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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

The Queen as the Bond Girl: How Did They Get The Queen Do It!!!

Caption: James Bond arrives at Buckingham Palace to escort the Queen to the Olympic Stadium (Picture: Locog/ BBC)

Radley and Co. Ltd.The former head of London 2012 told how David Cameron played a pivotal role in negotiations about her potential acting debut after raising the idea during his weekly audience with the Monarch.

But such was the secrecy surrounding her acting debut in a film, that her scenes with James Bond were known to only a handful of people while filming was kept secret from even senior members of the Royal Family, it emerged today. Click link for full post from The Telegraph

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend St Andrews 600th Anniversary gala dinner - hellomagazine.com

Cath Kidston Ltd.The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge fell in love as young students of St Andrews University.

Now established in their royal role, they will again lend their profile to the historic institution where they met. William and Kate are due to attend an anniversary gala in London on November 8 where they will mingle with some 250 people.

Amongst the guests will be their old Principal, Louise Richardson, who will no doubt be delighted to see them.

Click link for full post from HelloMagazine. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend St Andrews 600th Anniversary gala dinner - hellomagazine.com

Monday, October 29, 2012

Queen's Corgis To Be Honored in Stain Glass Window

Caption: The Queen's corgis with James Bond and the Queen

After featuring in the London Olympics opening ceremony, the Queen's corgis are to be depicted in a stained-glass window. They starred alongside James Bond in the Olympics opening ceremony.

Now, the royal corgis are going to have a lasting tribute. Mandrake can disclose that the Queen’s pet dogs will be represented in a huge stained-glass portrait of her that she will unveil in a church on Thursday.

The window is currently being installed at the Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy, which is the home of the Royal Victorian Order, whose members are recognised for distinguished personal service to the sovereign. Click link for full post from The Telegraph

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Saturday, October 27, 2012

Kate Has Taken Up Riding Lessons!

The Duchess of Cambridge Photo: PA

HarrodsThe Duchess of Cambridge has taken up the favourite Royal pastime of riding, disclosing she was learning after finding a passion for horses.

Despite allegedly being allergic to the animals, she told Paralympic medallist Lee Pearson she had now taken up the sport.

Speaking at a Buckingham Palace reception for Olympic and Paralympic athletes, Mr Pearson disclosed he had even offered the Duchess of Cambridge dressage lessons after she confided in him. Click link for full post from The Telegraph Orvis Women's Shetland Wool Sweater Coat - Royal - Medium (Google Affiliate Ad)

Friday, October 26, 2012

Pippa Middleton Launches Debut Party Book at Children's Halloween Party in London - hellomagazine.com

Marking the release of Celebrate: A year of festivities for Families and Friends with a children's Halloween party at a book shop in Fulham, The Duchess of Cambridge's sister looked to be in her element.

The 29-year-old put the advice in her book to good practice, joining in with games and activities with the children, who all looked to be thoroughly enjoying themselves.

The happy group didn't appear to be put off by the eight camera crews from around the world which were on hand to capture the moment.

Click link for full post from HelloMagazine including more pictures. Pippa Middleton launches debut party book at children's Halloween party in London - hellomagazine.com

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Queen Elizabeth Attends Rebuilt Jubilee Gardens in London

The rain couldn't dampen the Queen's spirits, or her wardrobe choices for today's visit to the rebuilt Jubilee Gardens in London.

Her majesty chose a bright purple coat with matching accessories including an on-trend fedora-style felt hat and a purple-trimmed umbrella.

The ceremony to mark the recent transformation of the Jubilee Gardens which was completed 35 years after they were first created in 1977 to celebrate the Queen's silver jubilee.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Kate Middleton Charms at Buckingham Palace Reception - hellomagazine.com

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There was a right royal welcome waiting for Team GB's Olympic heroes at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday night, as the Duchess of Cambridge helped the Queen host a reception to mark their success at the London 2012 Olympics.

Sportsmen and women who had done well in their specialist events were invited along as a mark of thanks. Kate was on elegant form at the bash in a dress by one of her favourite designers Alice Temperley.

