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 Argentina).
King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia supported the Swedish national team, Prince Albert cheered on Monaco, Prince Frederick did the same with Denmark, as did Princess Anne for Great Britain.
What was most pleasant to see was how relaxed the royals looked sitting in the grandstands watching events. Everyone was, for the most part dressed down in polos, half-zips or (in Maxima’s case) maxi dresses. [Read more…]