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Archive for July, 2011

The Royal Report for Sunday July 31, 2011 – Can Sarah Ferguson rehabilitate her image?

Posted by Marilyn on July 31, 2011

Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York is much maligned in the media for her actions. With last year’s cash for access scandal, it seems that she had hit an all-time low. Now that she has a new docu-series and book called ‘Finding Sarah’ will this help to rehabilitate her public image or contribute to its further decline?

Listen to the episode here: Can Sarah Ferguson rehabilitate her public image?

Publications mentioned

Hello! Canada Weekly No 225 25 July 2011

Hello! Canada Weekly No 226 8 August 2011

Vanity Fair – The Trouble With Andrew by Edward Klein

From My Royal Collection

Finding Sarah: A Duchess’s Journey to Find Herself

My Story by Sarah, Duchess of York

Tune in to the next episode of The Royal Report for Sunday August 7, 2011 at 9:00PM EST (North America).

Topic to be determined

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The Royal Report for Sunday July 17, 2011 – Is Catherine Cambridge a style icon?

Posted by Marilyn on July 17, 2011

Since the announcement of her engagement, everything that Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge has worn has set trends and sold out. But is this just media hype or a sign that she’s a style icon?

Listen to the episode to find out: Is Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge a style icon?

Publications discussed

People Cover story: ‘Will & Kate Conquer America’ July 25, 2011

Maclean’s Cover story: ‘Will & Kate’s Canadian Honeymoon’ July 18, 2011

Hello! Canada Weekly No 224 18 July 2011

From My Royal Collection

Kate Style: Chic and Classic Look

Diana Style: Foreword by Manolo Blahnik

Tune in to the next episode of The Royal Report on Sunday July 31, 2011 at 9:00PM ET (North America)

The topic will be: Can Sarah Ferguson rehabilitate her public image?

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The Royal Report for Sunday July 10, 2011 – The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Canada

Posted by Marilyn on July 10, 2011

Did Catherine really wear the same jeans three days in a row? Has the Toronto Sun gone too far with a picture of Catherine? What happens when the fashion police show up?

Find out on this episode:

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Canada

Publications discussed and mentioned

The Toronto Star cover story – Cheeky Kate – July 9, 2011

Hello! Canada Weekly No 222 27 June 2011

Hello! Canada Weekly No 223 11 July 2011

Hello! Royal Special Commemorative Edition – William & Catherine’s tour of Canada

Maclean’s Magazine – Special Commemorative Edition – The Royal Tour

Blogs and links mentioned

World of Royalty Blog

Prince William’s Final Speech in Canada

From My Royal Collection

Charles and Diana Visit Canada

Tune in to the next episode of The Royal Report on Sunday July 17, 2011 at 9:00PM ET (North America)

The topic will be: Is Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge a style icon?

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The Royal Report for Sunday July 3, 2011 – Diana at 50

Posted by Marilyn on July 3, 2011

July 1, 2011 marked what would have been Diana’s 50th birthday. Should we let her rest in peace? Should we still care about her? What is her legacy?

Find out by listening to this episode

Diana at 50 – Her legacy and impact

Publications mentioned

People Magazine – June 27, 2011 Cover story – The Princess Diaries

Newsweek – Diana at 50

From My Royal Collection

LIFE Diana At 50

Thank you to the following people for contributing to this episode:

Deepika Patel
Marina Luce
Cheryl Anderson Brown
Shane Gilreath

Tune in to the next episode of The Royal Report on Sunday July 10, 2011 at 9:00PM ET (North America).

The topic will be: William and Catherine’s royal tour of Canada – a recap of events

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