Queen Charlotte"s Ball: The debutante ball once dubbed "bloody daft" by Prince Philip


Loads of dosh, frothy frocks, but not a suitor in sight: The reincarnated debs” ball… once dubbed “bloody daft” by Prince Philip

7:34 AM on 14th September 2011

Debutante: Lauren Fuller, 17, at the London Season Queen Charlotte

Debutante: Lauren Fuller, 17, at the London Season Queen Charlotte”s Ball 2011 at the Savoy Hotel

Elegant: The debs

Elegant: The debs” ball was once dubbed “bloody daft” by Prince Philip

Bloody daft: That was Prince Philip

Bloody daft: That was Prince Philip”s appraisal of the annual debs” ball

Hark back: The Queen Charlotte

Hark back: The Queen Charlotte”s Ball at Grosvenor House where debutantes were handed slices of cake