The fashion designer has received her OBE. It was a posh day at the palace for former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham. The pop singer-turned-fashion designer was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire on Wednesday. Prince William presented the award at Buckingham Palace. "I'm proud to be British," she said in a statement. She was accompanied by her parents and her husband, retired soccer star David Beckham, who received his OBE in 2003. The couple's four children did not attend. The 43-year-old Beckham has made a success of her fashion line despite initial skepticism about her ability to cross over from singing to design. She recently released her Target collaboration, which reportedly sold out within hours. "I really wanted to celebrate femininity and ...
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 post ing 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
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India at the Palace! All the Amazing Photos from the Queen’s Colorful Reception Queen Elizabeth, Prince William and Princess Kate hosted a reception to celebrate the start of 2017’s UK-India Year of Culture — and it was filled with lots of color and a few famous faces! The Queen, dressed in a bright purple outfit for the occasion, greets current Foreign Secretary and former Mayor of London Boris Johnson, a guest at the reception. Hard at work! A chef puts the finishing touches on canapes to be served at the event. Princess Kate gives William a helping hand, while looking at photos, text and mementos on display at the reception — including a scarf given to the Queen by Mahatma Gandhi. The Big Bang Theory star Kunal Nayyar attends the reception with his wife, model Neha Kapur. “Th
Kate Middleton is one of those women with an effortless glow about them, and on Monday she upped it a few notches further, with some help from a sparkling, champagne-hued dress (below). Middleton joined her husband, Prince William and Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace for a celebration of Indian culture, hosting the event along with the Queen to mark the launch of U.K.-India Year of Culture 2017. The Year of Culture is celebrating the ties between the U.K. and India, as well as fêting the 70th anniversary of Indian independence. The dress, made by British designer Erdem, reminded us of a more casual version of Oscar-nominee Isabelle Huppert's gown from last night's Academy Awards, and we're loving it. Middleton paired the mid-length silhouette with earrings from Indian designer Anit
Tags: Buckingham Palace, Princess Charlotte, Queen Elizabeth II, Balcony Those cheeks! Princess Charlotte totally stole the show at Queen Elizabeth’s birthday celebrations by making a super cute balcony debut. Click inside to see MORE pics! Princess Charlotte, just one year old, has finally made her debut on the infamous Buckingham Palace balcony. The occasion? her great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth‘s, 90th birthday celebrations which seem to be one big ongoing party in London, England lately. What a cutie! Princess Charlotte was dressed in all pink, complete with a pink bow in her hair and matching pink babydoll shoes. While her mom, Kate Middleton, held her on her hip, the little Princess flashed a big smile for the crowd like a total professional. Well done, Charlotte! As many r
The Queen is looking for a new employee to handle her social media accounts, including Twitter. A job advertisement was placed on Buckingham Palace's official website, seeking a digital communications officer. The role will be based at the palace in central London, with an expected starting salary of £30,000 per annum. The successful candidate will be covering a maternity leave on a fixed term contract from March 2017 to February 2018. The focus of the role is to find "new ways to maintain The Queen's presence in the public eye and on the world stage". This will mean managing and overseeing the daily news flow on the royal family's website and their social media platforms. "Whether you're covering a state visit, award ceremony or royal engagement, you'll make sure our digital ch