Articles Tagged 'The Royal Wedding'

Royal Roundup: How Kate and Will’s Daughter Could Become Queen

The British government is embarking on historic reforms of the monarchy. The government is proposing to change the centuries-old law of succession that automatically gives male children precedence in inheriting the crown. For as far back as anyone can remember, first-born male children have received preference in royal succession. Remember, for example, Henry VIII’s obsession […]

Royal Roundup: Kate Taking ‘Lessons’ to Adjust to Her New Role

There’s no set curriculum, no “British Monarchy 101” classes for someone marrying into the royal family, but Kate Middleton has been getting a series of private “lessons” to help her acclimate to becoming the Duchess of Cambridge. In recent weeks, Kate has had meetings with a parade of experts on the media, government and the […]

Royal Roundup: Kate is NOT Pregnant, Palace Says

That Kate Middleton is not pregnant is probably not likely to strike anyone as major news. Except, perhaps, The Star. The American tabloid weekly reported — no, trumpeted — its exclusive story that the Duchess of Cambridge was expecting not just one child but twins. Under a box stating “The Official Announcement,” the magazine’s headline blared, “Kate […]

Royal Roundup: Queen Calls Wedding Dress Display ‘Horrid’

Queens say the darndest things. Months of planning went into the royal wedding exhibit that opens at Buckingham Palace tomorrow, and at the center of it all is the world’s most famous dress, the Sarah Burton/Alexander McQueen creation that Kate Middleton wore when she married Prince William. And when Queen Elizabeth saw how it was […]

Royal Roundup: Kate’s Dress is the Big Draw at Palace Show

Kate Middleton‘s wedding dress is the centerpiece of the exhibition honoring the royal wedding that opens at Buckingham Palace on Saturday. “It is just a work of art and a tribute to British couture,” Caroline de Guitaut, the exhibit’s curator, told Sky News. The dress is by no means the only item in the show, […]

The Queen’s Handbag Sets New Trend

We already knew that Kate Middleton was having a huge effect on the world of ladies’ fashion, having seen high street copies of the dress she wore to announce her engagement simply fly out of the shops, and no doubt the same is happening with her wedding dress, and the bridesmaids’ dresses, and the sale […]

Royal Roundup: Prince William to the Rescue

Talk about a busy week back at work. Most of us only have to deal with a backlog of unread emails after returning from holiday, but Prince William, a search-and-rescue pilot for Britain’s Royal Air Force, has been involved in three emergency evacuations so far this week. Just today (May 6), BBC News reports that […]

Royal Roundup: William and Kate Confirmed for California Trip in July

After days of rumors, today (May 5) St James’s Palace has confirmed that William and Kate will make a three-day jaunt to California after their week-long official tour of Canada this summer. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit the Golden State from July 8-10, with former “Governator” Arnold Schwarzenegger expected to host them, […]

Royal Roundup: Philip Treacy Defends Beatrice’s Much-Mocked Headgear

The wreath-like hat Princess Beatrice wore to Friday’s (April 29) royal wedding continues to be an Internet punchline. (In the shadow of Beatrice’s ridiculous headgear, Princess Eugenie‘s feather-topped blue fascinator has barely registered.) But designer Philip Treacy has leaped to the defense of his creations, telling HollywoodLife.com that the sisters left the design of the […]

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