Duchess of Alba’s Pearl Tiara

Happy Birthday to Eugenia Martínez de Irujo, 12th Duchess of Montoro, who turns 55 today! Doña María Eugenia Brianda Timotea Cecilia Martínez de Irujo y Fitz-James Stuart is the vivacious daughter of the late Doña Cayetana, XVIII Duchess of Alba, the world’s most titled Aristocrat. The Duchess; life has often been under the spotlight due to her family, but she has navigated it with grace, pursuing her passions while maintaining a strong connection to her heritage and family legacy, so to mark the day, we are featuring the most important family heirloom in the Duchess’ possession: the Alba Pearl and Diamond Tiara!

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Fashion in the House of Alba

In the past month, the Ducal House of Alba, one of the most prominent Spanish Dynasties, inaugurated an exhibition entitled “La Moda en la Casa de Alba”, a unique show in a unique venue, the Liria Palace, ancestral home of the House of Alba, which offers a mesmerizing journey through the exquisite world of fashion intertwined with the rich cultural heritage of the House of Alba.

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Wedding of the Duchess of Medinaceli

Royal and Noble Guests from around Europe have gathered in Jerez de la Frontera to celebrate the Wedding of Princess Victoria of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, the 20th Duchess of Medinaceli and Maxime Corneille on October 14th, with a bitter property dispute preventing the Duchess from marrying in any of the spectacular family residences of which she is Head. The Duchess of Medinaceli is the world’s most titled Aristocrat, with around 43 recognised titles. Continue reading

Wedding of the Count of Quintanilla and Princess Teresa zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn, 1973

The Spanish Nobility joined German Royalty in Austria for the spectacular Wedding of the Count of Quintanilla and Princess Teresa zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn at the Filialkirche Sankt Lorenz near Mondsee in the Salzkammergut in Austria on this day in 1973, 50 years ago, followed by a Ball at the Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn Hunting Lodge at Fuschl am See near Salzburg.

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Wedding of Infanta Maria Francisca de Bragança

 Infanta Maria Francisca de Bragança, Duchess of Coimbra, the only daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Braganza, married Duarte de Sousa Araújo Martins at the Basílica Palácio de Mafra inside the Palácio Nacional de Mafra on October 7th, which is the first Portuguese Royal Wedding in over a quarter of a century. The Wedding was followed by a Gala Dinner hosted by the Duke and Duchess of Braganza in the grounds of their House in São Pedro de Sintra.

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