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Random Royal Rotogravure

The young Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) is pictured riding on her tricycle, Circa 1930. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'3hNkW1CSQhluMGG1z5LdqA',sig:'Ojfx3958sgKkzhBmAYayDMp8XFfIDPjFk0cF0ELYjc4=',w:'379px',h:'594px',items:'79662915',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })}); Royalty and bicycles go hand in hand. Do you have any fun photos of royals on bikes? Share them below!

Tiaras

In Defense of the Tiara – Queen Mary’s Fringe

With the news this week that Princess Beatrice's wedding gown will go on exhibit, we've decided to take on one of Her Majesty's favorite tiaras - The Queen Mary Fringe. This is one of three fringe tiaras that Queen Elizabeth II owns (along with two fringe necklaces), the other two being Queen Adelaide's Fringe tiara… Continue reading In Defense of the Tiara – Queen Mary’s Fringe

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The Designer Diaries – Norman Hartnell: Pt.4

Even though he was the creator of some of the most memorable royal wedding gowns around, (parts 1,2, and 3) without question THE most important piece of clothing Hartnell ever designed was Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation gown in 1953. But did you know he also had a hand in the May 12th, 1937 (83 years… Continue reading The Designer Diaries – Norman Hartnell: Pt.4

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The Designer Diaries – Norman Hartnell:Part 1

Featured Image: The Daily Mail A quick overview of the man to get us all acquainted: As any good fashion observer knows, Sir Norman Hartnell (June 12th 1901- June 8th 1979) was one of the great designers of his time. As a Hollywood costume designer he dressed film stars like Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn, and Vivien Leigh. That had all… Continue reading The Designer Diaries – Norman Hartnell:Part 1