• Princess Beatrice, Princess Marie and Sophie Wessex: the week's best royal style

    Princess Mary and Princess Marie of Denmark both stepped out in showstopping gowns this week when they attended Queen Margrethe's traditional New Year's banquet at Amalienborg Palace. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Princess Marie wore her brunette locks swept up in a stylish chignon and sported a silver peplumed dress, while Mary cut a regal figure in a burgundy velvet floor-length gown and matching diamond-encrusted choker. Elsewhere Princess Masako sported a chic duck egg blue coat as she and the rest of the Japanese royals waved to well-wishers from the Imperial Palace's balcony and Kate Middleton looked as elegant as ever