So, how do you score an invite? That’s the tough part: Per the royal family’s website, you have to be nominated by a network of sponsors, which include everyone from Lord Lieutenants to local government officials. The intention of the event has also evolved over time. Now, the garden party is considered an opportunity to recognize public service in the UK.
Talk about an amazing opportunity to dress to impress and meet the queen. But we’d be remiss if we didn’t point out how much the hats have changed between 1911 and now. Circa 2019, you still see a lot of top hats, but it appears that the fascinators have become much more...refined. (We approve.)
Prince Harry Was Queen Elizabeth’s Date to a Seriously Massive Garden Party