Ascot Appreciation—Queen Elizabeth

Let’s round out our week of Ascot Appreciation with the grande dame herself, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary. Each Hofdame will post one of her favorite appearances. The Handbag: Here she is, all swish and glamour in 1954. Honestly, none of the young 'uns these day hold a candle to her. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'T_MBFLTWQWFzMcukneFPcw',sig:'lAxMOOYGJsWh0GZjNFs3B16atC41Pwu84X-AYuhXKGk=',w:'480px',h:'594px',items:'809615070',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360:… Continue reading Ascot Appreciation—Queen Elizabeth


Ascot Appreciation—The Duchess of Cambridge

Housekeeping Note: The Designer Diaries will return in approximately two weeks in order to make way for some special programming. Also, Getty is temporarily down today so any post with Getty links will be missing photos. Fingers crossed that it resolves itself soon! For some reason, I thought the Duchess of Cambridge had a long… Continue reading Ascot Appreciation—The Duchess of Cambridge


Ascot Appreciation – Diana, Princess of Wales

This hofdame is kickin' it old school and taking us on a voyage back to the 80s/90s when Diana was Queen. Of Ascot that is. June 1981: Diana at her first Ascot, if I'm not mistaken. I loved (and still do!) this outfit. The color is wonderful on her. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'Pn7Xf8KGT6tN1eVfTa2YtA',sig:'UyMIaVtynhQV1_yZ0V99fP9ivWFDdnxQknw8SjzEF98=',w:'347px',h:'594px',items:'52105447',caption: true ,tld:'',is360:… Continue reading Ascot Appreciation – Diana, Princess of Wales

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Ascot Appreciation – Alexandra and Autumn

We're talking about two of our favorites today - Princess Alexandra of Kent and Autumn Phillips. Both have attended Ascot for years, and usually turn up looking great. Here are my faves and not-so-faves for these two lovely ladies. Princess Alexandra of Kent Favorite: While we can't see the entirety of this outfit, from what… Continue reading Ascot Appreciation – Alexandra and Autumn