26 July 2015

Sunday Tidbits for July 26: Birthdays, Bunads, and More

Let's get right to it:

--The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge released a new shot of Prince George from the recent christening photos as he celebrated his 2nd birthday this week.

--Enjoy a selection of tiaras from this year's Royal Caledonian Ball. [Tatler]

--Queen Sonja seems like good people. [The Local]

--And the rest of the Norwegian royal family emerged this week: Crown Princess Mette-Marit attended a memorial service for the 2011 Utøya attacks, and then she joined the rest of the crown princely family for a casual day out at the Saint Olav Festival. This also included a bunad appearance, which was naturally my favorite part. [The Local, Zimbio]

--I like this suit on Princess Anne. Looks very smart against all those uniforms. [RAF Tumblr]

--Over at the Jewel Vault, I'm chatting about what jewels (and other assorted goodies) are on display this summer at Buckingham Palace, which just opened for visitors. [Jewel Vault]

--And finally, Prince Charles and Camilla visited Cornwall, and Chazzers basically summed up summer royal engagements in one shot:

Coming up this week: Fundraising balls and undercover weddings in Monaco, family gatherings in Denmark, and more. Stay tuned...

Photos: via Twitter, Getty Images