Look at the eighteenth birthday boy! How many folks can you identify in this photo? The Norwegian Crown Prince turns fifty tomorrow. The "Bakgårdsfest" for the 50th Birthday of Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette - Marit will take place on August 25th at the Royal Palace. We'll pop back in here with a… Continue reading Pop Quiz – Crown Prince Haakon
Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway have invited the President of Italy, Sergio Mattarella, and his daughter Laura Matarella for a two-day State Visit. Since the King remains hospitalized with an infection, Crown Prince Haakon will host the visit with Queen Sonja and Crown Princess Mette Marit. Schedule Day One: Official welcome… Continue reading Open Post – Italian State Visit to Norway
Prince Philip escorts the Norwegian royal family from the royal yacht Norge. They are in London for the 1953 coronation. From left to right, Princess Astrid, Crown Princess Martha, and Crown Prince Olav. Embed from Getty Images Spam your favorite photos from the last British coronation!
Queen Maud's wardrobe could fill up a year's blog posts. We have already done a Designer Diary on her Callot Soeurs pieces and profiled her in a two-part feature, here and here. As the youngest daughter of the Prince of Wales, she was a royal from the get-go. She married her first cousin, Prince Carl… Continue reading Designer Diaries – Queen Maud’s Coronation Gowns