Souvenirs

Queen Elizabeth’s royal card trick

January 2, 2012

A tip of the tiara to the Victoria & Albert Museum and their clever souvenirs of Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee. The museum staff went way beyond commemorative china when they stocked┬áthe gift shop in preparation for the exhibit of Cecil Beaton photos of Her Majesty. The playing cards are covered with Beaton’s images of The […]

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Prince Albert of Monaco takes the gold in wedding prep

May 30, 2011

In all these decades of waiting for the right girl, Prince Albert may have been a Secret Wedding Planner. How else to explain the seamless and tasteful wedding preparations in Monaco? I bet the Prince has been jotting down wedding notes over the years. Perhaps there’s something to be said for an Older Groom? Part […]

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Royal weddings — how to tell if you’re in England or Monaco

May 29, 2011

Tea towel = England Silk fan = Monaco

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