British RoyalsThe Wessexes

The case for HRH Princess Louise

It was the first time we’d heard her speak. When Lady Louise talked fondly of her late grandfather in the BBC One documentary Prince Philip: The Royal Family Remembers, she did it with confidence, passion, and a sense of duty. With her 18th birthday approaching in November, I think an appropriate gift would be that she starts using her official title, Her Royal Highness Princess Louise, and…
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The Wessexes

Lady Louise makes confident debut as she pays tribute to her beloved grandfather

There were plenty of surprises in the TV tribute to Prince Philip that celebrated his remarkable life but among the biggest was a teenager with a very bright future. The special BBC One programme featuring the Royal Family talking about the Duke of Edinburgh also marked the first interview with his youngest granddaughter, Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor, and she all but stole the show. Lady…
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The Yorks

Princess Eugenie's handmade wedding gift revealed

Princess Eugenie has shared details of one of her most special wedding presents. The princess revealed her grandfather, the Duke of Edinburgh, gave her a painting he had done himself as a marriage gift. Eugenie spoke of the portrait in the special BBC One programme…
British RoyalsPrince Charles and Camilla

Prince Charles backs bog standard fashion

Prince Charles has backed bog cotton in sustainable fashions, offering bog cotton sourced from the Castle of Mey for clothing designed by eco-friendly fashion brand Vin + Omi. The new pieces are part of Vin + Omi’s upcoming collection, with bog cotton—which looks similar to cotton but grows in boggy parts of the United Kingdom—sourced from The Queen Mother’s former residence in…
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Prince Charles and Camilla

Regulator to investigate Prince Charles's charity

The Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) has confirmed it will launch an investigation into one of Prince Charles’s charities, the Prince’s Foundation. An article published in The Sunday Times alleges that donations made to the charity may have been used to influence to the heir of the throne. The purpose of the investigation is to better understand how the organisation uses their…
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