Belgium · Italy

Random Royal Rotogravure

Talk about born to rule, even if it was only for a brief time. Marie-José of Belgium serves #frockingfabulous sass! When she wasn’t being a mood, she found time to be the last Queen of Italy, for just 34 days. pic.twitter.com/ip7CV0xxbC— Catherine Curzon (@MadameGilflurt) October 3, 2021 Post your sassy royal photos in the comments.… Continue reading Random Royal Rotogravure

Norway

Random Royal Rotogravure(s) – The Wedding of Crown Prince Haakon and Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby

It's been twenty years since this wedding, which took place on August 25, 2001, in Oslo Cathedral. As most royal watchers know, the road to the ceremony was not without its bumps. Mette-Marit's youth and young adulthood were unconventional for a royal bride (although not so unconventional for a young person of her time). Haakon… Continue reading Random Royal Rotogravure(s) – The Wedding of Crown Prince Haakon and Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby

Pop Quiz

Random Royal Rotogravure and Pop Quiz

Quick, guess these folks on this balcony! I guarantee you that we talk about all of them here. (Thank you to Baguette geogirl for finding this treasure.) Scroll down for the answer. ... ... ... ... ... ... Princess Benedikte, Grace Kelly aka Her Serene Highness Princess Grace, Princess Stephanie, Princess Caroline, and Prince Albert.… Continue reading Random Royal Rotogravure and Pop Quiz

Britain

Random Royal Rotogravure – 40 Years Ago Today

Forty years ago today I was living with some back-to-nature folks in a Mid-MIchigan farmhouse, where we didn't have a television. That means your intrepid royal blogger didn't see the biggest royal event of the last century, the marriage of Lady Diana Spencer and Prince Charles. Maybe you did? Share your memories and favorite photos… Continue reading Random Royal Rotogravure – 40 Years Ago Today

Belgium

Swinging Royal Chick of the Sixties – Princess Paola

Some people just have their decades, you know? Princess Paola of Belgium, as she was then, simply owned the sixties. 1960 Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'ru2cHd4jRKRbS6bEVuIDsQ',sig:'w5Ui5AhPghhyRR7mnkmwQQYDGYz42SbJ2HCHWXVco98=',w:'472px',h:'594px',items:'171852697',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); 1961 Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'0mks5lmHSddJqIVzfFVSqQ',sig:'4b9TjaFYSTgx9M4ZVOEs_KVAxJCGzeKs-Ahz1ff1G20=',w:'440px',h:'594px',items:'141555888',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); 1962 Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'R3tb3s2IQFRC7aIAQTyPfw',sig:'7wdvNv928DKgnLlNeQNcYAqhWKfdhEFK94iOnCPv43U=',w:'594px',h:'370px',items:'1319693484',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); 1964 Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'BAIBzc8FSnd8nHrGgebsHQ',sig:'OL9BWcwH4FQ72GB2cF7tE04F5o0c7Qt2Sqj7cYUHL0Q=',w:'466px',h:'594px',items:'170942618',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false… Continue reading Swinging Royal Chick of the Sixties – Princess Paola