Queen Elizabeth is making a major change to her royal wardrobe and will stop wearing fur

Queen Elizabeth, 93, will no longer be wearing fur, according to her longtime dresser Angela Kelly.

"If Her Majesty is due to attend an engagement in particularly cold weather, from 2019 onwards fake fur will be used to make sure she stays warm," Kelly explained in her new bookThe Other Side of the Coin: The Queen, the Dresser and the Wardrobe, which was released last week.

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Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II on June 2, 1953
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Royal Family on Balcony at Buckingham Palace, London, pictured after Coronation, 2nd June 1953. (Photo by Daily Mirror/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)
(FILES) Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (L) accompanied by Prince Philip waves to the crowd, 02 June 1953, after being crowned solemnly at Westminter Abbey in London. Queen Elizabeth II was set Thursday 20 December 2007, to become the oldest monarch, overtaking her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria amid signs the royal family is preparing for life after 81-year-old 'Lillibet'. Victoria died in 1901 aged 81 years and 243 days, and Elizabeth will mark passing the milestone with neither pomp nor ceremony, spending the day as usual with her husband of 60 years, Prince Philip. AFP PHOTO/FILES (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)
The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II was the ceremony in which the newly ascended monarch, Elizabeth II, was crowned Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Ceylon, and Pakistan, as well as taking on the role of Head of the Commonwealth. 2nd June 1953 (Photo by Daily Mirror/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)
The royal carriage of Queen Elizabeth II passes along Victoria Embankment on its way to Westminster Abbey, on June 02, 1953, during the ceremony of coronation of the Queen. The Queen was solemnly crowned at Westminster Abbey in London. (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II poses with the royal sceptre 02 June 1953 after being crowned solemnly at Westminter Abbey in London. Elizabeth was proclaimed Queen in 1952 at age 25. (Photo credit should read STF/AFP/Getty Images)
Queen's Guards marching along Pall Mall as part of Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation procession, London, 2nd June 1953. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II walks to the Royal Enclosure during the Coronation Cup match between England and Argentina at Cowdray Park, UK, accompanied by Weetman Pearson, Lord Cowdray (1910 - 1995, right), 21st June 1953. Following them is the Duke of Edinburgh (left). She presented the cup to Argentina after they won the match 7-6. (Photo by Chris Ware/Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Picture taken on June 2, 1953 at London showing a moment of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey. (Photo by - / CENTRAL PRESS PHOTO LTD / AFP) (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
The Band and Corps of Drums of the Welsh and Irish Guards march down Northumberland Avenue ahead of the gold state coach carrying the Queen to Westminster Abbey for her coronation 2nd June 1952. (Photo by Staff/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen's coach passing through Admiralty Arch on the way to Westminster Abbey before the ceremony. 2nd June 1953. (Photo by Daily Mirror/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)
The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II was the ceremony in which the newly ascended monarch, Elizabeth II, was crowned Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Ceylon, and Pakistan, as well as taking on the role of Head of the Commonwealth. (Picture) Bishops paying homage to the Queen. 2nd June 1953 (Photo by Daily Mirror/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)
Winston Churchill gives his two finger salute to the crowds from the lead carriage of the Procession of Prime Ministers during the journey from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. The procession escorted by IVth Queens Own Hussars 2nd June 1952 (Photo by Reveille/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)
Royal Family on Balcony at Buckingham Palace, London, pictured after Coronation, 2nd June 1953. (Photo by Daily Mirror/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)
The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Lord Gifford leaving for Westminster Abbey with his wife. 2nd June 1953. (Photo by Daily Mirror/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)
The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Soldiers of the Cameroon army marching towards Hyde Park Corner during the procession. 2nd June 1953. (Photo by Daily Mirror/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)
The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Peers outisde Westminster Abbey, assisted by boy scouts. 2nd June 1953. (Photo by Daily Mirror/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)
Families get together at the Stockingford Liberal Club to celebrate the Queen's coronation. Many of the party hats were give aways with Brooke Bond Tea. 2nd June 1953 (Photo by Coventry Telegraph Archive/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth Coronation 2nd June 1953. Accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh on her way to Westminster Abbey, the procession passed King Charles Statue. (Photo by Daily Mirror/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)
The Queens Coronation at Westminster Abbey 2nd June 1953. (Photo by Daily Mirror/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)
Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Prince Charles and Princess Anne watch from Buckingham Palace. 2nd June 1953. (Photo by Syndication/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)
Soldiers and sailors sleep on the pavement outside Buckingham Palace as they wait to see the Queen on her Coronation, London, 2nd June 1953. Original Publication : Picture Post 6537 - The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth - pub. 13th June 1953 (Photo by George Konig/Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Residents dancing at a party to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, held in Morpeth Street in London's East End, 2nd June 1953. Original publication: Picture Post - 6542 - Cockneys' Own Party - pub. 13th June 1953 (Photo by John Chillingworth/Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (2nd L), accompanied by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (C), Prince Charles (3rd L), Princess Anne (C), Queen mother Elizabeth (3rd R) and Princess Margaret appears on a balcony of Buckingham Palace, on Coronation day, on June 02, 1953 in London. (Photo by - / AFP) (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II (centre, left) and members of the royal family watching an RAF fly-past from the balcony of Buckingham Palace during the Queen's Coronation ceremony, London, 2nd June 1953. Next to the Queen are (left to right): Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and the Queen Mother (1900 - 2002). (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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Buckingham Palace has confirmed the major sartorial change, although they did clarify that the queen may be seen in older outfits that were previously created with fur.

