‘Tasteless’ zombie princess outfit removed from sale

A ‘tasteless’ zombie princess outfit has been removed from sale at Party Pieces, the online fancy dress and party retailer owned and operated by Kate Middleton’s parents.

The family business came under attack for the Sleeping Zombie Princess outfit, with some claiming the costume was disrespectful to Princess Diana, who died in a car accident in 1997.

The costume was listed in the children’s Halloween section — among several other zombie outfits, which drew no complaints.

The ‘princess’ variation of the popular zombie dress-up theme — which consisted of a blood-covered gown and tiara — was deemed “sicker than sick” by Simone Simmons, a friend of the late Princess Diana.

“I hope people boycott the site. This is really scraping the barrel. It’s twisted and warped,” Simone continued.

The Middletons have not commented on the costume but the zombie princess outfit has been removed from the Party Pieces website.

MORE NEWS
lion500
 
Party product and dress-up company launches its latest officially licensed line....
carniva500
 
Fancy dress and party shop Carnival Costume is closing after 13 'absolutely fantastic' years in the party trade....
burgerfried500
 
Katy Perry has embraced novelty costume to appear in a music video with Taylor Swift....
plymout500
 
A public row has erupted over plans to build a £3,000 model out of balloons....
primark500
 
Fast fashion high street retailer has launched a dress-up range starting at just £7....
mel500
 
Amscan's Mel Beer talks new dress-up franchises and upcoming portfolio additions....
Get the latest news sent to your inbox
Subscribe to our daily newsletter