Little did Maxima Zorreguieta know that a party in Seville, Spain, would change the course of her life. Maxima’s bright smile caught the eye of a young man in attendance. The pair chatted amiably, but
The Dutch state visit to Denmark is happening, and I love it. Like me, you probably love to see royals hanging out together. It was great seeing Marie of Denmark and Letizia of Spain chatting during the Olympics, along with Mette-Marit of Norway sitting alongside Guillaume of Luxembourg. It’s great! So this Dutch state visit to Denmark this week has… Read More
Recognize these royal fashions? You should! I’ve sketched princesses/queens in some of their most iconic dresses, and I hope you enjoy them. I’m in the beginning phases of fashion art, so follow my progress here at The Royal Representative! Princess Beatrice’s famous wedding outfit with “that” hat: Queen Letizia’s black lace dress: Queen Maxima’s green gown with tiara:
Today King Willem-Alexander gave his first speech from the throne as monarch. Beside him was his wife, Queen Maxima. The king thanked everyone for the “heartwarming welcome of my kingship”. He also thanked his mother, Princess Beatrix, for her years of work as queen. Heart-wrenchingly, the king also expressed his gratitude to the nation for their sympathy after the death… Read More
The Dutch king and queen visit the UK today. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima have paid a visit to Queen Elizabeth II where they were received at Windsor Castle. Reports say that there are no official meetings with politicians on the agenda. Today’s visit is part of a series of introductory visits, most of which have been only to the… Read More
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The Remembrance of the Dead ceremony, held May 4th each year, is the first event in the reign of King Willem Alexander. Along with Queen Maxima, the king laid a wreath at the National Monument in Amsterdam. The Remembrance Day (Dodenherdenking) ceremony commemorates the casualties of World War II. The National Monument was officially opened on May 4th, 1956 by… Read More
Images from the recent celebrations in the Netherlands (click to enlarge). April 29th: The night before the abdication and investiture, Her Majesty the Queen hosted a dinner in the Rijksmuseum for several crowned heads. Willem-Alexander was dapper in black tie, and Maxima was resplendent in red and diamonds. Queen Bea wore her Diamond and Pearl Ornate Tiara, the very same… Read More