This is one of my faves, but doesn't get a lot of love from the royal watching crowds. History This one started its royal life with Infanta Maria de la Paz of Spain. It was a wedding present from her mother, Queen Isabella II upon her marriage to Prince Ludwig Ferdinand of Bavaria in 1883.… Continue reading In Defense of the Tiara – Bavarian Sunburst Tiara
In honor of Queen Sofía's birthday last Saturday, we are going to have a Handbagger free-for-all! Please post your favorite Queen Sofía evening appearance below; it doesn't have to be Hall of Fame worthy, if you love it, post it! Mine is probably (99% sure) from Crown Princess Victoria's wedding. Fab color, love the ruching,… Continue reading Favorite Evening Appearance
Slovenia's President Borut Pahor visited the Norwegian royals today, and let's just cut to the tiaras first, shall we? Thanks to our Norwegian community member Ween we know that Sonja is wearing a 25 year old dress by Eric Mortensen, along with Queen Maud's Pearl and Diamond tiara. I think we can add Sonja to… Continue reading Random Royaling – Slovenia Visits Norway (Tiara Action!)
Morning everyone! Trying a new twist on our tiara posts here, and following along with the “Hall of Fame” series The Handbag/Sudsy is working on now. We're going to have some Hall of Fame Tiaras, starting with one that were recently featured in OC's ROYGBIV:Florals post. Now since I don't have a favorite floral tiara… Continue reading Hall of Fame: Floral Tiaras
We've defended, we've voted and we once took a trip through time with the Dutch Antique Pearl Tiara. This week we're going to do a little time traveling ourselves, discussing tiaras in their previous and current forms. Tying into the other discussions this week (State Visit and Blue Jewels) we're kicking this series off with… Continue reading First or Final?