Jordan

Queen Rania meets with artisans helped by Prince Charles's non-profit

When you think of the Prince of Wales, your mind might not instantly go to Jordanian crafts, but Queen Rania was able to meet a group of local artisans who have benefitted from an international cultural heritage organisation he launched. Her Majesty visited the Turquoise Mountain showroom in Jabal Amman on 11 October to learn more about the organisation and how it supports cultural heritage.
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British RoyalsFashionThe Queen

The best of royal hats - The Queen

From small and simple to over-the-top, the right hat completes any royal outfit. This autumn, our team is taking a look at their favourite royal hats from over the years. When it comes to hats, Her Majesty certainly has a long reign of fabulous headgear to consider. From ladylike 1950s hats with netting to trendy turbans in the 1970s and even floral-covered shower cap-style hats, we’ve…
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Norway

Who is Princess Märtha Louise of Norway?

Born on 22 September 1971, Princess Märtha Louise is the elder child of King Harald and Queen Sonja. She was born at Rikshospitalet University Hospital in Oslo and was named after her paternal grandmother, Crown Princess Märtha, and her great-great-grandmother, Queen…
Features

Mamma Mia! The ABBA princess?

ABBA might be Swedish pop royalty, but did you know one of their members is actual royalty? It turns out one of their founders and lead singers, Anni-Frid “Frida” Lyngstad, is in fact Princess Anni-Frid Synni of Reuss, Countess of Plauen. So how did she get there? Anni-Frid Lyngstad was born in the small village of Bjørkåsen, Norway on 15 November 1945. Her mother was…
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European RoyalsFashionThe Netherlands

Royal tour fashion favourites: Queen Máxima's 2018 state visits

Royal tours are always a source of excitement, not just for the interesting locales and fun engagements, but the stand-out style moments. This summer, Royal Central is looking back at some of the best tour fashion moments from over the years. Taking place from 23-24 October 2018, the state visit of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima to the United Kingdom treated royal watchers to some…
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