Dag 2. A visit to Kenya

Wednesday, November 28th

In secrecy Crown Princess Mary traveled to Kenya accompanies by Minister of Development, Ulla Tørnæs. The two of them arrived on Tuesday in Kalama, here. It was all unannounced because of terrorist threat in the country. Visiting Kenya is all about promoting girls and women's rights, well-being, health and economic independence through local organisations and projects. Among others, the Crown Princess and Minister of Development visited the organisation Northern Rangelands Trust that are supported by the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA).

On her second and last day in Kenya Crown Princess Mary visited Nairobi. Here she and Minister of Development, Ulla Tørnæs attended the launch of a new campaign by Women Deliver. The campaign is called 'Deliver for Good' and work to improve equality and bettering chances for girls and women in Kenya. Crown Princess Mary has on numerous occasions been involved in the work Women Deliver. The launch of Women Deliver's latest projects took place at Radisson Blu Hotel. Like she had all the time in the world, she walked around the conference room and listened carefully to everything she was told. Impressive how she manages to be present the way she is.

After the big lunch Crown Princess Mary switched location and visited the Kibera Slum. She was given the chance to visit Action Foundation. The organisation support children, young people and mothers with handicaps - support them to a better life. Even though this organisation do what they do best hundreds of miles from where I live; it makes me proud that the world has such organisations.

The Crown Princess also met with Elizabeth Okumu. She has created a mentor program for young mothers and their children. This programs teaches about sexual health and reproductive rights.

I bet the Crown Princess had two very emotional and educational days in Kenya. Or at least that is my impression after having seen her photos and read her statements shared on the royal family's Instagram, here, here, here. You find all of it here.

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Day 1. A visit to Kenya

Tuesday, November 27th

Crown Princess Mary surprised all of us when she suddenly showed up in Kalama in Kenya on Tuesday. The visit had been kept a secret till yesterday because of the terrorist threat in the country. The Crown Princess was accompanied by Minster of Development, Ulla Tørnæs on the two days visit. Visiting Kenya primarily had one focus, to promote girls and women's well-being, rights and economic independence through different local projects and organisation.

Along with the Minster of Development she was warmly welcomed with singing and dancing at the arrival to Kalama in Samburu Country. They were met by lots of happy faces and with welcoming words. What I have been able to find out, then the two of them also visited the Kalama Conservancy. At the conservancy Crown Princess Mary had the chance to met some of the local women who benefited from Danish support. With that support they have been able to created their sustainable businesses.

Gender equality is what this two days visit was all about. Something the Crown Princess has been working on to improve for years now. Especially by focusing on girls and women's rights, health and well-being. She and Minister of Development, Ulla Tørnæs, also visited the organisation Northern Rangelands Trust that are supported by DANIDA - Danish International Development Agency.

During the visit in Kalama on Tuesday, her and Minister of Delvelopment seemed to had a great time. They were both (quickly) dressed properly in traditional African dresses including colourful headpieces and beadwork. Simply a wonderful sight. The colourful clothes covered her light blue button-down shirt, beige trousers and matching sneakers. With sunnies she protected her eye from the sun and carried her belongings in a tote bag.

The Crown Prince Couple's Prizes 2018

Saturday, November 24th

Finally it is time for the Crown Prince Couple to hand over 'the Crown Prince Couple's Prizes 2018'. The show was broadcasted live on Danish television on Sunday evening. This year it took place in Musikkens Hus in Aalborg. 'The Crown Prince Couple's Prizes' has been handed over by the couple since 2004 in collaboration with Bikuben Foundation.

Earlier, the couple visited 'Kunsten' Museum of Modern Art in Aalborg, here. Visiting 'Kunsten' was part of the couples show in the evening.

Every year the Crown Prince Couple help to honor both foundations, organisations, upcoming designers and artists, etc. The prizes are given to organisations, artists, etc. that provides an extraordinary effort in the field of culture and social work in Denmark. Four prizes were handed over during the show: The Crown Prince Couples Social Prize was given to Association of Greenlandic Children. Author Kim Leine received the Crown Prince Couples Culture Prize. The Crown Prince Couples Cultural Stardust Prize went to film director Annika Berg. Fundamentet in Aarhus was given the Crown Prince Couples Social Stardust Prize. Congratulations to all the winners.

