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Old 02-09-2018, 11:12 AM
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Queen Elizabeth received the High Commissioner for the Republic of the Gambia and the Ambassador from the Republic of Guinea for audiences today, February 9:


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Today, February 13, Queen Elizabeth received Sarah Clarke, who was appointed the first female Black Rod in the 650-year history of the position in the House of Lords:


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Today, February 14, Queen Elizabeth received the Ambassadors of Peru and Italy at Buckingham Palace:


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Queen Elizabeth had an Investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle today, February 16:


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Old 02-20-2018, 06:28 AM
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Queen Elizabeth visited the Royal College of Physicians in London to mark the 500th anniversary of its founding Charter. today, February 20:



** gettyimages/zimbio gallery: The Queen Visits The Royal College Of Physicians ** rex gallery **


** dailymail: Powder blue perfection! The Queen looks elegant in a feminine floral ensemble as she visits the Royal College of Physicians **
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Old 02-20-2018, 11:02 AM
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HM is making an unannounced visit to London Fashion Week this afternoon:

Rebecca English @RE_DailyMail
An unannounced engagement for the Queen today: at the age of 91 she is going to be in the FROW at none other than London Fashion Week! #LondonFashionWeek 👑👑👑👑 #HMQ She never ceases to surprise us!

See the twitter accounts of Rebecca English and Richard Palmer for more information:
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She looks great BTW: Photo
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Here are some more photos of that special second visit today


** gettyimages gallery: The Queen Visits London Fashion Week ** gettyimages 2 **


** dailymail: Queen of style! Monarch dons a Swarovski-embellished dress and jacket for her FIRST front row appearance **
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I love it! This is the 1st award that is in her name so she is there to give it away. Apparently in the coming years it will be given every year by a member of the royal family so I assume Sophie, Kate and Meghan will rotate it.
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Old 02-20-2018, 12:24 PM
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Nice to see Her Majesty there.

People may have forgotten this; The Queen and Princess Margaret used to attend a lot of fashion shows back in the day. They also used fashion to help carve out their roles.
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Old 02-20-2018, 12:46 PM
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The DROSS that poor Woman has to sit through... in the videos online HMQ looks rightly unimpressed...
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Old 02-20-2018, 12:51 PM
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The DROSS that poor Woman has to sit through... in the videos online HMQ looks rightly unimpressed...
Thatís her natural face. She always said that she donít have her motherís natural smiley face.
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^ She isn't applauding like the rest of the Fashionistas... ^
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Amazing to see the Queen frontrow. I bet that was quite a shock for the rest of the people attending lol.
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Nice to see Her Majesty there.

People may have forgotten this; The Queen and Princess Margaret used to attend a lot of fashion shows back in the day. They also used fashion to help carve out their roles.
Remember it well. Don't you remember when Princess Margaret called one of the models on the runway to stop and come over to her so that she could feel the material? Shocked some, but that was Margaret. You either loved her or not but she didn't care. She would sit and tap her shoulder if she like something and her friends would circle the outfit number on a sheet for that article to be put aside for her inspection later. Don't remember the Queen at as many though.
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Now this is fun!

The RF Twitter says the award was the brainchild of Angela Kelly (described as 'Personal Advisor to Her Majesty (The Queen's Wardrobe)' by the Palace), who designed the trophy and has been working on this for 2 years.

Am I right in saying this is Angela sitting on the right of Anna Wintour in these pictures?

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Old 02-20-2018, 02:25 PM
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Spot the Protection Officer! He sticks out like a sore thumb
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The more I read on this front row viewing of Fashion Week by the Queen, the more I read between the lines and get a better understanding of just how close HM and Angela Kelly are. I'm tending to believe that the Queen was all in on this project mainly to support Angela. Fashion Week doesn't seem to be something that is tip top on the Queen's mind (unless its racing colors fashion).

Fashionwise, I don't think the Queen was really all that interested in the designs herself. She knows what she likes and so does Angela and Angela does a brilliant job of dressing HM. The idea though behind the award and the fact that it will become a permanent fixture of the event in the years to come and in its own way, a legacy to Angela Kelly.

It really did have to be a momentous surprise to see the Queen in the front row. Somehow, one doesn't automatically picture a 91 year old Queen and matriarch as being all up into the latest fashions.

After actually watching the video, I would love to know what HM was thinking as those outfits paraded before her. I tried to imagine HM wearing them and ended up with a fit of the giggles. Those outfits with the helmets though reminded me that HM won't even wear a riding helmet because it messes the hair. S'ok though. The Queen's fashion sense is timeless and unique to herself and she's doing just fine with it.
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Old 02-20-2018, 03:41 PM
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The more I read on this front row viewing of Fashion Week by the Queen, the more I read between the lines and get a better understanding of just how close HM and Angela Kelly are. I'm tending to believe that the Queen was all in on this project mainly to support Angela. Fashion Week doesn't seem to be something that is tip top on the Queen's mind (unless its racing colors fashion).

Fashionwise, I don't think the Queen was really all that interested in the designs herself. She knows what she likes and so does Angela and Angela does a brilliant job of dressing HM. The idea though behind the award and the fact that it will become a permanent fixture of the event in the years to come and in its own way, a legacy to Angela Kelly.

It really did have to be a momentous surprise to see the Queen in the front row. Somehow, one doesn't automatically picture a 91 year old Queen and matriarch as being all up into the latest fashions.
The Queen has been interested in fashion since her younger days as Queen. As I said before; she and Princess Margaret went to fashion shows and they did use fashion to help carve out their roles.

Iím not sure sheís interested in the new fashion of the day, but I think she like seeing young designers doing well. I agree, she and Angela work very well together on her own wardrobe.
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I actually think The Queen might have had some interest in some of those prints.

I just looked up why Anna always wears shades. It's her armor. She says she can be bored (or whatever) behind them and not get noticed.

In that case, she should have taken them off sitting next to HM. Who needs armor sitting next the Q Elizabeth? And who would even want to send that message sitting next to HM.
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