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Her Fashion Story

Last week I took a trip to London to view Diana Her Fashion Story at Kensington Palace.  Much has been written about both the exhibition and Diana’s relationship with clothes.  699 more words

Fashion History & Exhibitions

Queen Victoria’s Privy Council Dress

Queen Victoria’s Privy Council dress and removable white cotton embroidered collar (see detail), worn on the day of her accession on the 20th June 1837. Originally black (because Victoria would have been in morning for her now dead uncle King William IV), over time the silk dress has now faded to this strange brown colour. 22 more words


Diana: Her Fashion Story

This morning I met my friend Melissa, who’s also an American living in London (our husbands work together), at Kensington Palace for the new exhibition titled Diana: Her Fashion Story.​ 364 more words



This morning after an 8 o’clock Continental breakfast the three of us set out to Victoria Station to purchase Oyster Cards and then to the Underground in order to be at Covent Garden for a free Walking Tour. 256 more words

Queen Victoria - Winterhalter - 1843

Prince Albert’s ‘favourite picture’ of Queen Victoria, 1843 by Winterhalter. In her diary, Victoria wrote about this ‘secret picture’ she was having painted for Albert’s 24th birthday as a surprise. 146 more words


Royal children are better than yours

The Royal children are better than yours, their birthdays are more important and when they are old enough to think things, the things that they think will be more important than the things your children think about things. 168 more words