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The Designer Diaries – Norman Hartnell: Brides Pt.1

Featured Photo: "The Wedding Dress of 1928". "Be Dazzled!" p. 80 And we're back! Chapters of the previous Hartnell series can be found here. Just scroll down until you find the "Designer Diaries" tab and hit that arrow. Norman Hartnell created his first wedding gown in 1927 and it was all uphill from there. Weddings… Continue reading The Designer Diaries – Norman Hartnell: Brides Pt.1

Spain

The Wedding of Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano and Prince Felipe of Spain

Today is King Felipe and Queen Letizia's 16th wedding anniversary! Let's take a look back at their wedding, which was the first royal wedding of an heir to the throne in Spain for nearly a century. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'kUnfywf-TZd250fF7PKA0g',sig:'Y6uivX3P6Iwpw-5wueobmdVm3LyoDpBL49-80La39Qc=',w:'594px',h:'393px',items:'98055347,450810642,450810332,98055317,50885869',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })}); We'll start off with the co- stars of the show, the… Continue reading The Wedding of Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano and Prince Felipe of Spain

Britain

The Designer Diaries – Norman Hartnell: Pt. 3

The last wedding to be featured in this Hartnell series is the May 6th, 1960 wedding of Princess Margaret to photographer Mr. Antony Armstrong-Jones. You can revisit the other two weddings (Princess Elizabeth) here, and (The Duchess of Gloucester) here. And as always, no part of this series could have been assembled without the Wiki page for… Continue reading The Designer Diaries – Norman Hartnell: Pt. 3

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The Designer Diaries – Norman Hartnell: Pt.2

Featured Image: CC licence - The Royal Wedding' (Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester; Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester)by Vandyk, published by J. Beagles & Co Bromide postcard print, 6 November 1935. NPG x197272© National Portrait Gallery, London Part one of the series told us a bit about Hartnell, and featured the then Princess Elizabeth's wedding… Continue reading The Designer Diaries – Norman Hartnell: Pt.2