Swinging Royal Chick of the Sixties – Princess Paola

Some people just have their decades, you know? Princess Paola of Belgium, as she was then, simply owned the sixties. 1960 Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'ru2cHd4jRKRbS6bEVuIDsQ',sig:'w5Ui5AhPghhyRR7mnkmwQQYDGYz42SbJ2HCHWXVco98=',w:'472px',h:'594px',items:'171852697',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); 1961 Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'0mks5lmHSddJqIVzfFVSqQ',sig:'4b9TjaFYSTgx9M4ZVOEs_KVAxJCGzeKs-Ahz1ff1G20=',w:'440px',h:'594px',items:'141555888',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); 1962 Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'R3tb3s2IQFRC7aIAQTyPfw',sig:'7wdvNv928DKgnLlNeQNcYAqhWKfdhEFK94iOnCPv43U=',w:'594px',h:'370px',items:'1319693484',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); 1964 Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'BAIBzc8FSnd8nHrGgebsHQ',sig:'OL9BWcwH4FQ72GB2cF7tE04F5o0c7Qt2Sqj7cYUHL0Q=',w:'466px',h:'594px',items:'170942618',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false… Continue reading Swinging Royal Chick of the Sixties – Princess Paola


Designer Diaries – Édouard Vermeulen and the House of Belgium

Note: Belgium's National Day bumped the Elie Saab and the Luxembourg Weddings Designer Diary, but we'll get to it next week, I promise! You knew we'd get to this design house at some point, right? What better time than Belgium's National Day, when we have ample examples of NATAN? The current creative force behind the… Continue reading Designer Diaries – Édouard Vermeulen and the House of Belgium

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Random Royal Rotogravure – Relatives

The always thoughtful JR on Twitter got me ruminating on royal relations with this tweet. To me young Astrid and her cousin Tatiana were spitting images of each other— JR 🇪🇺 (@Jakreg76) July 18, 2021 I did not know that Queen Astrid and the Romanovs were second cousins. JR explains it. Astrid's mother… Continue reading Random Royal Rotogravure – Relatives