Here are our choices for what we’d want Princess Marie to wear in 2019! Thanks to Laura, Saad and my little sister for taking part in it!
I chose Cefinn because their pieces really feel effortless while still being interesting. Samantha Cameron created the label with the aim to create smart, modern and feminine clothes that are easy to wear and I like that philosophy.
With Marie wearing more and more pieces from French brands, I thought Claudie Pierlot was a good fit. I can really see Marie wearing these three pieces.
Wichmann Couture is a bit of a wild bet. They are a favorite of Princess Benedikte and her daughters and I really love their design. I have no doubt Marie would modify most of them but I thought this post was a good opportunity to highlight their amazing work.
Marie wears a lot of chic, sleek, professional clothes so I picked two brands for her based on that aesthetic. I picked one wild card/adventurous choice as well.
I make no secret that this is one of my favorite brands. They have so many cute dresses that work so well with Marie’s chic style.
One of Marie’s favorite brands is Hugo Boss, and The Fold has a similar aesthetic, with sharp and professional looking clothes.
Art Fusion Copenhagen
I admit that this brand might not be as good of a fit as the other brands I suggested, but this brand is a Danish brand focused on sustainability. That seems like a great message to support and they do have a few pieces that I think fit Marie well.
Saad made very good suggestions about the heirloom jewels that would fit Princess Marie’s aesthetic.
Queen Margrethe’s Saudi Diamond Necklace
Princess Marie has a small but historic jewelry collection, and one of the pieces I’d like her to borrow is a more recent piece, Queen Margrethe’s Saudi Diamond Necklace, a gift from the Saudi King in the 1980s, which has been previously paired with Princess Marie’s usual Dagmar Floral Tiara. The delicate motif would suit Princess Marie’s simple aesthetic.
By New Zealand Government, Office of the Governor-General – https://gg.govt.nz/images/sir-paul-reeves-queen-denmark, CC BY 4.0, Link
Sapphire Fleur de Lys Brooch/Clasp
Princess Marie comes from France, and a loan I’d like to see on her is the Sapphire Fleur de Lys Brooch/Clasp, a royal family heirloom in the distinctive French symbol of Royalty. Princess Marie already owns sapphire and diamond earrings and has access to the ‘Nuits Claires’ Tiara and Queen Alexandrine’s Sapphire brooch, so another sapphire piece would fit right into her collection.Embed from Getty Images
Queen Margrethe’s Modern Turquoise Brooch
In recent years, Princess Marie has worn a gem-set statement brooch, said to be a gift from Queen Margrethe on the birth of Princess Athena, and often favors large statement pieces for non-Gala events, thus I feel Queen Margrethe’s modern Turquoise Brooch, a 60th Birthday Gift from Prince Henrik, that can also be worn as a pendant!Embed from Getty Images
For this post, I asked someone who is very special to me to make some suggestions. My 11-years-old little sister wants to become a stylist when she grows up and she started drawing more and more sketches this year, to the point that I had to buy her a real “artist notebook” as she calls it so that she could have all her sketches in the same place. She’s very excited to share 4 of her designs that she drew with Princess Marie in mind, two evening outfits (1 with tiara and order, 1 without) and 2 day outfits! She’s very proud of them and I’m very proud of her so let her know what you think of her work!
Evening Outfit 1
I chose two colors for this gown: dark pink and blue. I chose blue for the belt as it calls back to the blue of the tiara and the blue in the Order of the Elephant and ties the two together. There are sequins on the sleeves. I chose white and gold accessories to let the dress be the focus while still being gala-worthy.
Evening Outfit 2
I chose two colors again for this gown: light blue and navy. I chose a silver sequin clutch to match the sequins on the belt and on the bottom of the back of the gown. I chose light pink Jimmy Choo shoes to provide an interesting contrast with the gown.
Day Outfit 1
Once again, I chose several colors for this dress: tan, blue and green. I chose to reverse the two triangles in order to add modernity to this classic wrap dress with pockets. I chose plain accessories to ensure the focus was on the dress.
Day Outfit 2
Once again, two colors for this dress: red and green. This dress is really simple but quite elegant. I chose silver and black accessories to make the outfit more interesting.
Here are my designs! I hope you like them! All the love, – M!
So, what are your thoughts on all these suggestions? Don’t hesitate to comment on them and/or to leave a comment with your own choices for 2019!