July is usually devoid of tiaras, but this July, we have been blessed with a plethora of tiara appearances and occasions. In honour of the large amount of Tiaras this month, we are featuring all the tiara occasions below-
As always, click on the highlighted/underlined/bolded words/links to get to the comprehensive post on the Tiara or event.
On July 10th, members of the Swedish Royal Family attended the wedding of their distant cousin Astrid Bernadotte in Florence. Queen Silvia wore the Napoleonic Amethyst Tiara, while Crown Princess Victoria wore the Cut Steel Bandeau. The Bride also delivered a surprise, wearing the famous Russian Aquamarine Kokoshnik Tiara for the reception.
July 12th brought one of the biggest tiara occasions this year, the grand Spanish State Banquet at Buckingham Palace. Queen Elizabeth II wore the Brazilian Aquamarine Parure, Queen Letizia wore the Fleur-de-Lys Tiara, the Duchess of Cornwall wore the Greville Tiara, the Duchess of Cambridge wore Queen Mary’s Lover’s Knot Tiara and the Greville Ruby and Diamond Floral Bandeau Necklace, the Princess Royal wore the Aquamarine Pineflower Tiara, the Countess of Wessex wore Aquamarine Necklace Tiara, the Duchess of Gloucester wore the Gloucester Honeysuckle Tiara, and Princess Michael of Kent wore the Kent Festoon Tiara.
On July 15th, Princess Nora of Oettingen-Spielberg wore the Oettingen-Spielberg Tiara to marry Lord Max Percy, son of the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland, at Schloss Hirschbrunn.