To round out a thoroughly British week here at the Handbag, lets discuss another of Queen Elizabeth II's favorite tiaras - Queen Alexandra's Diamond Kokoshnik Tiara. The History This tiara… Continue reading In Defense of the Tiara – Alex’s Kokoshnik
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Brit Brief Open Post – Trooping the Colour
Today is the Queen's Birthday!!! Ok, well not actually...that's back in April. Today is her "official birthday" which includes a parade called the Trooping the Colour. For newbies to the… Continue reading Brit Brief Open Post – Trooping the Colour
Welcome to this week's edition of ROYGBIV clothing! We've now made it to yellow. If you'd like a refresher, please feel free to revisit Red and Orange! Let's get started!… Continue reading ROYGBIV-Yellow!
Happy Birthday Queen Elizabeth!
Put simply, Happy 93rd to this gorgeous creature! I know I speak for all the Hofdames when I say we adore you! Show us your favorite photo of the birthday… Continue reading Happy Birthday Queen Elizabeth!
As many of you may know, a major fire has broken out at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. The spire and roof have collapsed, and the early estimates are the… Continue reading Breaking News