Netherlands

Designer Diaries – Addy van den Krommenacker and the Dutch Royals

Addy van den Krommenacker was born in Uden, the Netherlands, in 1950. He remembers being interested in fashion from his early days. He spent hours of his youth at the kitchen table, drawing princesses wearing wonderful ballgowns. He started his career in retailing, working at a boutique, first in sales and then as a buyer.… Continue reading Designer Diaries – Addy van den Krommenacker and the Dutch Royals

Tiaras

In Defense of the Tiara – The Dutch Pearl Button

For our next face off, we're doing some convertible tiaras. From a little convertible, like today's to some that have more options than you can count! Today though we are focusing on a tiara that was converted from a vault fave to a very special wedding tiara: The Dutch Pearl Button. The original tiara The… Continue reading In Defense of the Tiara – The Dutch Pearl Button

Britain · Netherlands

Random Royaling – When Harry Met Margriet

The lovely and impish Princess Margriet accompanied the handsome and impish Prince Harry at the launch of the Invictus Games in The Hague, Netherlands. Princess Margriet is the Dutch representative for the games, due to debut in the Netherlands next year. In the meantime, the Duke of Sussex was presented with an Invictus Games baby… Continue reading Random Royaling – When Harry Met Margriet

Netherlands

Corp Diplomatique Dinner-Part One

An annual tradition in the Netherlands is the Diplomatic Corps Dinner and friends, let me tell you something.  We are so lucky to have photos DIRECT from the event itself!! In Part One, we'll do a general overview and then Part Two will have much, much more information on the jewels themselves, provided by dutchroyaljewels.… Continue reading Corp Diplomatique Dinner-Part One