"As new outfits are designed for the queen, any fur used will be fake. We are not suggesting that all fur on existing outfits will be replaced, or that the queen will never wear fur again. The queen will continue to re-wear existing outfits in her wardrobe," the palace said in a statement to Harper's Bazaar.

From the annual grouse hunt and Boxing Day to the fur-lined Robe of State worn on coronations, many longstanding royal traditions have angered animal lovers around the world. As such, Her Majesty's decision to stop wearing fur was praised by animal rights activists around the UK and was seen as a major step for animal welfare.

"Queen Elizabeth's decision to 'go faux' is the perfect reflection of the mood of the British public, the vast majority of whom detest cruel fur, and want nothing to do with it," said Claire Bass, executive director of Humane Society International, told The Telegraph.

As reported by the publication, the United Kingdom banned fur farming two decades ago, but animal activists like Bass are hoping the queen's decision to stop wearing fur will influence future enactments on animal welfare and ban the sale of fur entirely.

"We are calling on the British Government to follow Her Majesty's example and make the UK the first country in the world to ban the sale of animal fur," said Bass.

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Queen Elizabeth with animals
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WINDSOR, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 20: Queen Elizabeth II smiles as she is shown an orphaned cygnet at Oakley Court on the river bank during a swan upping census on the River Thames on July 20, 2009 near Windsor, England. During the ancient annual ceremony the Swan Marker leads a team of Swan Uppers on a five-day journey along the River Thames from Sunbury-on-Thames through Windsor to Abingdon counting, marking and checking the health of all unmarked swans. (Photo by Sang Tan - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is introduced to 12 week old Labrador puppy 'Flint' by her trainer Ruth Narracott as she tours the facilities during a visit to the headquarters of the charity 'Canine Partners' in Midhurst in West Sussex on November 30, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / RICHARD POHLE (Photo credit should read RICHARD POHLE/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (2L), meets a horse named Quinn, with a skeleton painted on it to help educate officers, during a visit to the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment at the Hyde Park Barracks in west London on October 24, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Chris Jackson (Photo credit should read CHRIS JACKSON/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 19: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Queen Elizabeth II reviews the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery during their 70th anniversary parade in Hyde Park on October 19, 2017 in London, England. The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery (KTRHA) was formed by King George VI in October 1947 and are commonly known as the 'Gunners'. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
STAFFORDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 25: Queen Elizabeth II visits one of the Duchy of Lancaster Farms where she met tenants John and Victoria Coupland and young Equestrians at the Eland Lodge Equestrian centre on May 25, 2017 in Staffordshire, United Kingdom. (Photo by Richard Stonehouse/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 12: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Queen Elizabeth II with her horse 'Murthwaite Dawn Chorus' which competed in the Fell Class on day 3 of the Royal Windsor Horse Show in Home Park on May 12, 2017 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
DUNSTABLE, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 11: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh feed bananas to Donna, a 7 year old Asian Elephant, as they open the new Centre for Elephant Care at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo on April 11, 2017 in Dunstable, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
