In 1936 King (or Omukama) George Matthew Kamurasi Rukiidi and Queen Kezia Byanjeru of the Toro Kingdom welcomed a daughter to their family. They named her Elizabeth Christobel Edith Bagaaya Akiiki. It was the beginning of a life of adventure - full of fear, bravery, and accomplishment. Embed from Getty Images Toro (or Tooro) is… Continue reading Pocket Profile – Princess Elizabeth of Toro
Beauty is not one’s own but rather a reflection of one’s people, one’s country. It is an asset one holds in trust. At that time, a black model appearing in top magazines was rare. I wanted to destroy the myth of white superiority in terms of beauty and sophistication.”Elizabeth of Toro, Odyssey of an African… Continue reading Pocket Profile Part 2 – Elizabeth of Toro’s Modeling Career
I am not even going to tell you about the weather we are experiencing in my neck of the woods, other than to say it's not remotely spring-like. I hope the royal news both cheers and warms me up. Let's see. Getty We dedicated this blog to British coverage last week, but the Swedes, Spains,… Continue reading Hofdame Bits and Bobs
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