My tiara-loving heart is so full! We had three new tiara debuts last night (June 17) during the 18th birthday gala for Princess Ingrid Alexandra, from the birthday girl herself and the other two newly 18 year old princesses of Europe: Princess Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange; and Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant. Embed from Getty […]
Ahead of a gala dinner tonight in Norway to celebrate Princess Ingrid Alexandra’s 18 birthday, the Royal Court released three new portraits of Ingrid wearing her great-great-grandmother’s tiara, which was a gift for her 18th birthday. Ingrid is wearing Princess Ingeborg’s Diamond and Pearl Tiara, which was given to Princess Ingeborg of Sweden by her […]
Let’s kick off a series of end of the year highlight posts with a recap of some big moments from the royals I’ve covered here in 2017.
On Thursday and Friday, there were a string of terror attacks in Spain, killing over a dozen people and injuring over 100. The Guardian has a good timeline of events here and here, if you’re interested. In what is sadly feeling more and more like routine as the world suffers more and more attacks this […]
Following the big tiara-filled gala dinner on May 9, the royals came out for Day 2 of the 80th Birthday celebrations of King Harald and Queen Sonja, which was a government-hosted black tie dinner at the Opera House in Oslo. It was rainy and wet so the royals had to cover up with umbrellas and […]
Last night, May 9, King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway held a joint 80th birthday dinner at the Royal Palace in Oslo – their birthdays are February 21 (for Harald) and July 4 (for Sonja). A truck load of Norwegian and foreign royals attended including crowd favorites Crown Princess Victoria, Queen Maxima, and The […]
Barring anything major happening, for the rest of the week and into 2017 I’m going to do year end reviews for 2016 – taking a look back at the major highlights both events and fashion, British royal engagement numbers, Kate’s fashion, etc. I’m kicking this year end review off with a look back at some […]
I doubt this will get much attention at all since it’s Christmas and since my last few articles haven’t gotten much attention, but for those who don’t celebrate Christmas of for those who want something to look at during any downtime during Christmas celebrations, here’s a quick wrap up of various royals’ Christmas cards and […]
This royal round up features three separate tiara appearances (one that barely makes the count as royal, but whatevs) and two different York princesses. Queen Mathilde and Crown Princess Mette-Marit were out and about at State Banquets while Princess Beatrice was doing the charity thing and Princess Eugenie was attending a service at Westminster Abbey.
This royal round up features Camilla Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Charles at the 500th anniversary of the Royal Mail, Crown Princess Victoria at a seminar and supporting the Paralympics, Crown Princess Mary at the Flag Day parade, and Queen Sonja in a tiara for a State Visit.