The much celebrated British designer, Norman Hartnell, has been synonymous with elegance and glamour since the 1930s. As the royal dressmaker to the Queen, he was naturally the first choice to design H.… Read More
Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been preparing a new book for publication on behalf of my Dad. John Knifton has been editing a commemorative volume as part of the celebrations of… Read More
Today is the 70th anniversary of the execution of Sophie Scholl, a German university student who was convicted of high treason in 1943. Sophie and her brother, Hans, were members of the non-violent resistance… Read More
Taken from G. D. Falksen.
Yesterday afternoon Pope Benedict VI resigned, saying that he was suffering from ill-health and could not continue in his role as leader of the church. This announcement was met with shock, confusion, and… Read More
Well, we have all been snickering into our cups of tea today. Thank you, Mr. Obama.
I came across this video on YouTube today (from glamourdaze) and thoroughly enjoyed it – it’s amazing to see just how make up was applied in the days before foundation! Historical curiosities aside,… Read More