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Crown Princess Mary of Denmark is every inch a Queen in angelic white outfit stitched by her wedding dressmaker

The Australian-born royal was a regal beauty as she joined her husband Crown Prince Frederik on the balcony of Christiansborg Castle

Danish King Frederik X and wife Queen Mary of Denmark after his proclamation by the Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen on the balcony of Christiansborg Palace on January 14, 2024 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Georgia Brown
Senior Lifestyle & Fashion Writer
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Crown Princess Mary of Denmark today made history as she became the first Australian-born Queen of Denmark in light of Queen Margarethe-II's abdication.

Stepping out beside her husband Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark as he made his first appearance as King on the balcony of Christiansborg Castle after ascending the Danish throne, Crown Princess Mary made a resplendent appearance in white as she stepped out to a sea of cheering crowds. 

Take a look at her breathtaking entrance in the clip below... 

WATCH: King Frederik and Queen Mary appear on the balcony during his ascension

According to Copenhagen magazine Billed Bladet, Crown Princess Mary chose to wear a gown designed by Copenhagen-based fashion brand Soeren Le Schmidt, who told HOLA! USA: "I am very honored, happy and grateful that Queen Mary wore my dress today. The first dress as a Queen, and it was mine."

King Frederik X and Queen Mary of Denmark wave from balcony© Bo Amrstrup / Ritzau Scanpix
Queen Mary of Denmark wore a beautiful ivory gown

The sublime, full-length dress featured a sweeping neckline and regal draped fabric that bore a striking similarity to her Uffe Frank wedding gown, which was also stitched by the same dressmaker, Birgit Hallstein. 

The radiant new Queen of Denmark swept her brunette hair into a ballerina-esque bun, revealing the glittering Danish Ruby Parure Earrings.

Why Crown Princess Mary of Denmark wore white

Crown Princess Mary's choice to wear white for the coronation is not an unusual one, echoing Queen Camilla and the Princess of Wales's symbolic white outfits at the Coronation of King Charles last year. 

Queen Camilla attends the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords Chamber, on November 7, 2023 in London, England. © Getty
Queen Camilla's coronation gown was made from Peau de Soie, a silk fabric with a dull lustre finish

Queen Letizia and Queen Mathilde also opted to wear white for their succession day, in keeping with the traditional belief that white carries connotations of purity and divinity.

Queen Letizia of Spain also wore white to her husband, King Felipe VI of Spain's coronation© Pool
Queen Letizia of Spain also wore white to her husband, King Felipe VI of Spain's coronation

Delving into the history of royal coronations, celebrity stylist and royal fashion expert Miranda Holder previously told HELLO!: "The Queen and her maids of honour would wear white 'court dresses' to symbolise the purity and divinity of the Monarch - who was, after all, believed to be appointed by God - this is classic colour psychology." 

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The colour white symbolises purity and simplicity. This is significant for Crown Princess Mary who wore the angelic hue, as it symbolises the dawn of new beginnings – no doubt a nod to the start of her new reign.

King Frederik and Queen Mary kiss after proclamation© Getty
King Frederik and Queen Mary share a kiss after the proclamation

From now on, Crown Prince Frederik and his wife, Crown Princess Mary, will be known as Their Majesties, The King and Queen of Denmark.

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