A Dress Fit for A Princess

Taken from an article in Woman’s Own, November 10th, 1955. Written by Norman Hartnell: The Court Dressmaker. I have interspersed the original article with additional pictures of relevance.¬† Early in July, 1947, the engagement was announced of Her Royal Highness the Princess Elizabeth to Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, R.N. The wedding would take place on November…

Royal Wedding Eve: Vintage Pictures of the Royals

Well, tomorrow the ‘Big Day’ is finally¬†here. I imagine at this moment, Kate Middleton is either beyond excitement or quaking in her pointy, suede boots. I’d be doing the latter. Watching the news yesterday, seeing the ridiculous contraptions some news stations have built to house their correspondents for the day, made me feel actually quite…