Zara Tindall and Peter Phillips are bringing their children up together in close proximity on Princess Anne’s Gatcombe park estate, and with four girls between them, it’s the perfect opportunity for lots of hand-me-downs.
Yesterday, the Queen’s great granddaughter Mia Tindall, 8, looked smart in a navy Monsoon coat as she arrived at the memorial service for her great-grandfather, Prince Philip.
It may have looked familiar to eager royal watchers, after Mia’s cousin Savannah Phillips wore the same coat at the 2017 Christmas Day church service, in Sandringham.
The £79 Monsoon Mia Military Coat in Navy, with embroidered butterfly details on the collar, red trim and gold buttons, is no longer available to buy, indicating the garment is most likely a hand-me-down from Savannah, now 11.
Mia Tindall, 8, looked smart in a navy Monsoon coat as she arrived at the memorial service for her great-grandfather, Prince Philip (left). Savannah Philips wore the £79 Monsoon Mia Military Coat in Navy to church at Sandringham on Christmas Day in 2017 (right)
Yesterday, Mia was on her best behaviour as she joined her parents Zara and Mike for Prince Philip’s memorial service at Westminster Abbey.
In her most high-profile appearance to date, the eight-year-old arrived hand-in-hand with her mother Zara, Princess Anne’s daughter, and her rugby ace father, with whom she lives at Gatcombe Park estate.
Often known for her boisterous behaviour, she seemed all grown up in her dark navy coat with a matching hairband, for the service, sitting quietly alongside her parents.
The royal, who is 22nd in line to the throne, the eldest of Mike and Zara’s three children, is a big sister to Lena, three, and Lucas, 10 months.
Zara and Mike Tindall walk with their eight-year-old daughter Mia to Westminster Abbey for Prince Philip’s memorial, wearing the £79 Monsoon Mia Military Coat in Navy
Autumn Phillips (left) , Isla Phillips, Peter Phillips and Savannah Phillips (right) walk to Sandringham, in Norfolk, on Christmas Day 2017
Mike previously said Mia has got ‘quite a little personality on her’, and the pair are often seen cavorting together at different racing events while supporting equestrian Zara.
Mia has made a number of appearance in public with her family in recent months and just last week joined Mike at Cheltenham Horse Trails.
Meanwhile, Savannah, now 11, and her sister Isla, ten, the daughters of Peter Philips, Princess Anne’s son, couldn’t resist giggling in the pews yesterday during the service.
The two girls provided some much-needed light relief as they larked about in the pews while waiting for the service to begin at Westminster Abbey.
The queen’s eldest great-grandchildren Savannah, 11, and Isla, who also celebrates her 10th birthday today, arrived alongside Prince Philip’s eldest grandson Peter to pay tribute to their beloved great grandfather at the service of thanksgiving today
Savannah and Isla seemed in great spirits are they were spotted giggling with their father in a sweet moment caught on camera
Cheeky Savannah Phillips kept Prince George entertained as they prepared to walk down the aisle with Princess Eugenie, seeming to imitate the trumpet fanfare that heralded the Queen’s arrival
The mischievous little royals, whose mother is Autumn Kelly, seemed in great spirits are they were spotted giggling with their father in a sweet moment caught on camera.
Isla, who also celebrated her 10th birthday yesterday, went on to make silly hand gestures to her father, while her older sister Savannah, 11, chatted to Mia, and the cousins sang along to the hymns throughout the service whilst throwing the odd smirk in each other’s direction.
The Phillips girls have become known for their cheeky antics over the years, particularly at Princess Eugenie’s wedding in October 2018, where Savannah entertained Prince George by imitating the trumpet fanfare to announce the arrival of the Queen, as he looked on in fits of giggles.