And the show was just great. Last year Crown Prince Frederik acted host for a few minutes, here. This year Kåre Quist (host) and Stéphanie Surrugue (hostess) were a little late for the show - intentionally, and the Crown Prince Couple decided to welcomed everyone. A wonderful way for the show to begin. As time goes by, it has finally become their show. Can't wait till next year to see what they come up with. During the show two smaller interviews were shown - first the Crown Princess visiting Association of Greenlandic Children and then Crown Prince Frederik visiting author Kim Leine. You find them embedded below.

At the show Mary showed up at Musikkens Hus in Aalborg wearing a brand new white dress. It features golden dots on the top part of the dress and a belt. In fact I was right about her new dress being from a Danish Designer. Actually bridal designer Maria Fekih created Mary's evening dress. I learned about its identify from Heaven, who managed to find it. Originally it does not come with a belt. To me it makes the dress a bit less bridal.

At the arrival she wore her old white Prada coat. I am not sure it was worn to keep warm because she was wearing it over her shoulders. If it was intended to keep her warm she failed. That white pieces can't really keep anything warm with the weather we have in Denmark at the moment.

Mary embraced her stunning evening look with the most incredible accessories - especially jewellery. The golden earrings with hundreds of diamonds are made by talented Dulong Fine Jewelry. They also created two of the worn bracelets. You find them identified below. I also noticed her golden Cartier bangle. One more piece of jewellery that caught my attention, is that huge ring on her right hand. To me it looks like a square cut yellow stone surrounded by white diamonds. I would really like to get my hands on a closeup picture.

To match the rest of her look, she wearings a Judith Leiber clutch and (of course) golden glitter pumps from Gianvito Rossi. Hairstyle and makeup are also worth yet another stare. Simply gorgeous and outstanding look.

Coat  Prada
Dress  Maria Fekih Esther
Earrings  Dulong Fine Jewelry Kharisma Supernova
Bracelet  Cartier Love Bracelet
Bracelet  Dulong Fine Jewelry Balloon Bracelet
Bracelet  Dulong Fine Jewelry Esme Bracelet
Clutch  Judith Leiber
Shoes  Gianvito Rossi Metallic Glitter Pumps

'Kunsten' - Museum of Modern Art in Aalborg

Saturday, November 24th

The Crown Prince Couple are back at work after a few days on their own. They accompanied each other when visiting 'Kunsten' the Museum of Modern Art in Aalborg. It is Alvar Aalto's newly restored art museum that exhibits art work from the last three centuries.

Crown Prince Frederik and his wife Crown Princess Mary were warmly welcomed with smiles, handshakes and flowers for the Crown Princess at the arrival to 'Kunsten'. The visit at the museum is part of the couple presenting the 'Crown Prince Couple's Prizes 2018' taking place in Musikkens Hus in Aalborg. The show was broadcasted live on Danish television later in the evening. Before that, the Crown Prince Couple participated a rehearsal on the show, here. Keep an eye on the blog for an update of the presentation of the couple's prizes.

When visiting Aalborg Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary were given a guided tour around the museum. One of the greatest pieces shown to the couple, is made by Brazilian artist Ernest Netos. It is a large cave made of crocheted yarn. Fascinating, indeed.

When visiting 'Kunsten' in Aalborg Mary was greatly dressed. She had chosen to wear a pair of black fitted trousers and a matching turtleneck blouse. A simple and chic way to get ready for a cold winter. The dark green wool cape is a reuse. Do you remember it? It was worn when she left Amalienborg Castle to go to Fredensborg for the annual royal hunting in Gribskov, here. At the time Heaven managed to identify the cape as Stenströms. She recognised it because Princess Sofia of Sweden has been seen wearing the exact same one in a light grey colour. Maybe I need to get myself a nice wool cape?

Unfortunately I know very little about her trousers and turtleneck. Could be reused pieces. They probably are. What's not new, is the heeled ankle boots. Do you like them? Think they are pretty cool. Makes her outfit a bit more edgy and classy. I much prefer these over a pair of flat ankle boots. Heeled boots complete any outfit. So far I have not been able to identify these new boots, but the style makes me think of something like Hugo Boss.

Other than this Mary embraced a chic style by wearing a golden Cartier bangle. I also see her black pearl bracelet and matching ring made by Dulong Fine Jewelry. Think she is wearing diamond earrings as well. Could be those from Hartmann's, but I can not tell for sure.

