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The Queen: a Sartorial Jubilee

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This year marks 70 years since The Queen acceded to the throne. But what did her Majesty wear on the day of her coronation at Westminster Abbey on 2nd June, 1953? The Queen’s Coronation dress, made of white satin and embroidered with the emblems of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth in gold and silver…

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Princess Margaret

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In previous articles of ‘The Dandy Doctor,’ I’ve explored Dandies like Marlene Dietrich and Eartha Kitt – women who were labelled by their contemporaries as ‘difficult’, ‘cold,’ ‘cruel,’ and even mad. The same traits that we often associate with male Dandies (affection for excess, icy demeanour, cutting wit), when seen in a female Dandy are…

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Welcome to the new web site for The Chap, Britain’s longest running gentlemen’s publication. Since launching the new site in January 2018, we have uploaded plenty of new material from our extensive archive – see ARCHIVE Signing up for our newsletter is the best way for you to keep abreast, on a weekly basis, of…

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