Princess Beatrice’s crazy wedding hat Auctioned

An anonymous buyer has paid $130,400 for flamboyant hat worn by Princess Beatrice at the royal wedding of her cousin Prince William and Kate Middleton last month. Princess Beatrice, 22, is the oldest daughter of Prince Andrew and the granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II. After she wore this spiraling hat, which resembles a giant pretzel, to the wedding, it was …

Victoria Scott-RichardsPrincess Beatrice’s crazy wedding hat Auctioned

Prince Harry’s speech leaves Kate in tears

Prince Harry’s ‘emotional’ speech leaves Kate in tears Prince Harry’s heartfelt speech at the post royal wedding evening reception on Friday moved his new sister-in-law Kate. While paying tribute to his brother ‘The Dude’ and his new wife, Harry told the couple’s friends and family that he loved Kate “like a sister.” Kate went “very emotional and touched” by his …

Victoria Scott-RichardsPrince Harry’s speech leaves Kate in tears

Kate Middleton begins royal life

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge enjoyed a private weekend together and were last night believed to be holed up in Windsor Castle. But they are keen to settle straight back into their quiet and modest life on secluded Anglesey in North Wales. It is a world a million miles away from her lavish Westminster Abbey wedding and instant global …

Victoria Scott-RichardsKate Middleton begins royal life

Blowing the budget for the wedding

Brits have blown more than $85.19 million on royal wedding paraphernalia, including a boom in cucumber sales, as the patriotic nation buzzed with excitement for the wedding of Prince William and Catherine. In the lead-up to Friday’s marriage of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, shops sold out of bunting as almost every London property turned red, white and blue. …

Victoria Scott-RichardsBlowing the budget for the wedding

Wedding dress to go on display

Designed by Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen, it is expected to become one of London’s biggest tourist draws. Possible venues include the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace or Hampton Court Palace, where a team from the Royal School of Needlework helped in the dress’s creation. It was made amid such secrecy that the lacemakers were not told that the project …

Victoria Scott-RichardsWedding dress to go on display