The Dutch royal family

All the latest news, photos and more on the Dutch royals - Queen Beatrix, Prince Johan Friso, Prince Willem Alexander, Princess Maxima.

Queen Mathilde takes style inspiration from Queen Maxima

Mathilde of Belgium was stunning in a dramatic, floor-sweeping blue gown that she wore in her first official portrait as Queen. But astute fashion fans were quick to notice the striking similarity to...

Queen Maxima's blue inauguration outfit triumphs in HELLO! reader vote

Out of the four beautiful outfits that Maxima of the Netherlands wore during the celebrations that saw her become queen last month, HELLO! Online readers voted the cobalt blue number their favourite. The...

Princess Lalla Salma sweeps HELLO! Online's best dressed votes

Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco stormed to success in two of HELLO! Online's best dressed polls following her recent appearance at Dutch king Willem-Alexander's inauguration. HELLO! Online readers chose...

Willem-Alexander and Maxima solemn for first official engagement as King and Queen

King Willem-Alexander and his wife Queen Maxima's beaming smiles and brightly-coloured outfits were nowhere to be seen at their first official engagement as the new monarchs of the Netherlands on Saturday. Willem-Alexander,...

A look at style queen Maxima's four inauguration outfits

Vote for your favourite inauguration outfit from Maxima Queen Maxima has proved she is a fashion force to be reckoned with, wowing the world with four equally stunning outfits during the Dutch inauguration...

Vote for Queen Maxima's best inauguration outfit

Maxima of the Netherlands wowed the world with her impeccable style during the celebrations which saw her become queen. During the two-day festivities, the Argentine-born blonde wore a total of four...

When Willem-Alexander became King: best moments

The world watched and celebrated as the Netherlands welcomed a new King and Queen, Willem-Alexander and Maxima, with open arms in what was the biggest regal gathering since the Queen's Diamond Jubilee...

Sparkling Victoria of Sweden leads princess parade

Clad in bronze sequins, Princess Victoria of Sweden shimmered and shone as she stepped out for the gala dinner, a celebration to round off a fantastic day of festivities in the Netherlands. On the arm...

Glamorous royal ladies coordinate in neutral gowns

Crown Princess Letizia of Spain led the glamorous brigade of royal ladies that attended the investiture of the new King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands. The brunette was the epitome of elegance in...

Queen Maxima gives nod to Dutch flag with cobalt blue gown

Fittingly, Maxima chose to fly the flag for Dutch design on the day she became queen consort of the Netherlands, all while giving a nod to the Dutch flag in a royal shade of blue. The Argentine-born...

Queen Maxima is lovely in lace for River Pageant

Maxima had already wowed the throngs of well-wishers with two stunning outfits on the day she became Queen consort of the Netherlands. Her third ensemble was no different, drawing gasps from the crowd...

Queen Maxima shines in satin number by Belgium designer Natan

Style is paramount on the royal stage, and Maxima of the Netherlands certainly stepped up to the plate on Tuesday as she became Queen. The Argentine-born blonde was impeccably turned out as she took...

Prince Charles and Camilla fly the flag for Britain at Willem-Alexander's investiture

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall flew the flag for Britain at King Willem-Alexander's investiture ceremony. The British royals looked on as The Netherlands welcomed their first...

Emotions run high as King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima appear with adorable daughters on the palace balcony

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima have appeared on the balcony of Amsterdam's Royal Palace to greet their eager public. Dressed in a smart black suit with a grey waistcoat and tie, Willem-Alexander greeted his...

Dutch inauguration: Willem-Alexander becomes King with Queen Maxima by his side as Beatrix bows out after three decades

There were smiles, high emotion and cheers on a day of national celebration in The Netherlands as Prince Willem-Alexander became the country's new King with his wife Princess Maxima as his Queen. Thirty-three...

City of Amsterdam ready to celebrate Willem-Alexander's crowning moment

Orange fever has gripped the city of Amsterdam as the Dutch people prepare to celebrate a new chapter in their history. On Tuesday morning, Willem-Alexander will be crowned King, the first king to reign...

Dutch inauguration: Queen Beatrix bids farewell to the nation in final televised speech

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands has addressed the nation for the last time. Almost 33 years to the day after she was crowned, the Dutch monarch bid a touching farewell to her loyal people, and reflected...



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