The most enduring memory from the royal wedding ofPrince William and Kate Middleton just might be … the epic hat worn by PrincessBeatrice. The hat, which has its own Facebook page, is back in the news afterit went up for auction on eBay.
The beige object of fascination was designed by Philip Treacy, who has defendedit against claims that it looks like an octopus and a toilet seat somehowmated, saying “gorgeous and beautiful can be open to interpretation.”
Scottish author and entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne started the bidding at £5,000minutes after the piece appeared on eBay. Proceeds from the sale will go toUNICEF and Children in Crisis.