The world’s favorite British monarch (sorry, Henry VIII… it was a close call but NO), Queen Elizabeth, turns 86 years old today! After reading that she’s completed approximately “15,000 official engagements” since 1984, I suddenly realized that the Queen is pretty metal if you think about it. More
Topic: Queen Elizabeth
When asked how the Spice Girls might reunite, Melanie Brown coyly said, “Well, we do have the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.” That sounds like a confirmation to us! More
No doubt about it, Queen Elizabeth I of England was pretty cool. She’s also endlessly fascinating, which is why she tends to show up so frequently in film and television. Case in point: The upcoming Roland Emmerich thriller Anonymous. In it, Vanessa Redgrave plays Good Queen Bess alongside Rhys Ifans’ Edward de Vere, also known as the 17th Earl of Oxford– who, the film posits, is not Elizabeth’s incestuous lover, but also the true author of the works of William Shakespeare. Personally, I like to think that Shakespeare really is the dude from Stratford who keeps popping up in public records, but that aside, Anonymous looks like it could be pretty interesting. Check out the trailer here: More
Every since the Royal Wedding, our latest obsession has totally been the fascinator hat. Butterflies on your head? Sure, why not; that’s why God made us royal and you not royal. Here’s a gallery of our favorite utterly crazy Royal Family hats. More
From left to right: Katharine, Duchess of Kent; Princess Victoria of Sweden; Queen Elizabeth; Samantha Cameron; Chelsy Davy; Queen Margrethe II of Denmark; Queen Sofia of Spain. More
We got up at 5 A.M. to attend a royal wedding viewing part at NYC’s Ace Hotel, which is is like getting up to watch the sun rise, except actually the exact opposite of that. Everything is so British! We all know the best thing about the women of the royal family is their crazy hats, so here’s the headwear they chose to wear to celebrate William and Kate.
Hey, the Royal Family went to church on Easter! In the craziest hats! Seriously, these things are veritable works of architecture and the deserve all the accolades we bestow upon the designers of our most famous buildings. Hats, hats hats! More
How much would you pay for 3D glasses? If you said “Nothing, they come with the price of an Imax movie , dumb-dumb,” then you’re woefully fashion-backward. See, the new hot product on the market are expensive 3D glasses by designers like Gucci and Armani, which you need to buy like, yesterday, because how else will everyone in that dark theater know how cool you are?
We did a little price-comparison shopping for you, and found out which of these accessories with no pratical application you’ll be asking for in your stocking this year. More