Shops suffer shortage of black hats as demand rockets ahead of Queen’s funeral… and even Beatrice is hit
- Princess Beatrice was out of luck when she went to purchase a black hat
- Amid a shortage of black hats in London, she left Fenwick of Bond empty handed
- Demand for the black ‘pill box’ soared after the funeral date announcement
Princess Beatrice was turned away empty-handed from a top store amid a shortage of black hats in London.
Demand soared after little more than a week’s notice was given of the day of the funeral, making the black ‘pill box’ one of London’s most sought-after items.
Official invitations require women among the 2,000-plus guests to wear hats and decorations.
Many attending have flown in from abroad…