Cape  Stenströms Pine Green in Merino Wool
Bracelet  Cartier Love Bracelet
Bracelet  Dulong Fine Jewelry Anello Pearl Bracelet
Ring  Dulong Fine Jewelry

'Danish Speakers' speaker prize & 'The Children's Day"

Tuesday, November 20th

A couple of days ago the Crown Prince Couple visited London to attend the big birthday celebration of Prince Charles' 70th birthday, here. Royals from both Denmark, Norway, Spain, Monaco, etc. were invited to Buckingham Palace to attend the celebration hosted by Queen Elizabeth.

On Tuesday Crown Princess Mary then showed up at a conference entitled 'Logograf 2018' in Copenhagen. 'Logograf 2018' is a conference for professional speechwriters. This years theme was speeches for special occasions. And it certainly was a more special conference than usual, because the Crown Princess received a prize herself this time. For years I have praised her speeches; how she perfectly manage to capture everything necessary within only one speech. She has been keynote speaker at numerous national- and international conferences. Finally she is rewarded for her speeches. Actually one very specific speech - the one given to her husband on occasion of his 50th birthday. Crown Princess Mary was given the 'Danish Speakers speaker prize'.

It was Danish politician Bertel Haarder, who handed over the prestiges prize to Crown Princess Mary. He was also the one to suggest her speech as possible winner of the prize. Let's congratulate the Crown Princess with her latest prize. I think she deserves it, because she is a great speaker and that speech she held on her husbands 50th birthday, was memorable.

Later, the Crown Princess attended another event with UNICEF Denmark. 'Children's Day' took place in UN City in Copenhagen. She was warmly welcomed at the arrived with smiles, handshakes and flowers by among others Minister of Development Cooperation, Ulla Tørnæs. The conference focused on 'Children in the World Goals'.

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During the day Mary was dressed in a rather simple outfit to copy. She had chosen to wear a black turtleneck blouse and matching trousers. The trousers goes way back in time. They feature buttons on both sides. I once found a similar pair at a Danish designer, but not the exact same ones. Have you got an ID that missed me? Both trousers and that lovely tweed jacket have been seen before. It was when Mary attended the event 'Water Music' in 2017, here. Do you remember the jacket? Make me so happy when I saw that she was wearing it again.

Simple as that. Three piece of clothes and you got this incredible outfit that's great for the season. She embraced the style by wearing a pair of ankle boots. Heaven managed to find them at Gianvito Rossi with a little inspiration from me. They are made of some kind of stretch knitted fabric. Very fascinating. I recognized them from when she attended a musical in Tivoli with her children last month, here.

Two different bags; for two different events. At the speakers event she showed up with her black leather clutch from Quidam. Later she changed to wear a Docle & Gabbana tote bag. Both seen at many previous events. As jewellery we got pieces from Cartier, Dulong Fine Jewelry and Katerina Pitzner. What's not to love.

Jacket  Sonia Rykiel Tweed Chopped Jacket
Trousers ● Diane von Furstenberg Pop-Eye Wool High-Rise Wide-Leg Pants
Necklace  Katerina Pitzner Infinity Necklace
Bracelet  Cartier Love Bracelet
Bracelet ● Dulong Fine Jewelry Delphis Bracelet
Bracelet  Dulong Fine Jewelry Piccolo Bracelet
Clutch  Quidam
Bag  Dolce & Gabbana Miss Escape Tote Bag
Shoes  Gianvito Rossi Fiona 90 Black Stretch-Knit Ankle Boots

The celebration of Prince Charles

Wednesday, November 14th

First a visit to New York back in September, here, here, here. Then a three days promotion visit to Rome with her husband, here, here, here. And now London. Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary were invited to celebrate Prince Charles' 70 birthday at Buckingham Palace in London.  It was Queen Elizabeth who hosted the big birthday party for her son on his birthday.

Numerous royals were invited: Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex, Prince Albert of Monaco, Queen Rania of Jordan, King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway and the list goes on.

I have not been able to find that many pictures from the birthday celebration. Actually I only found two. Not much to tell what Mary was wearing, though I am able to tell something. Arriving to Buckingham Palace in London Mary flashed a new pair of earrings. Rather large ones. It looks like a mix and match of 'Lotus' and 'Winter Frost' from Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen, herehere. Seems like I was right about the thing with Winter Frost. Charlotte Lynggaard confirms that herself, here. I also see her golden Cartier bangle and a diamond piece.

