Britain

Defense of the Dress – Duchess of Cambridge in The Vampire’s Wife

The Duke and Duchess attended their first evening event of the tour yesterday, a reception in honor of the Belizean culture and the Queen's Jubilee. It was hosted by the Governor-General, Froyla Tzalam, and Prime Minister Johnny Briceno, at the absolutely spectacular Cahal Pech Maya Ruins. The couple received a traditional welcome and the Duke made… Continue reading Defense of the Dress – Duchess of Cambridge in The Vampire’s Wife

Spain

Defense of the Ensemble – Queen Letizia in Carolina Herrera

Last week Queen Letizia attended the Governing Council of the Army Orphans Board. It was an event that involved meeting with children, so there was lots of leaning in and bending down. Her ensemble had to meet those needs. The Facts The Queen wore a Carolina Herrera coat, which is described as having a boucle… Continue reading Defense of the Ensemble – Queen Letizia in Carolina Herrera

Monaco

Defense of the Dress – Princess Caroline at Sainte Devote Celebrations

Thanks to Tante Caroline for inspiring us to reinstate this old favorite feature. She appeared yesterday wearing some Chanel that is going to be absolutely fabulous or too much, depending on your point of view. Princess Caroline, Prince Albert, Princess Gabrielle, and Prince Jacques attended the Pontifical Mass as part of the Sainte Devote Celebrations… Continue reading Defense of the Dress – Princess Caroline at Sainte Devote Celebrations

Sweden

Defense of the Royal Lady Pantsuit – Crown Princess Victoria in H & M (Updated with Day 3 in Paris)

Crown Princess Victoria is on a three-day official visit to Paris. We've talked about some of her ensembles in this week's Bits, but this ensemble stood out and said, "We need to resurrect the Defense of ...." series. The Facts The Crown Princess attended the inauguration of the "Pioneer the Possible" exhibition at the Pavillon… Continue reading Defense of the Royal Lady Pantsuit – Crown Princess Victoria in H & M (Updated with Day 3 in Paris)

Belgium

Defense of the Dress – Queen Mathilde in Carolina Herrera (Plus a Bonus)

A bit of a break from the Designer Diaries series is on deck today. Recently Queen Mathilde and King Philippe visited the Campus Salvator of the Jessa Hospital, a Flemish hospital specializing in clinical medicine. The couple discussed the role of the hospital in the fight against the Covid virus. The Facts Queen Mathilde wore… Continue reading Defense of the Dress – Queen Mathilde in Carolina Herrera (Plus a Bonus)