Christmas Seal Homes for 100 year

October, 29

Crown Princess Mary attended the launch of this years christmas stamp 2012 which is designed by Carl Quist Møller. She's the patron of the Christmas Seal Homes (Julemærkehjem). This is also the 100 year of anniversary for the stamps - 1912 to 2012.

What is the Christmas Seal Homes?
In Denmark we have four of these homes for children who struggles with social isolation and bullying. Each year over 750 children, in the age of 7-14 years old, get help from the Christmas Sea Homes. The children stays there for 10 weeks and does also learn about eating health food and what excise is good for. The money from the selling of the stamps goes to these homes. Support the homes and read much more about all of it here and see the stamps here.

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October is a month where the weather in Denmark is getting cold and rainy. To keep warm Mary was dressed in a navy blue turtleneck, which you can't live without and they are pretty inexpensive, and over she wore a black Prada jacket with sequins. It's a jacket we have seen her wear several times and there is an associated skirt. After her speech she stepped down from the rostrum we had a clear view to the boots, a pair of black ankle boots from Mulberry with the beautiful name Tillie. The classic bag from Bottega Veneta we all know. I think it is a great honor for Mary each year to publish the new Christmas stamps where the money goes to help many Danish children every single year and I hope that we this year once again can collect lots of money the children and this years stamps are really sweet!

Jacket: Prada Sequin Jacket in Black
Bag: Bottega Veneta Cigar Cocco Lave Large Cabat
Shoes: Mulberry Tillie Bootie

Lung Gala

October, 29

Crown Princess Mary attended the Lung Gala Show in the Royal Theatre.

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Mary was welcomed by Johannes Flensted-Jensen the head of The Lung Association of Denmark (Danmarks Lungeforening) when she arrived to the Royal Theatre. It was a happy and good looking Princess who arrived to the gala with glamorous curly hair and believe it or not, a recycled Heartmade dress and a black Prada coat with press-buttons. Beside the wonderful lace dress she wore black satin pumps and a clutch both from Prada. For at moment we go back to the dress, it was worn in 2006 at the Crown Prince Couples Award and since then it changed especially on the skirt.

Coat: Prada
Dress: Heartmade Lace dress worn in 2006
Clutch: Prada Black Satin Box Clutch
Shoes: Prada Satin Pumps in Black

"Breathing is everything"The designer Margit Brandt has designed a T-shirt to support The Lung Association of Denmark and half the price is donated to the association. It costs DKK 199 and approx USD 34,44. Buy it here.

These artists took part in the gala show:
  • Actress, Bodil Jørgensen
  • Jazz singer, Caroline Henderson
  • Four Jacks anno 2012, Stig Rossen, Jepser Asholt, Keld Heick & Jesper Lohmann
  • Entertainer, Preben Kristensen
  • Oprea singer at the Royal Theatre, Gert Henning Jensen & Lise Lotte Nielsen
  • ... and many more

Day 2: State Visit from Slovakia

October, 24

Crown Princess Mary and Lady Silvia Gašparovičová, the President's wife, visited the school Geelsgaardskolen in Virum. The school works with disabled children. They also visited the Rosenborg Palace in Copenhagen where the royal jewellery are exhibited. A return dinner was held in the evening.

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Visiting the Geelsgaardskolen and Rosenborg Palace with Lady Silvia Gašparovičová

It's always a pleasure to see Mary around kids! Their happy faces makes Mary smiles, which makes me smile. She's so caring. On a October day, she had chosen a snow white suit from Prada with a pencil skirt. The suit is reused. Her legs were bare but she carried a floral white Paul Smith scarf, also reused. One of the most amazing colours in the Fall is bordeaux and Mary wore exact that colour as a leather clutch and her brand new pumps, identified by Kate as Pura Lopez. Thanks for the help. I'm sure both the Lady Silvia, Mary and the kids had a great day! Not to mention, they also visited Rosenborg Palace.

Suit: Prada $550
Scarf: Paul Smith Floral Silk Scarf
Earrings: Marianne Dulong
Shoes: Pura Lopez Andalia in Bordeaux €214


Return Dinner

To me Mary look great in any imaginable colour and the moss green is no excuse! I suggest the new dress is a suede model from JOSEPH. What do you think, have I found the right one? After several years following Mary, I continue to be amazed by her wardrobe. Mariam made me aware of that the green earrings are new and is from the Danish jewellery brand Jewlscph. On her feet she wore a pair of nude Prada pumps and in her hand a black clutch that might be from Bottega Veneta.

