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Hej!!! Happy mid-November. I am not sure why, but I seem to have missed quite a few events so I’ve broomed a couple of weeks together here. Forgive me if you’ve already discussed them. Also, we have an Open Post for The Crown, for those who are interested.


Go behind the scenes of the Crown to view the actual historic events, see Charles and Cams visit Berlin, and go along with Philippe as he visits the ULiege Laboratory. See it here.

Back in the Bag

Remember when William wore a green velvet suit? Yea, me either but he did indeed!


Mathilde sets a good example by wearing a mask and making use of the hand sanitizer while on a visit to the Onze-Lieve-Vrouw Ziekenhuis hospital in Aalst. She’s repeating her Esmerald Ammoun ensemble, originally worn in September. So help me, I like a good dose of colorful Tils. Great earrings. Per Modekoningin Mathilde, they are Francesca Romana Diana.

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Mary sports some great glasses and good hair. Not a bad Bottega Veneta suit, either. The Crown Princess gave a moving speech at Children, Youth and Grief, an organization that helps youth deal with grief.


We leap over to the low country, where we encounter a series of photos of Queen Maxima behind desks. These go back a couple of weeks, but I think we’ve missed quite a few of her events. I am particularly digging her in black, for some reason. Why do I think we rarely see her wear it? I must be mistaken.

She spent some time at a talk at the Willem van den Bergh residential care facility, discussing the impact of Covid 19. Yes, you guessed it – Natan.

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Wearing the aformentioned black (Massimo Dutti), here she is delivering a speech to The ASEAN Women Leaders’ Summit in Palace Huis ten Bosch Palace.

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She also paid a visit to the BovenIJ hospital to discuss the consequences of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic

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I cannot tell you how much I love a good houndstooth (thanks Salann), and this is definitely in that category. The Queen attended a meeting at the headquarters of the Royal Board for Disabilities. Her houndstooth is the boss, Hugo Boss that is.

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I’m not sure why I am almost speechless over her shoe choice here. Maybe because I am used to her wearing sky high pumps like the ones above? This was last week, when she attended a meeting at the FAD (Foundation Against Drug addiction) headquarters. She is in a Hugo boss sweater, Mango trousers and Uterque Ankle Boots.

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Lay it on me. Are the boots good or bad?


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