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Queen And Qatar’s Emir Play Dress Ups At Harrods (Photos)

by | 27th, October 2010

NOW that Queen Elizabeth II and Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani have had a chat is it safe to say that Harrods will restore the shops royal warrants – those flashy endorsements from the Queen, Duke of Edinburgh, the late Queen Mother and the Prince of Wales the former owner Mohamed Al Fayed had taken down and burnt? The Qatari Royal family own Harrods now, realised, correctly, that when abroad it’s always good to take your own tea-time favourites, or else buy a big shop to put them in ready for your arrival.

While the shopping is debated, get a load of those outfits. We’ve got a fine collection of photos of the meeting and the dinner, at which the Emir and Her Majesty vie with the military, the Duke of Edinburgh and the Emir’s wife Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned (yep, bint) to see who can win the prize for the most outrageous, over-the-top outfit. Lady Gaga? She’s not fit to call herself a blueblood…

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (centre) toasts Qatar's Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani (on the Queen's right) before a banquet in St George's Hall in Windsor Castle, whilst British Prime Minister David Cameron and the Duchess of Cornwall, look on



Posted: 27th, October 2010 | In: Royal Family Comment | TrackBack | Permalink