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Learn to dress like a royal through free online course from the University of Glasgow

While the ‘Kate effect’ and ‘Meghan effect’ has fashionistas racing to their laptops every time the duchesses step out in a new ensemble, royal fashion lovers rejoice, as there is a new way to indulge in your passion. The University of Glasgow has collaborated with Historic Royal Palaces to develop a five-week online course and best of all it is free! The course, A History of Royal…
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FeaturesHistory

The Queen's controversial style pick for the Investiture of the Prince of Wales

When Queen Elizabeth II invested her eldest son Prince Charles with the title of Prince of Wales in a ceremony on 1 July 1969 at Caernarfon Castle in Wales, it was the latest in a storied and solemn show of monarchy and there were absolutely no complaints about the affair. Well, unless you count the eternal controversy that surrounds fashion at royal events. This time, it was the Queen who was…
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Opinion

Opinion: In defence of royal fashion finders

Our Europe Correspondent, Heaven LeeMiller, defends those who research the style of the royals and report on them. Over the past few months, a lot of accusations have been thrown online and mostly on social media about royal fashion bloggers. The most recurring one is that…
FeaturesInsight

Classically Charles: the flawless style of the future king

When Issue 41 of The Rake magazine hit newsstands a couple of weeks ago, it threw the spotlight on Prince Charles again. But the immediate focus wasn’t on his involvement in public life or the content of the letters to government ministers that have plagued the front pages over recent months, rather, it was how the Prince was dressed which drew attention. Cutting a regal picture on the cover…
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