Tag Archive: the royal family

A New Portrait of H. M. The Queen Unveiled

This week, a new portrait of H. M. the Queen was unveiled. The artist, Darren Baker, is well-known for his classical realist style, which has in his latest work been complemented by his… Continue reading

The Red Post Box: A Royal British Icon

There is nothing more British than guards’ red: Beefeaters, telephone boxes, the London bus, the Yeomen of the Guard, and post boxes. In bright, vibrant red the post box is a highly visible… Continue reading

H. M. The Queen and Eternal Style

Two new photos emerged in the Sunday newspapers this morning: one of Princess Elizabeth (now H.M. The Queen) on honeymoon with the Duke of Edinburgh, and the other of Queen Elizabeth (later The… Continue reading

H.M. The Queen of Green

The first thing that strikes you about this stunning portrait is the dominance of green in the composition, and it draws the eye towards the┬ácentre of the portrait: Her Majesty The Queen. She… Continue reading

H.M. The Queen’s Visit to Ireland: How Style Set the Diplomatic Tone

The Queen has just returned from her historic state trip to the Republic of Ireland, with her grace, dignity and diplomacy catching headlines. With so many public events scheduled, we all had high… Continue reading

Style Reigns at the Royal Wedding

The day of the royal wedding was a high day for fashion. Or so many journalists are telling us. I would like to suggest that all the stunning outfits of the day were… Continue reading