Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary inaugurated the Copenhagen Fashion Summit Thursday by urging the fashion industry to be more environmentally sustainable. Read more about the summit here “The textile industry is one of the most polluting industries in the world. Textile is also Denmark’s fourth largest export commodity,” Her Royal Highness said in her opening speech. “We need to put some social footprints of our descendants.” Originally, Norwegian Crown Princess Mette-Marit was supposed to attend this summit, but according to Eva Kruse, the head of Danish Fashion Institute, which hosts Copenhagen Fashion Summit, she was unavailable. So, it was Crown Princess
April 21st 2007 was when Denmark’s Princess Isabella came into the world, and Saturday is the day she marked her 5th birthday. Wow, time flies, doesn’t it? The fun-loving, free-spirited Princess sat for some photos for her big day. They were taken by her mother, Crown Princess Mary. Isabella, who is third in line for the Danish throne, celebrated her birthday privately with friends and family. To see photos of her through the years, click here!
Queen Margrethe II is known for other things besides the monarch of Denmark. She is also an artist and costume designer, doing the latter for ballets and films. The costumes she designed for the Danish film, “The Wild Swans”, have been exhibited around the world, and this week, they debuted in Italy. Click here to see photos of the exhibit Her Majesty personally went to the country to open the exhibition at the Museo Nazionale Romano in Palazzo Massimo alle Terme. There, the 43 decoupages and 12 dresses are on display until September 9th of this year. With Margrethe for this opening was Italian President Giorgio Napolitano, Danish Minister of Culture, Uffe Elbaek, and the Palazz
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall completed a ten day visit of Scandinavia earlier this week after going to Denmark, the final stop on their tour. Their Royal Highnesses got a look at Danish churches and eco-friendly towns, plus visited the set of a popular Danish TV show. Click here to see more photos of Day 1 Charles and Camilla arrived in Copenhagen on Saturday and were greeted by Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, who received a kiss on the hand by the British heir. The next day, they went to a service at St. Albans’ Anglican Church, followed by the planting of a tree in The Churchill Park to commemorate their visit. On Monday, Prince Charles and Crown Pri
Click here for more photos at official Danish monarchy website Nearly two months after she was born, Denmark’s royal court has finally released photos of the youngest child of Prince Joachim and Princess Marie. The baby princess – who’s name has not yet been revealed – was photographed by Steen Brogaard, who has often shot photos of the Danish royals. For the photoshoot, Joachim and Marie were joined by their son, Prince Henrik age 2 1/2, as well as Joachim’s two sons from his previous marriage, Princes Nikolai, age 12 and Felix, age 9. The princess will be baptized May 20th and it will be then her name will be revealed. It is tradition with the Danish royals to
Click here for more photos at Daylife.com On Thursday, Denmark’s royal heir Crown Prince Frederik went to Brussels where the NATO headquarters are. He was there to meet with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, a former Danish premier. Accompanied by Defense Minister Nick Haekkerup, Frederik was given a tour of the headquarters by Rasmussen. His visit ended when he placed a wreath at the Monument in Memory of the Fallen outside of the NATO offices, which commemorates forces who died during NATO operations. The next day, the Crown Prince went to Mons, Belgium where the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, or SHAPE, are held. He met with Admiral Stavridis, and was briefed