When the Duchess of Cambridge’s father, Prince Charles, and his wife met in 2003, they told the British press that they thought they could be “biracial” and “Asian” without having to change their skin tone.
That was when the idea of wearing a mask in public became an unlikely, and potentially damaging, idea for a couple who were still living in their parents’ London mansion.
So, how did this new notion come about?
What is the significance of the Duchess and her mother wearing masks?
Why do women need plastic surgery and why are they worried about it?
What was the reaction to the new idea?
This interview was conducted by Laura Krasniewski for Next Big Futures, which is a special program of Next BigFuture, a new BBC television channel that will air daily.