Earrings: Jewlscph Noble Green Earrings DKK 11,499
Dress: JOSEPH Suede Megan Dress £640
Shoes: Prada

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Clutch: Bottega Veneta

Day 1: State Visit from Slovakia

October 23

After an invitation from Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik, the President and his wife from Slovakia are coming to Denmark. The visit will last from October 23th to 24th.

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At the airport when the President and wife arrives to Denmark

When the President and his wife arrived to Denmark by fly, they were welcomed by the Royal family. On a chilly day Mary was dressed in a grey suit and navy blue accessories. The complementary  colours made each of them look amazing next to each other. On her head she wore a beautiful navy blue hat made by milliner Susanne Juul and with some help the suede pumps has been identified as Prada. My gratitude goes to Pernille! With a pair of black pearl earrings, Marianne Dulong, she was so elegant at the arrival of the Slovakian President. Mary just know how to dress on such day.

Hat: Susanne Juul 
Earrings: Marianne Dulong Ocean DKK 7,600


Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary attended the gala dinner

In her reused blue Kenth Fredin gown, Mary was to me the star of the night! When she and Frederik arrived to the dinner she wore a Malene Birger fur worn several years ago at new years eve 2009. In the same blue colour she wore a pearl and aquamarine necklace and earrings. On her head she of course wore the diamond tiara from her wedding and her huge blue ring.

Dress: Kenth Fredin
Fur: By Malene Birger

History: The Midnight Tiara

October, 22



Crown Princess Mary's Midnight Tiara is not an old and inherited piece of jewellery, that mean it do not have a long history. Since we was her wear it the first time, she hasn't worn it that often. I hope we'll get the change to see her wear this masterpiece it much more.

The Midnight Tiara is made by one of the greatest Danish jewellery designers Charlotte Lynggaard from Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen. Original it was made to an exhibition on Amalienborg where Mary saw it and she extraordinarily got to wear it at the celebrantions of Prince Henrik’s 75th birthday and afterwards she bought it.

A little history about Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen:  
Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen was established in 1963 by the jewellery designer Ole Lynggaard. Today, since 2006, the company is owned by his daugther Charlotte Lynggaard, her son Søren Lynggaard and her husband Michel Normann. Ole Lynggaard is still drawing beautiful designs to the collections.

To the Midnight Tiara is also several other pieces like a brooch and Mary have had a pair of matching custom-made earrings. The thin branches are made of 18K rose and white gold, as well as black oxidised silver. On the 31 small flowers are a set with over 1,340 sparkling diamonds such as special cut moonstones in different sizes. This gives the effect of a starry night - therefor the Midnight Tiara. To you who want to see how the tiara is made take a look at the link here.

Day 2: Wedding in Luxembourg

October, 20








Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary attended the wedding of Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg and Stephanie de Lannoy, now Princess Stephanie of Luxembourg.


I must say Mary looked absolutely stunnning in the bordeaux suit! So beautiful. The grey Susanne Juul hat made a great contrast to the bordeaux colour and made her look stand out among all the royals outfits. You couldn't miss her. She hat we saw her wear at the opening of the parliament in 2009. Next to her husband, Frederik, she was glowing at the wedding. In the same amazing bordeaux colour she wore Prada pumps and then a dark grey Naledi Copenhagen clutch. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to find out where the suit come from. The earrings she was wearing, are the one that matched the ole Ruby Parure, this day with a black sea pearl as pendant. 

I can't stop starring at her wonderful eyes which is the reason why you get two pictures in this post. For me as a huge Mary admire it's hard to chose only one single picture from an event. 

Hat: Susanne Juul
Earrings: The Ruby Parure
Clutch: Naledi Copenhagen Ostrich Black Clutch
Shoes: Prada

Day 1: Wedding in Luxembourg

October, 19

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary attended the wedding of Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg and Stephanie de Lannoy in Luxembourg

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Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary has arrived to Luxembourg


The photographers got a quick chance to get a few pictures of the Danish royal couple at the arrival to the dinner the day before the wedding. It was taken before the gala dinner. Even though they arrived more or less private, they both waved and smiled to the press. No doubt that I need to copy her outfit! The slim dress-pants and the white lace blouse with a grey cardigan is brilliant! Then she just added a pair of Christian Louboutin pumps, a leather bag and her Burberry trench coat. Look forward to see what she'll be wearing at the dinner. 

Coat: Burberry
Shoes: Christian Louboutin Décolleté 100 Leather Pumps in Beige


Attending the gala dinner on the day before the wedding


... A brand new shiny red Jepser Høvring (Spring/Summer 2013) gown! I would love to have seen all of the gown. She matched the Ruby Parure to the new dress and a red lipstick. I'm thrilled to see that some changes has been done on the necklace. I'm already a fan. Now we'll leave them alone until the big day tomorrow. Are you ready, I am!

