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the best in Tiaras & Trianon Shopping

Hey kids! Remember when we used to do those “Best in Marie Antoinette Shopping” posts? [It’s a category. Check it out. Go on.] Anywho…I was on Amazon the other day searching a book on Queen Victoria Eugenia. The biography did … Continue reading

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tiara time! the nine provinces tiara (or belgian empire tiara)

Back to Belgium we go for today’s edition of Tiara Time. This wedding tiara goes by two names; the geographically-informative Nine Provinces tiara or mildly-anachronistic Belgian Empire tiara. We like the Belgian Empire tiara, personally. It has a more poetic … Continue reading

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Tiara Time Pregame: Boning up on the Belgians

Wednesday isn’t exactly when We’d typically pull the trigger on the starting pistol for one of Our famous theme weeks. Upon learning of King Albert’s abdication We exclaimed to ourselves, “Egad! We’ve never had a Belgian Tiara Time!” Not that … Continue reading

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