click here. All portraits: Jørgen Gomnæs / Det kongelige hoff.)
Kjell Arne Totland's blog explains that Sonja decoupaged the jewelry case herself - a technique she apparently learned from Queen Margrethe. Queenly craft night, anyone?!) Ingrid Alexandra has worn it on several occasions, and I love that she already has a little piece of family jewelry to wear.
the family emeralds would do for the formal portraits, obviously. I appreciate how often she uses the entire parure, and the softer shade of her repeated dress is a nice bridge between the red of her decorations and the intense green of her emeralds.
repeated Pucci white gown (love, and love) and shook up the placement of the Amethyst Necklace Tiara Parure by using the center of the necklace as a brooch and wearing only the studs of the earrings. This just means she needs an even bigger amethyst brooch to play with.
Diamond Daisy Tiara came
out for another shot, paired with the chandelier earrings she received
as a wedding gift (they were originally a gift from the future King Olav
V to his wife, Märtha, for their silver wedding anniversary, but she
sadly she died of cancer before she got to wear them). Her beautiful
aquamarine and diamond brooch has been worn several times and has the look of an antique,
though I don't believe its provenance has been identified. This is also another look at the Nina Skarra dress she remodeled in 2014, with a new top to remove the original one-shoulder look.
Photos: Jørgen Gomnæs / Det kongelige hoff (portraits), Vogue.com (runway)
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