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Hofdame Bits and Bobs

Sweet, sweet summertime, we are saying goodbye. Yes, I know that it technically ends on September 22nd, but the calendar flip to September has always been the end for me. I am an autumn-lover, so it’s not a sad goodbye, but something to anticpate with eagerness.


The Duchess of Cambridge’s “Hold Still” project is winnowing down the finalists, Haakon is hiking the refugee route, and Victoria has been making her return rounds. Getty images are here.


Princess Charlene and Prince Albert attended the 1st Stage of the 107th Tour de France, and Char’s hair has caused quite a stir in those quarters where we debate such things. Chic or crazy? You tell us. I do think she wears yellow quite well.

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Haakon, who has been hiking the refugee trail, met with some witnesses from the Second World War, and listened to their personal testimonies.

 Do you love bunads and healthy, glowing Norwegians? You are in luck. Märtha Louise shared some pictures of the confirmation of her daughter Leah Isadora, and they could be advertisments for the Norwegian Tourist Board.


Folks, Fred heard your verdict on his room and he is defiant. He gathered a group of businessmen together in the center of the swirl to present his International Business Award.

Virtual Not Vacationing with the Royals

Even when the Spains were on their public holiday break, they were working. Hence our “Virtual Not-Vacationing” feature. Iselen has kept us well updated on the events, so we’ll weigh in purely on our sartorial favorities in a “Battle of the Dresses”. Cast your mind back and cast your vote. Choose as many as apply – we’ll rank them this time around. Need a closer look? Queen Letizia Style Blog has lots of photos.

  1. Charo Ruiz Ibiza Aida dress

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2. Uterque white organza dress

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3. Vintage Ibiza shirtwaist dress

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4.Adolfo Dominguez midi

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5. Massimo Dutti polka dot

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6. Sandro scarf print

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Choose your favorite Letizia dresses.


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