1. India Hicks is inspired by her father’s designs

    India Hicks was eager to wrap up the conversation, get out the door, and start exploring the city. The dreary weather was not deterring her enthusiasm. It was the first time she’d been back to Boston in 20 years.



    Literal fashion police patrol gates at Britain’s Royal Ascot

    Strict sartorial guidelines were set for this year’s Royal Ascot horse race in the small English town of Ascot, and a team of ladies in purple suits patrolled the entryways to ensure the fashion dos and don’ts were strictly enforced.

    (Paul Edwards/Reuters)


    Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee connects Britons

    The monarchy doesn’t make much sense to American eyes - and maybe even some British ones - but it serves its purpose well.


  4. Prince William and Kate arrive in Canada today for their first official overseas trip since their wedding.  They will arrive in Los Angeles on July 8.  > story

    It is also worth noting that the Duchess of Cambridge has amazing hair (see photo).  She’s pictured here before boarding her flight to Canada.

    Photo: Steve Parsons/AFP/Getty Images

  5. President Barak Obama and Michelle Obama met Britain’s Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, and his wife, Catherine (Kate), at Buckingham Palace.  Pippa was not in attendance.