WE all love a royal wedding, with Harry and Meghan’s big day the latest in a line of special occasions that have thrilled and enthralled us for generations. From Queen Victoria’s trend-setting white wedding to the marriage of Harry’s parents Diana, and Prince Charles, Nick Pritchard looks at royal weddings to remember. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert February 10, 1840 VICTORIA is credited with starting the trend for brides to wear white. At the time, most wore coloured gowns with silver and gold embroidery but Victoria decided on white when she wed Albert in the Chapel Royal of St James’s Palace in London. She loved her dress so much she wore it through the decades. The couple’s 300lb wedding cake was three yards in circumference. Slices still survive — one sold for £1,500 in 2016.The Queen and Philip Mountbatten November 20, 1947 THE then Princess Elizabeth arrived at Westminster Abbey in the same carriage as her father, King George VI. After … [Read more...] about From Victoria and Albert to Prince William and Kate Middleton, here are some Royal Weddings to remember
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It's hard to remember now, but there was a time when Kate Middleton and Prince William weren't romantically involved. Even before their wedding seven years ago, Kate was a fixture in the public eye, popping in and out of Mahiki, shopping on the King's Road and being spotted skiing with William and their aristo chums. The couple dated for 10 years prior to getting engaged, and even squeezed in one break-up. While we know William had ex girlfriends, little is known about Kate's romantic history. But, believe it or not, she does have one... There are some very handsome men lurking in her past, and it definitely looks like she had a type. Willem Marx The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met at university, meaning they've known each other for pretty much all of their adult lives. However, before university, Kate dated Willem Marx, who is now a reporter and, according to his Twitter bio, author of Balochistan at a Crossroads (the proceeds of which going to Polio eradication). London-based … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton has more exes than you’d expect and she definitely has a type
JENNY Packham is a British designer with a well-known label of the same name. The 53-year-old founded her brand in 1988, which specialises in ready-to-wear collections and bridal outfits. Who is Jenny Packham? The married mum-of-two lives in London with her husband, Matthew Anderson. After graduating with a First Class Honours degree in fashion, she launched her line in the late 1980s with a ready-to-wear evening collection. Introducing a bridal collection in 2007, the Jenny Packham brand grew in popularity, seeing lingerie, bridal accessories and ready-to-wear accessories in 2011. The brand is highly successful, and counts a number of a-listers among fans. Jenny Packham has stores and showrooms in London, New York, Paris and Hong Kong. The label is also stocked at Harrods, Harvey Nichols, Selfridges, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and Bergdorf Goodman. And in 2016 she launched a collaboration with David's Bridal, 'Wonder by Jenny Packham'. The … [Read more...] about Who is Jenny Packham, what were her Kate Middleton royal baby outfits and who else has the British designer dressed?
TERRIFIED passengers were left fearing for their lives when turbulence cracked a jet's window - hours after a woman died after she was sucked out of another plane. The latest mid-flight emergency - on board the Boeing 787 Dreamliner - left many of the 240 passengers on-board in tears and praying for help. The Air India plane was rocked by turbulence shortly after take-off as the plane reached 15,000ft and then lasted almost half of its journey. At least three people are understood to have been treated for minor injuries while camera phone footage shows the window panel "falling off." The mid-air drama came after a woman died after another engine fire caused an explosion to suck the victim from one of the plane's window. A probe has now been launched by aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and the Aircraft Accident Investigation Board (AAIB) into the Air India incident. The flight from Amristar to Delhi was only supposed to last around 30 … [Read more...] about Air India flight hits massive turbulence leaving three passengers injured as window panel FALLS OFF a day after woman sucked out of Southwest Airlines jet
The Duchess of Cambridge also wore 40 designers in 1 week and made 17 outfit changes By Megan Nisbet Tuesday, April 19, 2016 KATE Middleton completely switched things up on her Indian tour with Prince William and wowed the nation with her surprising outfits. The Duchess of Cambridge – who we’re used to seeing in recycled numbers in the UK – opted for an entirely new wardrobe. Kate Middleton stunned in white and geometric patterns[Getty/Wenn/Pa] The mum of 2 paid tribute to India and Bhutan with her carefully thought out dresses and even ditched designer brands for high-street choices such as Topshop and Zara. And although it’s top secret, rumour has it that Kate’s assistant, Natasha Archer, is the reason behind her new tasteful but classy look. As well as the fact that E! have revealed that the 34 year … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton’s Indian tour wardrobe cost £35,000