Our Rainbow Queen
This must-have photography collection takes a tour of HRH Queen Elizabeth II's bright and eye-catching working wardrobe, from twin sets to tiaras.
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||6 June 2019 by Vintage
||By Hughes, Sali
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This must-have photography collection takes a tour of HRH Queen Elizabeth II's bright and eye-catching working wardrobe, from twin sets to tiaras. Sweeping through seven colours and spanning nine decades, one is lead through the archives by the world's favourite colour-blocking icon, her ever-trusty Launer handbag at her side. With such carefully curated statement pieces such as that EU hat donned to announce the government's Brexit programme, to that brooch gifted by Obama but worn on the day of Trump's inaugural visit, the world can't help but wonder: has The Queen been making more than just fashion statements? Our Rainbow Queen is a stunning snapshot of the life of Britain's longest-reigning, most colourful monarch, for collectors and fashionistas alike - introduced by journalist and broadcaster, Sali Hughes.
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||It's a riot of colour and deconstructs ten decades of impactful and, at times, political dressing. Above all it proves that HRH serves some strong looks for which she deserves our respect... [we can] all learn something about the power of statement dressing -- Sophie Elkan * Treasurer *
||Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)
Sali Hughes is a journalist and broadcaster, specialising in beauty, women?s issues and film. She has written for Grazia, the Observer, Vogue, Elle and Stylist among others and is resident columnist for The Pool and Empire magazine. She is also Beauty Editor for the Guardian. Sali is an experienced radio broadcaster and has made many television appearances. She hosts her own popular YouTube series-_x0019_In the Bathroom With...? and presents her own show on Soho Radio. In 2018, she co-founded Beauty Banks, a non-profit collective. Sali was written two bestselling books, Pretty Honest and Pretty Iconic. She lives in Brighton with her two sons and husband.