The pretty outfit had a sheer black neckline and hem and was embroidered with white flowers.
Click link for full post from HelloMagazine.com Kate Middleton with the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh at a Buckingham Palace reception - hellomagazine.com
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Monday, October 22, 2012

Chelsea (Prince Harry's Ex) Still Friends with Princess Eugenie

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Her love with Prince Harry didn't go the distance. But Chelsy Davy came away from the romance with good memories, and firm friends.

Although two years have gone by since the couple parted ways, the pretty blonde is still on good terms with the young royal set.

Zimbabwe-born Chelsy got the chance to catch up with Harry's cousin Princess Eugenie on Thursday at a launch party for ethical fashion label Beulah London's scarf in collaboration with Hennessy Gold Cup to mark Anti-Slavery Day. Click link for full post from Hello Magazine.
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Sunday, October 21, 2012

Pippa Middleton Describes Becoming an Instant Star!

In her new party-planning book – Pippa Middleton has acknowledged the ‘startling’ reality that she has achieved worldwide fame because Kate married Prince William... and because of the unexpected focus on her bottom.

Pippa, 29, admits: ‘It is a bit startling to achieve global recognition before the age of 30 on account of your sister, your brother-in-law and your bottom.

Click link for full post from DAILYMAIL

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Prince Edward and Sophie Attend Royal Wedding in Luxembourg

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Caption: Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and Sophie, Countess of Wessex were present to represent the British royal family. Sophie wore a bespoke hat by millinar Jane Taylor featuring black pheasant feathers 

One of the biggest days in Luxembourg's not hugely-illustrious history has finally arrived.

Earlier today the wedding of Prince Guillaume, the heir to the throne - the grand duke-to-be - and Belgian Countess Stephanie de Lannoy took place at the Cathedral of our Lady of Luxembourg.

A huge guest list of foreign royal families and dignitaries filled the church to watch the ceremony in the tiny (but very wealthy) country.

The wedding was Luxembourg's answer to the British Royal Wedding last year of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Click link for full post from DAILYMAIL.Orvis Women's Cashmere Zip-Front Cardigan- Sweater - Pinkberry - Medium (Google Affiliate Ad)

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Prince William Drives Down Memory Lane (with a Pretty Cake!)

The moment when Prince William and the newly-minted Duchess of Cambridge drove down the Mall in his father's vintage Aston Martin was one of the highlights of April's royal wedding.

Bloomingdales CanadaAnd there was a chance for the Duke to relive the magic moment this week when he attended a charity dinner in London.

William did a double take when he was shown a novelty cake recreating the scene – complete with the car and the smiling newlyweds inside.

Claudia Newberry, of Bidborough, Kent, who made it, said: ''It is a vanilla cake, with raspberry jam and vanilla buttercream. Click link for full post from HelloMagazine.com Prince William presented with cake recreating scene from his wedding day - hellomagazine.com
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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Diamond Jubilee: The Queen gives Her Thanks to Gary Barlow and his Fellow Jubilee stars - hellomagazine.com

Back in June, Gary Barlow headed an army of celebrities who lent their talent and time to create an unforgettable Diamond Jubilee line-up.

Now, the Queen has shown her appreciation for their efforts on her big year. Her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh welcomed Gary to a private Buckingham Palace reception to thank him for organising the star-studded Diamond Jubilee concert.

Click link for full post from HelloMagazine.com Diamond Jubilee: The Queen gives her thanks to Gary Barlow and his fellow Jubilee stars - hellomagazine.com

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Monday, October 15, 2012

Will Pippa Be Party Planning for the Royals?

Caption: Experienced: Pippa Middleton has pedigree organising Royal events, having helped Kate and William plan their evening wedding reception

Bloomingdales CanadaShe is a hard-working party planner with her own book about to launch - but if Pippa Middleton is looking for yet another role to add to her CV, she may just be in luck.

The Queen is advertising a coveted role to work within the walls of Buckingham Palace - as the new Royal party organiser.

Her Majesty is said to be looking for someone to help manage and co-ordinate private and official royal functions.

 Click Link For Full Post From DAILYMAIL

Saturday, October 13, 2012

The Queen Soldiered on to Attend a Dinner at Eton School Despite Suffering with a Bad Back - hellomagazine.com

The Queen's bad back sadly stopped her being able to attend Friday's investiture ceremony but thankfully she was still able to carry out a visit to Eton College.

