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Old 07-04-2017, 02:35 PM
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When did Alexandra's birthday party take place? In 1st July?
It seems that in the same day Charlotte and Dimitri were on Pacha.
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Old 07-04-2017, 06:46 PM
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Beatrice and Alexandra at the lunch on saturday.
Beatrice is wearing the dress she recently wore to a wedding.

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Princess Alexandra on Giambattista Valli show, in Paris Fashion Week, on 02 October

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Old 10-02-2017, 03:11 PM
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Nice to see her having a "solo" engagement

Here are more pics from today:


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Old 10-02-2017, 03:17 PM
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I agree. I remember when she was born so clearly, and seeing Andrea, Pierre and Charlotte carrying her around and doting on their new baby sister. It was so sweet!

I wonder did she-or will she-get a "coming out" party at La Vigie like Princess Caroline gave for Charlotte when she turned eighteen?
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Old 10-02-2017, 03:26 PM
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Yes she did at the beginning of July. There are some picture in this thread
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Old 10-02-2017, 03:37 PM
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Yes, I saw those. That was her(Alexandra's) birthday party at the Monaco Yacht Club. It seemed to be an informal party for family and friends.

I am wondering if she had a traditional, formal coming out like Charlotte did at La Vigie. Or maybe Charlotte chose that type of celebration in lieu of a more informal birthday celebration.

Camille had her birthday dinner in the evening at La Vigie too. It was quite lavish.
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Old 10-02-2017, 03:40 PM
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The yacht club was the brunch the day after. She had a party at the observatory in Nice and I think a lunch before that at the beach club restaurant.
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Oooh...nice! Thanks cdm!
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Nice to see her having a "solo" engagement

Here are more pics from today:


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She's so very lovely and this outfit looks perfect on her. Pink is most definitely her color. And I can honestly see a young Princess Caroline in her ~ facial expressions, posture, bone structure. It's awesome to see her come into her own!
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Old 10-04-2017, 11:19 AM
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She's so very lovely and this outfit looks perfect on her. Pink is most definitely her color. And I can honestly see a young Princess Caroline in her ~ facial expressions, posture, bone structure. It's awesome to see her come into her own!
Very nice outfit indeed, although very summery!
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Hmmmm the article is not in English, what's the gist of it?


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Nice to hear. The photos of them are cute, I hope they have a successful relationship.
I wonder if it's coincidental that he is also German or if, given the fact that his family are very wealthy, he has some kind of contact with Alexandra's father's family.

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Hmmmm the article is not in English, what's the gist of it?


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The translation gives some background on Alexandra's new boyfriend, stating that Ben Sylvester Strautman moved to Monaco when he was little as his parents are millionaires. Before life in Monaco he lived in Lower Saxony. Then the article in turn gives information about Alexandra.
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Old 12-08-2017, 07:12 PM
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Thanks Hereditary Princess! How old is Ben?


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It doesn't say but elsewhere I read that he was part of the under 17 basketball team in May 2017, and the article mentions him playing in the under 18 team, so he is most likely 18 or 19 years old. He just started his studies at King's College London.
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Oh good so in her age range...thanks!


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It doesn't say but elsewhere I read that he was part of the under 17 basketball team in May 2017, and the article mentions him playing in the under 18 team, so he is most likely 18 or 19 years old. He just started his studies at King's College London.
None of that math adds up at all. If he was on the Under 17 team seven months ago, he couldn't possibly be 18/19

From all I have read he seems to be 18, almost 19. He played on the U18 back in 2016. This seems to be his profile, which suggests he will be 19 Dec 31.

Ben-Sylvester Strautmann Basketball Player Profile, French U18 National Team, News, stats, Career, Games Logs, Best, Awards - eurobasket

https://www.linkedin.com/in/benstrautmann/

His mother
https://www.linkedin.com/in/sabine-h...tmann-b993226/

Seems both parents are bankers. Parents seem described as millionaires and he a billionaire so not sure which one.


Ben and Andrea at her brother Christian's wedding https://www.pinterest.ca/pin/634022453762967899/


Some I found on Ben

Pic with mom https://monacoreporter.com/2014/05/1...ne-strautmann/

Sabine with a painting of Grace she bought https://monacoreporter.com/2016/10/1...ewrightimages/

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Magdalena Gabriel and Safia El Malqui Host A Private Dinner In Honor Of Ellen Von Unwerth During The Monaco Grand Prix Photos and Images | Getty Images
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We already know so since March, see the first page of this thread.
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