The Queen Is Not a Fan of Your Wedges, Kate Middleton (or Anyone Else)

Get those hideous things out of her face.

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If you're headed to dine with the royals anytime soon, you can kindly leave your wedges at home thankyouverymuch. Apparently, the Queen is a notorious wedge-hater.

"The Queen isn't a fan of wedged shoes," a source told Vanity Fair. "She really doesn't like them and it's well known among the women in the family."

Indeed, this aversion for heeled platforms (which tend to be favored by those who appreciate some height and the added benefit of not falling on your ass) is well-documented over the years, and got particularly touchy when Kate Middleton began wearing them all over the court. And continues to wear them.

Like here:

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And here:

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And here:

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Which just shows we *all* have to deal with the grandma who just doesn't get our fashion choices. Even royalty.

Samantha Leal
Samantha Leal

I'm Sam, the senior editor at MarieClaire.com. I love shining a light on awesome people doing things that matter, cool products and hacks for everyday life, and advice you'll actually use. I'm pretty much always looking for the perfect GIF for any situation. When I'm not trolling the internet, I can be found dancing like a weirdo or napping like it's my job. Right now, I'm probably eating or drinking something filled with sugar or booze. (Sorry, mom.)