Britain

Designer Diaries – Duchess of Cornwall and Anna Valentine

Is it floaty? Is it flowy? Is it worn by the Duchess of Cornwall? It's probably an Anna Valentine design. In 1986, after meeting in a pattern-cutting course, Anna Valentine and Antonia Robinson formed a small design studio in South London. They named it straightforwardly: Robinson Valentine. Anna was the creative engine powering the duo,… Continue reading Designer Diaries – Duchess of Cornwall and Anna Valentine

Denmark

Handbag Mystery Hour – Princess Anne-Marie’s Wedding Gown

For years we have confidently said that then-Princess Anne-Marie's wedding gown was designed by Jørgen Bender. In fact, we have mentioned it several times on this blog, including in the Jørgen Bender Designer Diary, which you can read here. Imagine our surprise when we came across this New York Times article that indicated Danish designer… Continue reading Handbag Mystery Hour – Princess Anne-Marie’s Wedding Gown

Britain

Random Royaling – Zara Phillips Wedding

Zara and Mike Tindall are celebrating eleven years of marriage this weekend. I am feeling sentimental about these two crazy kids, who are now not-so-staid parents of three children. Since things are slow, let's wallow in some nostalgia. Party on the Yacht The pre-wedding cocktail party was held on the royal yacht Britannia, which had… Continue reading Random Royaling – Zara Phillips Wedding

Greece

Open Post – Wedding of Prince Philippos and Princess Nina (nee Flohr) of Greece – Updated!

The wedding ceremony (or blessing, since they were civilly married earlier this year) will be held in Athens at the Metropolitan Cathedral where both Philippos’ parents and grandparents were married. He will be the first member of the family to marry at the cathedral since the monarchy was abolished in the seventies. Pre-Wedding Information No… Continue reading Open Post – Wedding of Prince Philippos and Princess Nina (nee Flohr) of Greece – Updated!