Yesterday (August 25th) was M-M and Haakon's 18th wedding anniversary so I'm going to wrap up our "Mini-Mette-Marit" celebration with some photos from the various pre-wedding events, like photocalls, dinner parties, sailing events... you know, all of the usual Scandinavian royals pre-wedding fun! And if you're hankering for some actual wedding day coverage, OC's got… Continue reading Happy Anniversary CP Haakon and CP Mette-Marit!
Crown Princess Mette-Marit was born on August 19th, 1973, which makes today her 46th birthday! So in honor of this special occasion, I thought it might be fun to take a look back at "pre-engagement/engagement" Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby. Here she is heading to work in July of 2000, about three months before the news of… Continue reading Happy Birthday Mette-Marit!
The last few weeks we've run down a few of the tiaras given to some royal daughters-in-law. Time to see which is your favorite! The Alexandrine Diamond Drop Tiara Catch up on it's history and poll results here. The York Diamond Tiara Catch up on it's history and poll results here. The Diamond Daisy Tiara… Continue reading Battle of the Tiaras – Daughter-In-Law Edition
For our last entry in this series of "daughter in law" tiaras, we are focusing on the Diamond Daisy Tiara that Mette-Marit wore for her wedding. The History This tiara of daisies surrounded by scalloped circles, was made in 1910 and was given to Mette-Marit by King Harald and Queen Sonja. It is believed to… Continue reading In Defense of the Tiara – The Diamond Daisy Tiara
Welcome to this week's edition of ROYGBIV clothing! We've now made it to yellow. If you'd like a refresher, please feel free to revisit Red and Orange! Let's get started! United Kingdom https://www.instagram.com/p/BwPo-ucn7uO/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Betty looks amazing! I love the crustiness of this dress combined with the sheer cape action. She always looks good in a… Continue reading ROYGBIV-Yellow!