The Swedish and Norwegian royals hanging out together at the Nordic World Ski Championships (Getty). It seems, the Norwegian royals had cause to celebrate (Twitter feed of Kjell Arne Totland)
Overviews of the Duke of Cambridge’s visit to Japan and China by ITV News and The Telegraph. In coordination with this tour, Getty put together a gallery of past British Royal visits to the land of the rising sun (Getty)
Lovely photos of the Dutch Royal Family on their annual ski holiday (Getty). I adore the shots of Princess Beatrix with her granddaughters.
Part two of the BBC documentary, Reinventing The Royals
Check out the preview of “A Royal Night”, a new movie about one of our favourite royals at the end of WWII
American milliner Ryan Wilde shares her design approach and gives a close view of working with felt in this short interview. Enjoy!
Queen Máxima, photographed last week on a one-day visit to Groningen and Drenthe
Photos from EPP / Pictures News via Paris Match
One of my favourite items in the Duchess of Cornwall’s closet is her tailored, black, collarless suit. Over the past decade, Camilla has worn this suit at a number of sombre royal occasions, pairing it with four different hats. I am intrigued by the very different feel each of these hats brings to this same suit. Which hat do you think suits this suit best?
In a Philip Treacy designs on October 12, 2006 and November 17, 2009
A Lock & Co. design on September 11, 2013 and Philip Treacy design on November 21, 2014
Photos from Rex via The Daily Mail and Getty as indicated
To start off this week, here is some great insight on hats from British milliner Stephen Jones and a peek at some of his creative work.
This week, King Harald became the first Scandinavian monarch ever to visit Antarctica (Royal House of Norway)
Queen Elizabeth in grey felt and red feathers to attend church at Sandringham last weekend (PA Picture Desk)
This photo gallery of Queen Silvia’s style over the years includes some rather amusing hats (Svenskdam)
I can’t think of another royal who wears a fedora more effortlessly than Infanta Elena (Blog Real)
The Hereditary Grand Ducal Couple toured a steel factory and hats were required. (Luxarazzi)
Lovely photo taken by the Duke of York at a 50th Birthday reception for the Earl & Countess of Wessex (Duke of York Facebook page)
Prince Frederick and Prince Joachim on ski trips with their families in Switzerland (The Daily Mail)
A romantic look at repeatedly worn royal wedding tiaras (The Court Jeweller)
If you haven`t already seen the unique royal portraits of Dutch artist Tiety Entjes-Weij, do take a peek (The Daily Mail)