Sweden

Royal Retrospective – Queen Silvia’s Gowns

Here is our long-promised retrospective of Queen Silvia and her style evolution. This woman has had a long royal career, starting with a sudden elevation from commoner to Queen. Through the years, she rode through pregnancies, trends, and her own personal style evolution. We're sticking with evening wear because as much fun as looking through… Continue reading Royal Retrospective – Queen Silvia’s Gowns

Jordan

Open Post – Wedding of Princess Iman bint Abdullah (Updated with Wedding Photos)

I received a VERY interesting email that indicated the Handbag might want to have an Open Post all week for the wedding of Princess Iman bint Abdullah, oldest daughter of King Abdullah of Jordan, to Jameel Alexander "Jimmy" ThermiĆ³tis. The ceremony itself will be held on March 12, 2023, however it's a Jordanian wedding so… Continue reading Open Post – Wedding of Princess Iman bint Abdullah (Updated with Wedding Photos)

Monaco

Guest Designer Diaries – Princess Grace and Dior (Part Two!)

Hofdame Note: Welcome to Part Two of Baguette Royal Warrant's designer diary about Princess Grace and Dior. Please do not reproduce the photos elsewhere, as they are her personal property. Enjoy the rest of the story! 1956 Bal de Printemps Coat Flowers were one of Dior's trademark motifs, and this coat features a sprinkling of… Continue reading Guest Designer Diaries – Princess Grace and Dior (Part Two!)

Monaco

Guest Designer Diaries – Princess Grace and Christian Dior (Part One!)

Hofdame Note: A huge thank you to our Baguette Royal Warrant for this incredible Designer Diary. The intrepid Baguette did actual on-the-ground research for this post. Please do not reproduce the photos elsewhere as they remain her property. Enjoy! Introduction Fate sometimes gives us opportunities that are worth sharing with friends.  My husband took me… Continue reading Guest Designer Diaries – Princess Grace and Christian Dior (Part One!)

Belgium

Open Post – Swiss State Visit to Belgium (Updated Day Two Evening!)

The President of the Swiss Confederation Ignazio Cassis and his wife Paola Cassis will be in Belgium for a two-day state visit on 24 and 25 November, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Thursday. Belgian News Agency Thursday, November 24 King and Queen welcome the President at the Royal Palace Wreath at the Tomb… Continue reading Open Post – Swiss State Visit to Belgium (Updated Day Two Evening!)