Netherlands

Designer Diaries – Viktor & Rolf and Princess Mabel

Viktor & Rolf is a Dutch avant-garde luxury design house, established in 1993 by Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren. The two are not romantic partners but cannot be described as purely business partners either. They consider themselves as "thinking with one brain" and their commercial enterprise as an extension of their friendship. It's a creative… Continue reading Designer Diaries – Viktor & Rolf and Princess Mabel

Austria · Netherlands

Random Royaling – Dutch State Visit to Austria (Updated Day Three)

Hofdame Note: There is a lot to look at today! We are lucky to have two hofdame contributors working feverishly behind the scenes. Our Hofdude Triple A contributed some much-needed background on Queen Maxima's jewels in this post, and our Baguette Iselen has been updating the NATO summit post, which is stickied on the front… Continue reading Random Royaling – Dutch State Visit to Austria (Updated Day Three)

Netherlands

Random Royaling – Dutch Summer Photos

It's that time of year again in the Netherlands, time for us to be shocked at how grown up the A-Team has gotten! The usual outside summer photocall was moved inside Noordeinde Palace this year after a reported beach location was cancelled due to a chance of rain, but the pictures are great as always.… Continue reading Random Royaling – Dutch Summer Photos

Netherlands

Random Royaling and Re-Wearing – Corps Diplomatique Amsterdam

The King and Queen Máxima received the Diplomatic Corps on Wednesday evening at a gala dinner in the Royal Palace Amsterdam. The event is a glittering gathering, and the venue is always something to look forward to since they roll out the "Starry Night" carpet.  This year's theme was politics and governance. Princess Beatrix and Princess… Continue reading Random Royaling and Re-Wearing – Corps Diplomatique Amsterdam

Denmark · Netherlands

Random Royaling – The Danes in The Netherlands

No rest for the wicked around here folks! Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary are on a two-day business trip to the Netherlands. The Earl and Countess of Wessex started their trip to Cyprus yesterday too. We rolled the dice and the Danes are up today. We'll check in with the Wessexes tomorrow. For… Continue reading Random Royaling – The Danes in The Netherlands