Who runs the show in the royal nursery? Rhetorical question. We’ve known since at least the 2016 balloon arch incident that it’s Princess Charlotte, and Queen Elizabeth II has just provided additional corroboration. And who better to judge than England’s longest-reigning monarch?
If you’ve watched even one tiny second of The Crown, Netflix’s sweeping costume drama about the life and times of Queen Elizabeth II, then you’ve tried to speak in Queen Elizabeth’s plummy, posh, fancy-as-fuck accent more times than you’d like to mention.
The Crown—a lavishly produced tale of the world’s most frustrating family business—returns for its second season come December. What to expect? Judging from this trailer, lots of angst about changing times, several egos the the size of Siberia, and some absolutely killer midcentury fashion.
Diana, Princess of Wales, was the most famous woman of the late twentieth century, and August 31 is the two-decade anniversary of her death. Consequently, the media business on both sides of the Atlantic plans to spend the next few weeks in a total, shameless scramble for ratings.
It is officially summer. You probably already knew that and I’m not sure what you’ll do with that information if you didn’t but I felt it needed to be said. This means we’re almost halfway through 2017 and I plan on spending the next few months preserving my strength so I can make it over the finish line. Let’s see…
Elizabeth II, queen of the United Kingdom, has honored Cate Blanchett, queen of the dramatic arts.
On Sunday, British Prime Minister Theresa May announced that suffragist Millicent Garrett Fawcett will be honored with a statue in London’s Parliament Square. She will be the first woman to join the ranks of those commemorated there.
Queen Elizabeth II has been monarch so long that a sovereign’s death is unprecedented in the memories of many Britons, and the world has changed so immensely in the decades since the funeral of George VI that her passing will require a whole new playbook. But you’d better believe they do have a detailed plan,…
Bloody monarchy. Who needs it? Not this toddler, apparently.
Does Queen Elizabeth II refuse to dirty her nails with any polish other than Essie’s “Ballet Slippers”? Join me on a quest for truth.
But for the grace of God goes Queen Elizabeth, creeping late-night around the castle.
In just 72 hours, Fifth Harmony has gone from dull musical group responsible for 2016's best earworm whose members I can’t name, to captivating cultural trainwreck responsible for 2016's best earworm whose members I’m slowly starting to learn because they won’t stop making statements about each other.
If you’ve been longing since the age of five to bring some of Princess Diana’s style into your life—or if you’re really too young to remember her but keen to update your wardrobe with some whimsically exaggerated late 1980s touches—ASOS has got the capsule collection for you!
Queen Elizabeth II’s closet or candy store? You’d be forgiven a little confusion if you stumbled unawares onto “Fashioning a Reign,” a new exhibition dedicated to the monarch’s clothing choices.
The BBC radio program Don’t Make Me Laugh has landed in hot water thanks to some rather vulgar jokes about Queen Elizabeth II. And during her birthday celebrations, at that.
This past weekend brought yet another round of 90th birthday celebration for Queen Elizabeth II, as the royal family gathered on the balcony of Buckingham Palace for the annual “Trooping the Colour” military parade. That includes Princess Charlotte, who looked deeply unconvinced by the whole affair.
Does it seem like you see 95-year-old Prince Phillip lots more than you see Prince William or his stylish wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge? That’s because you do—the two young royals have essentially spent the last year rusticating with their children. They are living that English countryside life and could not be…
The Royal Horticultural Society’s annual Chelsea Flower Show is getting underway in the United Kingdom, and today press and VIPs got a special preview of the elaborate, often whimsical gardens. The Queen was there, as well as assorted other royals and also cake queen Mary Berry.
To mark Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday tomorrow, she sat for a portrait with her heirs, her son, grandson, and great-grandson, who was styled like a schoolboy circa 1906 and standing on a stack of what appear to be foam blocks wrapped in a very nice ribbon.
Netflix has dropped a trailer for its series about the life and times of Queen Elizabeth, and it looks pretty good, frankly, as well as downright sumptuous.