On July 1 at 5 PM (Monaco time), former Olympic swimmer and gushy Vogue fashion plate Charlene Wittstock will wed Prince (“Never Stops Being Hilarious”) Albert II in a ceremony whereby a legal contract of kinship is created between two people. Here are some SCANDALOUS! FACTS! we learned about her from hours of exhaustive research idly glancing at her Wikipedia page. Fair warning: some truly appalling knowledge ahead. More
Topic: princess week
In case you weren’t aware, we did a lot of royal wedding coverage this week.
Something for Queens and Mad Hatters alike.
Both Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and Carole Middleton (Prince William’s step-mother and Kate’s mother) wore sky blue suits with decorative trim. Carole Middleton’s was by Catherine Walker, Camilla’s by Anna Valentine. Not taking into account the fact that Queenie is clearly the victor in this battle of the suits, which one do you prefer? Additional views below if you want to see them in further detail.
Kate Middleton’s Sarah Burton dress channeled Grace Kelly’s classic wedding dress. And there are a lot more comparisons to be made between the commoners turned princesses! For instance: More
Kate Middleton has good taste and great style. She knows how to dress her body in a way that is almost miraculous (though it helps she’s insanely fit and genetically blessed). But even for a style icon like Kate, you can’t win ‘em all. Let’s take a look at some of her more memorable outfits and vote. More
The royal balcony kiss was begun by Prince Charles and Princess Diana, and continued today with Prince William and Princess Catherine. Sure, Will and Kate’s kiss was good, but how do you think it compares to some of the others?
Oh, don’t look surprised. More
The title of this post is not misleading. However, I should mention that interspersed throughout the following gallery of Kate Middleton’s Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen Wedding Dress From Every Possible Angle are also several photos of Kate Middleton Smiling Adoringly at Prince William. Her face must be really sore! More
As we all figured. And the official explanation is: More
Let’s look at some of the exes at the royal wedding, and evaluate how jealous they probably are. God, I hope one of them is a bunny boiler. Crazy exes are the best exes. (Spoiler: none of them are bunny boilers). More
Good morning! Perhaps you would like to eat something other than chocolate biscuits to go along with the royal wedding! So here is a spectacular scone recipe to help you pretend that you’re British. Unless you are British. In which case, wow, I bet you eat scones all the time. That must be great! Here’s a little Cranberry Apricot recipe to add to your enormous scone recipe collection. It is literally the only recipe I have that you cannot find in The Joy of Cooking.:
Queen Elizabeth in her wedding dress, 1947. According to National Geographic, the dress was a special reflection of the time. They note, “With food and clothing still being rationed in postwar Britain, royal dressmaker Norman Hartnell sought to convey a … More
Rumor has it that vintage McQueen might be fit for a princess. Do you think it will be? Vote quickly! .