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)

Sweden

Defense of the Dress – Queen Silvia in Nina Ricci

By happy coincidence, it's also Queen Silvia's birthday today. So if you feel like it, spam away any of her favorite looks in the comments. Let's wish the Queen a happy and healthy celebration! The Facts In 1993, the Queen turned to one of her favorite designers, Nina Ricci, for her Nobel gown. This bold… Continue reading Defense of the Dress – Queen Silvia in Nina Ricci

Sweden

Defense of the Dress – Queen Silvia in Jacques Zehnder

Even though there is no ceremony this year, it's all Nobel glory all the time around here. Another look back at one of Silvia's gowns is on the docket today, and Luckey Girl couldn't take the darkness and did three Nobel posts for us to round out the week. The Facts In 1998, Queen Silvia… Continue reading Defense of the Dress – Queen Silvia in Jacques Zehnder

Sweden

Defense of the Dress – Queen Silvia in Yuki

We continue on our "sob, let's replace the canceled Nobel ceremonies with visits to past glories" series with a look back to an unusual gown worn by Queen Silvia. The Facts Never say Queen Silvia isn't adventurous with her design choices. In 2006, she chose the design house Yuki for her Nobel gown. We're going… Continue reading Defense of the Dress – Queen Silvia in Yuki

Sweden

Defense of the Dress – Queen Silvia in Dior

We are mourning the lack of Nobel glitter and glitz this year, since the ceremonies have been cancelled due to the pandemic. We'll try to bring a little December sparkle into your lives by reviewing past glories. For the next four weeks, we'll "defend" Queen Silvia's glittering gowns at the Nobel Ceremony. Let's start at… Continue reading Defense of the Dress – Queen Silvia in Dior