What news do you have of the Royal World? Let us know. Bits are open all week.
Housekeeping: Reminder that we are off on Monday for the U.S. Labor Day holiday. We will have an Open Post on Tuesday for anyone who wants to talk about the Sweden/Germany State Visit and will be back Wednesday with a new Bits. For those in the northern hemisphere, enjoy your last bit of summer. To… Continue reading Stellar State Visits – The Eighties
The vote is in and the consensus is that the British State Visit to the Netherlands - with half that extensive Dutch vault on display - is the Handbag fifties favorite. Next decade, please. The sixties. Swinging London. Carnaby Street. Revolution in the streets. Against this backdrop, we also had some utterly stupendous state visits… Continue reading Stellar State Visits – The Sixties
Come up on the porch, pull up the rocker, and we'll sit together sipping green tea and dishing about the royals. We're all here all week, so leave your contributions in the comments.
Charles Worth was born in Bourne, Lincolnshire, England, in October 1825. His early days are pretty much lost to history. He may have been the fifth child of his family or the third, although it is agreed his father left his mother at some point in Charles' youth, and the family became destitute. Charles went… Continue reading Designer Diaries – House of Worth