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Netflix's "The Crown"


The second season of “The Crown” is now on Netflix. What a choice I jumped into.

Being a former American Studies major, of course, history was always my interest, but when I saw the one episode dealt with the Duke of Windsor coming to seek reentry to England and hopefully get a Royal-esque position, I was pleasantly surprised with a refresher course in World War II British history. 107 more words

"The Crown"-Netflix

Hat From the Past

 to this day, seventy-nine years ago, when not yet a year after the abdication, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor were met in Paris by the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. 52 more words

Vintage: Hats From The Past

Hat From the Past

 to this day in 1941 when the Duke and Duchess of Windsor arrived in Washington, the Duchess in an elegantly prim pillbox hat.

The Danish opening of Parliament this morning will undoubtedly see a number of hats worn by Queen Margrethe, Princess Mary, Princess Marie and Princess Benedikte – please use the comments to share links to these along with any others worn today.

Photo from Getty as indicated

Vintage: Hats From The Past

Gone with the wind.

One day, I bought this thing. Raf Simons for Jil Sander. I loved it. I was the only one though. Aha, my mother said. It looks like you were wearing a tie, a colleague said. 161 more words