That was really all I had to go on at first. Then the royal family shared a photo of the Crown Prince Couple on Instagram and Facebook at the dinner. Crown Prince Frederik looked handsome in a classy blue and white outfit with a little bow tie. Next to him, Mary stunned in a brand new one-shoulder velvet gown from Jesper Høvring (collection: Autumn/Winter 2017). I knew about the designer. I just wanted it confirmed before sharing it with the rest of you. Polyvore Ready shares a picture of the model, here. Her gown features a matching belt with a golden detail - of course matched by her jewellery. I can't really say anything about the colour. It could be either black, dark green or blue. Personally I would say some kind of blue. Do you see a specific colour?

She embraced the outfit with a stunning makeup and a simple half updo. Really wanted to see if she wore a clutch and which shoes she had chosen to wear. But I doubt we get to see any more pictures.

Gown  Jesper Høvring Velvet Gown
Earrings  Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen Winter Frost Earrings
Bracelet  Cartier Love Bracelet

Royal hunting in Gibskov

Tuesday, November 13th

The Crown Prince Couple had just arrived home from a three days official visit to Italy. The couple went of a business promotion trip along with 36 Danish companies in the capital of Italy, here, here, here. The following day both Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary stayed at Fredensborg Castle to attend a royal hunt in Gribskov. What had been hunted down during the day was showed off in the evening. That's where the Crown Prince couple showed up. Also Queen Margrethe attended the little ceremony. Queen Margrethe then hosted a prestiges dinner at Fredensborg Castle to celebrate the hunt. According to the royal family, the event itself was hosted by Crown Prince Frederik.

Staying outside in the evening this time a year in Denmark really takes a warm and cosy outfit. That is exactly what Mary did. When leaving their home at Amalienborg to go to Fredensborg Castle, she was dressed in a brand new tartan skirt and a black turtleneck. The new skirt is still bothering me. I don't even know where to begin. Does it remind you of a specific designer or have you seen anything similar? Somehow it reminds me of an old Prada dress. She kept warm in a new cape featuring golden buttons. Heaven managed to identify it as Stenströms. Apparently Princess Sofia of Sweden has the same one, here. Looks great how she belted the new cape. At the time Mary also flashed what I strongly believe is a quilted flap bag from Chanel. She embraced the outfit with black Prada boots and diamond jewellery from among others, Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen.

When the couple showed up at the ceremony at Fredensborg Castle later in the evening; Mary had changed a few things. Now she was wearing her wonderful Burberry coat and a bordeaux turtleneck blouse. Even the gloves matched her look with such perfection.

Coat  Burberry
Cape  Stenströms Pine Green in Merino Wool
Rings  Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen Love Bands Ring
Boots  Prada

Photo exhibition #Childmothers

Monday, November 12th

From Rome in Italy, to Aarhus in Denmark. The Crown Prince Couple has just arrived home from a three days business visit in Italy, here, here, here. On Monday the Crown Princess traveled to Aarhus to attend the opening of a photo exhibition called '#Childmothers' and the launch of the State of World Population Rapport. Both events took place at DOKK1 in Aarhus.

Despite the cold weather she was warmly welcomed by students from Ellekærskolen and Frederiksbjerg School. Also Minister of Development Corporations, Ulla Tørnæs attended the event, along with representatives from UNFPA's Nordic office, the United Nations and a Councilman.

The exhibition is part of a bigger project. Previous exhibitions and a book by the same name are also part of the '#Childmothers' project. The Crown Princess shared a few words of her own in the book, in the preface. This exhibition shows portraits of girls living in among others Burkina Faso, Jordan and Haiti. Every single one of them became a mother in age between 12 and 15. Several speeches were given on stage. Crown Princess Mary gave her own speech.

As much as I have found out about the event, as little do I know about her clothes. Mary showed up in Aarhus wearing a brand new coat. It looks like tweed in both green, blue and purple. Difficult to tell what specific colour it is. Her new coat reminds me of something YDE Copenhagen would make. But I still do not know a thing about where it is from. Does it remind you of anything? She matched the new coat with a black turtleneck blouse and trousers in the same colour. Very flattering.

