Raya Is Not Your Average Disney Princess, Just Like Every Other Disney Princess

When every Disney princess unconventionally strong, feisty and empowered, “unconventional” becomes the Disney Princess formula.

It was a (mostly) good weekend for royalty, with Amazon’s Coming 2 America nabbing the biggest pandemic-era streaming launch (whatever that means) and Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Meghan Markle and Harry netting 17.2 million viewers and unholy amounts of social media chatter. Moreover, Walt Disney offered the latest animated princess-specific fantasy flick, casting Kelly Marie Tran in Raya and the Last Dragon. She is a very different kind of Disney princess, just like every single Disney princess introduced to audiences for the last 32 years. At the very least, it’s as

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Princess Diana Was a Style Icon, But We Need to Talk About Her Beauty Looks Too

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10 wonderful walks in the Peak District, England’s answer to Middle Earth

White Peak and Dark Peak; their names sound like two warring kingdoms on Middle-earth. One can be found in the lush, green south of the Peak District, with its valleys, broadleaved woodlands, wild-flower grasslands and limestone caves, while the other dwells in the northern uplands, famous for its windswept moors and gritstone crags. In reality, these are the two main sections of the Peak District National Park, which, having become the UK’s first national park in 1951, is poised to celebrate its 70th birthday. Very different, they both make for inspirational walking. The White Peak area offers gentler walks in limestone valleys, with Dovedale and Monsal Dale among popular destinations. The footpaths are well-maintained and the atmospheric villages, with their limestone cottages and cosy pubs, are the perfect base for a walking holiday. Dark Peak, as

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Revisiting Princess Diana’s Iconic Style From the Fairchild Archives

Princess Diana’s style icon status has persisted long after her untimely death more than 20 years ago and has only continued to increase thanks in large part to the royal’s frequent portrayal in television and film.

There was a resurgence of interest in the princess this year when Netflix’s “The Crown” released its highly anticipated fourth season, which introduced Princess Diana, played by actress Emma Corrin. The season paid homage to many of Diana’s memorable fashion looks, including her famed David and Elizabeth Emmanuel-designed wedding dress from her royal wedding to Prince Charles in 1981.

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Princess Diana’s style has long been revered for its sophistication, elegance and unique spin on royal dress codes. The princess was a friend of the fashion industry as much as she was an admirer, having forged relationships with the likes of Gianni Versace, Naomi Campbell and Christy Turlington

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Rare photos of Princess Diana, Marilyn Monroe, and more iconic women

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