King praises artist’s ‘beautifully chosen galoshes’ at annual luncheon

His Majesty The King praises artist David Hockney's "galoshes" as he hosts a luncheon for Members of the Order of Merit at Buckingham Palace. Upon seeing the yellow Crocs, the King told Hockney that they were “beautifully chosen”. The Order of Merit is a special mark of honour, recognising individuals of exceptional distinction in the arts, learning, sciences and other areas such as public service.