Weddings

Royal newlyweds head back to private life, royal watchers collapse

May 1, 2011

Is your head still spinning from the wonderful wedding? Mine is! I watched the wedding on NBC — but I wasn’t alone in the wee hours, I was live blogging snarky (and sometimes teary-eyed) commentary with the team from Andrew Morton’s new celebrity and lifestyle site The Morton Report. A pro-Diana group all around, as […]

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Kate Middleton: The Mystery of the Wedding Gown Designer

April 26, 2011

For months, The Mystery of the Wedding Gown Designer was the only gripping story about Prince William and Kate Middleton. Prince William kept doing good deeds in Welsh helicopters, and Kate kept out of sight. Faster than the tide went in and out, the names of designers rose and fell as the one who had […]

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Royal wedding fashion train-wreck, and only 5 days to go

April 25, 2011

What happened to the legendary British reserve and stiff-upper-lip? The females in the royal wedding are freaking out over fashion — in public! Here’s the state of play on Day 5 in the Royal Wedding Fashion Countdown: * Prince William’s aunt, Sophie Wessex, throws a hissy fit IN THE STREET outside the atelier of couturier […]

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Which is your favorite Windsor engagement photo? William & Kate? Charles & Camilla?

April 23, 2011

Why are some royal engagement photos riveting and some a snooze? See generations of Windsor engagement photos, and get insightful analysis by veteran royal photographer Arthur Edwards. Then report back and name your favorite. William and Kate? Charles and Diana? Here’s mine. Why? Transparent happiness.

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How thin is too thin for Kate Middleton?

April 20, 2011

Kate Middleton, on a warm-weather shopping trip in London, a week before her wedding to Prince William. Hope the secret honeymoon location has some good restaurants where she can get a decent meal. Speaking of meals, her parents had lunch with the Queen and Prince Philip, an occasion that was reported as “very warm.” Since the […]

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Springtime 1956: Grace Kelly in her role as royal fiancee

April 20, 2011

Who ever played the part better? The Kelly bag not yet part of her wardrobe, the Oscar-winning star sailed the Atlantic to Monaco with her trunks, her poodle, and an entourage. Here she’s about to disembark in Monte Carlo and meet the Monegasques for the first time. Lots of glam Grace cruising pics at Habitually […]

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Sartorial advice for Carole Middleton

April 19, 2011

Just two words: Susan Barrantes. Who? Mother of the bride, when Sarah Ferguson married Prince Andrew. Look at the group photo from 1986. All the clothes now look embarrassingly dated — except for Susan Barrantes in yellow. No, not Princess Anne in yellow. The one with the elegant hat. Watch Susan at the 8:40 mark […]

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“The Redhead”

April 19, 2011

It all started so well.

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HSH Prince Albert looks serene with Charlene

April 19, 2011

Meanwhile, in Monaco things are going swimmingly. Prince Albert will marry South African Charlene Wittstock on July 1. The two Olympic athletes met Lord knows how many years ago when Charlene was in a swim meet in Monte Carlo. You think Westminster Abbey’s a great wedding venue? Try outdoors, on the Riviera, in the middle of […]

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