The appointment of the Knights and Ladies of the Garter is in The Queen's gift, without Prime Ministerial advice. Queen Elizabeth has appointed Felipe VI, King of Spain, a Stranger Knight in 2017 and Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands as a Stranger Knight in 2018. As we all know, both Kings attended this year's Garter… Continue reading Order of the Garter–more fun!
The hofdames can already feel the excitement building for this year's Order of the Garter ceremonies. In addition to the usual pomp and the appearance of the senior Windsors, both King Felipe and King Willem-Alexander will be invested. The proceedings will be held at St. George’s Chapel. We will bring you all the details in… Continue reading Brit Brief – Order of the Garter
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima are paying a state visit to Ireland at the invitation of Irish president Michael D. Higgins. They will visit Dublin and Cork from Wednesday, June 12 to Friday, June 14, for a mission focused on enhancing economic cooperation between the two countries. The schedule for the visit is below. We… Continue reading Open Post – Dutch State Visit to Ireland
Oh, this is so cool. WAX and MAX brought the whole fam damily to celebrate their 20th anniversary at the April fair in Sevilla. In May 1999 young Prince Willem-Alexander attended a party at the Seville Fair, where he met Máxima Zorreguieta Cerruti. Love, marriage and daughters Catharina-Amalia, Alexia and Ariane followed that auspicious event.… Continue reading Random Royaling – Dutch in Seville
It's time for the annual Koningsdag (King's Day) celebrations...let's take a quick look at the events in Amersfoort. Embed from Getty Images Máxima and the Princess of Orange are both wearing Natan. Shocker. © ANP/Phil Nijhuis I am LOVING A2 (aka Max Junior)'s outfit...down to her black booties. Wax looks just as proud of his… Continue reading Koningsdag 2019