Mary embraced the style with a pair of black pumps or pointed boots. I have a hard time figuring out whether she is wearing pumps or boots. Could be both actually. Then I see diamond earrings and her golden bangle from Cartier; maybe even a diamond ring. Beautiful pieces of jewellery. And then that belt again. Kinda annoy me that I cannot find out where it is from. A very simple piece of accessory, but it work with both trousers and skirts, as well as dresses. In general, a great outfit for this time a year. Something you would wear?

Bracelet  Cartier Love Bracelet

Possible identifications
Shoes  Gianvito Rossi Black Suede Pump

Day 3. Business promotion visit in Italy

Thursday, November 8th

-In the Vatikan-
For two days the Crown Prince Couple has visited Rome in Italy as head of a business delegation of 36 Daniel companies. The visit began on November 6th and this is the last day before leaving Rome. As first thing in the morning the couple had very extraordinary visit - they were invited to meet at His Holiness Pope Frans in the Vatican. The three of them had a private room before press were allowed. As part of the public audience gifts were exchanged. Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary handed over a vase made by Royal Copenhagen and a book about the renovation of Frederik VIIIs Palace - among other things.

Mary wore a black outfit when visiting the Pope, along the significant black lace vail that goes as part of the traditional dress code. The outfit Mary wore during the visit has been seen before back in February - as a complete outfit, here. Nothing was identified at the time. Now it has been suggested that her blouse goes way back; back to at least 2015. Three years ago at the Crown Prince Couple's Prizes she is told to wear the same blouse, here. What do you think? Could this be right? I can't really tell for sure.

She accessorized her black outfit with reused earrings, an old diamond brooch and matching rings from among others Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen. The amazing clutch is a new one from Carlend Copenhagen and her pumps are from Gianvito Rossi in black leather. I can't point a finger on anything really.

Rings  Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen Love Bands Ring
Clutch  Carlend Copenhagen Vanessa Croco
Shoes  Gianvito Rossi Gianvito 105 Leather Pumps

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-Hospital Bambino Gesu-
After the audiens at His Holiness Pope Frans, Crown Prince Frederik visited the Trevi Fountain and Aqueduct Acqua Vergine as part of a visit with focus on 'Urban & Cleantech'. Later on he joined his wife and they both visited the children's hospital Hospital Bambino Gesu in Rome. It was really a wonderful sight. Especially Crown Princess Mary seemed to enjoy it quite a lot and the children simply loved her attention. The couple were warmly greeted. They had plenty of time to some of the patients at the hospital. What a wonderful way to end three great days in Italy.

There is only one outfit left to comment on. Earlier in the morning she was litterarly dressed in black from top to toe. That is not the case later on. When visiting the children's hospital in Rome along with her handsome husband Mary was dressed in a brand new floral printed dress. I learned from Heaven that this new dress is from Julie Fagerholt Heartmade. Beautiful, right? Noticed the sleeves and neckline. Stunning details.

Mary embraced the style with several golden jewellery and a pair of reused Valentino pumps. Amazing how a pair of pumps can transform and complete and outfit. She matched her Dulong Fine Jewelry earrings with a couple of bracelets from the same designer and one from Cartier. I also see a few diamond rings from Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen. The third silver ring featuring diamonds as well, has never been identified. At least I don't know anything about it, but Mary is very fund of this combo of rings.

She topped the outfit of with a lovely hairstyle. Think it makes her look younger. Gives her a fresh touch. I am really not disappointed by anything we have seen during this Italy visit. I wold love to have seen a little more colours. But I got way more updos than I had imagined. Anything you liked in particular?

Dress  Julie Fagerholt Heartmade Harin Dress
Earrings  Dulong Fine Jewelry Esme Earrings
Bracelet  Cartier Love Bracelet
Bracelet ● Dulong Fine Jewelry Delphis Bracelet
Bracelet  Dulong Fine Jewelry Esme Bracelet
Bracelet  Dulong Fine Jewelry Piccolo Bracelet
Rings  Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen Love Bands Ring
Shoes  Valentino

Day 2. Business promotion visit in Italy

Wednesday, November 07th

-Another day in Rome-
Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary has already been in Rome one out of three days. Today the couple had even more places to visit and more people to meet. First they attended the official opening of the business promotion visit at Villa Miani. On that occasion the Crown Princess gave a speech.

The Crown Prince Couple are accompanied by 36 Danish companies during the days in Italy and at the official opening event the had the change to meet each other.

