Tag Archive: pearls

H.M. pretty in pink

Today the Queen received Dr Ernest Hilaire, the new High Commissioner forĀ  St. Lucia. H.M. was wearing a gorgeous bright pink dress with gold buttons, wonderfully complimented by her gold watch and brooch.… Continue reading

Coco Chanel in pearls

This has to be one of the most chic ways to wear a number of strings of pearls at once. Flawless and effortless, the simplicity of her black dress contrasts with the opulence… Continue reading

A portrait of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon by Cecil Beaton

Here’s Cecil Beaton’s fantastic portrait of the Queen Mother when she was young. I just love the way that the sunlight bursts out through the trees above, giving us a sense of what… Continue reading

because you can never wear too many pearls