Due to the prolonged amount of standing required at the ceremony, which awarded a CBE to TV chef Mary Berry, it was decided that the Queen should cancel her appearance and rely on son Charles to carry out the duty.

Click link for full post from HelloMagazine. The Queen soldiered on to attend a dinner at Eton school despite suffering with a bad back - hellomagazine.com

Friday, October 12, 2012

Royal Couple Enjoy Rare Night on the Town

Caption: Night out: The Royal couple were taken out of the club's back door and rushed to their car home

Fenn Wright Manson Occasion WorkwearThe Royal Couple went to a party at the exclusive London private members club Loulou's in Mayfair with other guests including the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa and the Duke's cousin Princess Eugenie.

They are very rarely seen out together other than at an official event but the pair decided to let their hair down - leaving the club at around midnight.

Click link for full post from DAILYMAIL

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Prince William and Kate Attend Solo Engagements

While the Duchess was impressing the North East on her first official visit to the region, the Duke said a very personal goodbye to his former nanny, Olga Powell, at her funeral 250 miles away.

Reeds ExclusiveThe Duke pulled out of the visit to Newcastle, Gateshead and Stockton-on-Tees earlier this week after deciding that he wanted to pay his respects in person at Mrs Powell’s funeral.

It left the Duchess facing her busiest day of solo engagements, and thousands of Geordies turned out to welcome her. Click link on full post from THE TELEGRAPH

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Prince William and Kate Tour the new "Football" Facilities

Today the royal couple were given a tour of the main facilities before meeting England manager Roy Hodgson and his squad as they train at St George's for the first time ahead of their World Cup qualifier on Friday.

Reiss UKIn a speech after being shown round the centre, William said: '‬Coming here this morning, seeing these wonderful facilities and beautiful surroundings – just experiencing this extraordinary place - gave me the same feelings I had when I first went to the Olympic Park.

'A mixture of pride that we are capable in this country of creating something so beyond compare anywhere else, and excitement at what this means, not just for our national game, but for sport and opportunity in this country as a whole.‬‪

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Monday, October 8, 2012

Wills and Kate Meet Scholarship Recipients in First Royal Engagement Since Photo Scandal

Caption: The Duke of Cambridge, Master of the Bench, and The Duchess of Cambridge met recipients of the Queen Mother Scholarship, the Diana, Princess of Wales Scholarship and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Scholarships at Middle Temple Inn

Enjoy 25% off 3 items, 20% off 2 items, 15% off 1 item. Limited time offer.The Duchess of Cambridge proved she was determined to ‘get back to business’ today as her lawyers continue to pursue legal action against the French magazine that published topless pictures of her last month.

Dressed in a short burgundy skater skirt and matching jacket by designer Paule Ka with thick black tights and heels, Kate arrived on her first UK engagement since the scandal broke with her husband, Prince William, this afternoon looking happy and collected.

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Sunday, October 7, 2012

Duchess Kate Gets Ready for Busy Week

Caption: The Duchess of Cambridge is preparing for one of her busiest weeks and may soon take on extra charity patronages Photo: PA

Vendula London Handbags and AccessoriesThe Duchess will carry out six engagements in the space of three days, including her first trip to the north east of England, at the start of a season when she will be given more public duties than ever before.

A Royal source said: “During the next few months the Duchess will be doing her own research and making private visits to charities to consider whether there are other areas where she can provide support and more patronages she can take on next year. Click for full post from The Tribune

Friday, October 5, 2012

Zara Phillips and James Haskell Launch New Equestrian Clothing from Musto

Anthropologie (UK)Still on a high from her silver medal win at this summer's Olympics, Zara Phillips has launched British brand Musto's new range of equestrian clothing.

Joined by England rubgy star James Haskell at Somerset House on the Strand, the Queen's granddaughter introduced the models as they showed off the clothes that prize function over fashion.

Click link for full post from HelloMagazine.com Zara Phillips and James Haskell teamed up to launch new equestrian clothing from British brand Musto - hellomagazine.com

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