Spain’s Familia Real

A chocolate Christmas with the Spanish royal family

December 23, 2011

Is there such a thing as too much chocolate? A Spanish confectioner created life-size, chocolate figures of the Spanish Royal Family. These figures make me think uncomfortably of chocolate rabbits at Easter. Except the royals don’t have long ears. The back story on these giants of the confectionary world comes from Bekia, along with more […]

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The Red Lace Review — Duchess Catherine and other princesses

September 24, 2011

Is Duchess Catherine rocking the red lace? I’m not loving it. Is it the matchy hat? The dark shoes? I’ll only whisper this, but she looks a bit c-h-e-a-p. Is red lace just hard to wear? I remembered this gown of Princess Diana’s: Diana also had a red lace cocktail number, lined in red: Grace […]

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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 Daily Mail for being in a lather. They’re exhausted from the run-up to the William & Kate shindig […]

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