--More Swedish birthday pics, this time on the occasion of Princess Estelle's 5th birthday:
|Both Photos: Anna-Lena Ahlström, The Royal Court, Sweden|
--As the Japanese government figures out abdication for Emperor Akihito, Crown Prince Naruhito expressed his readiness to take the throne in a press conference marking his 57th birthday. [Japan Times]
--Over at the Jewel Vault, a double sapphire day ends with a rather chic lace dress for the Queen.
--I think the color of Queen Sofia's dress - worn to receive the Gold Medal of the Circulo del Liceo - would best be described as "mermaid". Her diamond and ruby pendant belonged to her mother, Queen Frederika. [YouTube]
|House of HM the King|
--And finally, let's have a little Oscar glam, because why not? My best dressed at the Oscars last night: Taraji P. Henson in Alberta Ferretti and one amazing diamond necklace. It's a little like Diana's famous navy velvet amped up SEVERAL notches for the red carpet, no?
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