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    • Stellar State Visits – The Aughts
      Empress Michiko charmed Baguettes and you voted the 1998 Japanese State Visit to Denmark as your favorite. An excellent, elegant choice, all! Are you ready for aughts? Early in the decade, there was […]
    • Random Royaling – Máxima and Mathilde and Natan
      King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima paid a  visit to the southern part of Salland in Overijssel, making various stops throughout the day. The Queen wore a new shirt and skirt combination by Natan, […]
    • Designer Diaries – Elsa Schiaparelli and The Duchess of Windsor
      Elsa Schiaparelli was a singular presence on the mid-twentieth-century fashion landscape. She was Italian, born to an academic father and an aristocratic mother. “Wild” Elsa eschewed a […]
    • Random Royaling – Opening of Swedish Parliament
      It’s that time of year again. King Carl Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, and Prince Daniel attended both the church service and the opening of the Swedish Parliament for the 2021 […]
    • Spam the Hemlines – Ankle Length and Ballerina
      Our new Spam, thanks to a suggestion by the ever-innovative geogirl! Before we embark on this new adventure, let’s take a look at the hemlines we will cover. Definitions differ a bit (what is […]

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