Tag: fashion

Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists 25 Years
Exhibitions, Travel

Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists 25 Years

At the moment both the Dutch designer Jan Taminiau and the designer duo Viktor&Rolf have their own exhibition in the Netherlands – both also with a royal touch. Both exhibitions seem to be a must for anybody who loves fashion and royalty. Anyway I did make it to the exhibition “Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists 25 Years” […]

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Frans Hoogendoorn – A Royal Couturier
Exhibitions, Travel

Frans Hoogendoorn – A Royal Couturier

Colourful, timesless and elegant, that is how you could describe the designs of Frans Hoogendoorn. Probably not the best known (at least internationally) of the designers of the Dutch royal family, but parallel to the exhibition about Steltman Jewelry he has his own tribute exhibition at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague. “Frans Hoogendoorn. Een Haags […]

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My newest book and magazine
Books & Magazines, Media & Co

My newest book and magazine

Nothing is more fun than walking into your hallway and find some royal mail on the floor. Today was one of these days! On the left the new yearbook 2017 of the Dutch royal magazine “Vorsten” with almost 200 pages full with photos about the royal year 2017. And that does also include other royal […]

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A Royal Dress from the 1980s on Display
Exhibitions, Travel

A Royal Dress from the 1980s on Display

Somewhat of a busy Saturday in ‘s-Hertogenbosch. A friend and I wanted to pay a short visit to the Noordbrabants Museum in this city in the south of the Netherlands. For me the Province of Noord-Brabant is quite a trip. There was another nice exhibition in a city near ‘s-Hertogenbosch, which made it easy to […]

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Royal Fashion
Bits & Pieces, Miscellaneous

Royal Fashion

Royal Fashion – a topic you can almost not avoid anymore nowadays. In the past few years the blogs about the clothes of princesses and queens have popped up, and regularly you’ll find hot discussions on Twitter about designers and other fashionable themes. When I started writing about royals more than 15 years ago, you’d […]

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A Very Royal Wedding in Wertheim (1)
Marriages, News

A Very Royal Wedding in Wertheim (1)

The actual wedding of Count Constantin Fugger von Babenhausen and Princess Sophie zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg took place on Saturday 24 June 2017 in Wertheim. But more about the wedding in a later post, as it doesn’t happen often that I get a few nice pictures of a Polterabend, the pre-party that took place the previous evening. […]

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Royal Weddings: The Do’s and Don’ts photo & copyright: Netty Leistra
Marriages, News

Royal Weddings: The Do’s and Don’ts

What are the things you absolutely shouldn’t do when being a guest or a fan at a royal wedding. I am sure there are some things you all can think of. Even royals and nobles sometimes do the wrong thing. Don’t wear huge hats, even when they look lovely on you. The people sitting behind […]

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