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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

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Random Royal Rotogravure

Sunday was International Women’s Day, so let’s celebrate with some International Women! Taken at the "Women in Business" Reception at Buckingham Palace, February 14th, 2007. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'a4cMeIVjQqV2yd-A9n9kww',sig:'YraZItrG6O8ozNp5Ra4q40-hvGlpDIyAJMAoLVtSOnk=',w:'594px',h:'365px',items:'73320244',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })}); This is quite a treat, isn’t it? I mean seriously, how often do we get to see all of these ladies all… Continue reading Random Royal Rotogravure