Are you sick of the Royal Wedding yet or are you celebrating in style with Union Jack-themed parties? There’s no end to the Royal Wedding ‘tat’ you can buy to commemorate the big day – here’s my collection of the best.
It’s official – the country’s gone Union Jack crazy. We’re showing our true colours – and they’re undoubtedly red, white and blue.
But is all this paraphernalia really going to shift? There could be a whole lot of Brit-themed nastiness kicking around with no home to go to this time next week. Indeed, research by InvisibleHand suggests that 83% of us won’t be buying Royal Wedding souvenirs; with almost a quarter saying they’re a waste of money.
But rather than having my usual rant about consumerism and waste, I’m rounding-up the funniest and most imaginative memorabilia I can find – will you be buying any of it?
Wills & Kate gloves
It may be super-sunny for April but these cosy gloves are a must-have. Wear the pair to remind you of the happy couple – or better still share them with your loved one and wear one each. Altogether now – ahh! £35, Donna Wilson
Commemorative tableware comes with the territory of Royal Weddings. ‘Thanks for the free day off’ – my sentiments precisely. A perfect summary of the day in six short words. £12, John Lewis
We all need a cupcake with our Royal Wedding feast – and these have to be the most special of the lot. The only problem is, they’re way too pretty to eat. £6.99 for 12 cake ‘toppers’, Hunkydory Home
Getting sick of Wills and Kate yet? If all the excitement is getting a bit too much, fear not, designer Lydia Leith has the perfect solution. This beautifully-designed sick bag ensures you can throw up with dignity. £3 each, Lydia Leith
As snapped by our very own Ben Stevens, this picture proves that even breweries are getting in on the act. Who need champagne when you can have Royal Wedding beer, eh?
For more Royal Wedding tat and shenanigans, check out the Royal Wedding tat tumbler – and let us know about any other memorabilia you’re buying or giggling about below.