Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Princesses and Titfers...

“Where did you get that hat? Where did you get that tile?
Isn't it a nobby one, and just the proper style?
I should like to have one just the same as that!
Where'er I go, they shout ‘Hello! Where did you get that hat?’ “
Lyrics to Where Did You Get That Hat?
James Rolmaz, 1901
Famously performed by Stanley Holloway

“The only rule is don't be boring and dress cute wherever you go. Life is too short to blend in.”
- Paris Hilton

“Where did you get that hat?”
-  Prince Philip to Queen Elizabeth after her coronation, 1953

So the fashion knives are out for the Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, especially in relation to the hat worn by Princess Bea at the Royal Wedding:

(Click on the pics to enlarge).

What is of interest is that in this current day and age, everyone has the technology, if not necessarily the skill, to manipulate images, commonly referred to as “photoshopping”.

The following are some of the photoshopped images of The Hat which have appeared on the internet, from a cat flap to a toilet seat…

"Being a princess isn't all it's cracked up to be."
- Princess Diana

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