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The Queen's Coronation Dress

It has been described as the most important British dress design of the 20th century and the gown that the Queen wore at her Coronation, on June 2nd 1953, has its own place in history. The work of Sir Norman Hartnell, created in partnership by the Monarch, it has become one of the most emblematic outfits of the House of Windsor. This was arguably the most important commission of Sir Norman…
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The Special Meanings in the Duchess of Sussex’s Wedding Bouquet

The wedding bouquet carried by the Duchess of Sussex at her marriage ceremony at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor on May 19th 2018 wasn’t just pretty, delicate and very spring like. It contained all kinds of special symbolism. In the language of flowers, so beloved of Queen Victoria, this bridal posy told a very romantic story. But both Meghan and Harry had ensured there were more modern, and…
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Mother of the bride: Doria Ragland

Meghan’s mother Doria spent the evening before the Royal Wedding with her daughter at Cliveden House Hotel. The pair arrived yesterday evening looking happy and relaxed. Last night, Doria was able to spend some quality time with Meghan before she takes part in today’s historic wedding. What do we know about Doria Ragland, mother of the bride? Sixty-one-year-old Doria hails from Ohio in…
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The father of the bride: Thomas Markle

We have heard a lot in the past week about how Thomas Markle is sadly unable to attend the Royal Wedding and he has been receiving a lot of negative press lately. Rather than looking into negative rumours, let’s have a look into Thomas as a person and learn more about…
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The Royal Wedding Dresses of Autumn Kelly and Zara Phillips

Royal wedding dresses aren’t just about what the bride wants to wear. While the woman in white has a big say in the design, her dream dress also has to fit the rather regal occasion which will see her and her intended say ‘I do’. Autumn Kelly and Zara Phillips both had plenty of pressure on them to come up with impressive royal wedding looks even if their celebrations were more low key than…
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