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Now you KNOW I’ve been looking forward to this. There are a lot more royal women wearing orange than you might think. Today’s post will share but a few favorite (or glaring depending on your view) examples. Let’s get started! If you’d like a refresher on our first entry into the ROYGBIV series, take a look at Red.


Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie in July 2017 is our first example. Simple lines in a bright color work well for this young woman who so very often dresses as a Golden Girl.



Sweden’s Victoria wore this to Felipe & Letizia’s 2004 wedding. I should love it, but I don’t. Cummerbund styles usually look fantastic on this lady, but this misses the mark for me.

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HOWEVAH, the Crown Princess completely redeemed herself when she wore this peachy dream at the 2011 Cambridge wedding. Don’t look at the shoes.

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Next up is Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary in one of my favorite daytime looks. This Marc Jacobs dress was first worn at a 2012 Danish Art & Design awards ceremony and then again while visiting Ascot in 2016.

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Mary has an iconic orange dress that she has worn for several New Year’s functions and it is…memorable. A bold choice especially paired with the lightly colored Danish Ruby Parure.

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The House of Orange of course represents the color well. I have always enjoyed this particular double trouble of Máxima and Mathilde as it appeared to be so joyful.

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And speaking of the Queen of the Belgians, Mathilde wears a LOT of orange with mixed results. A favorite of mine is this frothy Creamsicle gown worn to a 2017 state visit from Belgium to Denmark.


Now, you might think Elizabeth only has a few orange items…but upon searching she has quite a bit! It was hard for me to pare down to my favorites but I’ve picked my three favorites thus far. She’s Betty…she gets three.

This photo was when they came out of hibernation in January 2014 and I think she looks so cozy here. Plus monochromatic hat floof? I’m IN!

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I mean COME ON this is pretty fab.

SUCH a babe.

Do you like any of these orange beauties? What other orange garments strike your fancy? What other royal ladies have put on an orange display that you can appreciate?

Show us your orange assessments in the comments!

Next up in our ROYGBIV series is orange jewels!