Day: March 29, 2017

Buckingham Palace is hiring a new interior decorator

Buckingham Palace is hiring a new interior decorator

Queen Elizabeth
Are you good with a needle and thread? Are you well-versed in the art of furniture preservation? Then dust off your resume, because Buckingham Palace is hiring a new interior decorator, and the job could be yours. The Royal Household posted the job opening online this week, and is seeking a “curtain maker and soft furnishing upholsterer” to deliver projects at Buckingham Palace — Queen Elizabeth’s residence — Windsor Castle, and St. James’s Palace, where Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall live. According to the posting, “The range of projects will stretch you.” Stretch you, you guys. The posting continues, “And knowing that you’re conserving and creating magnificent items that will be enjoyed by future generations will give you the greatest sense of reward.” Ah, that elusive wo
This is how Queen Elizabeth II can order to Marry or Divorce a Royal Couple

This is how Queen Elizabeth II can order to Marry or Divorce a Royal Couple

Prince Harry
Prince Harry's relationship with Suits actress Meghan Markle has many people pining for another royal wedding, but zero bells will be ringing for the couple until Meghan impresses his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II - and gets it in writing. Due to the Royal Marriages Act 1772, the monarch has the right to veto the marriage of a member of his or her family and is required to give formal consent to any family marriages in order to guard against those that could "diminish the status of the royal house." The fact that Meghan is a divorcée - she was married to Trevor Engelson from 2011 to 2013 - has been widely speculated to hurt her chances, but it actually won't. Not only have modern royal marriage rules become more lax than in previous years, but the queen has technically dealt with that ki
Prince George’s Go-To Children’s Wear Designer Launches a Sporty-Chic Kids’ Collab With Yoox

Prince George’s Go-To Children’s Wear Designer Launches a Sporty-Chic Kids’ Collab With Yoox

Prince George
April 16, 2014, was a red-letter day for Princess Désirée von Hohenlohe, the Brussels-based founder of boutique children’s wear line Les Petites Abeilles. That morning, after having spent the past six months caring for her newborn, Felicity, Von Hohenlohe decided it was high time to catch up on the news, so she clicked to the BBC, where the most-watched video was one showing the Cambridge family’s arrival in Australia. To her great surprise, Prince George was wearing a smocked sailboat romper of Von Hohenlohe’s design, sent as a gift at the suggestion of a friend. “It was a series of funny coincidences,” says Von Hohenlohe. “I didn’t know that the Duchess of Cambridge loves sailing, and of course sailing was very appropriate for New Zealand.” [The little prince wore the outfit twice.] And