Ah yes! Opera gloves are making a comeback, So let's show some appreciation for them and the myriad ways they can enhance an ensemble. Margo was the Queen of the Elongated Glove back in the day. Long gloves in the daytime? No problem! Opera gloves in the evening? Bring them on! Feast your eyes on… Continue reading Spam the Opera Gloves!
I know many of you have been waiting a long time, in some cases years, for this post. Let's do it. We'll start you off with a few, but there are so many more out there waiting to be brought to the light! Princess and Queen Anne Marie loves a good evening cloak. Here she… Continue reading Spam the Evening Capes, Coats, and Cloaks
Let's show fifty of Tilly's best outfits for her fiftieth birthday. I didn't have time to corral all the Hofdames and get their input, so you're stuck with my choices to start you off. Here we go: Official Photos The Queen always shines in her official photos, and this year's are no exception. Love the… Continue reading Spam the Colorful Tils – The Queen is Fifty!
We haven't had a good spam post in a while. Let's make that right! I'll start with my favorite, Queen Alexandrine's Pearl and Diamond brooch. It originally appeared on Queen Alexandrine in the early part of the twentieth century. (A hint as to my second favorite - note the header image!) Embed from Getty Images… Continue reading Spam Your Favorite Brooches
Time for a purely fun post and one close to this Hofdame's heart. You know how I feel about hair ornaments, so let's give the best of them some love. I'll start off with a few of my favorites. Princess Madeleine pinned the rose brooch from the Braganza parure into her flowing (then) blonde locks.… Continue reading Spam the Hair Ornaments