Tuesday, March 17, 2009

I just like Chantal's amazing hat!

Pope Benedict XVI speaks to Cameroon's President Paul Biya, as Biya's wife Chantal applauds, at the international airport in Yaounde.
I know, it is bad form to comment on peoples clothes.


gemoftheocean said...

But Dahlink, she's simply faaabulous!!!

Anonymous said...

It's a grand titfer. If only needs a spire and the Pope could have said Mass inside.
You have to hand it the lady. She's got style.

Fr. Gary V. said...

Father, she's wearing a chic rasta hat or a nouveau pillbox hat with cross. LOL

Anonymous said...

Yes wasn't it a wonderful hat! Both the lady and her hat towered above the Pope and in the crush of journalists and photographers it told viewers the whereabouts of the Pope.

I wonder if there have been any comments about the difficulty the officials had with opening the door of the plane and the problems in placing the gangway. At one point the pilot leaned out of his window to see what was going on and why the Pope had not appeared.

I do hope the rest of his journey goes more smoothly.

ukok said...

It looked, at first glance, like she had a tiered cake atop her head. Perhaps it is her 'custom' to wear such OTT headwear...or was she just trying to 'outdo' the Holy Father, who also wears some rather grand 'headwear' himself at times?

She certainly looks a lot of fun. Anyone who wears a hat like that can't take themselves too seriously, can they?

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