Ivanka, 38, is a senior adviser to her father US President Donald Trump and Charles, 71, is due to take on Queen Elizabeth II’s royal duties as regent within 18 months. They both possess a certain skill that may help them in these roles. People who know them well have commented that their attention to detail is extraordinary.
For example, Annabel Elliot – Charles’ sister-in-law – commented on this trait of the prince in the 2012 ITV documentary ‘The Royal Restoration’.
Annabel is an interior designer and was working on a project with Charles in which they renovated an old farm building to turn it into an upmarket guesthouse.
She told presenter Alan Titchmarsh: “He will look at everything. His eye for detail is quite extraordinary.
“I don’t think I’ve ever worked with anybody who is so interested in the detail.”
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Heir apparent Prince Charles and First Daughter Ivanka Trump (Image: GETTY)
Prince Charles opens up to Alan Titchmarsh about his grandmother (Image: ITV)
She added: “He always likes to be completely involved and know what’s being suggested.
“He’s looking at every piece of material – ‘What’s this for? Is that for a chair? Where’s that sourced from? Has it got nylon in it?’
“He doesn’t like duvets. You know, it’s all that kind of thing, it’s very important to him.”
According to the documentary, this is not the first time someone has made this observation of Charles at work.
Annabel Elliot – sister of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (Image: ITV)
When asked how he learned this skill, Charles said he picked it up from his