Netherlands

Defense of the Dress – Maxima in Lena Hoschek

Look who has popped up just in time for us to do a timely Defense of the Dress - well, defense of the skirt and blouse actually. Max maxed out - sartorially - while attending the award ceremony of the Prince Bernhard Culture Foundation in Amsterdam. The award went to the ISH Dance Collective for… Continue reading Defense of the Dress – Maxima in Lena Hoschek

Jordan

Defense of the Dress – Rania in Bottega Veneta

Although she's not covered as thoroughly in the Western press as some of the European royals, I would say that I have rarely seen Rania repeat an outfit. Whether you think that's a good thing or bad thing is all due to the circumstance, as you will see with today's offering. The Facts Queen Rania… Continue reading Defense of the Dress – Rania in Bottega Veneta

Belgium

Double Defense of the Dress – Mathilde at the Monaco Wedding

Mathilde was a princess at the time of Charlene Wittstock and Prince Albert's wedding in 2011, but she brought the queenly style in a big way. We are going to do two ensembles today, her ballgown for the after-party and her dress for the daytime wedding. Mathilde, perhaps mindful that she was in Monaco, decided… Continue reading Double Defense of the Dress – Mathilde at the Monaco Wedding

Monaco

Defense of the Dress – Princess Caroline in Chanel

It's taken us a while, but we are now here folks. Caroline and Chanel go together like....well, pick anything. Horse and carriage. Love and marriage. Anything. The Facts There are hundreds of Caroline/Chanel collaborations that are on the conservative side, and we will get those in our Designer Diary series. This, however, is a Defense… Continue reading Defense of the Dress – Princess Caroline in Chanel