The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #361  
Old 01-29-2019, 04:10 PM
eya eya is offline
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: -, Greece
Posts: 16,522
Pictures by the Palace!

https://www.instagram.com/p/BtOzevlgl8D/
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #362  
Old 01-29-2019, 04:17 PM
Muhler's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Eastern Jutland, Denmark
Posts: 11,916
For a uniform nerd like me this is great!

Mary is wearing the brand new mess-uniform for women in the military.
Frederik is wearing the navy mess-uniform.

Mary's uniform, complete with her lieutenant's diamonds, is the same for all branches of the armed forces.
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #363  
Old 01-29-2019, 06:17 PM
Majesty
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: san diego, United States
Posts: 7,892
Quote:
Originally Posted by Muhler View Post
For a uniform nerd like me this is great!

Mary is wearing the brand new mess-uniform for women in the military.
Frederik is wearing the navy mess-uniform.

Mary's uniform, complete with her lieutenant's diamonds, is the same for all branches of the armed forces.
this is indeed a great touch!

" "as the first ever H.R.H. The Crown Princess wears this evening The Armed Forces' uniform for women. The dress is joint defense, that is to say, the same for all branches and it is made of black satin wool and has a black belt with gold embroidered oak tree and floral motif. The work of designing a new uniform for women in the Armed Forces began some years ago, when a group of female officers in the Air Force started the project. The new uniform enters into the uniform provisions of the various brances on the same terms as the old company uniform for women."

gallery
https://www.belgaimage.be/#/gallery/6435338
Reply With Quote
  #364  
Old 01-29-2019, 06:28 PM
Muhler's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Eastern Jutland, Denmark
Posts: 11,916
Quote:
Originally Posted by polyesco View Post
this is indeed a great touch!

" "as the first ever H.R.H. The Crown Princess wears this evening The Armed Forces' uniform for women. The dress is joint defense, that is to say, the same for all branches and it is made of black satin wool and has a black belt with gold embroidered oak tree and floral motif. The work of designing a new uniform for women in the Armed Forces began some years ago, when a group of female officers in the Air Force started the project. The new uniform enters into the uniform provisions of the various brances on the same terms as the old company uniform for women."

gallery
https://www.belgaimage.be/#/gallery/6435338
Indeed, Polyesco.

The captions to the Belgaimage is nonsense.
They are obviously unaware that Mary is lieutenant in the Army Home Guard. There is no such thing as a uniform honoring the navy. Apart from that her lieutenant insignias are from the army.
Reply With Quote
  #365  
Old 01-29-2019, 06:54 PM
Majesty
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: san diego, United States
Posts: 7,892
Quote:
Originally Posted by Muhler View Post
Indeed, Polyesco.

The captions to the Belgaimage is nonsense.
They are obviously unaware that Mary is lieutenant in the Army Home Guard. There is no such thing as a uniform honoring the navy. Apart from that her lieutenant insignias are from the army.

thank you! I can always count on you Muhler for the correct info, especially on uniforms. Can you describe Frederiks more

and did everyone see the little dog coming in with the family 0:18 in the DRF video
https://www.facebook.com/detdanskeko...3588898221435/
Reply With Quote
  #366  
Old 01-29-2019, 07:09 PM
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: NN, Lithuania
Posts: 1,723
Quote:
Originally Posted by Muhler View Post
For a uniform nerd like me this is great!

Mary is wearing the brand new mess-uniform for women in the military.
Frederik is wearing the navy mess-uniform.

Mary's uniform, complete with her lieutenant's diamonds, is the same for all branches of the armed forces.
Maybe you know how old version of mess dress for women looks?
Reply With Quote
  #367  
Old 01-29-2019, 07:17 PM
Muhler's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Eastern Jutland, Denmark
Posts: 11,916
Quote:
Originally Posted by polyesco View Post
thank you! I can always count on you Muhler for the correct info, especially on uniforms. Can you describe Frederiks more

and did everyone see the little dog coming in with the family 0:18 in the DRF video
https://www.facebook.com/detdanskeko...3588898221435/
Frederik's uniform?

That's the navy winter mess-uniform.

As the name suggests it's used for formal occasions in the officers mess or as in this case for festive events that is a level under a gala event.
Just as with the full dress uniform (which was intended for use on formal parades) you wear medals and orders, if you got any.
Not having served abroad, let alone distinguished himself in combat, or been wounded, the only medals Frederik can wear are good conduct and service length medals. Everything else are orders. Including the stars to The Order of the Elephant and The Order of Dannebrog. No sashes worn, this is after all not a gala event.
In contrast to the full dress uniform you don't wear a saber or a dagger to your mess-uniform.
Also, you wear flat shoes to your mess uniform, rather than boots.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Spheno View Post
Maybe you know how old version of mess dress for women looks?
Mmyes. Sort of.

It was basically identical to the male uniform, except that it was optional for women whether they wanted to wear a skirt to just under the knees or black pants. (White for the navy summer uniform.)
The jacket was also sewn into figure. Hourglass.

Here is the male winter navy mess uniform:
https://images.lauritz.com/images/33...948E?width=300
And during the summer and in hot climate, the uniform is white.

