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Watch a sneak peek of the new fashion-focused documentary here.
Jackie Kennedy, perhaps more than any other first lady, issued in the idea that the president's spouse could be an American style icon, setting trends and influencing popular fashion.So it's no surprise that the Kennedy administration is a key topic of a new ...
 
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Two future Swedish queens check out their family jewels.
Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria and Princess Estelle had a very royal girl's day out this week.On Tuesday, Victoria and her six-year-old daughter visited the family treasury—essentially the royal version of shopping in your own closet. Photos of the pair checking out the Swedish regalia ...
 
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The iconic Queen had a complicated relationship with her nine children.
In the century since her death, Queen Victoria's mystique has only grown. And while the iconic Queen has become known for many things, perhaps one of her mostly hotly debated roles was that of mother.As the central figure in one of the greatest ...
 
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Meghan was announced patron of the Association of Commonwealth Universities on January 10.
On January 10, the royal family announced that Meghan Markle would be taking on new patronages, one of which is the Association of Commonwealth Universities. The ACU seemed a natural fit for the Duchess of Sussex, given her ongoing passion for education. (The three ...
 
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Forbes Park is a result of an urban plan that can be traced back to a hundred years’ history, beginning in the 1800s.
Beyond the ravages of World War II that left 80 percent of Manila in shambles in 1945 (it was the second most devastated city in the world after Warsaw), the Ayala family saw a vision of opulence and economic prosperity. At the ...
 
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Revel in the history of New Orleans' notoriously raucous celebration.
Once a year New Orleans descends into a flurry of chaos, crows, and colorful masks as the city celebrates Mardi Gras—the last day of the Carnival celebration. Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday as it's also known, is the Christian feasting period before ...
 
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From the Count of Manila to the Marquis of Camarines, find out what these nobles are up to today.
During the Spanish colonial era, kings and queens handed out titles of peerage to exceptional subjects as a reward for their service and loyalty. This was exceptionally true for Spanish subjects in the Philippines, where they were given titles named after places ...
 
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Buckle up for a changing of the royal guard this year.
The secret to the longevity of the British monarchy is a quite brilliant smoke and mirrors combination of evolution and stability. For centuries this historic institution has managed to stay relevant while also appearing immutable. Maintaining a still point in our frenetically turning world ...
 
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It is often said that Amorsolo’s drawings in The Philippine Readers Series must have helped shape the consciousness of young people who would grow up to become the country’s movers.
In the years of the American Occupation, one of the most important instructional resources used in Philippine schools was the Philippine Readers Series. It introduced whole generations of Filipino youth to what they would come to know about the world. The stories ...
 
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Ivan Man Dy of Old Manila Walks is holding the Manila Art Deco Weekend from February 8 to 10.
If you frequently walk around downtown Manila, you may have already noticed a number of Art Deco structures that look very different from the condominiums and malls in the area. If you've been wanting to learn more about this popular type of ...
 
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Meet the youngest members of the royal House of Grimaldi.
Britain isn't the only country to buzz with royal baby news in 2018– two Grace Kelly of Monaco's grandchildren, welcomed new members to the House of Grimaldi last year as well. Adding to the brood are Andrea Casiraghi's son Maximilian and Charlotte Casiraghi's baby boy, ...
 
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Midcentury modern designs from Philippine Arts and Architecture Magazine.
Because of all the garish condominium buildings that continue to rise around Metro Manila today, beautiful Filipino architecture is a breath of fresh air. We see as much in these photos posted on Facebook by Team Manila co-founder and creative director Jowee Alviar, who ...
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