Queen Máxima at W20 Conference

Queen Máxima of The Netherlands attended the W20 conference in Berlin, Germany on April 25th. The conference, part of a series of events in connection with Germany’s leadership of the G20 group of nations this year, focuses on women’s empowerment, through entrepreneurship and the digital economy. Queen Máxima is the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development and Honorary Patron of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI).  Continue reading


Yugoslavian Fringe Tiara

Today’s glittering Fringe Tiara, also known as Maria Alexandrovna’s Fringe Tiara, was a Romanov Wedding Gift that went from Russia to the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Romania, Yugoslavia, and eventually was sold in exile. As always, click on the underlined / highlighted links to get to the post about a person / tiara / or event. Continue reading

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima in Germany

King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima of The Netherlands were on a four-day visit to the German States of Thuringia, Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt from February 7th to the 10th. The purpose of the visit was to deepen trade and investment relations celebrate the states history and social development including the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the Second World War and the reunification of Germany. Earlier this week, the King and Queen hosted the President of Germany in The Hague. Continue reading

Wedding of Filippos Lemos and Marianna Goulandris

Greek socialites Filippos Lemos and Marianna Goulandris got married at the Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sophia in London on February 4th. Two Kings, four Queens, six Crown Princes and Princesses, and twelve Princes and Princesses from British, Dutch, Spanish, Iranian, Greek , Luxembourgish, and Yugoslavian royals families were in attendance. Several Royal children served as members of the bridal party. Continue reading