The Royal Court has released new photos to commemorate King Carl Gustaf's Golden Jubilee week. Use this post to discuss all the activities of the week. Schedule Celebrations will take place on September 15 and 16 in Stockholm to mark the King's Golden Jubilee. On 15 September the Te Deum will be held in the Royal Palace… Continue reading Pop-Up Post – Sweden Golden Jubilee Week!
Over the years many a Baguette has complained about the "dull boring backgrounds" various royal families have used in their Christmas/family photos. I would just like to say one Baguette's boredom is another Baguette's playground.
In our continuing series of "Farewell Fotoshops" to close out our time here at The Handbag, we will take a look at The Leuchtenberg Sapphire Tiara. The tiara is part of a parure that was gifted to Princess Augusta of Bavaria, Duchess of Leuchtenberg, the wife of Eugène de Beauharnais, Duke of Leuchtenberg by his… Continue reading Farewell Fotoshops: Leuchtenberg Tiara
What a week, right? One royal wedding, two state visits, and a plethora of coronation events. Take a deep breath, put your feet up, and dive in for a relaxing respite. Ha, just kidding! The royals all jumped on planes and immediately started a new round of events. Belgium Queen Mathilde bolted from the coronation… Continue reading Hofdame Bits and Bobs
Here's a first: we have to combine these two visits because this week is so busy in royaldom. Off we go... Colombian State Visit to Spain His Excellency the President of the Republic of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, will pay a State visit to Spain from 2 to 5 May. The President of the Republic and… Continue reading Open Post – Colombian State Visit to Spain/Swedish State Visit to Estonia (Updated with final day photos)