Changing of the guard at Gråsten Castle

Friday, July 20th

Like most other families the Crown Prince couple enjoy summer time with a vacation along with all four children. This year they stay at Gråsten Castle and now the Queen and her sister Queen Anne-Marie joined them. Little under a week ago, the family attended the annual parade of Gråsten Ringrider Association near Gråsten Castle, here. We rarely get to see the family, when they are on vacation and that's just fine with me. They need some time on their now and then. A few days ago the family shared a rare moment with all of us on Instagram. It shows Prince Vincent having a silent moment on his own in the garden, here. Then on Friday we then got one more glimpse of the family, because of the changing of guard's at Gråsten Castle. The Crown Prince couple, all four children, Queen Margrethe and Queen Anne-Marie watched the shift taking place. This little "ceremony" takes place each Friday while the Queen stay at the castle in Gråsten. It is performed by the Royal Livgard Music Corps and Tambur Corps.

Think it is wonderful to see the family gathered. All of them seems happy and in a great mood during the shift. Especially, I noticed how comfortable Prince Vincent seem to be. We rarely see him this relaxed and comfortable. I am glad on his behalf that he is now able to feel more comfortable in public. And the Queen looked her very best with her little dachshund following her whereabouts closely.

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Mary played it safe with a rather simple and boho-chic outfit at the changing of the guard on Friday. She looks all comfortable in her new off-shoulder blouse from Designers Remix (identified by Heaven) and still unidentified maxi skirt. It features a significant paisley print, but so far I have not been able to identify where it is from. Reminds me of something Chloé could have in one of their collections. All other ideas are very welcome. Let me hear what ideas you in mind.

I always admired Mary's holiday wardrobe. The bohemian style makes a great match to her personally and what we are use to see her wear during everyday's. And a perfect contrast to huge tulle gowns and pencil skirts. It is clear that her daughters have inherited (or taking noticed of their mother) her sense of choosing chic outfits. Princess Josephine dazzled in a blue off-shirt dress and sandals, while her older sister were dressed in a denim dress and brown sandals. Their brothers embraced (as their father) shorts and short sleeve blouses. Love how the family always manage to match each others clothes with such perfection. Even the colours match. Mary also accessorized her look with reused snake t-strap sandals from Prada.

Blouse  Designers Remix White Off-Shoulder Top
Shoes  Prada

On vacation in Gråsten

Sunday, July 15th

Like most other families, the Crown Prince family enjoy the Danish summer. The royal couple and all four children are stying at Gråsten castle in Gråsten for their holiday. We haven't really heard anything from them the last month. The story goes that they family has enjoyed their vacation in Gråsten and still is.

Today the Crown Prince couple with children attended the Gråsten Ringrider Association's annual parade near Gråsten castle. It is a tradition that goes back to the time, when King Frederik 9th and Queen Ingrid received Gråsten castle as wedding gift in 1935. Around 300 riders and more than 100 children on bikes take part in the parade in front of the castle. Last year the Crown Prince couple, their children and Queen Margrethe greeted all participants. This year the Crown Prince family welcomed the 300 riders and more than 100 children on bikes with handshakes, smiles and warm greetings. Little Grace also joined the festivities. The weather was splendid such as all six royal family members. I was so pleased to see all of them again.

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Great weather, takes great outfits. That's exactly what we saw at the ceremony in Gråsten. All three boys were dressed in shorts and shirts, while the three girls embraced summer chic outfits. A palette of white, blue and green. Seems like especially Princess Isabella has already managed to capture her mothers sense of style. Mary dazzled in an reused Athé by Vanessa Bruno blouse featuring beautiful lace work. It was first worn in 2016 during the Olympics, here. She even wore it last year while visiting the exact same even, here here. This time she was wearing the blouse with a brand new midi skirt from Apiece Apart. Heaven is the one who identified the new skirt. Mary then embraced the style by wearing earrings and a couple of from Dulong Fine Jewelery. The combo of golden earrings and green pendants have been seen before. Among others in 2013 at the annual photo call at Gråsten, here, at a movie premiere in 2012, here and during a visit in Mexico, here. Always loved the combo of gold and green. What jewellery would you wear to an outfit like this? Maybe a long necklace or tassel earrings. The sunglasses are from Ray Ban and worn at, among others, the confirmation for Countess Ingrid, here. By request I've been able to confirm that she is in fact wearing Ray Ban's and now I know about the model. You find about the model below. Last but not least, Mary looked magnificent wearing ballet flats from Chloé. These was first seen during an official visit to Japan in 2017, here. A really beautiful and chic summer outfit.

Blouse  Athé by Vanessa Bruno Esad pintuck-seam cotton blouse
Skirt  Apiece Apart Rosehip Wrap Skirt
Sunglasses  Ray Ban RB4167
Earrings & pendant  Dulong Fine Jewelry Kharisma Earrings
Bracelet  Cartier Love Bracelet
Bracelet  Dulong Fine Jewelry Piccolo Bracelet
Bracelet  Dulong Fine Jewelry Esme Bracelet