It’s seen as the ultimate display of British traditional dress, but this year organizers of the Royal Ascot race meet will allow women to wear something that certainly would have raised eyebrows in Victorian England: jumpsuits. The practical clothing item—which was first invented for parachutists—has been added to the 2017 style guide, published today. Read the full story at the New York Observer. #royalascot #fashion #clothing #racing #queen
WINDSOR, United Kingdom - The Queen banned Obama from landing a dozen helicopters at Windsor Castle because last time he visited six of them ruined the lawn. The 90-year-old monarch is said to have told aides the helicopters were ‘over the top’ and they would be limited to three. US Secret Service claimed it needed all twelve so agents could be in close proximity to the President when he came to the castle on Friday. The service also demanded to post guards inside the private
WINDSOR, United Kingdom - President Obama will fly to the UK on Thursday, reportedly to see HM The Queen during her 90th birthday week. The president is making the 4,000 mile journey across the Atlantic despite being unable to get to Justice Scalia’s funeral in February. Antonin Scalia died unexpectedly at his home in Texas but his funeral was held in Washington, D.C., a short drive from the White House. Instead of the President and first lady attending the funeral the Obama'
WINDSOR, United Kingdom - Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 90th birthday today in her home town of Windsor, Berkshire. The British monarch started the day with a walkabout the town, later her eldest son Prince Charles will host a private family dinner at Windsor Castle. The Queen has two birthdays every year, one for official purposes celebrated on whichever Saturday falls between 11th and 17th June. Today’s celebrations are for the more conventional birthday