Elizabeth

90s Fashion: Elizabeth Hurley’s Versace dress and iconic red carpet style

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Queen of the naked dress — and wearer of one of the most iconic dresses of all time — English actress Elizabeth Hurley is a style icon for the ages. After wearing that Versace dress to the premiere of then-beau Hugh Grant’s star-making film Four Weddings and a Funeral, Elizabeth went from relatively unknown actress to tabloid fashion plate, overnight. The iconic safety pin dress moment marked not only Liz’s rise to international fame, but the beginning of a lifelong relationship between the actress

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Queen Elizabeth Wears a Butterfly Brooch That Was a Wedding Gift, Days Before What Would Have Been Prince Philip’s 100th Birthday

Since returning to her royal duties following the death of Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth has been subtly paying tribute to her late husband via a string of very meaningful brooches.

On Tuesday, the monarch held a virtual meeting with an ambassador from the Republic of South Sudan and the High Commissioner for the Republic of Mozambique wearing a rarely-seen piece of jewelry. This particular bauble is a butterfly-shaped brooch composed of diamonds with wings edged in rubies, and was a gift from the Dowager Countess of Onslow on the occasion of the then-Princess Elizabeth’s wedding to Prince Philip in 1947.

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26 Photos of Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth, & Other Royals Glowing in Emeralds

The royal family’s trove of emeralds is vast. They are featured in the Queen Mother’s favorite brooches and the Duchess of Cornwall’s symbolic Welsh pins; there was Princess Diana’s iconic choker, which she almost always wore with the matching earrings she received from Prince Charles for her 22nd birthday, and Princess Eugenie’s wedding tiara, whose centerpiece was a 93.7-carat emerald.

But the most famous emeralds in the royal vault are the Cambridge Emeralds, a cluster of gems with quite the provenance. In the early 19th century, Princess Augusta, Duchess of Cambridge, won a raffle at a charity in Frankfurt. The

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Queen Elizabeth Sent a Warm Letter to Honorees After Their Pre-Easter Service Was Cancelled Due to the Pandemic

Queen Elizabeth found a way to honor Maundy Gift recipients even though the special mass held in their honor once again had to be canceled this year.

Every year on the Thursday before Easter Sunday, known as Maundy Thursday, the Queen historically hands out specially minted coins during mass to recognize individuals’ outstanding Christian service over the past year. According to the tradition that dates back to 600 A.D., the monarch delivers each coin in a red-and-white purse. However, the ceremony had to be cancelled for the second year in a row because of the ongoing pandemic. In addition to

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