Tag: Markle, Meghan

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Guest-Edits British Vogue’s September Issue

LONDON — Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, has been revealed as guest editor of British Vogue’s September issue, considered the most influential edition of the year for fashion magazines. But she won’t be on the cover. The Duchess of Sussex was initially invited to oversee the issue by British Vogue’s editor in chief, Edward Enninful, and […]

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Share Christening Photos of Archie

At two months old, the newest member of the royal family, Archie, has more than just an aristocratic bloodline going for him — he has developed a worldwide social media presence. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle gave the world a glimpse of their infant son on Saturday after he was christened at a private chapel […]

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Hats Like Sneezes, Playing at Aristocracy and Other Notes From Royal Ascot

ASCOT, England — Royal Ascot, five days of horse racing that are a major event in the British social calendar, ended on Saturday. I had read with fascination about Ascot, with its interesting combination of high-end millinery and heavy drinking, and so this spring I secured a press pass, which gained me admittance to the […]

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Here’s Baby Archie, on Prince Harry’s First Father’s Day

ImageHello, world. An image of 6-week-old Archie Mountbatten-Windsor was published on social media by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex for Father’s Day.CreditThe Duke and Duchess of Sussex LONDON — The first time Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor was introduced to the world in Windsor, a mere two days after he was born in May, he slept […]

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An Orwellian Tale? Trump Denies, Then Confirms, ‘Nasty’ Comments About Meghan Markle

WASHINGTON — By the time he left London on Wednesday, President Trump somehow ended his state visit there a full 360 degrees from where he started. Which was referring to the Duchess of Sussex, the American-born Meghan Markle, as “nasty.” Assessing the perceived degree of nastiness of the duchess in an interview before he left […]

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Mr. Trump Storms the U.K.

“He is a very controversial president, and we’ve all got used to that over the past two years,” said the British foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, who greeted President Trump on his arrival for a state visit on Monday, possibly saying all that needed to be said. How times have changed. Two years ago, Mr. Trump’s […]

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Trump Insults London Mayor as ‘Loser’ as He Pays Tribute to the Queen

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II welcomed President Trump to Buckingham Palace on Monday with an honor guard and royal artillery salute, while Mr. Trump carried on an ugly dispute with the mayor of London, whom he called a “stone cold loser” and said was doing a terrible job of running Britain’s capital city. The juxtaposition […]

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President Trump’s Visit to Queen Mixes Pageantry With the Petty

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II welcomed President Trump to Buckingham Palace on Monday with an honor guard and royal artillery salute, while Mr. Trump carried on an ugly dispute with the mayor of London, whom he called a “stone cold loser” and said was doing a terrible job of running Britain’s capital city. The juxtaposition […]

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Trump’s Love Affair With the Royal Family Dates Back to His Mother

LONDON — One of President Trump’s earliest memories, one he routinely recounts to journalists and biographers, is of watching his mother watch television, so enthralled that she barely moved for hours, on the day in 1953 that Queen Elizabeth was crowned. He was only 6 years old, but he understood that the gilded spectacle unfolding […]

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The Princess vs. the Demagogue

In an interview Saturday with Rupert Murdoch’s right-wing British tabloid, The Sun, President Trump characterized statements by Meghan Markle, before she became Duchess of Sussex, as “nasty” during the 2016 campaign. Of course, Trump was being led in this exchange to be precisely who we all know he is. The question itself was problematic, as […]

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