After the official opening the couple split up. Crown Princess Mary first attended the seminar 'Keynote: The Business of Denmark's Green Transition', followed by 'Ready for Tomorrow's consumers' and then 'The Transformation of Healthcare and Business Models of the Future'.

Later the couple had lunch together with the attending business delegation. They also attended the debate on the global industry agenda and a cooking show with participants from both Italy and Denmark.

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Getting ready for another day in Rome, Mary had chosen a brand new grey suit. It features a tiny pattern, which is a bit difficult to see in most pictures. Heaven is the one who tracked down the suit. It has been found at Emporio Armani - Italian, of course. Love that she matches her husbands suit. Mary embraced her new grey suit with a brand new pink blouse from Hugo Boss. It has the exact same colour as her nail polish. Clever choice.

Much can accessories a suit. Everything from golden and silver jewellery; pumps or boots (even sneakers); clutches or bags. Mary has found her own way. She was wearing a pair of golden earrings from Dulong Fine Jewelry featuring diamonds and Tahiti pearl pendants. She also wore her Orit Elhanati necklace with the twisted detail. Dulong Fine Jewelry is also the creator of the matching bracelet and ring.

Other than this Mary showed a light grey Quidam clutch and high heels from Gianvito Rossi. The pumps look both grey and black, depending on what picture you look at. But I think they are black. A simple and classy outfit that does the job every time.

Blazer & trousers  Emporio Armani Geometric Embossed Jacket (& trousers) 
Blouse ● Hugo Boss Silk Blouse
Earrings  Dulong Fine Jewelry Luna Earrings
Pendant  Dulong Fine Jewelry Globe Pendant
Necklace  Orit Elhanati The Abyss Necklace
Bracelet  Dulong Fine Jewelry Anello Pearl Bracelet
Ring  Dulong Fine Jewelry
Clutch  Quidam
Shoes  Gianvito Rossi

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-Official dinner-
In the evening Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary were invited as guests of honor to an official dinner at Waldorf Astoria in Rome. Many guests had been invited to attend the evening along the Crown Prince Couple. Among others attended several Italian and Danish companies and organisations, along with representatives from Italian and Danish authorities. All the guests were also entertained during the evening by, among others Danish Sidsel Storm and Italian musician Giovanni Cernicchiacro, who was accompanied by a choir. I bet it impressed the guests. Looks like the atmosphere was really good.

Crown Prince Frederik showed up in a classy suit, black shoes and white button-down with a tie. Next to him his wife dazzled in a new black lace dress and purple accessories. Kinda dramatic look. More than we are use to see. What do you think? What was your first impression when you saw Mary in that black dress?

The dress goes as a Dolce & Gabbana design. Either she matched it with a belt or the dress is belted already. I haven't found any Dolce & Gabbana dress with a similar belt, so I guess she added it herself. Lovely detail. Mary embraced the style by wearing rather large earrings. Do you remember them? They are from Amrita Singh and goes back to the time when Prince Albert married Charlene Wittstock, here. Actually they are still available. I have my own pair - they are heavy to wear but makes every outfit sparkle. Amazing piece of jewelry.

Other than this she wore a couple of golden hairpieces. As I first mentioned Mary has chosen to accessorize her brand new lace dress with a purple accessories. The shiny clutch is from Danish  Carlend Copenhagen and the new pumps I identified as Gianvito Rossi.

Dress  Dolce & Gabbana Lace Dress
Earrings  Amrita Singh Shabana
Clutch  Carlend Copenhagen
Shoes  Gianvito Rossi Court

Day 1. Business promotion visit in Italy

Tuesday, November 06th

-A day in Rome-
For quite awhile we knew that the Crown Prince Couple were about to go on a business promotion visit to Rome in Italy. The visit last from November 6th to 8th. That's now. Somehow it almost came as a surprise to me. But here we go.

The Danish royal couple arrived to Italy earlier this morning. They were warmly welcomed by the President H.E. Sergio Mattarella and his daughter Laura Mattarella. The Italian President hosted a lunch for the Crown Prince Couple at the Presidential Palace Palazzo del Quirinale as part of a welcoming ceremony on occasion of the visit. The couple also payed a visit to the Terme Di Caracalla, which really seemed to fascinate the couple with its magnificent old history.

