Princess Sofia attended the annual gala at the Swedish Academy Wednesday evening in an intricately beaded headband from US label Jennifer Behr
Prince Albert certainly is a good sport. He and Princess Charlene took part in an annual distribution of Christmas gifts at the Royal Palace in Monaco on Wednesday
Millinery designs that popped out to me (some of which I’d love to find under my own tree tomorrow):
Chic and wearable purple winter fedora from California based Jill Courtemanche milliner
Navy felt button base percher with understated textural floral trim from Nerida Fraiman
Orange feather fascinator with vintage silk net veil from Canadian milliner David Dunkley
Statement red cocktail hat with flowers, veil and a laser cut base from New Zealand milliner Claire Hahn
Purple felt trilby with bespoke beaded hatband from Jess Collett
Adore the clean lines on these red wool caps from UK milliner Karen Henriksen
Simply elegant blue straw wide-brimmed hat with white underbrim from Sophie Beal Millinery
Wonderful navy bumper hat with lavish ostrich feather trim from UK based Mind Your Bonce Millinery
And this design from Philip Treacy’s Autumn/Winter 2018 collection with an upswept brim, silk flower and ribbon trim in the most sublimely beautiful shade of purple. Swoon.
Introduction of little Victoria, daughter born to Archduchess Gabriella of Austria and Prince Henri of Bourbon-Parma on October 30. The young couple were recently engaged and a wedding is expected to occur after they complete their university studies (Luxarazzi)
‘Tis the season for more Royal Christmas cards with lovely new photos!
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After a 64 years, the Duke of Edinburgh was relieved of duties as Captain General to the Royal Marines, passing the job to Prince Harry. If you missed the three official engagement shots of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle released this week, pop over here to see them.
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Today Prince Harry was appointed Captain General @royalmarines succeeding the Duke of Edinburgh in the role. The Queen was pleased to give her formal approval to the appointment today as The Duke of Edinburgh carried out his last official duty as Captain General – receiving Major General Robert Magowan, Commandant General Royal Marines, and Major General Charles Stickland, Commandant General Royal Marines Designate. Prince Harry was also present upon becoming Captain General Royal Marines. The Duke's association with the Royal Marines dates back 64 years to 2nd June 1953, when he was appointed Captain General in succession to the late King George VI.
And finally, a sweet video holiday greeting from Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar