Queen Elizabeth II, wearing the English crown during her coronation in 1953.
Empress Farah of Iran at her coronation in 1967, wearing the crown and jewelry made for the occasion by Van Cleef & Arpels.
Crown Princess Letizia of Spain was the epitome of elegance, wearing a pale-blue lace Varela gown with sheer sleeves. The simple yet stunning creation was styled with Margriet sandals and a Maria Nieto hat.
Sissinghurst: Vita Sackville-West and the Creation of a Garden
The Garden Parasol (c. 1910), detail. Frederick Carl Frieseke (American Impressionist, 1874-1939). Oil on canvas. North Carolina Museum of Art. The Garden Parasol evokes the serene pleasure of a summer in the French countryside. The setting is the Frieseke's house garden. The seated woman is the artist’s wife, Sadie, and the garden was her special creation. Frieseke depicts her as a cultivated woman of leisure. The garden is vibrant and the
Crown Princess Mary wearing the Midnight Tiara