Royals In Rio: Queen Maxima, Prince Albert and More Cheer On Their Olympic Teams

Just because William and Catherine sat this round out doesn't mean that other royals were going to watch the Summer Games from the comfort of their homes. Queen Maxima packed up her chicest summer pieces, as well as orange pants for her husband, and brought her family to her native South America (Her Majesty originally hails from ...

Monaco’s Princess Gabriella and Prince Jacques: Their Cutest Photos

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PLS Pool/Getty Images On December 10th, 2014, Princess Gabriella of Monaco, Countess of Carladès was born at the Princess Grace Hospital, named after her paternal grandmother. Two minutes later, her brother, Jacques did the ole' "leapfrog" and  became the Hereditary Prince of Monaco, and will one day inherit the throne from his father, Prince Albert II. Because ...

Beatrice Borromeo Wears The He*k Out of Giambattista Valli at Bal de la Rose

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VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images I love me a poofy, dramatic ball gown, so mine eyes were so pleased when Beatrice Borromeo Casiraghi wore a Giambattista Valli to the 2016 Bal de la Rose. Tatler's Annabel Rivkin put it perfectly: "What's the point of a ballgown unless it's pouffy?  There is no point.  Not really.  Because an evening dress ...

VIDEO: The Monaco Twins Chew On Toys, Commandeer Mom and Dad’s Interview

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Facebook/Prince's Palace of Monaco The Prince's Palace of Monaco released a video on Facebook of Prince Albert and Princess Charlene with their one-year-old twins, Jacques and Gabriella. The interview took place in early December, and a DVD was sent to citizens of Monaco recapping the twins' first year. Charlene and Albert described parenthood while the children chewed ...

The Princely Monaco Twins Wish You a Happy Christmas

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Facebook, Chris Morris / Palais Princier de Monaco Oh my GOD, look at these little butterballs. While Princess Charlene posed ever so elegantly, Princess Gabriella chewed on an ornament/apple and looked at something off camera...as you do. Meanwhile, Prince Albert held Prince Jacques, who was likely in the middle of water color class when he was commanded ...

The Babies Wore Dior: Monaco Twins Get Baptized, Didn’t Cry Once

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YouTube/Royal Life CZ The princely little poppets of Monaco were baptized in a Catholic ceremony today, and I think this is the first time I've seen Princess Charlene so friggin' happy. Gabriella Thérése Marie and her younger brother (by two minutes) Jacques Honoré Rainier Grimaldi were born on December 10th, 2014.  Because of male primogeniture, Jacques ...

Who Waved It Best – Prince George vs Prince Jacques

Splash News/i-Images Today in Monaco, new parents Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene posed with their twins, heir Prince Jacques and spare Princess Gabriella on the palace balcony. Jacques, who will one day rule over the Monaco, is two minutes younger than Gabriella, but male primogeniture dictates that he is the heir (rude).  (more…)

Was Grace Kelly Really That Much More Stylish Than Kate Middleton?

#113264824 / gettyimages.com   As far as royal brides go, the Duchess of Cambridge is top of the pops in my book.  However, Conde Nast Brides readers decided that Grace Kelly, who married Prince Rainier of Monaco in 1956, outshone the former Catherine Middleton enough to take the top spot.  (more…)