A reunion of Astaires in Ireland, 1939 “Mr. and Mrs. Fred Astaire with Lord and Lady Charles Cavendish photographed on the day brother Fred and wife arrived at Lismore Castle from America to stay with sister Adele and her husband at their home in County Waterford.
7 East 91st Street, a house of surpassing - some would say excessive - luxury, paid for by furniture magnate William D. Sloane, completed in 1905 to the designs of New York's great proponent of the Beaux Arts, Whitney Warren, and used as a city residence by Sloane's daughter Adele and her husband James Abercrombie Burden.
We're loving Queen Maxima's wardrobe on her Italian trip
Queen Maxima dazzled in a pale pink floor length gown as she and her husband King Willem-Alexander attend a concert on the second night of their state visit to Italy
Founded in 1918 by Adele Casagrande but not established until 1925 with itâ€™s upscale name, Fendi (with the partnership of her husband Edoardo Fendi), the Roman based shop was one of Italyâ€™s most coveted fashion secret. The House of Fendi began as a leather goods and fur retail shop and as itâ€™s popularity gained, it was only ideal for its founders to progress into a larger store. Into a refurbished movie theatre they moved, which is known today as the Fendi Flagship store right in the…
Prince Philip is seen in public for the first time since hospital stay
Owned by the Cavendish family since 1753, the fairy-tale castle of Lismore has had many illustrious guests. Fred Astaire visited when his sister Adele and her husband, Lord Charles Cavendish, lived at the castle. In August 1947, John F. Kennedy stayed in the Queen’s Room (his sister Kathleen “Kick” Kennedy had married the heir apparent, William Cavendish, who died during W.W. II). (lismorecastle.com. Tel: 353 58 54288. Price: on request.) by Sean Willough.
May 16,1770 – 14-year old Marie Antoinette marries 15-year-old Louis-Auguste who later becomes king of France.During the marriage negotiations, they lamented the crookedness of her teeth. Straightaway, a French doctor was called to perform some painful oral surgeries. Performed without anesthesia and requiring three long months to take, at last Marie Antoinette's smile, "very beautiful and straight", satisfied France.[