Luxury cruise line Cunard is taking out chef Todd English's eponymous restaurant on the Queen Victoria. It will be replaced by Michelin-starred chef and Cunard culinary ambassador Jean-Marie Zimmerman's restaurant the Verandah. The only remaining Todd English cruise ship restaurant...
This week we’re going to discuss funeral etiquette. Because I’m apparently feeling morbid this month. Over the centuries, we have changed the outward appearance of how we grieve. Queen Victoria set the fashionable standard for morning 150 years ago, and those standards echo through to today’s rules of mourning. Show More Summary
Toronto's Scattershot Efforts to Commemorate Queen Victoria. The Golden Jubilee, celebrating Victoria’s 50th year on the throne, prompted an outpouring of patriotic fervour in Toronto in 1887. So large was the crowd attending a special...Show More Summary
lintmachine via Compfight This Monday is Victoria Day in Canada. Its origin is a celebration of Queen Victoria’s birthday and it occurs on the weekend prior to May 25. (Canada still has a British Queen, why I don’t know. Maybe we’re just too polite to point out to the Brits that we’re Canadian, but I’m [...]
If you want to call your new baby Majesty, Queen Victoria, Knight or simply “\” in New Zealand then you can think again. ||| If you want to call your new baby Majesty, Queen Victoria, Knight or simply “\” in New Zealand then you can think again. Show More Summary
Queen Victoria as style inspiration. -College Fashion Why you should be putting teabags on your face. -HuffPost Style Retail Bootcamp: A Grownup Guide. -The Budget Babe The next step for heritage brands is fast fashion. -The High Low...Show More Summary
Queen Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 1819 – 1901) was the monarch of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death. From 1 May 1876, she used the additional title of Empress of India. Below are some of old black and white portraits of Queen Victoria. Read more »
Banned names include 4Real, Lucifer, Anal, Queen Victoria and (star symbol). Lordy.
Welcome to Weddings Week at the Cut, where instead of overloading you with the traditional stuff that comes along with getting married, we think outside the box. Ever since Queen Victoria decided to marry Prince Albert in a lacy, white wedding gown in 1840, Western brides have traditionally opted to ... More »
In “31 Kissing Cousins,” John Green of Mental Floss discusses 31 famous people like Albert Einstein, Charles Darwin, and Queen Victoria who all married their first cousins.
King Edward VII (1841-1910) enjoyed the company of countless mistresses throughout his married life, yet after 60 years as heir to the throne, he only ruled as king for nine years. But what was Queen Victoria’s eldest son like as a young...Show More Summary
She’s the queen of David Beckham's world, and Victoria Beckham got the royal treatment in a new Sunday Times Style magazine feature. The former Spice Girl appears in a doctored-up photo that depicts her as Queen Victoria to celebrate...Show More Summary
Poor, beleaguered patchouli. Once considered luxurious enough to scent Queen Victoria’s linen closets, patchouli now prompts people turn up their noses and mutter “head shop.” Of course, we fragrance lovers are smarter than that, right? We know patchouli’s woody-herbal aroma lends depth to chypres and earthiness to orientals. Show More Summary
Op-Ed from India on Koh-i-noor diamond by Ashfaqur Rahman: "Who owns history, Mr. Cameron?" The world has changed dramatically since the days of Queen Victoria. South Asia cannot be denied of its rich heritage because of its colonial past. Show More Summary
Okay, so Victorian mourning jewelry isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. But some of it is prettttty cool. The Victorians were totally obsessed with death. Take Queen Victoria. After her hubby died, she wore black for the rest of her life, and slept with a cast of her husband’s arm. Yeah, not weird at all. Victorians [...]
The great Mark Steyn discussed rap “music” (a symbol of the decline of the West if ever there was one) as well as roof building, the dollar as reserve currency, and Queen Victoria’s diamond jubilee with Jay and me on this week’s episode of “Need to Know,” recorded at the National Review Summit. Show More Summary
We are not amused. - Queen Victoria
For its latest scent, the House of Houbigant was inspired by the orange-blossom crown worn by its famed client Queen Victoria on her wedding day. Orangers en Fleurs celebrates the citrus blossom with warm hints of Turkish rose, Egyptian jasmine, and nutmeg. It comes in 100 ml Baccarat crystal bottles...
Queen Victoria spinning wool (seen on pinterest) Loving all the scrappy trip along quilts (as seen on instagram with the #scrappytripalong) Collection of pottery vases Macedonian baked beans Great blog with vintage finds — glad you could make it Similar Posts: Linky love: awesome stuff :: things I did this weekend | Right now I [...]