Royal and Noble Debutantes from around the world attended Le Bal des Débutantes at the Shangri La Hotel in Paris on November 25th. Le Bal is organised by Ophélie Renouard to celebrate honourable young women from Europe, Asia, Africa and the US, while raising funds for charity.
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!
The extended British Royal Family and Noble Friends joined the King and Queen to celebrate King Charles III’s 75th Birthday with a private Dinner at Clarence House in London last night, at which the Royal and Noble guests were only pictured arriving and departing, as there were no images released from inside.
The spectacular State Opening of Parliament earlier this week was one of the grandest events held in the United Kingdom for years, much grander than even the Coronation of King Charles and Queen Camilla earlier this year, and so thus, we are examining all the spectacular Royal and Noble Jewels worn at the State Opening!
Today marks the 30th Anniversary of the Death of Loelia Ponsonby, Duchess of Westminster and Lady Lindsay, who passed away on this day in 1993! The Aristocratic Bright Young Thing who became the third wife of the second Duke of Westminster and was a leading Socialite of the Inter-War years, the Duchess was behind the commission of the spectacular Westminster Halo Tiara!
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
This weekend, Princess Victoria of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, the 20th Duchess of Medinaceli will be marrying Maxime Corneille. The world’s most titled Aristocrat, with around 43 recognised titles, who is the Head of the illustrious noble House of Medinaceli, the Duchess would have been expected to be wearing the magnificent Medinaceli Ducal Coronet!
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.
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.