Which tiara appearance was your favorite this year?
I'll round up the tiara appearances of the ladies that we regularly feature in Week in Review posts for you to vote on, but feel free to throw out other nominations in the comments.
Princess Charlene of Monacoborrowed floral ornaments from Caroline for her wedding day kick off the year in tiaras for Charlene, followed by the sparkly microphone known as the Diamond Foam Tiara at her wedding ball. And then her streak of not just going for it with the tiara wearing began with the Ocean Tiara around her neck at the Red Cross Ball.
The Duchess of CambridgeHalo Scroll Tiara while doing the laundry (was that not it?).
Letizia, Princess of Asturiasthe state visit from Chile, in some major hair and the Prussian Diamond Tiara.
Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norwaynew official portraits and then stuck resolutely to her Diamond Daisy Tiara for the rest of the year: at the state visit from Lithuania, the state visit from Luxembourg, the wedding ball in Monaco, and the state visit from South Africa.
Crown Princess Mary of DenmarkRuby Parure Tiara? I'm counting on Mary to rectify this at the upcoming New Years Court gala and/or during Queen Margrethe's Ruby Jubilee, also in January. To her credit, she did give us some new tiara news when she added pearls to her standard Wedding Tiara during a state visit from Korea and then took them off again for the wedding in Monaco.
Princess Máxima of the Netherlandsher repetoire by debuting Queen Emma's Diamond Tiara in Qatar, and then she went with the Rose Cut Diamond Bandeau while on a state visit to Germany, the Antique Pearl Tiara for portraits marking her 40th birthday, and aquamarines at the wedding ball of the Prince and Princess of Monaco.
Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of LuxembourgBelgian Scroll Tiara while state visiting (it should be a verb, don't you think?) Norway, and the Grand Duchess Marie Adelaide Tiara at the wedding ball in Monaco. In Sweden for the Nobel, she brought the Chaumet Emerald Tiara and the pearl and diamond choker tiara. Also, I would like it known that I am still bitter that we never got a glimpse of her tiara and outfit for the National Day gala. Pffft.
Crown Princess Victoria of SwedenBaden Fringe Tiara appearances at a representation dinner, and then another one, and in Monaco, and some pregnancy tiara style wearing the Cut Steel Tiara at the final representation dinner of the year. Finally, the Nobel Prize hoopla brought out the Six Button Tiara and one last showing of the Baden Fringe.
Princess Mathilde of Belgiumthe wedding of William and Catherine by sporting her Laurel Wreath Tiara as a necklace, and then as a proper tiara at Albert and Charlene's wedding ball.
UPDATE: The poll is closed! The top 5 winners are:
- Máxima's official portrait, 17% of the vote
- Catherine's wedding, 11%
- Charlene's wedding, 10%
- Máxima in Germany, 6%
- Mary in Monaco, 5%
Photos: Daylife/Getty Images/AP/Svenskdam/Hello/Belga