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Open Post – Princess of Asturias Awards (Updated!)

The Princess of Asturias Foundation convenes the Princess of Asturias Awards, which are presented at an academic ceremony held each year in Oviedo, capital of the Principality of Asturias. The Foundation’s aims are to contribute to extolling and promoting those scientific, cultural and humanistic values that form part of the universal heritage of humanity and… Continue reading Open Post – Princess of Asturias Awards (Updated!)

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Stellar State Visits – The Tens

Note: The Open Wedding Post will reappear tomorrow morning if you are inclined to share a part of your Saturday with us! We are wrapping up our state visits by decade posts, and quite a ride it's been. You chose the glittery 2006 Dutch State Visit to Belgium as your aughts favorite. Max, Mathilde, Fabiola,… Continue reading Stellar State Visits – The Tens

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Designer Diaries – Queen Letizia and Felipe Varela

Queen Letizia and Felipe Varela: discretion was the key. When our hofdames kindly asked me to write this diary about Felipe Varela I thought: “Oh my… But we know nothing about him!” Mr. Varela is the most discreet designer of Spain, and a very private man, and it’s exactly that what makes him the perfect… Continue reading Designer Diaries – Queen Letizia and Felipe Varela

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Random Royaling – Spain’s National Day

Like everything in this Covid era, Spain's National Day was scaled back. There was no full military parade, and the traditional ceremony at the Palace was not held. We are lucky, though, because the event was not reduced to nothing. It was structured as a tribute of those fighting against Covid-19, which is certainly fitting.… Continue reading Random Royaling – Spain’s National Day

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Hall of Fame – Queen Letizia, Daywear

Thank you to our guest author, Iselen, for this post! You knew Varela would feature prominantly, and ¡ahí está! - here he is. Runner Up The runner-up is from Mr. Sarkozy, president of France, and Carla Bruni's official visit. This burgundy "tucked dress" by Felipe Varela is her favourite for sure, the outfit she's repeated… Continue reading Hall of Fame – Queen Letizia, Daywear