Forty years ago today I was living with some back-to-nature folks in a Mid-MIchigan farmhouse, where we didn't have a television. That means your intrepid royal blogger didn't see the biggest royal event of the last century, the marriage of Lady Diana Spencer and Prince Charles. Maybe you did? Share your memories and favorite photos… Continue reading Random Royal Rotogravure – 40 Years Ago Today
As promised, here is a look at the less popular, but no less beautiful gowns worn by our royal ladies. This is the initial free-for-all, where we throw any gown we want into the ring. There are two parameters: we are still reviewing contemporary gowns (post-1921) and they cannot be gowns that appeared in the… Continue reading Great Wedding Gown Game – The Road Less Traveled
We are dropping a very quick summer Random Royaling in here. We can all use some cool, pretty summer dresses in the latter part of July, right? Charles and Camilla just wrapped up a three-day visit to Cornwall. They attended a reception to celebrate the launch of The Prince’s Countryside Fund’s Confident Rural Communities Network… Continue reading Random Royaling – The Brits About
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I think working in fashion was more my destiny than anything else.Elie Saab His is an amazing story. Elie Saab is primarily a self-taught fashion designer. He was raised one of five children in Damour, a suburb of Beirut. From his youth, he was obsessed with glamour and fashion. He rooted through his mother's cast-off clothes… Continue reading Designer Diaries – Elie Saab and His Royal Clientele