I have it. I am not ashamed to admit it. While I suspect that Americans are even more excited, there is finally starting to be some major momentum around London in preparing. The shops are capitalizing, the magazines are covered, people are planning on throwing parties and I finally have my outfit sorted. And despite the fact that this coming Friday begins what one newspaper is calling “An 11-day Weekend” (it’s true: an unprecedented 4 bank holidays surrounding one week) and millions of people will be leaving the country, I expect next Friday to be off the hiz.
Look at what the city did to Regent Street:
I love it.
Every shop is trying to make a pence off of this. I couldn’t resist these- look how authentic they look! Plus that expiration date promises fresh deliciousness. Sorry about your legs, Wills.
The big news for weeks has been: will Prime Minister David Cameron wear a morning suit or not? Apparently this has class, wealth and etiquette implications that are very serious. And if you’re American right now, you are just thinking: WTF.