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Arts & Culture, Fashion

Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen’s Wardrobe at Buckingham Palace

Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen’s Wardrobe at Buckingham Palace

A Queen does not dress to impress. Having no social superiors she does not need to. Visitors to this year’s Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace are in for a sartorial royal treat. Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen’s Wardrobe will see an […]

by × July 26, 2016 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

A Royal Welcome at Buckingham Palace

A Royal Welcome at Buckingham Palace

This summer visitors to Buckingham Palace will experience what it is like to attend an event at the invitation of Her Majesty The Queen. Special films and displays have been set up throughout the 19 State Rooms to give a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the Royal Household staff busy at work. […]

by × August 20, 2015 × 0 comments

Fashion

Fashion Rules at Kensington Palace

Fashion Rules at Kensington Palace

We couldn’t make last week’s press viewing of Fashion Rules at Kensington Palace, so took the opportunity yesterday, to spend an idyllic summer’s afternoon strolling around the palace and grounds. This new exhibition showcases gowns from the collections of HM The Queen, Princess Margaret and Diana, Princess of Wales. By […]

by × July 10, 2013 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Hartnell to Amies: Couture By Royal Appointment

Hartnell to Amies: Couture By Royal Appointment

Hartnell to Amies: Couture By Royal Appointment, now showing at the Fashion and Textile Museum, is a fascinating and rather lovely retrospective of London couture, examining the impact of royal celebrity on 20th century British fashion. The beautiful collection – assembled here to coincide with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee year […]

by × November 27, 2012 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

We were disappointed to have missed the opening of Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950 at the V&A a few weeks back; not just for the fact that it’s a spectacular exhibition celebrating the very British tradition of creating magnificent gowns, but for the opportunity to catch up with some old […]

by × June 11, 2012 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Couture Collection – The Hardy Amies Museum & Archive

Couture Collection – The Hardy Amies Museum & Archive

To coincide with the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Sir Hardy Amies, Royal Dressmaker to HM Queen Elizabeth II, the house of Hardy Amies has opened its extensive and until now, largely unseen archive to the public for the first time ever. No.14 Savile Row, London, has been home […]

by × July 19, 2010 × 0 comments