Prince Charles in his Australian wool suit during a reception at the Museum of Contemporary Arts for supporters of the Campaign for Wool
On day six of their Australian Royal Visit, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall enjoyed a wonderful day in Sydney. "With a heavy storm in the afternoon, the water resistant properties of The Prince of Wales's new Tasmanian merino wool suit were put to the test," reported Clarence House.
Despite the weather, many hundreds of people gathered everywhere Their Royal Highnesses went with the hope of meeting them and The Prince and The Duchess met as many as they could.
According to Clarence House, 'Their Royal Highnesses travelled across Sydney Harbour by boat and landed at Garden Island, where they met military families and members of the Australian Defence Force before attending a reception at the Royal Australian Navy Heritage Centre."
Afterwards, The Prince, who was wearing his second new Australian merino wool suit of the Royal Visit, attended a reception at the Museum of Contemporary Arts for supporters of the Campaign for Wool. Called Farm to Fashion, the exhibits showed how the natural material is transformed into the latest designer fabrics and clothing.