The Order of the Garter was founded in 1348, in the reign of King Edward III. It's definitely one of the most sartorially memorable events on the calendar. If you want a refresher (and we all could use one, frankly) on the all the gear, follow the links to read about the Mantle, the Collar… Continue reading Open Post – Order of the Garter 2022 (Updated!)
The appointment of the Knights and Ladies of the Garter is in The Queen's gift, without Prime Ministerial advice. Queen Elizabeth has appointed Felipe VI, King of Spain, a Stranger Knight in 2017 and Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands as a Stranger Knight in 2018. As we all know, both Kings attended this year's Garter… Continue reading Order of the Garter–more fun!
The hofdames can already feel the excitement building for this year's Order of the Garter ceremonies. In addition to the usual pomp and the appearance of the senior Windsors, both King Felipe and King Willem-Alexander will be invested. The proceedings will be held at St. George’s Chapel. We will bring you all the details in… Continue reading Brit Brief – Order of the Garter