Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway looked stunning in a lilac dress for the 25th anniversary of KIng Harald and Queen Sonja’s coronation on Thursday. The entire royal family of Norway came out in full support of the 78-year-old queen. They made an appearance on the Stiftsgården palace balcony in Trondheim city.
However, what was striking about Mette-Marit’s ensemble was her floral crown that adorned her blonde hair. The 42-year-old princess gave major summer vibes in her bohemian look. Her below-the-knee dress featured high, ruffled neck, long sleeves and a fitted bodice with had lacy-hole details.
It also had a pleated skirt and the dress was cinched in at the waist with a belt-like detail. The mom-of-three paired her dress with nude high heels and a straw clutch. Her short blonde hair was kept center-parted and tousled into loose waves. She wore a slick of pink lipstick.
She was joined by her husband Crown Prince Haakon, their kids Princess Ingrid, 12, and their ten-year-old son Prince Sverre. Besides, Mette-Marit’s elder son Marius, 19, from her previous relationship, also joined the royals on the balcony. Her husband looked dapper in a sharp navy suit, white shirt and navy tie.
All the ladies and girls of the royal family wore similar flower garlands on their hair. Princess Märtha Louise, Mette’s sister-in-law and her three daughters Maud, Leah and Emma were also present on the occasion. It was a big day pf celebrations marking the coronation of Sonja and her husband Harald.
The Scandinavian Royals took to Twitter and shared a picture of the family:
The Norwegian Royal Family gathered at the Garden Party in Stiftsgården. pic.twitter.com/mV7HSKWgYJ
— Scandinavian Royals. (@crownprincely) June 23, 2016
The royals started the day at the Ravnkloa fish market where they enjoyed breakfast with the people. They mingled with locals and inspected the fresh catch of the day, before attending a church service. A garden party was then held at the Stiftsgården royal residence, where King Harald gave a speech.
A new official portrait of the three generations of the Norwegian royals was released on the occasion. It showed King Harald, Crown Prince Haakon and Princess Ingrid. The portrait was taken in front of the Norwegian royal regalia, in the same spot where Harald and Haakon were photographed ten years ago.