This Week’s Extras

An exhibition of Princess Benedikte’s dresses created by Danish designer Jørgen Bender from 1968 to 1999 opened at the Amalienborg Museum last weekend. The collection includes 21 items including Princess Benedikte’s wedding dress and a day dress (I think the one she wore to the Greek royal wedding in 1995) with matching hat. You can see the collection at the link below.

Princess Beatrice’s wedding plans were not the only ones derailed by then pandemic- Princess Raiyah of Jordan (youngest child of the late King Hussein and Queen Noor) was scheduled to marry British journalist Ned Donovan in Jordan in April. The couple was quietly married in the UK this week with a celebration planned in Jordan when public health safety allows.

The following new millinery designs caught my eye this week:
Such a pretty ivory straw sidesweep saucer with crescent of pink blooms by London- based milliner Merve Bayindir
Vibrant orange felt pillbox with ombre striped pink statement bow by Australian milliner Christine Waring
Almond straw bandeau with neutral hued leather flowers and cut leaves by Australian brand Ebella Millinery
Grass green straw button percher with straw layered ruffle by British brand All Dunn Up
Classic and elegant ivory straw boater hat with black leather rosette by British milliner Rose Collins
Punchy magenta and black straw cloche with marvelous beaded trim by Australian milliner Louse Macdonald

Glamorous pearl trimmed percher and bandeau with statement roses by Irish brand Marc Millinery
The most charming pink and green wool tartan cloche with side pleats by British milliner Anna Chocola
For our dear gents, a sharp white straw fedora with summery green & blue striped hatband from UK brand Cheeky Hats
Graphic magenta and white straw boater with patterned brim by Australian milliner Felicity Northeast
Casual natural straw trilby woven with vibrant chevron pinstripes by British milliner Jess Collett
Pale green disc with glass-like floral trim made from recycled soda bottles by London-based milliner Maria Zherebtsova

Luscious watermelon pink straw beret percher with bow by Australian milliner Lauren J Ritchie
Dramatic brim shape on this natural straw design with flowers by German brand Malinè
Lovely feather and beadwork on this autumnal hued bandeau by Ghanan brand Florey Millinery
Champagne parisisal pillbox with cloud of dotted veil by London based milliner Nora De la Quintana
Sensational black lace covered bergère with silk ribbon tie by British milliner Justine Bradley Hill
Straw design with triple layered brim in lovely shades of green by Dutch milliner Myra van de Korput
Blush straw oversize disc with exquisite magnolia flowers by Australian milliner Tracy Mackinnon

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