According to her dresser and personal assistant Angela Kelly, the Queen rarely wore clothing publicly more than three times, and items were spaced as to not appear too frequently. Nevertheless, the Queen was a thrifty soul at heart, and re-wearing and re-using were not unknown to her. We'll take a look at a famous re-wear… Continue reading Royal Rewear, Re-do and Share – Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth and Norman Hartnell
After a weekend of a real-time wedding, Wedding Gown Game Day is here again. As most wedding guests spend the bulk of the ceremony looking at the back of the bride, the train is an important feature of the gown. The first question is - why are we even running this game? How different can… Continue reading Great Wedding Gown Game – Trains
Much like Daisy's portrait yesterday, I think we need this. We did a post on the dress back on the day itself, but mercy, some close-ups of this gown will not go amiss. Embed from Getty Images The shoes and a bouquet are included in the exhibit, but alas for us, no veil or fringe… Continue reading Random Royaling – Bea’s Wedding Dress Up Close and Personal
Yes, a wedding always calls for a special edition Random Royaling. Right now, all we know are the following facts. Per Buckingham Palace, "The private wedding ceremony of Princess Beatrice and Mr Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi took place at 11am on Friday 17th July at The Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge, Windsor.” It… Continue reading Random Royaling – Bea Gets Hitched!
Click for parts 1, 2, and 3 of the Brides series. And read those links! We've finally made it to the end! Today we'll finish looking at gowns from the 50s and 60s. Note: Links to gowns in general from both eras. First up is a bit of a cheat. Hartnell created the costumes, including… Continue reading The Designer Diaries – Norman Hartnell: Brides Pt.4