The Duke and Duchess Of Cambridge’s First Official Portrait Captures One Of Kate Middleton’s Fashion Highlights

The first official joint portrait of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge has been unveiled—and it sees a highlight of Kate’s royal wardrobe preserved for posterity. In the painting by award-winning British portrait artist Jamie Coreth, the Duchess is wearing her emerald Falconetti dress by Susie Cave’s label The Vampire’s Wife, the same one she … Read more

The Majestic History of the Grand Gold State Coach

Leading the Platinum Jubilee Pageant—the final, and perhaps pinnacle, event of Queen Elizabeth’s history-making Platinum Jubilee—was a hulking, gilded object, spectacular in its grandeur. Crowds cheered and craned to take pictures of their iPhones as it slowly made its way down its wall, drawn by eight horses. The identity of the object was unmistakable: The … Read more

The 8 Biggest Moments From the Platinum Jubilee Party at the Palace

The four-day celebrations surrounding the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee this weekend have been marked by their pomp and pageantry—but even so, in terms of sheer spectacle, nothing was going to rival tonight’s Party at the Palace. A variety show featuring pop royalty (hello Diana Ross and Elton John), military drummers, DJ acts, musical theater performances, and … Read more

Kate Middleton Shines in Lemon Yellow on the Second Day of Jubilee Celebrations

The second day of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations began with a National Service of Thanksgiving for the Queen held at St Paul’s Cathedral. In attendance were prominent politicians, recipients of the Queen’s birthday honors, key workers, and members of the royal family including the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the Duke and Duchess of … Read more

Stella McCartney Is Honored by the Queen Ahead of the Jubilee

Stella McCartney has a fan in Queen Elizabeth II. Ahead of the Platinum Jubilee, the British monarch bestowed a CBE—or, Commander of the Order of the British Empire—upon the fashion designer. The distinction honors “invaluable” qualities in individuals. McCartney trained at London’s Central Saint Martins and then became the youngest ever creative director at Chloe. … Read more