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Princess Mary of Denmark sparkles in a £294 Jane Taylor sequin headband that is perfect for the festive season

The Danish royal jumped on the accessory trend

Danielle Stacey

Crown Princess Mary of Denmark brought a touch of royal sparkle as she opened Viborg Regional Hospital's new Emergency Centre on Monday. The 47-year-old looked elegant in a purple long-sleeve blouse with a grey wool A-line skirt and a matching belted coat, as she was given a tour of the building.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Regionshospitalet Viborgs nye akutafdeling med skadestue, lægevagt og traumestuer, sengeafsnit, operationsstuer og skopirum blev i dag indviet af H.K.H. Kronprinsessen. Hendes Kongelige Højhed forestod den officielle indvielse af akutcenteret ved symbolsk at klippe et rødt bånd, der var opsat i den nye forhal. Efterfølgende fik Kronprinsessen en rundvisning i de nye rammer. Her overværende Kronprinsessen blandt andet en øvelse, hvor en figurant spillede en patient, der havde været ude for en ulykke. Patienten ankom til behandling i akutcentret, hvor et traumeteam tog imod og begyndte behandlingen, mens Kronprinsessen så på. Det nye akutcenter på Regionshospitalet Viborg er største delprojekt i det omfattende kvalitetsfondsbyggeri til i alt 1,16 milliarder kroner. Akutcenteret rummer blandt andet ny akutafdeling. Her vil alle akutte patienter fremover få en behandlingsplan inden for fire timer; uanset om de kommer selv, med ambulance eller på sigt lander på hospitalets tag i lægehelikopter.

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Mary finished her ensemble with a pair of plum suede court shoes and a striking Jane Taylor sequin headband in burgundy. The sparkly accessory is available from the British milliner for £294 and is currently available in four different colour ways – antique gold, silver, nude and dusky lilac.

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SHOP: Metallic sequin headband, £294, Jane Taylor

The headband trend shows no sign of waning and it's the perfect accessory to add the finishing touches to your Christmas party look this year. Make like Mary and choose one with a bit of glitz, with our high street dupes.

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SHOP: Velvet star embroidered Alice hair band, £12.80, Accessorize

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SHOP: Padded headband with gold sequin embellishment, £10, ASOS

Mary isn't the only royal to have rocked a headband – the Duchess of Cambridge was an early adopter of the accessory trend, after donning a cream applique creation by Jane Taylor for Prince Louis' christening in July 2018. Since then Kate has added numerous styles to her collection, including a rhinestone padded headband from high street favourite Zara, which she wore to the Festival of Remembrance.

READ: J.Crew's new range of headbands has us excited for Christmas

Earlier this month Mary carried out a three-day tour of Indonesia, where the focus was on sexual and reproductive health and rights in the country. During her visit, the Australia-born royal stepped out in a £525 geo floral shirt dress by one of Kate's favourite British fashion labels, Beulah London.

MORE: Princess Mary of Denmark takes inspiration from Kate Middleton with Beulah London dress on royal tour

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