American readers might not believe it, but there was a certain sense of astonishment when reports first started to filter out that Kate might be having a baby shower.
The custom is not so big this side of the pond.
But if Kate did have a baby shower, here's how it might look; the Queen munching on cupcakes while Camilla takes care of the corgis, and Pippa knocking back the classic sparkling British soft drink Shloer.
The drinks brand commissioned celebrity looky-likey snapper Alison Jackson to create the shots to promote their new Raspberry and Rhubarb flavor.
We say, bottoms up Pips!