The now infamous hat that Princess Beatrice wore to the wedding of her cousin, Prince William, when he married Kate Middleton (aka Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge) is attracting bids topping $29,000 as of Wednesday (May 17).
Although the bidding won’t close until May 22, 60 eBay bids have already been logged for the blush-colored Philip Treacy creation that has been variously compared to a toilet bowl and the female reproductive system.
For those of us who don’t have a spare $30K laying around, several paper versions are also available for approximately $1.50:
“This is REPLICA hat printed on A4 PHOTO PAPER
LAMINATED AND SUPPLIED WITH ELASTIC.
SUITABLE FOR ALL WEATHER RAIN, SNOW AND SUN
MAY FLAP IN THE WIND.”
Proceeds from the authentic auction will go to UNICEF and Children in Crisis.