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The Designer Diaries – Norman Hartnell: Brides Pt.3

Brides: Parts 1, 2, can be found here. Only one more after this to go! Several of the links are to various interviews with and excerpts from Lady Glenconner's autobiography. A lot of good info straight from the source! Welcome to the wedding of Lady Anne Coke to Colin Tennant, 3rd Baron Glenconner. Much like his gown… Continue reading The Designer Diaries – Norman Hartnell: Brides Pt.3

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The Designer Diaries – Norman Hartnell: Brides: Pt.2

Chapters of the previous Hartnell series can be found here. Scroll down to the “Designer Diaries” tab. Link to Brides: Part 1 if necessary. ETA- I had originally included a line about keeping discussion of the Duchesses “R” rated life in “PG-13” territory. After reading some of your comments, which have been firmly in “G” territory… Continue reading The Designer Diaries – Norman Hartnell: Brides: Pt.2

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Random Royal Rotogravure

Princess Beatrix, daughter of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands, with her sister (in the cot), Princess Irene. March 4th, 1940. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'HSK83xbbR5Jfim9QQCXgXQ',sig:'KKZ735US_iJhD5aWNCRLvN7XyEkmzZhitYvxibkMyOI=',w:'594px',h:'465px',items:'3303295',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })}); Skeptical Oma is skeptical. I guess all big brothers and sisters are a bit put out by the "newbie". Even royal ones.… Continue reading Random Royal Rotogravure

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The Designer Diaries – Norman Hartnell: Brides Pt.1

Featured Photo: "The Wedding Dress of 1928". "Be Dazzled!" p. 80 And we're back! Chapters of the previous Hartnell series can be found here. Just scroll down until you find the "Designer Diaries" tab and hit that arrow. Norman Hartnell created his first wedding gown in 1927 and it was all uphill from there. Weddings… Continue reading The Designer Diaries – Norman Hartnell: Brides Pt.1