I Also Went to the Royal Wedding

I Also Went to the Royal Wedding

And all I obtained was a devastating reminder of my very own insignificance. This was not the collection finale of “Suits.”CreditAlexander Coggin for The New York Times WINDSOR, England — The solar was glad. The air was the precise temperature of God’s heat breath as he whispers a secret in your ear (72 levels Fahrenheit). […]

Why Were the Royal Exes at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Wedding?

Why Were the Royal Exes at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Wedding?

For her marriage ceremony Sept. 23, 2017 on the Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Va., Itamar Conner, a 22-year-old scholar, determined it wouldn’t be respectful of her boyfriend to ask two males she had dated beforehand whom she nonetheless counted as buddies. “Before we met each other we had both been out in the dating […]

How the Royal Wedding Might Influence Weddings to Come

How the Royal Wedding Might Influence Weddings to Come

Simplicity and informality joined arms with pomp and circumstance when Meghan Markle, 36, married Prince Harry, 33, on May 19 in St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. She seemed a bit Audrey Hepburn-ish, (or was it extra Jennifer Lopez in “The Wedding Planner”) and he as uniformed as a person might look. The world witnessed […]

A Royal Window Into a Newly Minted Duchess

A Royal Window Into a Newly Minted Duchess

It’s official. The newly minted Duchess of Sussex, the American-born former actress Meghan Markle, has her own royal portal. “I am proud to be a woman and a feminist,” she declares on her new web page on the British royal household’s web site. It unfurls the charity bona fides that it says “helped to shape […]

Meghan Markle and the Bicultural Blackness of the Royal Wedding

Meghan Markle and the Bicultural Blackness of the Royal Wedding

“Who are your people?” is the query that repeatedly got here to me as I watched Doria Ragland, Meghan Markle’s mom, sitting a couple of toes away from her daughter at Saturday’s royal wedding ceremony. A standard expression amongst southern African-Americans when greeting a stranger, it’s by no means merely a matter of bloodline or […]

Meghan Markle’s Second Wedding Dress Is by Stella McCartney

Meghan Markle’s Second Wedding Dress Is by Stella McCartney

And the entire scenario felt very James Bond. CreditSteve Parsons/Press Association There was a 1968 Jaguar convertible, there was a groom in a black velvet dinner jacket and there was the brand new Duchess of Sussex, the girl previously generally known as Meghan Markle, in a backless, halter-necked, ivory-silk crepe, bias-cut robe by Stella McCartney. […]

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Meghan Markle Introduces the British Monarchy to the African-American Experience

LONDON — It was an electrifying and surprising second within the midst of what had been a (principally) by-the-book British wedding service. And because it went on, you might virtually really feel centuries of custom start to peel away. Here was a relaxed, charismatic African-American bishop — Michael Bruce Curry, the chief of the Episcopal […]

As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Wed, a New Era Dawns

As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Wed, a New Era Dawns

Ten minutes later, Ms. Markle stepped from a Rolls-Royce Phantom four, within the firm of two small pageboys in army costume. Her costume, with a flowing prepare 16 toes lengthy, was dazzling pure white, wide-necked and minimal, leaving her collarbones naked. The costume, which had been the topic of agitated hypothesis for weeks main as […]

Read Bishop Michael Curry’s Royal Wedding Sermon

Read Bishop Michael Curry’s Royal Wedding Sermon

He spoke concerning the energy of affection, even to consolation these in captivity, referring explicitly to the psalms sung by slaves within the American south. The bishop was born in Chicago in 1953. Married with two daughters, he acquired a measure of fame outdoors the spiritual neighborhood after a sermon he delivered in 2012, “We […]

Wedding Princes: Harry and William Wear Military Uniforms

Wedding Princes: Harry and William Wear Military Uniforms

The groom and his finest man had been in fancy formal navy put on for the royal marriage ceremony. ImagePrince Harry, Duke of Sussex, left, along with his finest man and brother, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, outdoors St. George’s Chapel.CreditOdd Andersen/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The brothers are every dressed for the rank of […]