Frans Hoogendoorn – A Royal Couturier

Colourful, timesless and elegant, that is how you could describe the designs of Frans Hoogendoorn. Probably not the best known (at least internationally) of the designers of the Dutch royal family, but parallel to the exhibition about Steltman Jewellery he has his own tribute exhibition at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague. “Frans Hoogendoorn. Een Haags […]

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Royal Gatherings V The Hague – 4 & 5 November 2017

In the weekend of 4 and 5 November 2017 the fifth Royal Gatherings will be organized in the Park Hotel in The Hague, The Netherlands, by the European Royal History Journal and Booksellers Van Hoogstraten in The Hague. The list of lectures thus far: Robert Golden – British Royal photographs Kees van der Leer – […]

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The Last Days of the Romanovs – A Pierre Gilliard Photo Exhibition

When I heard about this exhibition I really wanted to see it. As I heard it wasn’t really a big one, I decided to do a tour and visited exhibitions in Dordrecht, Delft and The Hague last week. From 4 March to 11 June 2017 the Photomuseum in The Hague shows the exhibition: “Pierre Gilliard. […]

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2007 – The Birth of Princess Ariane of The Netherlands

Joy in the Netherlands when on 10 April 2007 the third daughter of Willem-Alexander, the Prince of Orange, and his wife Princess Máxima of the Netherlands was born. Princess Máxima was admitted to the Bronovo Hospital in The Hague at 3.45pm on 10 April to await the birth of her third child. Half an hour […]

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Hubert de Givenchy – To Audrey with Love

A real noble and royal surprise this exhibition “Hubert de Givenchy – To Audrey with Love” at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague, The Netherlands. By appearance quite similar to the exhibition about Dutch Fashion just over a year ago, this one is totally dedicated to the famous French couturier Hubert de Givenchy (* 1927) and […]

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