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Stellar State Visits – The Aughts

Empress Michiko charmed Baguettes and you voted the 1998 Japanese State Visit to Denmark as your favorite. An excellent, elegant choice, all! Are you ready for aughts? Early in the decade, there was a flurry of royal weddings between princes and glamorous commoners, and we begin to see some of the royals we talk about… Continue reading Stellar State Visits – The Aughts

Britain · Denmark · Japan · Jordan · Malaysia

Stellar State Visits – The Nineties

Queen Silvia in her spectacular white evening gown with a coat stole the hearts of Baguettes last week. You voted the Swedish state visit to France as your favorite. Excellent choice in a decade full of color and sparkle. Let's move on, the nineties await! Japanese State Visit to Denmark, June 1998 The first official… Continue reading Stellar State Visits – The Nineties

Germany · Sweden

Open Post – German State Visit to Sweden (Updated Day Three!)

On 7–9 September, His Excellency President Frank-Walter Steinmeier of the Federal Republic of Germany will pay a State Visit to Sweden at the invitation of His Majesty The King. The President will be accompanied by his wife, Frau Elke Büdenbender.Swedish Royal Court Official Web Well, this is exciting - an actual state visit! The first… Continue reading Open Post – German State Visit to Sweden (Updated Day Three!)

Britain · France · Jordan · Spain · Sweden

Stellar State Visits – The Eighties

Housekeeping: Reminder that we are off on Monday for the U.S. Labor Day holiday. We will have an Open Post on Tuesday for anyone who wants to talk about the Sweden/Germany State Visit and will be back Wednesday with a new Bits. For those in the northern hemisphere, enjoy your last bit of summer. To… Continue reading Stellar State Visits – The Eighties

Luxembourg · Spain · Sweden

Stellar State Visits – The Seventies

The votes are in and the Baguettes have chosen the Belgian State Visit to Britain as their sixties favorite. No one can blame you all , it's was a sparklefest for sure. Onward to the seventies, where some changes are afoot in the major players. British State Visit to Denmark, May 1979 The seventies had… Continue reading Stellar State Visits – The Seventies