Denmark · Guest Author

Guest Post: Daisy’s Daywear

Thanks to our guest author msb for this post about Denmark's queen!-OC Two things stand out about Queen Margrethe’s clothes for day and evening: the rich colours that she favours and her unselfconsciousness in wearing them. Office clothes Daisy has the advantage of a tall, slim figure, reminiscent of her grandfather Christian X, and her… Continue reading Guest Post: Daisy’s Daywear

Guest Author · Spain

13th Century Castile’s Fashion Show

Thank you to our community member Iselen for this post. Please note most of the images come from a book called Museo de Telas Medievales (medieval fabrics museum) published by the National Trust in 1988. This is a catalogue of the pieces you can find in Santa Maria la Real de las Huelgas. -OC Burgos was… Continue reading 13th Century Castile’s Fashion Show

Guest Author · Sweden

Royal Themed Trip-Stockholm, Sweden!

Please give a warm welcome to today's guest author, TripleDuchess! She has graciously written a trip report from her recent voyage to Stockholm in October 2019. Thank you for your time and generosity in sharing with the Handbag Community--we certainly appreciate it! All photos are property of the author. Me and my big sister put… Continue reading Royal Themed Trip-Stockholm, Sweden!

Britain · Guest Author

Community Week – Windsors in Canada (Clothes and Jewels)

Thank you to geogirl and Wendy1 for this series of posts!Read the Preface, here, and Brunswick, here. The Daywear Elizabeth's mother had died in 1938, and so Norman Hartnell (of QEll’s coronation and wedding dress fame) designed the famous all-white mourning wardrobe for her delayed state visit to France that year. In Canada, in 1939… Continue reading Community Week – Windsors in Canada (Clothes and Jewels)

Britain · Guest Author

Community Week – Windsors in Canada (New Brunswick)

Thank you to geogirl and Wendy 1 for this series of posts!Read the Preface, here. Working trip…tasks done Royal visits are busy and this was no exception – Their Majesties dedicated the Rainbow Bridge at Niagara Falls, attended the King's Plate horse race and dedicated Coronation Park in Toronto, inaugurated the Queen Elizabeth Way, an… Continue reading Community Week – Windsors in Canada (New Brunswick)