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…

Finding A Vintage Dress for Owl Ski…

A week tomorrow I am off to a swanky party with work. We won a Vodafone competition and our prize is an all expenses paid party and casino at a boutique hotel in Manchester. I’ve been extremely good with my diet (and have lost another stone in weight) but I’m struggling to find a dress…