Topic: royal family

The Many Magnificent Hats Of The 2013 Royal Ascot

The Many Magnificent Hats Of The 2013 Royal Ascot

The Royal Ascot is a prestigious hat fashion show that takes place each year in the charming town of Zanydanyshire, England. Only the most eccentric of millionaires are invited to participate, and lords and ladies are known to spend all year painstakingly hot-gluing their hats from scratch. Whoever manages to stick the most flair on her head wins the dubious honor of giving the Queen a noogie, so you can bet they work long and hard to make sure their headgear is as passionately expressive of repressed emotions as possible. There was an especially strong showing this year; here are 25 of the most impressive. More »

Fake Kate Middleton And In-Laws Engage In Manic Baby Prep To Promote Gambling

Fake Kate Middleton And In-Laws Engage In Manic Baby Prep To Promote Gambling

As if you needed any more proof that English companies can, and will, use the royal wedding and subsequent royal pregnancy to sell just about anything, online gambling service Ladbrokes (“we make lads broke!”) has just commissioned a terrifying series of photos of fake Kate Middleton and her fake in-laws in an effort to get people to bet on what the sex of the royal baby will turn out to be. More »

See The Princess Diana Dress That Fetched $360K (& The Rest, For A Total Of $1.2M)

See The Princess Diana Dress That Fetched $360K (& The Rest, For A Total Of $1.2M)

Ever wonder what it would be like to have a gown whose previous owner was actually royalty? For a lucky (or rather, extremely wealthy) few, this became a reality when one of modern history’s most beloved icons had her dresses auctioned off. Considering they received a total of $1.2 million in total, I’d say they’re worth giving a glance or two.

Which is your favorite/would you spend several thousand dollars for if you had it? More »