royalrumormonger:

Royal Fantasy Fashion:

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden + Elie Saab Spring/Summer 2013


royalrumormonger:

Royal Fantasy Fashion:

Princess Beatrice of York + Spring/Summer 2013 Erdem


royalrumormonger:

Royal Fantasy Fashion:

Princess Marie of Denmark + Pret-a-Porter Elie Saab

From top right to bottom left:

  • Fall/Winter 2011
  • Spring/Summer 2011-2012
  • Fall/Winter 2011
  • Spring/Summer 2011
  • Spring/Summer 2012 
  • Fall/Winter 2011
  • Spring/Summer 2012 
  • Fall/Winter 2011

royalrumormonger:

Royal Fantasy Fashion:

Princess Madeleine of Sweden + Marchesa

From top left to bottom right:

  • F/W 2012
  • F/W 2013
  • F/W 2013
  • S/S 2012
  • F/W 2012
  • F/W 2013
  • S/S 2013
  • S/S 2013

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royalrumormonger:

Royal Fantasy Fashion:

Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway + “Ice Princess” Evening Gowns

From top left to bottom right:

  • Elie Saab F/W 2013
  • Ralph Lauren F/W 2013
  • Elie Saab S/S 2013
  • Valentino S/S Pret-a-Porter 2013
  • Elie Saab S/S 2013
  • Valentino F/W Haute Couture 2013
  • Christophe Josse S/S 2013-2014
  • Monique L’huillier F/W 2013-2014

royalrumormonger:

Royal Fantasy Fashion:

Crown Princess Mary of Denmark + Elie Saab 2013 S/S Haute Couture

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Royal Fantasy Fashion:

*In honour of the Crown Princess becoming Queen on April 30, 2013. 

Crown Princess Maxima of the Netherlands + Valentino Evening Gowns

From Top Left to Bottom Right:

  • 2012-2013 F/W Haute Couture
  • 2013 S/S Haute Couture
  • 2012-2013 F/W Haute Couture
  • 2011-2012 F/W Haute Couture
  • 2012-2013 F/W Haute Couture
  • 2012-2013 F/W Haute Couture
  • 2011-2012 F/W Haute Couture
  • 2013 S/S Haute Couture

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I’m starting a new series of posts called “Royal Fantasy Fashion”. In this new series, I will post photosets of outfits from this year’s Paris Fashion week that I think different Royal women: should and might wear. 

I’m willing to take requests from previous fashion shows, and different Royals. Just message me which Royal you want the photoset to be about and what collection(s)/designer(s) to include.


royalrumormonger:

Royal Fantasy Fashion:

HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco + Couture 2013 S/S Christian Dior 

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I’m starting a new series of posts called “Royal Fantasy Fashion”. In this new series, I will post photosets of outfits from this year’s Paris Fashion week that I think different Royal women: should and might wear. 

I’m willing to take requests from previous fashion shows, and different Royals. Just message me which Royal you want the photoset to be about and what collection(s)/designer(s) to include.


The Baden Fringe Tiara of Sweden

"Sometimes also called the Sunray Tiara (and variations of that), it originally belonged to Queen Victoria of Sweden. It was a wedding gift from her parents, the Grand Duke and Duchess of Baden, for her 1881 marriage to Crown Prince Gustaf of Sweden.

The tiara is composed of 47 diamond rays. Like many of its fringe counterparts, it is a flexible piece that can be removed from the frame and worn as a necklace or other ornament. Or at least it was originally made that way; though Queen Victoria wore it as such, we only see it in tiara form these days. A bit surprising given the talent of the ladies of the Swedish house to do interesting things with their jewels.

Queen Victoria left the tiara to a family foundation, which ensured that it would stay in the family. It has been worn by many family members over the years, but since Crown Princess Victoria started wearing it, it has mostly been left to her. This is right in line with Queen Victoria’s wishes, as she wanted it to be a piece mainly for Crown Princesses. And appropriately, the Crown Princess has made it her signature piece.

Fringe tiaras were a dime a dozen at one time; most royal and noble families have or have had one at some point in their history. This one is my favorite twist on the classic fringe form. The rays have a diamond shape to them, and they fan out to create a halo around the wearer’s head. It also wraps further around the head and has a greater height difference between the tallest and shortest spikes than most fringes do.”

Do you like this tiara on Crown Princess Victoria, or do you want someone else to wear it?


The Prussian Tiara of Spain

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"The star of this tiara is the central tear drop diamond and its surrounding ring. It swings freely in this platinum and diamond tiara from the German jeweler Koch, with Greek motifs all around. At the base sits a row of Greek keys; on top of that, a structure of columns; and on top, laurel leaves. All your basic Greek architecture elements, right there - like having a mini Parthenon sitting on your head.image

Due to its themes, this could be called the Hellenic Tiara, but we’re naming it in tribute to its first owner today: Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia. Her father, Kaiser Wilhelm II, gave it to her when she married Prince Ernst August of Hanover in 1913. Victoria Louise sent the tiara home to its Greek roots by gifting it to her daughter Princess Frederika, who married the future King Paul of Greece.imageimageimageimage

Just as she received the tiara from her mother, Frederika gave it to her own daughter. And her own daughter also became queen of another country: Queen Sofia of Spain. Sofia choose it for her wedding tiara.image

The tiara has since made the rounds of the Spanish royal ladies. The queen has loaned it to both of her daughters, Infanta Elena and Infanta Cristina.imageimage

Elena and Cristina both primarily wore the tiara in their younger years. Elena these days sticks to the tiara she received from her ex-husband’s family, and Cristina’s favorite seems to be the floral tiara. The most frequent user of the tiara today is Princess Letizia.

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In what some have speculated before might be the beginning of a Spanish bridal tiara tradition, Queen Sofia loaned the tiara to Letizia for her wedding day (you can see the tiara in action when we discussed her wedding gown). It has since become her most frequently worn tiara, though both Sofia and Cristina have also worn it since Letizia married into the family in 2004.”

Do you think this tiara will be used for Spain’s future Royal weddings?