Did you miss the German royal wedding?

August 27, 2011

The heir to the Kaiser of Germany, a Mr. Georg Prince of Prussia, got married today to Miss Sophie Princess of Isenburg. Never heard of them? Join the club. Which shows that you really can set aside your ruling families and things will smooth out in a few generations. Just leave them with some money […]

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Princess Beatrice — fashion redemption?

July 31, 2011

Princess Beatrice’s sin against fashion was grave indeed when she wore That Hat to Kate and William’s wedding in April. In the wake of the headgear horror, Bea’s mother revealed that a stylist had been engaged because Fergie was too busy to “go around the shops” with Bea. Bea’s bride-to-be friends must have been quaking […]

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TRH the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet the natives

July 8, 2011
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Royal wedding perfection for Princess Charlene and Prince Albert of Monaco

July 2, 2011

Princess Charlene is no longer in the bridal shadow of Princess Grace. Now a wedding icon in her own right, the embroidered Armani gown showcased her natural elegance. They married “at home” in the Main Courtyard of the Palais Princier. The guests were almost outnumbered by musicians and priests. Every detail of the wedding, from […]

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Catherine and Michelle, together at last

May 24, 2011

Who cares about the men? The guys cropped out of this particular photo are the President of the United States and Prince William of Wales. The main attraction was the first meeting of two women we love to read about: Michelle Obama and HRH Princess William/Duchess of Cambridge/hope of the royal family/Kate. Shimmering FLOTUS in […]

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Princess Beatrice & Princess Eugenie are free of their minders

May 7, 2011

News today that the princesses have lost their bodyguards. No, they didn’t give them the slip. Someone with a grain of sense at the Metropolitan Police decided that half a million pounds a year was a bit steep for, basically, escorting two princesses out of nightclubs. So the girls will no longer have protection officers […]

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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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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 royal fashion war that wasn’t

April 19, 2011

When is a story not a story? When two royal wives are on a photo call and they’re not grinning like hyenas. Stop the presses! It’s a fashion war!, cried the Daily Mail. I can’t blame the journalists for being in a lather. They’re exhausted from the run-up to the William & Kate shindig and […]

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