Archive of ‘Sofia Hellqvist’ category

New photos of Estelle & Oscar + Carl Philip & Sofia launch podcast

The Swedish royal court dropped two new photos of the Crown Princess Family on us yesterday, with Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Princess Estelle, and Prince Oscar all featured. Plus Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia participated in the launch of their Foundation’s podcast.

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Why I still call the Duchess of Cambridge ‘Kate Middleton’

Every once in a while, I’ll get a comment questioning why I still call the Duchess of Cambridge “Kate Middleton” even though she hasn’t been “Kate Middleton” since April 29, 2011. I’ve explained it in the comment section before, but since the subject was brought up again recently I thought I’d take a more in-depth look at the topic for a couple of reasons: 1) So I have something easy to point to if the question ever arises again; 2) Because every few months since I started calling Sofia Hellqvist “Princess Sofia” I’ve been questioning why it was so easy for me to switch names for her but not for Catherine; 3) I’ve been thinking about writing a titles clarification post for a couple months since I saw a comment on another site complaining about the way people write certain royals’ names; 4) I recently read an article trying to explain why people still call Catherine “Kate Middleton” and think their reasoning was incorrect (at least for me). So I thought I’d kill fours birds with one article and write up my personal thoughts on the subject.

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Predictions 2017 poll results

And we’re back with the poll results for our 2017 predictions. Some of the results were predictable, but some of the results were not what I was expecting at all. And there were some write-in votes that I hadn’t thought of.

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Crown Princess Victoria & Princess Madeleine give interviews for ‘Aret med Kungafamiljen’

The annual Aret med Kungafamiljen (A Year with the Royal Family) aired on SVT last week. The program featured footage of the Swedish royal family throughout the year, as well as interviews with all of the royals, including: Crown Princess Victoria, Princess Madeleine, and Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia.

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POLL: 2017 Predictions

Happy New Year!! I hope 2017 is a great year for everyone. As the first post of 2017, here are a bunch of polls on various topics to try to “predict” what will happen throughout the coming year. The polls are split into six categories: Kate’s engagements (royal duties); Kate’s fashion; the Cambridge children; royal babies; royal engagements (proposals); Other.

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2016 in Review: Royal Fashion Highlights

As this is a Kate-centric blog, I will have polls for all of Kate’s clothing choices this year, but first I want to highlight some of my favorite fashion moments from some other royal ladies.

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2016 in Review: Royal Event Highlights

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 of the royal event highlights of this past year.

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Swedish royals at Swedish Academy’s formal gathering

Every year on December 20, the Swedish royals gather for the Swedish Academy’s Formal Gathering. This year, King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip, Princess Sofia, Princess Madeleine, and Chris O’Neill attended the event which marks the end of the Academy’s working year.

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Swedish Royals at the Nobel Laureates Dinner

Last night, December 11, the Swedish royals – King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip, Princess Sofia, Princess Madeleine, and Chris O’Neill – attended the Nobel Laureates Dinner at the Royal Palace, bringing us a second tiara-filled night. Yay!

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