In the early 1830s Emperor Nicholas I of Russia issued the Edict on Court Dress, which codified the dress among the women of his court. The men were already were required to wear military dress or court uniforms, which allowed the Emperor to quickly suss out the courtier's rank. The Emperor, a traditional sort, wanted… Continue reading Arbitrary Apparel Appreciation – Nineteenth-Century Russian Court Dress
Today, as we continue our look back at Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling’s wedding, we'll be featuring 10 of the best gowns worn to the pre-wedding gala. There were a lot of gorgeous ones to choose from, but I narrowed it down to these, which are in no particular order. Except for Number One,… Continue reading Ten Best for the Tenth Anniversary – Pre-Wedding Gala Gowns
Princess Madeleine of Sweden wore a striking Valentino dress to her son Nicolas's christening October 11, 2015. She has worn a lot of the Valentino brand over her fashion years with mixed results. Here is the dress version on which Madeleine's is based. After some customization and accessorizing, the version below appeared on the princess.… Continue reading Arbitrary Apparel Appreciation–Princess Madeleine at her son’s christening
https://www.instagram.com/p/B7DTdJmgt-7/?igshid=1hvnwhorkqxod A convertible gown? HECK YES!!! Show us your favorite photos of Astrid in her fancy dresses in the comments!
Put simply, this bit of silvery goodness just took my breath away. https://www.instagram.com/p/B5RiSCzF-2L/?igshid=ohgg553ed1bs What other gowns have you seen in your travels that inspired wintery goodness for you?