• How to See Queen Elizabeth’s Personal Jewelry Collection This Summer
    Jewelery Diamond

    How to See Queen Elizabeth’s Personal Jewelry Collection This Summer

    In celebration of Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee, jewels from the Queen’s personal collection will go on display this summer at three royal residences. At Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, three exhibits will be staged, with each exploring a different historic occasion in Queen Elizabeth’s 70-year reign. Read on for a guide to what clothing and jewelry is on display, and where, this summer. The Diamond Diadem and the Dehli Dubar necklace will be at Buckingham Palace. In the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace, portraits of the Queen taken by photographer Dorothy Wilding just after her accession to the throne will be on view. These…

  • Royal wardrobe: A look at Queen Elizabeth’s unique fashion style
    Fashion Style

    Royal wardrobe: A look at Queen Elizabeth’s unique fashion style

    From diplomatic dressing and priceless jewels, bold block colours and pearls to tweed and a headscarf – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth is known for her unique wardrobe and style. Brightly coloured outfits with matching hats and umbrella trim, black pumps and her omnipresent handbag have become staples for the monarch, 96, who marks her Platinum Jubilee this year. “She has developed her own consistent signature style,” said Elizabeth Holmes, author of HRH: So Many Thoughts on Royal Style. “She has the same shape hat, the same silhouette of coat, those fantastic block black heels, her three strands of pearls. But then also within those guardrails, she has a lot of fun…