Masterpiece Theater: Margrethe II and the Danish New Year

In Danish tradition, Queen Margrethe hosts New Year Receptions. She often wears a fur trimmed navy blue dress with her various honors. She wears it so often, there have been cries for change, but I truly do see this outfit as another piece of Masterpiece Theater.

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These photos are from several different years, and yet they could be any year, and I’ve only put out a small sample to view! Put simply, continuity on display.

What say you? Royalty’s main function OR a frugal lady who refuses to bedazzle another brocade gown?