And here is the army mess uniform, first with belly-sash:
https://images.guloggratis.dk/50/196..._0_0_0_0_2.jpg
And without sash, this is the one you should compare to the blazer Mary is wearing:
https://images.lauritz.com/images/CB...7505?width=300

And finally we have the air force mess uniform:
https://www.atelier2000.dk/wp-conten...lbskabs_01.jpg

- You will not see our Marie in a mess-uniform though. Even though she holds a rank that is equivalent to lieutenant, the Civil Defense don't use mess-uniforms.
Reply With Quote
  #368  
Old 01-30-2019, 05:40 AM
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: NN, Lithuania
Posts: 1,723
Thank you, Muhler
New mess-uniform is faaaaaaaaaaaar better option for women. And Mary really did well promoting this dress.
Reply With Quote
  #369  
Old 01-30-2019, 12:31 PM
Majesty
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: san diego, United States
Posts: 7,892
Another gallery from last night with a few more pictures
https://www.avisen.dk/se-billederne-...050.aspx?pic=1

More info from one of the women who worked on the project of designing the mess uniform for women
https://www.instagram.com/p/BtO-UIjB...ource=ig_embed

and the honorees last night. There is one I think in a cape? love it
http://kongehuset.dk/sites/default/f...?itok=Tvz1mRlx
Reply With Quote
  #370  
Old 01-30-2019, 02:28 PM
Muhler's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Eastern Jutland, Denmark
Posts: 11,916
Yes, it's a cape.

The one behind the idea of creating a feminine mess-uniform, Elena Glaser, is over the moon with joy!
After suggesting the idea, she was backed up by higher ranking female officers from all the branches and a designer was put to work on the design.

She worked on designing a mess-uniform that was not merely "a male uniform with a skirt." Believing such a uniform was misunderstood egalitarianism - within a branch that very much realize what egalitarianism is, and what it isn't.
(She is presumably referring to the military necessity, that while any woman should advance by merit on equal footing with any man, there are functions where women physically are rarely able keep up with men, and disregarding that fact can get the women in question as well as their comrades killed.)

When she left the air force in 2012 she thought the project had been dropped, so she was pretty delighted when she saw Mary as the first wearing the new uniform.
Reply With Quote
  #371  
Old 01-30-2019, 02:31 PM
Ista's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Feb 2018
Location: the West, United States
Posts: 1,125
That is an impressive achievement, and I'm very happy for the designers involved in the project. It must be very gratifying to see something worked on for so long finally presented to the public, and by the lovely CP Mary to boot.

Well done!
Reply With Quote
  #372  
Old 02-19-2019, 12:40 PM
Majesty
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: san diego, United States
Posts: 7,892
Tomorrow, H.M. The Queen holds a memorial concert for Prince Henrik in Fredensborg Palace Church. The Crown Prince Couple and Prince Joachim and Princess Marie attend, at. 19:00.

"On February 20, 2019, it is a year since Prince Henrik funeral from Christiansborg Palace Church. For this reason, Her Majesty the Queen has decided to invite the royal family, a number of Prince's close friends and representatives from the Royal Family and others to a memorial concert at Fredensborg Palace Church.

Here, the Royal Danish Academy of Music will be responsible for a music program that reflects Prince Henrik's lifelong interest in music. After the concert, the Queen holds a meeting in the Kuppelsalen at Fredensborg Castle."
http://kongehuset.dk/presse/meddelel...org-slotskirke

Billedbladet will be live with guests arrivals
https://www.billedbladet.dk/kongelig...n-prins-henrik
Reply With Quote
  #373  
Old Yesterday, 02:14 PM
Roskilde's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Roskilde, Denmark
Posts: 4,041


Frederik and Mary tonight:
https://images.sn.dk/1/1259501_930_9...938_1339_2.jpg
http://content.invisioncic.com/r3885...4da20770b8.png

Video of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary arriving:
https://www.bt.dk/royale/nu-mindes-p...l-mindekoncert

Picture of Prince Joakim and Princess Marie arriving:
https://www.bt.dk/royale/nu-mindes-p...l-mindekoncert

TV2 article:
Prins Henrik mindet med musik et år efter begravelsen - TV 2

With a picture of Frederik and Mary: http://content.invisioncic.com/r3885...4da20770b8.png

No picture of the Queen as she already was at Fredensborg Palace.
The memorial service is private otherwise.
Reply With Quote
  #375  
Old Today, 05:18 AM
iceflower's Avatar
Administrator
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: , Germany
Posts: 46,595
.

Here are some more photos and a video from yesterday:


** ppe gallery ** belga gallery **




And the Palace has shared a video and some more photos:


** kongehuset video ** kongehuset gallery **
__________________

__________________
**** Welcome aboard! ****
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
danish royal events, danish royal family, denmark royal family


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 2 (0 members and 2 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Danish Royal Family, Current Events Part 4: June 2012 - May 2016 iceflower Current Events Archive 481 05-20-2016 01:26 PM
King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia, Current Events Part 9: May 2014-February 2016 JessRulz Current Events Archive 454 02-07-2016 04:13 PM
Danish Royal Family, Current Events 3: April 2010 - June 2012 dazzling Current Events Archive 406 06-03-2012 07:39 AM
Danish Royal Family, Current Events 2: March 2008 - April 2010 GlitteringTiaras Current Events Archive 371 04-24-2010 12:47 PM
Danish Royal Family, Current Events 1: April 2003 - March 2008 Julia Current Events Archive 506 03-23-2008 06:56 PM




Popular Tags
aif biography bracelets british royal family camilla clothes commonwealth games current events current events thread dailyfail discussão duchess of cornwall duchess of sussex duchessofsussex duke of cambridge duke of edinburgh fashion felipe vi germany gordon harry and meghan head of the house her children history interesting facts iñaki urdangarín jack brooksbank jacobite juan carlos lady louise mountbatten-windsor letter lineage meghan markle modernization nelson mandela bay patron plantagenets porphyria prince aymeric prince harry prince harry of wales prince nicholas prince peter princess princesses princess louise princess royal public image queen elisabeth queen letizia queen mary of teck relationship royal royal ancestry royal ancestry; oscar and sophia royal family royal geneology royal wedding rumania sarah duchess of york state visit surname swedish royal family tom bower wedding windsor castle windsor wedding windy city wivies ww1



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:05 PM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2019
Jelsoft Enterprises