Grand Kremlin Palace, Moscow, Russia, breathtaking as all of them are in Russia! The Grand Kremlin Palace was built on orders from Tsar Nicholas I in the mid-19th Century. The architects outdid themselves!
1903 Ball in the Winter Palace. Nicholas II and Alexandra Fyodorovna. Fancy Dress Ball, held in the Winter Palace on 11 and 13 February 1903 - the famous masquerade, during which all the nobility of the Russian Empire was present in a very luxurious costumes "pre-Petrine times." These costumes have survived etched in photographs, which are a valuable historical source. So far, this ball is the most famous festival in St. Petersburg during the reign of Nicholas II
"Lydia!" She turned and sang out gaily, "Hello Jacob, come to sing and dance with me?" She twirled across the floor towards him. Jacob blew out his breath. "No, Lyddy, we-" --"Oh, come on!" Lydia caught his hands and spun him around, laughing joyfully. Jacob tried to pull her to a stop. "Lydia, please stop playing around." She dropped his hands and huffed out an exaggerated breath. "You're almost worse than Alexander!"
Michael Cinco’s Fall/Winter 2017 couture collection tells the story of Versailles, France’s most famous and grand baroque palace, through shades of gold, blue and green, and floral embroidery, reminiscent of the château’s gardens and palace’s courtiers in all their crystal-covered finery.