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Herstory – Royal Fashions of the 1820s

Queen Ranavalona had a preference for only one thing western: fashion. Unfortunately very few portraits survive of her. In order to get an idea of what fashions she favored at the time of her coronation, let's take a look at some of the other royal women of the time. In general, European women's fashion changed… Continue reading Herstory – Royal Fashions of the 1820s

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Defense of the Dress – Queen Silvia in Nina Ricci

By happy coincidence, it's also Queen Silvia's birthday today. So if you feel like it, spam away any of her favorite looks in the comments. Let's wish the Queen a happy and healthy celebration! The Facts In 1993, the Queen turned to one of her favorite designers, Nina Ricci, for her Nobel gown. This bold… Continue reading Defense of the Dress – Queen Silvia in Nina Ricci