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The Earl and Countess of Wessex celebrate 20 years of marriage

There are celebrations in the royal household this week as the Earl and Countess of Wessex are celebrating 20 years of marriage on Wednesday. The couple is marking the day privately alongside their two children, Lady Louise and James. Prince Edward is the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh’s youngest child and married Sophie Rhys-Jones in 1999 at Windsor Castle. The Earl of Wessex is the only…
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The Queen is joined by all her children for the Order of the Garter ceremony

The traditional Order of the Garter service is taking place in Windsor this afternoon with all four of the Queen’s children taking part. The Prince of Wales, the Duke of York, the Earl of Wessex and the Princess Royal, who are all members of the Order, have joined…
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This Week in Royal Fashion: U.S. State Visit Edition

Monday kicked off the widely-publicised U.S. State visit to London, and whilst we won’t be getting into the politics here, we will be taking a look at the fashion. Let’s look at a few style highlights. The President and First Lady arrived Monday and were greeted by The Queen, who wore a Stewart Parvin coat in a gorgeous shade of pale jade green for the event. Embed from Getty…
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This Week in Royal Fashion: Lady Gabriella's wedding, Kate at the Chelsea Flower Show and Buckingham Palace garden party

We were treated to a blockbuster fashion week with a royal wedding, the Chelsea Flower Show, and a Buckingham Palace garden party. There’s much to cover, so let’s take a look at some of the style highlights: Guests at Lady Gabriella’s wedding Lady Gabriella…
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Duke of Edinburgh passes on patronage to Countess of Wessex

It has been announced the Duke of Edinburgh officially handed over the patronage of The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) to the Countess of Wessex. The duke took on the role of patron of the organisation, which serves as the professional body for management and leadership, in 1992.  However, he was involved with the CMI as an Honorary Fellow since 1969, making 2019 his 50th year of service to…
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Sophie concludes India tour in New Delhi

The Countess of Wessex completed her tour of India Friday, after a five-day visit to the country on behalf of The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust. Thursday the Countess headed from Mumbai to New Delhi to visit the United Services Institution of India. The Countess joined a roundtable discussion on gender-based violence in conflict and India’s approach to Women, Peace and Security. British…
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