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"So Many Thoughts" on the booming business of royal fashion

Nov 17, 2020
What a royal wears on an official engagement can lead to sold-out items within minutes. Author and blogger Elizabeth Holmes explains.
Princess Diana made fashion a part of the royal image. Above, she arrives at the Palace of Versailles in 1994 in a Catherine Walker black velvet and beaded evening gown.
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Royal wedding boosts the fashion industry

May 17, 2018
Retailers cash in as Meghan Markle's style is copied by millions.
Fashion houses that supply Meghan Markle have profited handsomely since her engagement to Prince Harry was announced in November.
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Royal wedding knickknacks are flying off the shelf

Apr 19, 2018
Prince Harry weds Meghan Markle next month, but the merchandising is in full swing.
Hand-painted commemorative mugs, with a message celebrating the forthcoming wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and his U.S. fiance Meghan Markle, are displayed at the Emma Bridgewater factory in Stoke-on-Trent, central England, on April 16.
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Queen's Diamond Jubilee in England could hurt economy

Mar 28, 2012
It seems this year's Diamond Jubilee -- which celebrates her 60th year on the throne -- could be a bad thing for the economy.

Beatrice's hat to be auctioned for charity

May 13, 2011
There are three things history will remember about Kate and William's Royal Wedding: Kate's beautiful dress, Grace Van Cutsem -- the frowning 3-y...

Royal wedding tribute gone permanently wrong

May 5, 2011
Factory worker, royal family enthusiast and U.K. resident Stephen Nesbitt wanted to to celebrate last week's royal wedding between Kate and Willi...

Place your bets - it's wedding time

Apr 28, 2011
With the royal wedding of William and Kate a mere 24 hours away, it seems like everyone is getting in on the action -- TV stations, designers, sh...

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Betting the odds on the royal wedding

Apr 25, 2011
This final note today, which if I have anything to say about it, will be the first and last we hear on this broadcast about that wedding they're ...

The royal wedding gets 'cheesy'

Apr 18, 2011
The upcoming wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton has been immortalized in many ways -- from the traditional commemorative coin and china...