Pearly Kings and Queens

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Pearly Kings and Queens - My sister and I dressed up like this when we were little.

Chatting with old London mates today made me remember growing up in Hounslow. Nostalgia - they're like the pearly kings and queens they came down our street for the carnival. We waved out flags.

London Pearly Kings and Queens: Pearly King of Bow Bells & The City of London

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Burning bright: Flame-haired Nicola Roberts dresses like a pearly queen as she ups the fashion stakes at Mulberry | Mail Online

Burning bright: Flame-haired Nicola Roberts dresses like a pearly queen as she ups the fashion stakes at Mulberry

Burning bright: Flame-haired Nicola Roberts dresses like a pearly queen as she ups the fashion stakes at Mulberry | Mail Online

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Wee find: Tatty Devine's Pearlies

Tatty Devine's collection, Button Up, which pay tribute to the East End's royal dynasty of Pearly Kings and Queens. Tatty Devine are donating from every sale of a Pearly King brooch or necklace to charity through the Pearly Kings and Queens Association.

* Pearly King and Queen ensembles 1940s - King comprising ornately decorated suit, cap, tie, bow tie, brace ; the Queen with coat, chemisette, two hats, a handbag and shoes.

* Pearly King and Queen ensembles - King comprising ornately decorated…

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