Dress: Jesper Høvring Red Gown in Layers 
Jewellery: The Ruby Parure

History: The wedding Tiara


Unfortunately there is not much known history about Crown Princess Mary's wedding tiara. In 2004 when Mary Elizabeth Donaldson and Prince Frederik was getting married in the church of Vor Frue in Copenhagen, Mary received a gift from her mother- and father-in-law, Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik. That gift was a tiara, worn on her wedding day. Past the years it's told that they bought the tiara on an auction and is considered to be from around 1900.

Since she wore it at her wedding as a bride the tiara has come to some changes. Back in 2011, five white South Sea Pearls were added to the tiara such as a series of pearls were added around it. During 2011 and 2012 its appearance changed multiple times.                                        

Another thing to know about the tiara is, that it's actually possible to wear it as a necklace as well. Unfortunately, we have only had to change to see that once on a visit to Australia in 2005.



Next history post: The Midnight Tiara

Congratulations Prince Christian!

All the best wishes and happy birthday from Styleofmary to Prince Christian on his 7th birthday!

In addition to his birthday a few new photos have been published of the Prince taken by his mother, Crown Princess Mary. You find the photos here.

A visit to Russia

October, 8th and 9th

Crown Princess Mary started her two day-visit in St. Petersburg by attending the opening of the exhibition The Wild Swans. On the 9th October, today, she participated in activities related to the project Green Denmark-Green Fairy Tale.

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Crown Princess Mary at the arrival to St. Petersburg

To me Mary is a great inspiration and despite my young age I love to dress like her. I find her style one of the most inspiring and her way of match clothes is incredible. At the arrival to Russia, she once again convince me; her style is outstanding! Dressed in white trousers and a beige blouse with a new coat (identified of Pernille as SAND) and the amazing Christian Louboutin shoes. I don't know what you wear when you travel but my travel-style is much more casual then this. Makes me wonder if I should try to dress like this? Over her shoulder she wore an old light brown leather bag from Prada.


Bag: Prada
Jacket: SAND Grey Coat with Collar and Pockets 
Shoes: Christian Louboutin Décolleté 100 Pumps in Beige


From when Crown Princess Mary visited The Wild Swans exhibition 

The royal-blue colour is so amazing on Mary next to her brown hair! On a visit to Greenland she has worn it before with the Elise Gug brooch. My thanks goes to Kate for the help of finding the brooch. After a long time and hours with search the dress is finally identified and Jayson Brunsdon is the designer. At the arrival to the exhibition, she wore the same grey SAND coat as when she arrived to Russia. She kept the Christian Louboutin pumps on. Mary is known for her reuse of clothes as well as accessories; this time she reused her snake skin Prada handbag, made to clutch. Her wonderful earrings are from the exclusive jewellery brand Figaros Bryllup 

Dress: Jayson Brunsdon Geomatric Dress in Navy 
Jacket: SAND Grey Coat with Collar and Pockets 
Brooch: Elise Gug Brooch
Clutch: Prada
Earrings: Figaros Bryllup Drop Earrings
Shoes: Christian Louboutin Décolleté 100 Pumps in Beige


At the Green Denmark - Green Fairy Tale project


Wauw... I'm the absolute lover of pastel colours and this match of DAY Birger et Mikkelsen silk blouse and the new Elise Gug pencil skirt is just amazing. The skirt has been found by Kate. The outfit show her slim figure and the colours make her the princess she is. You might feel my enthusiasm of the look! Every time I see her even though after 8 years of following her, she become more and more beautiful.
With some luck and a little knowledge I identified her new suede shoes as L.K. Bennett. I really hope she'll be wearing them again.

Earrings: Figaros Bryllup Drop Earrings
Blouse: DAY Birger et Mikkelsen Pleating Silk Blouse £140
Skirt: Elise Gug Pencil Skirt in Grey Print
Shoes: L.K. Bennett Stern Suede Court Shoes
Clutch: Prada 


In the evening Crown Princess Mary attended a reception 

The visit has come to an end and at the reception the last day in Russia Mary was beautifully dressed in a black Hugo Boss dress, which she also has in white and red. She had chosen black pearl earrings and a bracelet both from Marianne Dulong. Then her shoes; in some way most women's eyes are drawn to other women's shoes they indicate (mostly) who we are and how our style is. With several confused hours and more then one to look for the new shoes. Now we know they come from By Malene Birger (AW 2012). I haven't been able to find the exact same clutch as the checkered she carried, my guess is that it's from Prada; please take a look at the link below and tell what you think.

