Christmas at Frederik VIIIs Palace


Something I never thought would happen in a million year, has just happened! We have got a little sneak-peek behind the walls of Frederik VIIIs Palace during December. Another reason why I have come to love the Danish royal family on the social media even more. We get to see things we can only dream of, yet with a distance as it should be (that's just my opinion) because they are who they are. The family members allow us to see moments that are a little more private. Which really is the coincidence this time. Maybe you have already seen the two posted images? The Crown Princess took these lovely pictures of her four sweet children decorating a Christmas tree! I think it turned out really well. Wonder if it is the Queen who made the beautiful carpet under the tree? She probably did. With a tree like this I believe the royal family will have a wonderful Christmas.
If you adore the tree as much as I did, I give you some ideas beneath the Facebook post what to buy to get your very own, royal, Christmas tree! Happy 9th of December.

By the way, did you know that the royal family have their own Christmas calendar on Instagram? They do. Each day a new photo is shared, chosen in collaboration with Queen Margrethe.

Visiting 'Kræftværket'

Tuesday, December 6th

Crown Princess Mary paied a visit to Kræftværket at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen. 


In the afternoon the Crown Princess hosted a Christmas reception at Frederik VIIIs palace, Amalienborg, for about 100 special invited guests, all collaborators of the Mary Foundation. But this wasn't the only event Mary had to attend because in the evening she visited Kræftværket at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen. Kræftværket is a meeting place for young people with cancer in the age between 15-29 being treated at the hospital which has existed since 2015 where it was founded. It was in the common room Mary met some of the young people who find themselves a little break from their illness. Right from the moment where Mary arrived the atmosphere was all relaxed. With a glass of water, she had a chat with several of the young people using Kræftværket, who told the Crown Princess their stories. I'm so sure it was a great evening.

As the athompshere, Mary was dressed all relaxed yet beautiful. It has been years since we have seen her in that dusty wool blouse which, yes, is a blouse and not a cardigan. More exactly 6 years, when she wore it at a collection held by Danish Television, here. Always love it and I often wondered why we haven seen it since, mainly because Mary usually wear her clothes more than once. But finally, here we have this lovely Alberta Ferretti blouse featuring the most wonderful details. I have photo of the model if any of you want to see them, unfortunately I have not been able to find it anywhere online. As in 2010, when she first wore it, Mary had chosen to wear it with black trousers. A rather good match. Everything was very simple; a long Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen necklace and a golden leaf ring from the same designer. Love how simple and everyday chic her outfit is. Don't you?
  Does her hair look a bit darker than usual? Maybe she had her hair dyed a bit. Beautiful as always, her hairstyle and makeup was flawless. With this look I think she try to tell us that even everyday outfits can be magnificent!

Blouse: Alberta Ferretti
Necklace (pendant): Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen Medallion Pendant
Ring: Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen Leaves Ring

Christmas reception for the Mary Foundation

Tuesday, December 6th

Crown Princess Mary attended the Christmas reception for the Mary Foundations collaborators at Frederik VIIIs palace, Amalienborg. 


Christmas time! The most wonderful time a year. Differently what I look forward to the most each year, just as this Christmas reception. It has become a tradition to invite all of the Mary Foundations collaborators to a reception at Amalienborg with the purpose to thanks all for yet another year of collaboration. December is the perfect month for this. This is the main reason why around a hundred people were invited with the Crown Princess as host. From what I see, I think it was a wonderful afternoon for all of them. Mary seemed to be in a great mood, mingling with lots of the attendance who also seemed really to enjoy themselves. In the pictures I see a lovely atmosphere, especially because of the huge and magnificent chandeliers, large mirrors, gilded decorations and the dusty colour on the walls. I do not know if any of you (primarily for the Danes out there) took the chance to visit Frederik VIIIs palace before the Crown Prince family moved in? -Well I did. For sure you have already heard to talk about it. What I try to say is, that I understand if the special invited people were amazed by the room; I was! One of the most amazing experiences in my life.



Mary shone like a Christmas star at the reception! Am I the only one, or is Mary able to light up a room just by being there? Differently. Her eyes were almost smiling as much as her mouth. At the event she was dressed in the most beautiful blue blouse featuring a v-neck and puffed sleeves. Still no idea where it is from, but maybe I will be able to figure that out. Nor have I found that pair of new burgundy trousers she was wearing. Don't think you will disagree with me when I say -splendid combination! Makes me want to try something similar right away. Of course, always feel free to contact me if you have any ideas about the two new unidentified pieces. Unfortunately we can't see what pair of shoes she had chosen, but I guess them design could include suede and the colour burgundy. Or maybe even blue as the blouse, that would be cool. Also necklace is new, yet another fantastic Dulong Fine Jewelry creation such as the earrings. Think I also see her golden (expensive) Cartier bracelet on her left wrist and a golden ring -which could be her Dulong Fine Jewelry ring- on her right hand. This look paired with berry red lips and dark blue eyeshadow, well do I have to say more than: gold, blue and burgundy = thumbs up!

Earrings: Dulong Fine Jewelry Kharisma Earrings w. Diamonds, Large
Necklace: Dulong Fine Jewelry Kharisma Diamond Neck Ring
Bracelet: Cartier Love Bracelet

It could be from...
Ring: Dulong Fine Jewelry Stella

Three weeks for Christmas!

♚♛No doubt that this red and nude outfit caught everybody's attention when the Crown Princess attended the Royal Ascot in the UK back in June accompanied by her husband. At the Royal Ascot very strict rules determines what guests should wear -Mary did perfectly! I am so sure this look would do great for almost any event you are going to during December though it was worn by Mary in a summer season. Maybe also without the hat if you need to tone it a bit down. If not, just go ahead! Like last weeks outfit, I got inspired by her use of a bright colour with nude/beige. And once again, she makes it work. Glamorous and elegant, perfect for Christmas. Have fun everybody!


Outfit #1
Dress: Modcloth Reinvent the Appeal A-Line Dress
Hat: Suzanne Bettley Heart Shape Floral Saucer
Earrings: Kendra Scott Bex Statement Drops Earrings, Clear
Bracelet: Kobelli Diamond Bracelet in Silver
Clutch: Carnet de Mode Nude Python Leather Clutch
Shoes: Klub Nico Romea Pointy Toe Pump

Outfit #2
Ring: Nia Reversible Ring
Clutch: Missguided Metal Plate Clutch Bag Nude