Monique Turnbull  


Blog Editor

Blog Editor and Writer at Royal Central. Nostalgic for personal refinement, sweetness, kindness, grace, virtue, true femininity, elegant living. Advocate of courtship, enduring love, family. Interests include ballet, reading, writing, healthy living, interior design, and fashion. Duchess of Cambridge, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Stacey Kent, Coco Chanel and Inès de la Fressange enthusiast.


 

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge touched down on sunny Australian soil Wednesday afternoon, to officially begin the second leg of their journey through New Zealand and Australia. As a mark of respect for Australia’s national colours, Catherine emerged from the RAAF VIP aircraft wearing a bright yellow dress by Serbian-born, London-based designer Roksanda Ilinic....

Last Wednesday, 9 April, Kensington Palace opened its gates to endurance racing royalty for the official launch of the British round of the FIA World...

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s little prince is set to attend his first official royal engagement in a few short hours, and in the most engaging...

Tonight, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal will open her sprawling farming estate to BBC One’s flagship weekly rural affairs programme, Countryfile,...

Outraged New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has decried as ‘nonsense’ the inflammatory comments made by former Metropolitan Police head of...

UPDATE: The location was changed for Her Majesty’s audience with His Holiness Pope Francis. The Queen and Prince Philip had tea with the Pope in...

People often ask me what it was like living at Kensington Palace and, in the past, I’ve responded in a somewhat blasé fashion. However, the...

The formative period for building character for eternity is in the nursery. The mother is queen of that realm and sways a scepter more potent than that...

Dancers and staff at the Rambert Dance Company were thrilled to welcome Her Majesty The Queen today, as she officially opened the Company’s brand...

Iconic Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld has always had rather colourful opinions when it comes to the style of celebrities, but his recent praise of The...