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In the 1930s, its factory caught fire, which burnt down everything but aluminum.
Rimowa luggage is often seen in airports around the world. Depicting luxury and innovation, the luggage brand has proven to be a cult favorite as well as a status symbol in the international jet set scene.More a travel companion, each piece of ...
 
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He has a wicked sense of humor.
When it comes to his grandmother, Prince Harry is extremely protective, but that doesn't stop his wicked sense of humor from coming out.According to The Telegraph, Prince Harry recently opened up about "bumping" into Queen Elizabeth II while at Buckingham Palace, and his words are pretty ...
 
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From Princess Diana's brother to the Crown Prince of Yugoslavia, these are the Queen's many godchildren.
When a royal baby is christened, as Prince Louis was early this summer, he or she is typically given a small army of godparents. Prince George, for example, has seven godparents; Princess Charlotte has five; and baby Louis has six. But at least in ...
 
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Another example of how much he loved his mom, Princess Diana.
Whenever Meghan Markle and Prince Harry step out, a lot of the attention immediately goes to what shoes, outfit, and accessories the Duchess of Sussex is wearing. But what many have missed while ogling her incredible wardrobe is that the prince has long been making a statement of ...
 
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These important pieces in Philippine history will go on the auction block on September 8.
“We can clone Andres Bonifacio and make him run for President!” a playful Lisa Guerrero Nakpil, curator of Leon Gallery, jokingly says of the Decalogue, formally titled “Katungkulang gagawin ng mga Z. L l . B, or Anak ng Bayan.” It is ...
 
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These new rankings might surprise you.
Students beginning their semester at MIT have reason to celebrate—the Massachusetts university was just named the number one school in the country.Educational institution data company Niche, which this week released its latest ranking of the best colleges across the country, says its numbers ...
 
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You're going to need more than a perfect SAT score and a 4.0 for these elite universities.
Getting into college is now more competitive than ever before—particularly for students who dream of attending Harvard, where just five percent of applicants receive acceptance letters. The university was recently named America's most difficult school to get into for the second year ...
 
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Take a look back at her first few months as the Duchess of Sussex.
For most Disney princesses, the story ends with a wedding. Marrying a prince is the prize, the be-all, end-all, the culmination of their narrative. But for Meghan Markle, who once wrote about focusing "less on glass slippers and more on pushing through ...
 
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The story about how Mexico’s monarchy lasted for less than a year.
On September 27, 1821, Agustin de Iturbide and his Army of the Three Guarantees marched into Mexico City and declared the nation’s independence from Spain. He was later installed as the monarch of the First Mexican Empire, tasked with bringing order to ...
 
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The resemblance is uncanny.
As one half of the Beatles, John Lennon and Paul McCartney undoubtedly had one of the most influential partnerships in the history of music. While the duo's personal relationship was rocky in the later years of the band, they nonetheless hold an iconic ...
 
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The family has owned the most celebrated property in Bordeaux for 150 years and now 31-year-old Saskia de Rothschild will be the youngest person to lead a Bordeaux first growth estate and the first woman chair of Domaines Barons de Rothschild.
"Delighted to meet you,” says Eric, the Baron Rothschild, greeting me with a hearty handshake in the entryway of Château Lafite. It occurs to me almost immediately that it is a lapse of manners on my part to remind him that we ...
 
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Bought as a prize for surviving the Holocaust, the haute-bohemian villa on the Cote D'Azure was where socialite Francine Weisweiller entertained everyone from Jean Cocteau and Picasso to the Agnellis and Yves Saint Laurent.
Santo Sospir is, and was, neither mansion nor palace. Nestled at the tip of Cap Ferrat, between Nice and Monaco, the villa merely seems one among many large houses on the peninsula—not the kind that was ever meant to be photographed.For more ...
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