Denmark · Guest Author

Guest Post: Daisy’s Daywear

Thanks to our guest author msb for this post about Denmark's queen!-OC Two things stand out about Queen Margrethe’s clothes for day and evening: the rich colours that she favours and her unselfconsciousness in wearing them. Office clothes Daisy has the advantage of a tall, slim figure, reminiscent of her grandfather Christian X, and her… Continue reading Guest Post: Daisy’s Daywear

Denmark · Tiaras

In Defense of the Tiara – Alexandrine Diamond Drop

For our next face-off we're going with tiaras that were gifted to the brides by their new in-laws. These can either be from the vaults, as today's is, or newly purchased. Let's jump in! Not a great shot of the tiara, I know, but c'mon...that's a fab pic! Better? 🙂 The History This one entered… Continue reading In Defense of the Tiara – Alexandrine Diamond Drop

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In Defense of the Tiara Headpiece – Daisy’s Poppies

We started this week in Denmark, so it feels right to end it there as well. Today let's discuss one of the more interesting headpieces to reside in a royal vault: The Golden Poppies. This headpiece was commissioned by Margrethe in 1976 from Danish artist Arje Griegst. The flowers are made from hammered gold, with… Continue reading In Defense of the Tiara Headpiece – Daisy’s Poppies

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Random Royaling – Princess Benedikte’s Guests

As you know because you've read lovinlorne's post, one of our favorite Classic Edition princesses celebrated her 75th birthday in elegant style recently. Since Benedikte has been covered, let's turn our attention to some of her guests. There are a trifecta of repeat dresses among them, all so good that they should be seen twice.… Continue reading Random Royaling – Princess Benedikte’s Guests