The first New Year reception

Wednesday, January 3rd

Around noon on Wednesday, the Crown Prince couple attended the first New Year reception. The reception took place at Christiansborg castle in Copenhagen. It was hosted by the Queen, who also attended. Representatives from the diplomacy were invited to the reception. All of them were greeted by the royal family with a handshake after a speech was given. It is a tradition that goes way back in time. Little has changed. Before the Crown Prince couple and Queen Margrethe attended the reception at Christiansborg castle, they attended another reception. This took place at Amalienborg palace just like the New Year Banquet, here. Representatives from Supreme Court judges, The Royal Corps of Life and the Regiment Officer Corps were gathered to met the royal members.

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Second best in January is to see what Mary is wearing for the New year receptions. Don't you think? Often we see her in something reused. The same thing happened this year. Right before the Queen arrived, Mary showed up with her husband wearing her reused Lasse Spangenberg Copenhagen gown and matching cape. We saw the same combination last year at a similar event, here. As with the event, little has changed. This year she embraced the style by wearing the dress with loose curly hair, ruby earrings, a golden Orit Elhanti necklace, a Cartier bracelet and diamond rings from Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen. Perfectly, both clutch and pumps matched the floor-length gown. The clutch is from Hugo Boss and the pumps Gianvito Rossi. I am pretty sure the ruby earrings were worn with a dark, drop pendant. Something I do not think we have seen before. Could be similar to this pendant, here. Anything special you noticed about yesterdays outfit? I did. I noticed beautiful decorations on the shoulder. Those we haven't seen before, because last time it was only worn with the cape.

Gown // Lasse Spangenberg Copenhagen
Cape // Lasse Spangenberg Copenhagen
Earrings // Ruby Earrings
Necklace // Orit Elhanati The Abyss Necklace
Bracelet // Catier Love Bracelet
Rings // Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen Love Bands Ring
Clutch // Hugo Boss Purple Clutch
Shoes // Gianvito Rossi Burgundy Suede Pumps


  1. I didn 't expect this gown but it was pleasant surprising.Burgundy went together with her dark hair and ruby earrings.

    1. Neither did I expect to see her in this gown, though it is very beautiful and looks splendid on her. I am surprise as you are, but pleased.