Iran

Designer Diaries – Empress Farah Pahlavi’s Coronation Gown

This is a Tuesday supplement to our Designer Diary series - a quick hit on a Dior gown that is quite a dress! We were guided by Shah’s visions for Iran. Everything had a special meaning. The Shah was very particular about the changes he wanted to implement in the country. Our coronation was part… Continue reading Designer Diaries – Empress Farah Pahlavi’s Coronation Gown

Sweden · Tiaras

Ten Best for the Tenth Anniversary-Wedding Guest Attire

If I've said it once, I've said it a dozen times here on the Bag...THIS is the event that keeps on giving. These guests are in no particular order, until the very last (and best according to this Hofdame). Let's get down to business! Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg He may not be everyone's cup… Continue reading Ten Best for the Tenth Anniversary-Wedding Guest Attire

Britain

Ascot Appreciation—Queen Elizabeth

Let’s round out our week of Ascot Appreciation with the grande dame herself, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary. Each Hofdame will post one of her favorite appearances. The Handbag: Here she is, all swish and glamour in 1954. Honestly, none of the young 'uns these day hold a candle to her. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'T_MBFLTWQWFzMcukneFPcw',sig:'lAxMOOYGJsWh0GZjNFs3B16atC41Pwu84X-AYuhXKGk=',w:'480px',h:'594px',items:'809615070',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360:… Continue reading Ascot Appreciation—Queen Elizabeth