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The View from Here Dandyish Cecil Beaton was an unlikely choice for royal photographer. But his portraits of Elizabeth gave a nation in crisis the monarch it needed

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Self-Portrait Wear

A Queen’s Favorite Subjects

Elizabeth II and Her Horses Remembering Britain’s longest-reigning monarch in her most beloved pastime


The Drama Continues …

Failure to Launch Having returned to Santa Barbara, and with Prince Harry’s memoir and Meghan’s podcast underway, what’s next for the unroyal couple?

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The Royal Treatment

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Every Tiara Has a Story

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Remembering Queen Elizabeth II Whether one spent time with her in person or knew her only through her portraits, her warmth was always present

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Air Mail Diary

Netflix to Harry and Meghan: You Work for Us, You Know And other strange news about these curious days …

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That 70s Movie Largely improvised by an unruly teenage cast, the 1970 black-and-white film Bronco Bullfrog gets a shiny new restoration

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Air Mail Diary

The Further Adventures of the Heir and the Spare And other strange news about these curious days …

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The Royals

Fool’s Gold Still angling to have his royal status reinstated, Prince Andrew can’t take the hint

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Small Talk

The Clown Prince Post-Jubilee, Harry reports back to Netflix*

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The Seated Queen Moisturize


The Royal Soap Opera

The Andrew Formerly Known as Prince A convicted Libyan gun smuggler, a royal introduction to a pedophile, a $50 million lawsuit—it’s just another week for Andrew

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Pop Royalty Little-known paintings by Dame Vera Lynn, “the Forces’ Sweetheart,” whose songs buoyed morale during World War II, go on display in her hometown

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The Downton Effect

Living Large Peek inside the magnificent English estates that star in The Crown and Bridgerton

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Little Britain, Part I

Harry the Conquering Hero The prince comes to the rescue to “protect” his grandmother the Queen and ensure the “right people” are around her

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Small Talk

“Anyone Seen the Beefeater Gin Guy?” Queen Elizabeth headed one of the world’s biggest brands. It’s only right that advertising heads of state come to mourn her

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The Roaring 20s’ Jewel

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Air Mail Diary

Prince William’s Eyebrow-Raising News Peg And other strange news about these curious days …

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The Royal Soap Opera

The Andrew Formerly Known as Prince A convicted Libyan gun smuggler, a royal introduction to a pedophile, a $50 million lawsuit—it’s just another week for Andrew

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Nette Light

Air Mail Diary

Russia’s Rich Hunt for New Homes Plus, are Swedes rude? And other strange news about these curious days …


Into the Garden

For the Love of Roses Today’s rose fanatics—and there are a lot of them—join a fan club that stretches from Sappho to Shakespeare to Empress Joséphine

Icons of Style

The Last Empress How has Denise Hale managed to maintain her grip over San Francisco society?

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