Month: November 2013

How Princess Diana kept her Wedding Dress a Secret

How Princess Diana kept her Wedding Dress a Secret

Princess Diana
How Princess Diana kept her Wedding Dress a Secret Princess Diana’s wedding dress will always be remembered as one of the most beautiful and elegant dresses to be worn be any bride in the Royal Family, but not many people are aware of the great lengths Princess Diana and her designer went to keep the dress a secret. The following article will examine how this was done in addition to detailing on the dress and how it was made. A Dress fit for a Princess Lady Diana Spencer was married to Prince Charles of Wales at St. Paul’s Cathedral on the 29th of July 1981. Their wedding was one of the most publicised events of the year and was watched on television by an estimated 750 million people around the world. It’s easy to imagine the pressure felt by the future Princess of Wales to ensure tha
Princess Diana Charity Work

Princess Diana Charity Work

Princess Diana
Princess Diana Charity Work The Princess of Wales, Lady Diana Spencer will forever be remembered as a kind and very caring person who could not bare to see others in pain and suffering needlessly. All members of the British Royal Family have worked extremely hard to raise considerable support and funds for various charitable organisations around the world, but it’s hard to imagine any of them dedicating themselves to this task as much as Princess Diana did. She was known as the ‘Princess of the People’, a title bestowed upon her due in part to her efforts to highlight the issues affecting third world countries and those with life threatening illnesses. Princess Diana’s Early Charity Work Working with charitable organisations has long been a duty associated with the British Royal Family
How the Royal Family Celebrate Christmas

How the Royal Family Celebrate Christmas

Duchess Catherine, Her Majesty The Queen, Prince Charles, Prince William
How the Royal Family Celebrate Christmas Christmas is one the most traditional times for families to gather and celebrate with one another, and the British Royal Family are no different in this respect. Although the British Royal Family are considerably more famous than you and I, and have access to castles where they can spend their holidays, examination of their Christmas traditions reveal that they are quite like every other British family and like to spend the day in each other’s company celebrating this special time of year. This article will reveal the various Christmas habits the Royal Family, and how they like to spend their holidays. History of the British Royal Family and Christmastime To understand the importance of Christmas to the modern British Royal Family, we must loo
Prince Harry finally starts his trip to the South Pole after 48-hour delay

Prince Harry finally starts his trip to the South Pole after 48-hour delay

Prince Harry
Prince Harry finally starts his trip to the South Pole after 48-hour delay The prince and the other four members of his Walking With The Wounded team boarded a plane in Cape Town earlier today, marking the start of their 200-mile lone challenge. The British team, along with the US and Commonwealth, are set to fly to an airbase at the edge of the Antarctic continent where they ail pitch their tents and attempt to acclimatize to the harsh conditions, which could see temperatures drop to -45 degrees. It is believed that putting up and taking down their campsite will take two hours at each end of the day, leaving little time for sleep during the constant daylight of the Antarctic summer. The winning team is expected to arrive at the South Pole by mid-December. Harry took to Trafalg
William and Kate visit charity headquarters of organisation backed by Diana’s sister

William and Kate visit charity headquarters of organisation backed by Diana’s sister

Duchess Catherine, Prince William
Prince William and Kate Middleton left Prince George at home as they paid a visit to crime prevention charity Only Connect on Tuesday morning. The royal couple, whose last joint official engagement was in support of London Poppy Day, arrived to the excitement of crowds waiting outside the charity's head office in London. New mum Kate wrapped up warm in an Orla Kiely bird print, tailored coat which showed off her svelte figure. She completed her elegant look with suede ankle boots and a matching brown clutch bag. William looked dapper in a navy suit and maroon tie as he escorted his wife into the building. As the Duke and Duchess toured the central London office, the royal couple met with staff and young people who spoke about the ways Only Connect helps support ex-offenders and
The Jewellery of Princess Diana

The Jewellery of Princess Diana

Princess Diana
The Jewellery of Princess Diana The British Royal Family have accumulated an extremely impressive collection of jewellery over the years, with different members holding on to specific pieces. Princess Diana is renowned for pairing her elegant sense of dress with beautiful pieces of jewellery, and some of these were given to her as gifts while members of the Royal Family lent others to her. The following article will examine some of the most famous pieces from the Princess of Wales jewellery collection. Princess Diana’s Tiaras Perhaps the most famous of all tiaras in her collection, the Spencer Tiara was originally given as a wedding gift to Countess Cynthia Spencer from Lady Sarah Spencer in 1919. This piece of jewellery consists of large gold scrolling foliage adorned with tulip flo
Properties of the Royal Family

Properties of the Royal Family

Her Majesty The Queen, Prince Charles, Prince William, Queen Elizabeth
Properties of The Royal Family The British Royal Family have a large number of properties belonging to them dotted around England, but readers may not be aware of the homes they own located all across the country. These properties range greatly in size, cost and age, and include castles, country homes and even small apartments. The properties are owned by different members of the Royal Family depending on their relation to the throne and what stage of their life they are in. This article will discuss the many different properties the British Royal Family own in the United Kingdom. Properties and Residences of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh The official properties belonging to Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh include Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the P...
Princess Diana favorite Fairy Tale Ballgown For Sale

Princess Diana favorite Fairy Tale Ballgown For Sale

Princess Diana
Princess Diana favorite Fairy Tale Ballgown For Sale A gown by David and Elizabeth Emanuel, the style and design duo behind Princess Diana's wedding ceremony dress is to go less than the hammer following thirty day period at Kerry Taylor Auctions. The dress, from the designers' 1986 Diahgilev collection, inspired by Leon Bakst's creations for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, is embellished with gold sequins, crystals and pearl beads. Evidently a particular favorite of the late Princess, she wore it a complete of three instances : to show up at a banquet at the German Ambassador's London home, for a Bolshoi Ballet effectiveness at the Royal Opera Household - both equally in July 1986 and at the premiere for James Bond film, The Residing Daylights in June of the subsequent year. The information v...
Queen Elizabeth II Jewellery Collection

Queen Elizabeth II Jewellery Collection

Her Majesty The Queen
Queen Elizabeth II Jewellery Collection As the head of the British Royal Family, Queen Elizabeth II has accumulated an impressive collection of jewellery over the years, in addition to the collection she acquired when she ascended to the throne. Queen Elizabeth II’s jewel collection is formally known as The Queen’s Jewels, and the monarch of the Commonwealth realms owns these. The Queen’s Jewel’s have been passed down through history from monarch to monarch, and a number of the jewels in the collection were brought from foreign or exotic lands during the British Empire’s extended rule over other countries. The Queen’s Jewels and The British Crown Jewels It’s important to realise that The Queen’s Jewels are a separate collection altogether from The British Crown Jewels. The sovereign of
Slice of Prince William and Kate Middleton Wedding Cake Sells For $4,160

Slice of Prince William and Kate Middleton Wedding Cake Sells For $4,160

Duchess Catherine, Prince William
Slice of Prince William and Kate Middleton Wedding Cake Sells For $4,160 A piece of the royal wedding cake of Prince William and Kate Middleton has sold for $4,160 at a Beverley Hills auction. It's not clear how the cake ended up on the block, but you can bet William and Kate won't be happy that someone apparently nicked a slice of cake from their wedding and kept it for two years. A representative of the auction house has confirmed the selling price but not disclosed the buyer’s identity, according to E! News. Prince William and Kate Middleton married on 29 April, 2011 at Westminster Abbey. A tier of the cake was served at the christening of Prince George last month (fruit cakes keep for years and afficianados say they improve with age). More : For the Love of Royal Cars Dian