When in doubt, wear gray: Charlene Wittstock’s Monaco fashion motto

June 7, 2011

Fashion habits can be tiresome (one of the best things about summer weather is that Kate Middleton/Duchess of Cambridge stopped wearing those black suede boots), but Charlene isn’t boring anyone yet. No doubt the Armani dresses she’ll wear at her civil and religious wedding ceremonies will be WHITE, but for now the future Princess of […]

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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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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. Small fry. Also rans. Yesterday’s news. This is the first meeting of two women we love to read about: Michelle Obama and HRH Princess William/Duchess of Cambridge/hope of the royal […]

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A ‘Tequila Sunrise’ for the Monaco royal wedding

May 14, 2011

Latest tidbit re the summer nuptials of Prince Albert of Monaco and Charlene Wittstock — The Eagles will perform the night before the wedding, in a concert for the people of Monaco. Is that a threat or a promise? It’s a bad idea for so many reasons: 1)  Prince Albert should be trying to minimize […]

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Join me in a wedding gift to William and Kate?

May 14, 2011

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are the couple who have everything. Except the teensiest bit of privacy. I have an idea for a wedding present for them, and I wonder what you think about it? I promise not to click on any newspaper stories that seem to be invading their privacy. That means no […]

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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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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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