Coronation countdown II: Look who’s celebrating

by Rashmee

Posted on May 2, 2023

Retailers selling stuff emblazoned with loadsa crowns


All photos: Rashmee Roshan Lall

As it turns out retailers are bending the knee and doffing their cap with gay abandon, ahead of the May 6 coronation.

Almost every ad, everywhere – for clothes, (Corona) beer, Fortnum & Mason hampers – is pretending to ardent monarchist sentiment in hopes of parting Brits from their money. The actual tat, including doggy T-shirts for god’s sakes, is emblazoned with crowns and suchlike.

Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK

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