Visiting Italy the couple is head of a Danish business delegation. More than 30 Danish companies are traveling along the Crown Prince Couple. The visit is all about strengthening the relations between Italy and Denmark under the title "Italy - We Think Business".

Now we are talking. No idea what I expected to see today, but I am truly impressed by her dreamy outfit. Just look at that incredible creamy white tweed dress. Everything looks perfect. Very well made. Don't you think? Really want to hear your thoughts on her new dress. I thought it might be custom-made and I was right. Mary's new dress is custom-made by Mark Kenly Domino Tan, here. Impressive creation. She accessorized it with a new white leather belt. I found it at MaxMara.

Mary embraced the style by wearing the most wonderful golden jewellery. Frist thing I noticed was the leaf brooch from Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen. So beautiful. The same designer created the golden chain bracelet, pendant and the stunning diamond earrings. Amazing how a coupe of jewellery can complete an outfit. Any of these pieces you would want yourself? Personally I'd love to have a pair of these gorgeous diamond earrings. Her other golden wonder is from Cartier

As shoes she had chosen simple nude Prada pumps. At first. Later during the day, she had a quick change of shoes. From pointed leather pumps to sporty white Nike sneakers. Heaven even managed to identify the new clutch she is wearing. She found it at Diane von Furstenberg. Great finding. Take a note of her beautiful hairstyle as well. I really missed these up-dos. Hope we get many more during the next couple of days.

Dress ● Mark Kenly Domino Tan
Belt ● MaxMara Leather Stretch Belt in White
Earrings ● Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen Winter Frost Earrings
Brooch ● Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen Leaf Brooch
Bracelet  Cartier Love Bracelet
Bracelet ● Dulong Fine Jewelry Delphis Bracelet
Bracelet ● Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen Love Bracelet
Pendant ● Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen Sweet Drop Charm
Rings ● Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen Love Bands Ring
Clutch ● Diane von Furstenberg Metallic Leather Envelop Clutch
Shoes ● Nike WMNS Air Vapormax Explorer
Shoes ● Prada

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-Evening event-
Arriving to Italy earlier the same day the Crown Prince Couple was first welcomed by the italian President H.E. Sergio Mattarella and his daughter Laura Mattarella. The President then hosted a dinner for the couple at the Presidential Palace Palazzo del Quirinale. Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary then visited Terme Di Caracalla.

Around dinner time the royal couple arrived to attend an evening event. It was a reception on occasion of their official visit to Italy. The Crown Prince Couple are accompanied by representatives from more then 30 different companies. They also attended the reception. Both Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary were in a splendid mood at the arrival. I bet it was a wonderful evening with lots of talking and a great dinner.

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At the reception Mary showed up wearing a combo of black and print. She wore her reused black shirt from Julie Fagerholt Heartmade and a brand new leopard printed skirt. The new skirt really surprised me. Leopard print is top of fashion right now, but I am skeptical. Mary use to change my mind when there is something I don't really like. But I am still not fan of leopard print though she makes it look very classy and elegant. So far I have not found out where it is from but I am still looking.

She embraced the style with several wonderful accessories. The blue belt we have seen once before when she attended the presentation of Magasin du Nord Fashion Prize 2017, here. Do you remember it? Mary also wore multiple golden jewellery. I noticed golden earrings and matching bracelets from both Dulong Fine Jewelry and Cartier. She also impressed the world with snake skin pumps from Prada and a high quality leather clutch from Quidam. A mix and match of materials, fabrics, colours and prints. I am crazy about her hairstyle and magnificent makeup. Love that we finally get to see more of these updos. That is something I have hoped for in a very long time. Anything you wish to see during the visit? I would like something colourful. Maybe a clutch or a pair of shoes.

Blouse ● Julie Fagerholt Heartmade
Belt ● MaxMara Leather Belt
Earrings ● Dulong Fine Jewelry Esme Earrings
Bracelet ● Dulong Fine Jewelry Esme Bracelet
Bracelet ● Dulong Fine Jewelry Anello Bracelet
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Shoes ● Prada

Hubertus hunt in Dyrehaven

Sunday, November 4th

For a couple of years the Crown Prince family has watched the annual event: Hubertus hunt in Dyrehaven in Klampenborg. Last year the Crown Princess attended along with all four children, here. This years we missed Prince Christian, but had the pleasure of Crown Prince Frederik.

