Italy · Spain

Open Post – Italian State Visit to Spain

On November 16 and 17, the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, will make a state visit to Spain. He will be accompanied by his daughter Laura Mattarella. Tuesday, November 16: Both will be officially received by Their Majesties the King and Queen, who will offer a Gala Dinner in their honor at the… Continue reading Open Post – Italian State Visit to Spain

Belgium · Italy

Random Royal Rotogravure

Talk about born to rule, even if it was only for a brief time. Marie-José of Belgium serves #frockingfabulous sass! When she wasn’t being a mood, she found time to be the last Queen of Italy, for just 34 days.— Catherine Curzon (@MadameGilflurt) October 3, 2021 Post your sassy royal photos in the comments.… Continue reading Random Royal Rotogravure

Bhutan · Denmark · Italy · Japan

Hofdame Bits and Bobs

Here's hoping those who celebrate had a lovely Easter weekend. We had some beautiful springlike weather here, so for those who are tired of me complaining about winter, here is your reprieve. Do we have any London-based Baguettes with slightly flexible schedules? We have an opportunity for someone with an interest in history, royals and… Continue reading Hofdame Bits and Bobs

Belgium · Britain · Denmark · Greece · Italy · Netherlands · Norway · Spain · Sweden

Generations photos

I really enjoy looking at generations photos, which is loosely defined for our purposes as a photo of royals in a direct line of relation. Let's explore a few today. I've made an attempt at listing family members in order from oldest to youngest in the captions. Britain Mary and Charles Victoria, Edward VII, George… Continue reading Generations photos

Austria · Italy · Tiaras

The Lobanoff Tiara

The Lobanoff Tiara is a new tiara for this writer and I haven't been able to find much information about it. Let's take a look at a few of the basic facts. According to the blog Gods and Foolish Grandeur, Princess Vera Nikolaievna Lobanov Rostovsky lived in the area now known as Cannes, France… Continue reading The Lobanoff Tiara