One of the things I had looked forward to when watching last Friday's royal wedding was a glimpse of some fashionable hats (fully expecting that the invited distinguished guests would show up in style). I was sadly disappointed. I am NOT a fan of those silly fascinators which sit so awkwardly upon the head bearing little resemblance to a hat. As for the ladies who actually wore a hat, I detest the current style of wearing it off the side of the head or to the front which makes it appear as if a strong wind attempted to blow it off and the hat-wearer failed to notice. Was I expecting too much? Perhaps I've been spoiled by the Royal Ascot ladies of My Fair Lady?
The following are some of the hats spotted at the wedding,
the day when even a dog had more fashion than a princess...
Perhaps the fact that her outfit looked Edwardian
earned her top marks with me?!
Daughters of Charles, Earl of Spencer / Duchess of Cornwall
Lorna Brooking / Lady Helen Taylor / Princess Ameerah of Saudi Arabia
Queen Sofia of Spain / Sophie, Lady Windsor / Princess Victoria of Sweden
Joss Stone / Grand Duchess of Luxembourg / Princess Mathilde of Belgium
WHAT was Princess Beatrice thinking?
Besides being a fashion miss, how were guests supposed to be able to converse with her
and not be distracted by the monstrosity on her head?
Queen Margrethe of Denmark / Chelsea Davy / Victoria Beckham
And yes, even a dog (spotted on the sidelines of the wedding route)
was able to show more style sporting her tiara
than the princess 5th in line to the throne...