Something else had also changed. Usually Prince Henrik's Medal of Honor are handed over at the event, but not this time. Now it is Crown Princess Mary' Medal of Honor and she handed it over her self today with a little help from her children. I bet it was a very special feeling for all of them, remembering their beloved father-in-law; grandfather and of course father.

The five royal members enjoyed the hunt from the balcony of the Eremitage Castle. The castle is located in Dyrehaven and has worked as a hunting castle since 1734, here. Today it is primarily used for the annual Hubertus hunt.

Looks like the family and everybody else attending, had a wonderful ful in Dyrehaven. Crown Princess Mary shared some of her photos of the children during the day in Klampenborg, here.

All five members of the Crown Prince family were warm dressed in cosy coats, wearing gloves and all kinds of knitwear. Princess Isabella was in a grey wool poncho; Prince Vincent kept warm in a navy blue down jackets matching his fathers tartan coat. Meanwhile Prince Isabella embraced the weather in a rust color coat and a cap.

Mary on the other hand impressed by wearing an almost new outfit from top to toe. The knitted beanie is a reused piece also worn at last years event, here. Pretty sure the knitted brown gloves are old as well. But that is pretty much it. Everything else are new pieces.

First thing noticed is her new tartan coat. At first I thought she was wearing a blazer, but I was all wrong. It is a coat. It features some significant details like the coloured collar and cuffs, and embossed silver buttons. Heaven impressively managed to identify Mary's new coat as Dubarry. She embraced the style by wearing new green trousers and a matching turtleneck blouse. Both in a lovely dark green colour. Think the trousers could be made of velvet.

To me her brown leather boots are also new. Looks like they features a rather thick heel and a round toe. Did any of you get a good look at them? Well I am sure you all noticed Mary two new bags, right? One is from Ralph Lauren. One is from By Malene Birger. The Ralph Lauren bag is indeed new. She has another one, but that is in a more brown leather, here. The other one from By Malene Birger features that incredible bordeaux detail. Heaven managed to find both bags from today's event. Hope I will be able to give you some more ID's soon.

Coat  Dubarry Blackthorn
Bag  Ralph Lauren Soft Ricky Bag
Bag  By Malene Birger Trinolas Bag

Visiting 'Værket'

Tuesday, October 30th

As Chairwoman and founder of the Mary Foundation the Crown Princess visited Red Cross in Næsted. She payed a visit to Red Cross on occasion of the collaboration with the Mary Foundations about the project called 'Værket'.

'Værket' aim to create a community and support for people feeling solitude for a longer periode of time. This is done by among others different kinds of social activities, events, networking groups, etc. The project is an offer for adults aged 30 to 60. When the group met on Tuesday Crown Princess Mary attended. She arrived in a really great mood, with a large smile on her face. She was warmly Secretary General of the Red Cross, Anders Ladekarl. Also CEO of the Mary Foundation, Helle Østergaard attended the evening event.

Crown Princess Mary had plenty of time to get to know former and current members of 'Værket'. She also participated in several social activities during her visit. Among other things, the Crown Princess took part in "a picture of yourself" along with the rest of members and volunteers.

The Mary Foundation shared this post on Facebook from the visit at Red Cross.

What she wore during the visit at Red Cross in Næstved was all reused - except from that lovely  caramel wool coat. It looks a lot like her old MaxMara coat, but this got pockets and some different buttons. I had no idea where to even look for this new piece. Luckily Else Marie was there to help me. She has been able to identify Mary's new coat as Julie Fagerholt Heartmade. Seems like your Crown Princess is getting fund of her Heartmade's once again. Think we need to keep an eye on on Heartmade from now on.

Mary then embrace the style of her caramel coat with a reused printed blouse from Jesper Høvring (collection: H by Jesper Høvring). I clearly remember how troubled all of us were to identify it. So many different designers were mentioned, and then it was found at Danish designer Jesper Høvring. She paired the blouse with simple black trousers and what I strongly believe, is black suede pumps from Gianvito Rossi. She has worn the blouse at, among others, the Women's Board Award 2018, here. Matching the rest of her look, Mary had chosen to accessorize outfit with earrings from Louise Grønlykke.

Coat  Julie Fagerholt Heartmade Raki Coat
Blouse  Jesper Høvring Cara Shirt
Earrings  Louise Grønlykke Marrakech Earrings

Possible identifications
Shoes  Gianvito Rossi 105 Suede Pumps