprint from flat to tube, but for the Queen, precipitation is no less than an opportunity for style.

Yes: when it rains, the Queen showcases her extensive collection of umbrellas, which she ALWAYS matches to her bright outfits.

Her Majesty’s favoured brollies are transparent, domed, birdcage styles, which she keeps in an assortment of coloured rims.

Just see for yourself and prepare to grin…

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Turquoise for a garden party

For a garden party at Buckingham Palace in 2011, the Queen sheltered under a turquoise-rimmed brolly which perfectly matched her coat. [Photo: Getty]

Pink to make the boys wink

The Queen sheltered from the rain in the garden of Buckingham Palace using a chic, pink-rimmed dome umbrella which matched the hue of her coat and hat perfectly. [Photo: PA]

Royal blue for the tennis

During a visit to the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton in 2007, the Queen didn’t let a stop of rain ruin her look. [Photo: PA]

Cadbury’s purple

At the opening of the newly developed Jubilee Gardens in October 2012, Queenie whipped out a purple-rimmed umbrella when it started to shower. [Photo: Getty]

Lady in red

The Queen took her Christmas Day look to new heights in 2015, when a spot of drizzle caused to her deploy her matching red brolly. With the fur accessories, this makes for one very chic outfit. [Photo: PA]

A hint of yellow

Her Majesty arrived in Halifax, Canada, fighting the miserable weather with pastel yellow accents – her umbrella included. [Photo: PA]

Baby blue touches

The Queen sheltered under her umbrella for an exhibition in Richmond, London, matching it expertly to her dress and gloves. [Photo: PA]

White all the way

Her Majesty wasn’t going to spoil her head-to-toe white ensemble should it start to rain during a visit to The Royal Scots Dragon Guards in Edinburgh in 2009, so of course she packed her white umbrella. [Photo: PA]

Baby pink for the races

The Queen had a helper carry her baby pink umbrella for a trip to the races. Because natch. [Photo: PA]

Sky blue

Don’t you just love everything about this shot of the Queen? She certainly wasn’t going to let a bit of rain ruin her vibe. [Photo: PA]

Chic black accessories are a winner

Even the Queen – lover of all things bright – can’t deny the power of some chic black accessories. We love the addition of her black-rimmed brolly, gloves and leather handbag with that beige trench. [Photo: PA]

A hot pink moment

After officially opening the refurbished Birmingham New Street in 2015, the Queen coordinated her umbrella to her hot pink outfit. What a boss. [Photo: PA]

Touches of red

The Queen paid a visit to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution at the Thams in 2010, wearing a double-breasted, red detail coat, which of course she paired with a red umbrella. [Photo: PA]

Royal blue

We’d be admiring our umbrella if it was a fabulous as yours, too, Queenie. [Photo: PA]

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