Earrings + Bracelet: Marianne Dulong Aqua 
Shoes: By Malene Birger T-Strap Sandals
Clutch: Prada Cherckered Clutch?

Kronprinsparrets Priser 2012

October, 06

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary attended the award of the Crown Prince Couples Award 20212 (Kronprinsparrets Priser 2012). Three awards were given: The Crown Prince Couples Culture Award, The Crown Prince Couples Social Award 2012 and the Stardust Award.

Who are the award given to?
The aim is to highlight the artists who have made a strong mark in Danish culture.

... And the winner are?
The Culture Award goes to: Jacob Martin Strid, writer
The Social Award goes to: Red Cross Youth, organization
The first Stardust Award goes to: Nive Nielsen, singer
The second Stardust Award goes to: Bjarke Mogensen, harmonica player

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Mary keeps impress me with her clothes and pretty sure this dress also made an impression on you. A dress like this has to be made of one of the best in the world, everything on the it is made beautifully. I'm not sure if it came as a surprise when Pernille identified the dress as being created by the Danish designer Malene Birger. She really is a great designer and it's shown right here with this dress also with the stunning beadwork! To an outfit like this she wore black satin Prada pumps, a clutch and black jewellery. The black bracelet looks a lot like the white Catena from Marianne Dulong which is why I assume she could be the creator of this one as well.

Dress: By Malene Birger DKK 20,000 
Shoes: Prada Black Satin Pumps
Bracelet: Marianne Dulong?

Frederik and Mary’s royal award

October, 06

Tonight, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary will give away the Crown Prince Couple's Award 2012 and as always they couple has given an interviewed before the show, which will be displayed through the show tonight. Prince Christian and Princess Isabella are both part of the interview. Every year I really look forward to this award, I know how important it is the the couple and Mary always look her best. In the interview she wore these following things (or that's at least the things I have identification on) See more here:

Earrings and Braclet from: Marianne Dulong Aqua
Ballet flats from: Chanel Apricot Leather Ballet Flats

Earrings from: Marianne Dulong Unique Larimar and Gold Earrings
Bracelet from: Ole Lynggaard Sweet Drops Leather Bracelet
Jacket from: Zara Tie Print Shirt in Beige, Ecru
Blouse from: Rabens Saloner

Opening of the Parliament 2012

October, 02

After a long holiday for the Danish members of the Parliament, the entire royals family attend the opening at Christiansborg Palace.

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I'm not a big follower of politics but this time a year when the royal family show up, I'm the first to be a listener. Loved the feminine outfit Mary was wearing, lace all over. Now you might sunder, where does this amazing clothes come from? And that's where I enter the scene. The jacket is a Prada and the stunning lace work is a blouse and skirt from the Danish designer Julie Fagerholt's brand Heartmade (Spring/Summer 2010). On the feet was a pair of beige Miu Miu pumps with the characteristic metal detail on the heel. Has so be one of my favourites.

Two other great accessories was the black pearl earrings from Marianne Dulong and a beige FW 2011/2012 Naledi Copenhagen clutch and of course there's her Susanne Juul hat. So beautiful!

Hat: Susanne Juul
Earrings: Marianne Dulong Ocean
Jacket: Prada
Blouse + Skirt: Heartmade Lace Skirt & Blouse

High Level Task Force

October, 1

Crown Princess Mary attended the first meeting for High Level Task Force for International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in the international committee. This is the first meeting in the created conference.

What is High Level Task Force?
The High Level Task Force works for equal rights, possibilities, right to freedom and choices for both young and old, men and women. Crown Princess Mary has been a part of the project since the beginning. Red much more about their graceful work here

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Orange is a rare colour to see Mary wear. Her look was so sophisticated and balanced with her new Max Mara dress and her black blazer. A dress made of creativity! I love to see her wear something new and exiting like this. Let your eyes find her jewellery, both earrings and necklace are designed by Marianne Dulong, one of the grand jewellery designers in Denmark. Since Mary came to Denmark she has been a favourite. Her piece are made of the finest and best materials. Another great designer such as a favourite of Mary's is Malene Birger (2012 collection), who is the creator of the stunning brown leather handbag. I never actually had the chance to identify the brown patent pumps she was wearing at the meeting, my guess is Jimmy Choo with his model called Gilbert.

Earrings: Marianne Dulong AQUA
Necklace: Marianne Dulong ROXY 
Shoes: Jimmy Choo Gilbert Round-Toe Pumps $175 (pre-owned)?
Bag: By Malene Birger Manusa DKK 1,875.00