Category Archives: court and social

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emerald and diamond kokoshnik tiara

this is yet another tiara SOS! Your Blog Hostess is certain she’s seen this emerald-and-diamond kokoshnik prior to the March 15 auction. If you’ve got the info, please cue us in! Yet another tiara that came to the block on … Continue reading

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remembering the queen mum

on the anniversary of the beloved dowager queen’s death, let’s revel in the good times past:  the Duke & Duchess of York 1927.  mother-and-daughter both hail in new coronation halos, 1937.  marriage of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon to Prince Albert, Duke of York, … Continue reading

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Royal Baby Update: Prince Oscar of Sweden

  To update what we so briefly gleaned yesterday, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden gave birth to a prince, now third-in-line to the throne. This morning, while we Americans were deep in REM, the royal baby’s name was announced: Prince … Continue reading

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Prince born to Victoria of Sweden

Well, at 20:28 Continental time, Crown Princess Victoria gave birth to a son at Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm. The new prince–name to be announced tomorrow–is now 3rd in line to the Swedish throne. Her husband, Prince Daniel briefly addressed the … Continue reading

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tiara time! our favorite tiaras (for the moment)

almost four years in, we finally compile a list of our favorite tiaras… Continue reading

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kate and will have tea with my grandma

every Saturday at 3.  

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the most requested tiara ever

we tackle the most requested tiara ever on this website: the ducal coronet of Spain Continue reading

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