Queen Alexandra: Behind the Seams, an interview with Kate Strasdin


Princess Alexandra (1844 - 1925), consort of the future King Edward VII, carrying her first-born daughter Louise on her back in 1867. W. & D. Downey / Getty Images

This week we delve behind the seams with fashion historian Kate Strasdin to rediscover the sartorial legacies--and anti-aging secrets-- of the ever youthful Queen Alexandra (1844-1925), wife of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom.

Additional Reading

  • Strasdin, Kate. Queen Alexandra: Inside the Royal Wardrobe. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017.