DUNSTABLE, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 11: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh feed bananas to Donna, a 7 year old Asian Elephant, as they open the new Centre for Elephant Care at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo on April 11, 2017 in Dunstable, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
TIDWORTH, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 03: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Queen Elizabeth II, in her role as Colonel-In-Chief of The Royal Welsh, attends a review and presentation of leeks to soldiers of The Royal Welsh to mark St David's Day at Lucknow Barracks on March 3, 2017 in Tidworth, England. The Royal Welsh is an Armoured Infantry Battalion of the British Army, formed on St David's Day in 2006, following an amalgamation of The Royal Welch Fusiliers and The Royal Regiment of Wales. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 18: Queen Elizabeth II with her horse Dartmouth which won The Hardwick Stakes on day 5 of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse on June 18, 2016 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth visits the Canine Partners charity in Midhurst, Britain, November 30, 2017. REUTERS/Richard Pohle/Pool
An Asiatic lioness looks towards Britain's Queen Elizabeth as she and Prince Philip officially opened the "Land of the Lions" enclosure at London Zoo in London, Britain, March 17, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Britain's Queen Elizabeth rides her horse in the grounds of Windsor Castle, three days after the death of her mother, in this April 2, 2002 file photo. Queen Elizabeth celebrates her 90th birthday on April 21, 2016. REUTERS/Dan Chung/Files SEARCH 'Queen 90th" FOR ALL IMAGES
Britain's Queen Elizabeth is shown how technology helps animals at The University of Surrey's new School of Veterinary Medicine, as she watches a dog on a treadmill, Guildford, Britain, October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
Britain's Queen Elizabeth (L) accompanied by Queensland Premier Anna Bligh looks at two Koalas held by wildlife officers at Southbank in Brisbane October 24, 2011. Queen Elizabeth is in Australia for an 11-day official visit. REUTERS/Mechielsen Lyndon/Pool (AUSTRALIA - Tags: ROYALS POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT ANIMALS)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth laughs as she looks down at a Highland cow during a visit to the Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh, Scotland June 26, 2009. REUTERS/David Moir (BRITAIN SOCIETY ANIMALS ROYALS)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth rubs a Lipizzaner's nose during her visit to Lipica October 22, 2008. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip are on a two-day official visit to Slovenia. REUTERS/Srdjan Zvulovic (SLOVENIA)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II looks on as a mixed breed dog named Gemma is given a cardiogram at the Blue Cross Animal Hospital in London, March 19, 1997. The Queen who is the centenary patron of the Blue Cross, met staff, saw sick animals and watched vets at work in several of the hospital's operating theatres. REUTERS/Shawn Baldwin
Queen Elizabeth II stops to view a group of corgi dogs following her visit to the Alberta Legislature in Edmonton, Alberta May 24, 2005. The Queen spent several minutes talking with owners and petting the animals. REUTERS/Andy Clark AC
Queen Elizabeth II greets the Manitoba Corgi Club as she tours the Forks Market in Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 8, 2002. The Queen is currently on an 11-day Golden Jubilee tour of Canada. REUTERS/Adrian Wyld/ Pool REUTERS SB
Britain's Queen Elizabeth talks to Ken Mansfield and his dog Rocky as she meets prize winning corgis and their handlers in Adelaide February 28, 2002. The Queen arrived in Australia on Wednesday on a five-day visit, and will open the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Coolum on March 1. REUTERS/Bob Strong RCS/JD
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