Who doesn’t wants to be a princess? In fact, every girl dreams to be a princess just like she see in movies and hear in stories. A castle, a kingdom and her prince charming are all she dreams of.
But, the reality is far more different than what you see or have heard in movies and stories. The real-life of a princess is not as easier as it seems. She has to follow the strict set of rules in order to maintain the royalty and dignity of the royal house. Don’t believe us? Well, check out yourself.
We, at the Readersbash, listed some of the strict set of a royal protocol that a princess must follow and that makes her life a bit tougher than an ordinary girl. So, without any further ado, let’s begin.
A Princess Is Not Allowed To Sign Autographs
Yes, you’ve read it absolutely right. A princess is not allowed to sign the autographs. You may have seen Princess Kate getting photographed and shaking hands with her fans but you will never see her signing autographs. As per the rules, she is only allowed to sign the official documents. The reason behind this strange rule is that anyone can forge the signature and misuse it against the royal family.
A Princess Is Not Allowed To Work In Office
No princess can work in an office. Her only job is to visit charity dinners, events, inaugurations, and hospital openings. Kate too worked for her family business before marriage. But, after she became the Duchess she had to quit her job.
According to the sources, Kate doesn’t like to attend these social gatherings and often avoids them. For this reason, she has given the nickname “Lazy Kate” for skipping the meetings.
A Princess Can Not Eat Mussels And Oysters
Well, it is clearly bad news for someone who loves seafood. In fact, as per the sources, Kate was very upset when she came to know she cannot eat mussels and oysters anymore. The reason behind this is, the oysters can become poisonous when stored incorrectly. Hence, the royal family can not risk their health by eating them.
A Princess Can Not Wear Bright Nail Polish
According to the royal dress code, the Duchess of Cambridge can not wear any rhinestone, chevron or any bright colors on their nails. They can only use nude-colored or muted shades. Kate’s manicure consists of only two shades: a tender pink shade (#28 Rose Lounge by Bourjois) and a sophisticated nude shade (#423 Allure by Essie).
A Princess Can Not Have A Social Media Account
In today’s world, life seems incomplete without using social media. However, the members of the royal family are strictly prohibited to use a social media platform. The reason is, the personal information can become available to the public.
The official Twitter and Instagram handle of the royal family are operated and controlled by professionals who select every post and picture very carefully.
A Princess Can Not Kiss In Public
It seems little orthodox but the members of the royal family have to behave properly in public. Queen Elizabeth II considers it highly inappropriate to express love in public and instructed her grandchildren to follow the royal etiquette. This is the reason you always see Kate and William maintaining a distance in public.
A Princess Can Not Go Shopping Alone
It is hard to believe if a girl says she doesn’t like shopping. The Duchess herself likes shopping but she cannot go shopping alone. He can only visit the supermarkets and London Boutiques with protected guards.
A Princess Is Not Allowed To Wear Fur.
The Duchess loved wearing fur before her marriage. You can find her before the marriage pictures in which she is wearing fur coats and hats. But now, she can only wear fur from animals that died of natural causes which is very rare.
A Princess Is Forbidden To Vote
The Princess and other members of the royal family are forbidden to vote. This is for maintaining their reputation and not risking it through politics.
A Princess Can Not Wear Revealing Clothes
The Duchess of the royal family must wear elegant and modest clothes. Her outfits are carefully planned by professional stylists. Before marriage, Kate loved fashion and new trends but now, you will always find her dressed very modestly. This is to avoid any controversy and false statements.
A Princess is not Allowed To Play Monopoly
Monopoly is considered as a vicious and senseless game and due to this reason, the royal members are not allowed to play it. However, the good thing is she can still play hockey.
A Princess Can Not Travel With The Whole Family
As per the royal protocol, all the members of the royal family can not travel together. This rule was made in the last century when it was very dangerous to fly on planes. Hence, to protect the lineage, there is a ban on traveling together. However, nowadays airways is much more protected and safer, so this rule is often neglected.
A Princess Can Not Wear Bright And Glam Makeup
According to the royal dress code, a princess should wear minimal and classy makeup and that too very nude. The reason is, minimal or nude makeup looks modest. So, the Duchess can not wear heavy lashes, bright lip colors, highlighter, and other things.
A Princess Can Not Sit At The Wrong Seat
All the members of a royal family must follow a specific seating order and should sit at their designated place.
A Princess Can Visit Beauty Salons Not More Than 3 Times Per Week
The Princess has to be very particular about her appearance in public. She should always look elegant and should carry herself gracefully. For this purpose, she must visit the beauty salons not more than 3 times a week. The stylists and beauticians of duchess do their work very carefully and privately.