Tag Archives: Queen Fabiola

Boning Up on the Belgians: Remembering Queen Fabiola

Today we’re saluting another daughter of the Spanish aristocracy, but unlike the late 18th Duchess of Alba this gal wasn’t born into her position of ultimate glamour, she married up. The absolutely fabulous Fabiola de Mora and Aragón was once … Continue reading

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Tiara Time! the Spanish Wedding Gift Tiara

To say the Spanish Wedding Gift Tiara is one bad-ass diadem is truly an understatement. This conveniently convertible coronet was a gift from the dictator. A dictator with whom I lamentably share the same surname. Even worse: it’s my maiden … Continue reading

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