Milliner Juliette Botterill Knows How To Make a Hat POP (Just Ask Eug and Bea)

We the People of the United States need to take a page from the mother country and start wearing hats on special occasions. I'm not talking about gluing toys on a wide-brim hat and taking it to the races.  I'm talking about beautifully crafted objects of art that sit daintily atop one's head. One milliner who recently caught ...

Pippa Middleton’s New “Title:” What Does It Actually Mean?

Last week, after the dust settled and Pippa Middleton's engagement to financier James Matthews became old news, the Daily Express revealed that Middleton will one day become "Lady Glen Affric." The press had a field day with the news, billing it as a new way for Middleton to try and one-up her older sister, the Duchess ...

Princess Margaret: The Court Jeweller Highlights Her Most Captivating Jewelry

Princess Margaret was Queen Elizabeth's younger sister and the second daughter of King George VI. Her Royal Highness' presence was arguably as commanding  (and intimidating) as Her Majesty's. Margaret's life was filled with flash and excitement, and she ran with a very trendy set of people.  The stories of her jewelry are almost as interesting as the ...

‘The Prince George Diaries’ Author Clare Bennett Imagines Life as a Royal

By Friday, December 11, 2015 0 , , Permalink

Chris Jackson/WPA-Pool If you ask me, royal books are having the best year ever. First, I plowed through The Royal We in about three days and suffered from withdrawal. THEN I discovered The Prince George Diaries (Michael Joseph books, November 2015) a satirical first-person account of George's life, as recorded by the heir himself. The book was written by the ...

10 Questions For “The Mindy Project’s” Writer and Royal Fan Chris Schleicher

By Tuesday, September 15, 2015 0 , Permalink

Once upon a time on Instagram I started following Chris Schleicher, a writer on one of my favorite shows, "The Mindy Project" (season 3 now streaming on Hulu).  After scrolling through every one of his photos (a tribute to Her Majesty, reviews of "Grace of Monaco"), I decided to track Schleicher down for an interview.  It's ...

“The Royals” Star Alexandra Park Can’t Wait For You to Meet Princess Eleanor

By Sunday, March 22, 2015 0 , Permalink

Whether or not you think that last Sunday's premiere of "The Royals "lived up to its hype, there's no question that one character in particular completely captured our attention.  Princess Eleanor, played by Alexandra Park, was equal parts disastrous and beautiful in episode one, showcasing both a rough exterior and a vulnerability that left the ...

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