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Victoria Beckham Gets Royal Recognition From Prince William

Victoria Beckham Gets Royal Recognition From Prince William

Prince William, Royality
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 ...
Although the Queen doesn’t attend an Easter egg hunt herself, she does host multiple hunts!

Although the Queen doesn’t attend an Easter egg hunt herself, she does host multiple hunts!

Queen Elizabeth II, Royality
While Prince Harry is enjoying Easter weekend with girlfriend Meghan Markle in Toronto, how is his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, planning to spend the holiday? For the Queen, Easter is a serious, religious holiday, as she is the head of the Church of England. The majority of her day is spent privately with family, but royal watchers do get a glimpse of the monarch each year on her way to church. On Easter Sunday, the Queen and the rest of the royal family typically spend the day at Windsor Castle. They’ll attend Easter services at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor, where crowds will gather to see the family following church. A group of local children typically present bouquets of flowers to the Queen after services, too. The Queen’s other big Easter-related public engagement come
Princess Diana‘s legacy lives on at Kensington Palace

Princess Diana‘s legacy lives on at Kensington Palace

Princess Diana, Royality
Kensington Palace Opens Gorgeous Garden in Memory of Princess Diana Princess Diana‘s legacy lives on at Kensington Palace. On Thursday, a temporary garden opened at the late royal’s former London home. Named the “White Garden,” the floral display is set in Kensington Palace’s sunken garden, which is just next to the palace’s visitor entrance. The White Garden will be in place from Easter weekend to September of this year. Kensington Palace’s head gardener, Sean Harkin, conceived and designed the White Garden, which features white tulips, daffodils and scented hyacinths — 12,000 bulbs were planted last fall to create the display. Harkin’s inspiration came from a desire to do something at Kensington Palace to honor Diana in the 20th anniversary year of her death. “My team
5 Things You Never Knew About Kate Middleton Until Reading the Latest Prince Charles Biography

5 Things You Never Knew About Kate Middleton Until Reading the Latest Prince Charles Biography

Catherine Duchess of Cambridge, Royality
She may be one of the most followed royal family members in London. But when it comes to Kate Middleton, fans can't stop wanting to know more about the Duchess of Cambridge. Earlier this week, an extensive biography on the royal family was released across the pond. Titled Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life, the finished product written by Sally Bedell Smith takes an in-depth look at the famous family. Lucky for us, Vogue was able to read it from beginning to end and share more than a few interesting tidbits. Take a look at 5 facts we learned about the Duchess of Cambridge and those closest to her. 1. Cool Queen: When Prince William and Kate were planning their dream wedding, the Queen turned out to be totally chill about the guest list. Shor...
Buckingham Palace is hiring a new interior decorator

Buckingham Palace is hiring a new interior decorator

Queen Elizabeth II, Royality
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
Revealed: Congratulation “It’s sweet that Harry and Meghan will be living next to William and Kate.”

Revealed: Congratulation “It’s sweet that Harry and Meghan will be living next to William and Kate.”

Prince Harry, Royality
Revealed: Prince Harry will live with Meghan Markle in THIS apartment after their wedding PRINCE Harry is looking to take the next step with his girlfriend Meghan Markle, and has even found them a swanky new pad. The prince, 32, has only been dating the Suits star since last summer, but he is reportedly keen to settle down and pop the question. And according to royal sources, Harry has even found them a new London love nest – next door to his brother at Kensington Palace. William and Kate live in a huge wing at the palace, with 22 rooms and two kitchens, and Harry's home would be a similar size to this, once renovations are complete. A source from the palace told the Daily Mail: "He keeps popping round and asking when it will be ready. "He seems in a real hurry to move in with