The Other Side of the Coin: The Queen, the Dresser and the Wardrobe

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THE OFFICIAL BOOK, FULLY ENDORSED BY QUEEN ELIZABETH IIFrom Her Majesty’s trusted confidant and Dresser Angela Kelly LVO comes a lavishly designed book of never-before-seen photos of The Queen, Her wardrobe and Her jewels and features intimate anecdotes from Angela’s 25-year career working closely with Her Majesty. A truly unique keepsake and collectors’ item to be treasured.  ‘For the nearly seven decades of her reign, Her Majesty The Queen has used clothing to create a powerful visual identity that transcends fashion and has made her perhaps the most readily identifiable person on the planet. Angela Kelly, building on the work of the great designers and milliners who have worked with Her Majesty through the years – including couturiers Sir Norman Hartnell, Sir Hardy Amies, and Ian Thomas, and milliners such as Simone Mirman and Freddy Fox – brings her own imagination to bear on an iconic ‘uniform’ that suggests continuity and tradition, and ensures that the wearer is always the most visible person in a room or a crowd.’–Anna Wintour, VogueWhen Angela Kelly and The Queen are together, laughter echoes through the corridors of Buckingham Palace. Angela has worked with The Queen and walked the corridors of the Royal Household for twenty-five years, initially as Her Majesty’s Senior Dresser and then latterly as Her Majesty’s Personal Advisor, Curator, Wardrobe and In-house Designer. As the first person in history to hold this title, she shares a uniquely close working relationship with The Queen.In The Other Side of the Coin, The Queen has personally given Angela her blessing to share their extraordinary bond with the world. Whether it’s preparing for a formal occasion or brightening Her Majesty’s day with a playful joke, Angela’s priority is to serve and support. Sharing never-before-seen photographs – many from Angela’s own private collection – and charming anecdotes of their time spent together, this revealing book provides memorable insights into what it’s like to work closely with The Queen, to curate her wardrobe and to discover a true and lasting connection along the way. ‘The book documents the unique working relationship between Her Majesty The Queen and the woman who has been her Personal Assistant and Senior Dresser for more than two decades: Angela Kelly. It gives a rare insight into the demands of the job of supporting the Monarch, and we gain privileged insight into a successful working relationship, characterized by humor, creativity, hard work, and a mutual commitment to service and duty. Angela is a talented and inspiring woman, who has captured the highlights of her long career with The Queen for us all to share.’ –Samantha Cohen, Assistant Private Secretary to The Queen (2011–2018)

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THE OFFICIAL BOOK, FULLY ENDORSED BY QUEEN ELIZABETH IIFrom Her Majesty’s trusted confidant and Dresser Angela Kelly LVO comes a lavishly designed guide of never-before-seen photographs of The Queen, Her wardrobe and Her jewels and options intimate anecdotes from Angela’s 25-year profession working intently with Her Majesty. A really distinctive memento and collectors’ merchandise to be treasured.  ‘For the almost seven many years of her reign, Her Majesty The Queen has used clothes to create a strong visible id that transcends style and has made her maybe essentially the most readily identifiable particular person on the planet. Angela Kelly, constructing on the work of the nice designers and milliners who’ve labored with Her Majesty by means of the years – together with couturiers Sir Norman Hartnell, Sir Hardy Amies, and Ian Thomas, and milliners corresponding to Simone Mirman and Freddy Fox – brings her personal creativeness to bear on an iconic ‘uniform’ that means continuity and custom, and ensures that the wearer is at all times essentially the most seen particular person in a room or a crowd.’–Anna Wintour, VogueWhen Angela Kelly and The Queen are collectively, laughter echoes by means of the corridors of Buckingham Palace. Angela has labored with The Queen and walked the corridors of the Royal Family for twenty-five years, initially as Her Majesty’s Senior Dresser after which latterly as Her Majesty’s Private Advisor, Curator, Wardrobe and In-house Designer. As the primary particular person in historical past to carry this title, she shares a uniquely shut working relationship with The Queen.In The Different Facet of the Coin, The Queen has personally given Angela her blessing to share their extraordinary bond with the world. Whether or not it’s making ready for a proper event or brightening Her Majesty’s day with a playful joke, Angela’s precedence is to serve and help. Sharing never-before-seen pictures – many from Angela’s personal non-public assortment – and charming anecdotes of their time spent collectively, this revealing guide gives memorable insights into what it’s prefer to work intently with The Queen, to curate her wardrobe and to find a real and lasting connection alongside the way in which. ‘The guide paperwork the distinctive working relationship between Her Majesty The Queen and the lady who has been her Private Assistant and Senior Dresser for greater than 20 years: Angela Kelly. It offers a uncommon perception into the calls for of the job of supporting the Monarch, and we acquire privileged perception right into a profitable working relationship, characterised by humor, creativity, exhausting work, and a mutual dedication to service and obligation. Angela is a gifted and provoking lady, who has captured the highlights of her lengthy profession with The Queen for us all to share.’ –Samantha Cohen, Assistant Personal Secretary to The Queen (2011–2018)

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