Sweden

Starter Tiaras – Crown Princess Victoria

Here we go, another new series here at the Handbag! In this series of posts we're going to be talking Starter Tiaras, starting with the first tiaras of some of our favorite royal ladies, and working up to guessing/wishing/praying for the Starter Tiaras for the next generation of royal women. And to kick this series… Continue reading Starter Tiaras – Crown Princess Victoria

Belgium

In Defense of the Tiara – Belgian Nine Provinces

This time around we are in the not so deep Belgian vaults, taking a look at their "big gun" tiara: The Nine Provinces Tiara. The Facts The Nine Provinces Tiara joined the Belgian vault in 1926, as a wedding present from the people of Belgium to Princess Astrid of Sweden, upon her marriage to King… Continue reading In Defense of the Tiara – Belgian Nine Provinces

Tiaras

In Defense of the Tiara – Sofia’s Wedding Tiara

This week we're talking about the newest addition to the Swedish vaults - Princess Sofia's Wedding Tiara. I hear you...it's not technically a fringe, but definitely fringe adjacent. The History Sofia Hellqvist received this tiara from her future in-laws on the occasion of her marriage to Prince Carl Philip of Sweden on June 13, 2015.… Continue reading In Defense of the Tiara – Sofia’s Wedding Tiara