Category Archives: other glittery events

baptisms, coronations and general royals-at-large sightings

We Have the Same Birthday as Queen Elizabeth

Yes, though it be Blogaversary 3 here, it was Queen Elizabeth’s birthday for 86 years first. We feel ridiculous that this is the first year we’ve realized the connection. *blush* Maybe that’s why all we do is talk about tiaras, … Continue reading

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Happy Wedding Anniversary, Prince Rainier & Princess Grace!

Fifty-nine years ago, in accordance with the Napoleonic Code of Monaco, Prince Rainier of Monaco and Grace Kelly celebrated their civil ceremony in the throne room of Palace Monaco. The ceremony lasted 16 minutes. Afterwards there was a small, informal … Continue reading

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Letizia finally debuts “la Tiara Princesa” at Margrethe’s 75th Birthday Extraveganza

Yes, there were more tiaras than you can shake a stick at in Christiansborg Palace last night. Not to be outdone in their first official reunion with the heads of Europe’s monarchies as monarchs themselves, Felipe VI and his ex-newsdesk … Continue reading

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tiara time! the Coronation Crown of Spain

The crown used in the Spanish Coronation this past June was the most underwhelming event of which your Blog Hostess could conceive. Forget every annointment, oath, chorus and benediction associated with the coronation of a British monarch. Spain’s coronation didn’t … Continue reading

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the best in Tiaras & Trianon Shopping

Hey kids! Remember when we used to do those “Best in Marie Antoinette Shopping” posts? [It’s a category. Check it out. Go on.] Anywho…I was on Amazon the other day searching a book on Queen Victoria Eugenia. The biography did … Continue reading

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King Juan Carlos to Abdicate

Well, it’s official. The monarch who shot a caged elephant will step down and el Principe de Asturias will become King Felipe VI although your Blog Hostess cannot find an official date for the handover. above: Juan Carlos’ coronation in … Continue reading

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Cressida Bonas Wears Chaplet to Society Wedding

You all know Us pretty well and by now it’s obvious that We don’t bend to the trends. This is the only tiara blog that hasn’t mentioned Kate’s second tiara-appearance in the Lotus Wreath. However, Christmas is lurking and We … Continue reading

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