pearly queen

pearly queen

n
the female London costermonger whose ceremonial clothes display the most lavish collection of pearl buttons. See also pearly4
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PEARLY QUEEN If she loves her jewellery, your mum will treasure this silver and freshwater pearl heart T-bar bracelet, PS65 at Beaverbrooks 2 TIME FOR TEA Make mum a cup of tea in bed using this pretty floral two-mug teapot, PS39.
Fundraiser Doreen Golding, Pearly Queen of the Old Kent Road, is given a BEM for services to charity and the Pearly Kings and Queens Society.
Be a pearly queen with one of these embellished on-trend buys 1 at the double Make a statement in this pearl bead-button blazer, PS79.
There's still a sense of restraint on the high street, however, as oversized pearls are spaced out on bar or jacket earrings, or gathered in threes on chunky rings - this is how to be a pearly queen now.
com Here's how to be a pearly queen - with oversized pearls spaced out on bar or jacket earrings, or gathered in threes on chunky rings.
COMEDY They're best friends, but Tracey (Linda Robson, right) and Sharon are forced to compete when Auntie Vera nominates them both to take over her Pearly Queen duties.
SAM FAIERS Judging by her Pearly Queen ensemble, Sam seems to be very excited about the upcoming Jubilee celebrations.
Pearly queen Dee Russell, 70, from Shoreditch, east London caught the eye of many in her traditional costume embellished with pearl beads and buttons and a royal wedding feather head dress.
Ideally I would have preferred trap six for her tomorrow, but if she clears Pearly Queen [in stripes] then she should have a very good chance.
My mother was a Pearly Queen and my grandfather a Pearly King," Major said.