Kate Middleton just broke through what could be considered an “all-boys club” up until this month, as she’s the first woman to win the “Hat Person of the Year Award.” While this is only the third year this honor has been awarded, she’s still the first female to win this title with Johnny Depp and Brad Pitt as the winners for the previous two years. This honor says much more about Kate than just her ability to bring back women’s hats into fashion, it points out her ability to make major changes in the masses, which is a powerful position.
Kate’s taking old fashion values and making them chic again, and this is not just showing up in fashion. Her attention to young kids in scouting and her commitment to the homeless charity for young adults is bringing back some of the values that were slowly falling by the wayside. The same goes for her new role with the addictions charity. Kate’s working with a charity that usually seen as a “darker world” and her new affliation with the charity is a much needed boost in helping the people who benefit from these services.
Kate’s old-fashion values are encompassing all types of people, the homeless, the young and the struggling. She’s taking this new power of being one of the world’s most followed role model and going back to basics of “helping thy neighbor.”
While winning the “Hat Person of the Year” award might sound like a trivial or whimsical honor, it reflects Kate’s ability to make changes. Kate is taking her new lot in life and bringing people back to the basic values that were slowly headed for extinction, including the woman’s hat!
Connecticut had the honor of hosting an exhibition of another royal family member and one that Kate is often compared to, the late Princess Diana. “Diana – A Celebration” was at the Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut until January 15th. Fans of the late Princess Diana got to see her iconic wedding gown, along with many other articles that the late princess owned.
Reference: Mail Online, The Guardian