“What do you think of the Harry and Meghan situation?” That’s a question I get a lot lately, so here goes. There appears to be a lot of ego happening here. Harry and Meghan seem to regard themselves as incredibly important. As members of the royal family, they’d have to be a part of something they have no control over,… Read More
Thanks to the research by William Dalrymple and Anita Anand, the dastardly Hope Diamond is being given a run for its money by none other than the Koh-i-Noor, currently in possession of the British Royal Family. The Koh-i-Noor is the sparkling egg-sized diamond set in the crown of the late Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Legend has it that the… Read More
Charlotte Casiraghi Marries Her Beau! On Saturday, June 1st, Charlotte Casiraghi of Monaco wed film producer Dimitri Rassam. Their civil ceremony took place at the Prince’s Palace of Monaco. Charlotte’s civil wedding outfit was designed by Anthony Vaccarello for Saint Laurent. It was a short, trendy grey lace brocade dress with three large bows. Dimitri wore a classic navy colored… Read More
This wedding was simply sumptuous. Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston make a lovely couple, and their mutual love and pride in one another was evident as they descended the steps of St. George’s. Even though the ceremony was not televised live, the arrival and departure of the bride and her groom was a beautiful display. First up, her arrival…. Read More
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex introduce their new baby to the world. He has made history as the first biracial child in the British royal family. Edited to add: in the immediate British royal family. The children of Lady Davina Lewis (daughter of the Duke of Gloucester), are half Maori. We welcome Master Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor!
I had the opportunity to speak a bit about the royal baby on NBC! View the clip here.
UPDATE: No news on letters patent. The baby remains Master Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex now have a healthy son, the seventh in line to the British throne. The baby may possibly carry the title Earl of Dumbarton. It was first held by George Douglas, given to him by Charles II in recognition of his military… Read More
Luxembourg stood still for the funeral of Grand Duke Jean, who died April 23rd at the age of 98. The nation and its Grand Ducal family paid their respects to a monarch, a war hero, a father, and grandfather.