Monthly Archives: April 2011

Oh dear, the Princess Royal needs a stylist BADLY!

Oh dear, someone get the Princess Royal – Princess Anne as was – a stylist. The lilac and lemon colour combo is potentially a winner, but the shape is all wrong for her, and that hat looks as if it … Continue reading

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Finally, we know. She looks ravishing, but what about those eyebrows

It is a fabulous gown, and not at all “fashion”. It is an exquisite, timeless ivory and white satin gazar gown, lavished with chantilly lace for the bodice. Very low-key, very Grace Kelly, very 1950s. The proportions are perfect. It … Continue reading

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She’s wearing lace… and it’s divinely understated

The moment we have all been waiting for – Kate Middleton’s dress is finally revealed. It’s by Sarah Burton at the House of Alexander McQueen, and it’s lace, with a deep V neckline. Kate – and Sarah – have got … Continue reading

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The royals look fab, but what’s with the uniform navy blue

The extended family of duchesses and princesses look, on the whole very chic. Notable among them is the Duchess of Kent who looks divine in pink, possibly by Bellville Sassoon, a favourite of hers. But at least five of them … Continue reading

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So, it was a blast from the past, the clever Catherine Walker

For the marriage of her daughter Kate to Prince William, Carol Middleton has chosen a pale grey-blue wool crepe coat and dress by Catherine Walker, a favourite of the late Princess of Wales. Walker, who tragically died last year, was … Continue reading

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A sea of lavender but some very chic hats

Not entirely surprising that Westminter Abbey is filling up with a sea of pastels. Most of the guests attending the wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William are playing safe, though there are soSme very dramatic hats, including pretty fascinators … Continue reading

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Royal wedding fever? No, but we are looking forward to the outfits

I would be fibbing if I said I was excited about Friday’s royal wedding. Despite the best efforts of the newspapers, magazines, TV, radio and the blogosphere, all of which are trying to hype us into a state of dizzy … Continue reading

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