“The country can count on me.”Princess Elisabeth, The Duchess of Brabant
Princess Elisabeth, the Duchess of Brabant, is celebrating her 18th birthday this Friday. Knowing this audience, I am sure everyone is looking for a tiara. None yet, but the Belgian royals shared some photos and they are stunning. This is a woman with an exciting sartorial future.
I want to casually study my destiny in this library! Yes, those are photos of her father and his siblings in that book. The always brilliant Modekoningin Mathilde has identified the sweater as Zara.
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New picture of Princess Élisabeth, to celebrate The Duchess of Brabant’s upcoming birthday on 25th October #DuchessofBrabant #PrincessElisabeth #PrinsesElisabeth #PrincesseElisabeth #Elisabeth #ElisabethofBelgium #ElisabethdeBelgique #ElisabethvanBelgie #Belgium #Belgie #Belgique #Picoftheday #royalty #BelgianRoyalFamily #BelgianRoyalty #BelgianRoyals #style #stylish
The heir and her father. Queen Paola’s features are strongly carried on, aren’t they? Also, this article has spotted some mother daughter earring sharing.
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New picture of King Philippe with Princess Élisabeth, to celebrate The Duchess of Brabant’s upcoming birthday on 25th October #DuchessofBrabant #PrincessElisabeth #PrinsesElisabeth #PrincesseElisabeth #Elisabeth #ElisabethofBelgium #ElisabethdeBelgique #ElisabethvanBelgie #Belgium #Belgie #Belgique #Picoftheday #royalty #BelgianRoyalFamily #BelgianRoyalty #BelgianRoyals #style #stylish #KingPhilippe #RoiPhilippe #KoningFilip #PhilippeofBelgium #FilipvanBelgie #philippedeBelgique
The following is my favorite, and a sign of some great sartorial things to come. The Duchess wears Esmeralda Ammoun, one of my favorite new designers. Minimal, but no boredom here.
— ModekoninginMathilde (@ModeMathilde) October 23, 2019
The celebrations at the palace today were just, well sob-worthy is the only phrase I can think of. Tils and Phil were at turns somber, excited, and proud. Elisabeth was just gorgeous and so very adult.
— Queen Mathilde Blog (@BlogMathilde) October 25, 2019
The girls are coming, world! Elisabeth faces her destiny.
Gifts of orders – you know you are grown-up royal when that happens.
Derniers préparatifs pour la cérémonie à l’occasion des 18 ans de la Princesse Elisabeth, Duchesse de Brabant. A suivre en direct à partir de 11h. @blanchemusicbe #BelgianRoyalPalace #MonarchieBe pic.twitter.com/2drO7Ledgx
— Belgian Royal Palace (@MonarchieBe) October 25, 2019
The official photos have been released. Here is the Duchess with her grandparents and the line of succession.
🎂🇧🇪 Pictures #Elisabeth18 to make royal history:
👉 3 generations Belgian monarchs: the former one (Albert II), the reigning one (Philippe), the next one (Elisabeth);
👉 Surrounded by her grandparents (paternal ones: King Albert/Queen Paola; maternal one: Countess Anne Marie). pic.twitter.com/kynDDgXqWj
— [Wim Dehandschutter] (@WDehandschutter) October 26, 2019
We need a whole Queens In Training Section, and this would join Ingrid Alexandra’s Confirmation and the recent Princess of Asturias Awards in it. The Queens are coming, world. Be ready!