Charlene of Monaco, royal in a sumptuous blue dress

On Saturday November 19, 2022, Monaco celebrated its national holiday. The opportunity for Princess Charlene to show that she is the fashion queen on the Rock.

  Charlene of Monaco, royal in a sumptuous blue dress

Like every year, the Rock celebrates its national holiday on November 19. This year, this day fell on a Saturday and allowed members of the princely family to compete in style. Charlotte Casiraghi in Chanel Gabriella and Jacques, the children of Albert II, in ceremonial dress, and above all, Charlene of Monaco in an amazing dress.

Charlene of Monaco on November 19, 2022 in Monaco

To attend the gala, which was held in the evening, the princess was dressed in a long-sleeved midnight blue satin piece attributed to the South African designer based in Monaco Terrence Bray.  A scarf and a bouquet in the colors of the Monegasque flag accessorized her outfit. Earlier in the day, during the National Day ceremony, Charlene of Monaco appeared in a long white dress from the Swiss brand Akris , associated with black pumps Dior and a diamond brooch Van Cleef & Arpels .

Charlene of Monaco at the Red Cross Ball in Monaco on August 4, 2006

How did Charlene of Monaco dress before she was a princess?

Since July 2011 and his arrival in the princely family of the Principality of Monaco, Charlene Wittstock, aka Charlene of Monaco sees her looks scrutinized during her various appearances. Luckily, the former South African swimming champion has a keen sense of style that she puts to work during her official outings, even when she was pregnant with her twins. Inspiring personality of the Rock, the young woman born in 1978 knew how to impose her paw alongside the members of her new Monegasque family.

Before her marriage to Prince Albert II , the athlete born in Zimbabwe and naturalized South African has everything of an ordinary young woman when it comes to style, pledging allegiance to the jeans sick and flowy tops as well as racerback tank tops or little dresses with spaghetti straps. During her first appearances alongside her future husband, she wears Evening Dresses very glamorous like sheath dresses, strapless dresses or even elegant short and tight dresses that highlight her long silhouette (she measures 1m77).

What are the secrets of Charlene of Monaco's wedding dresses?

For her wedding, Charlène of Monaco had the chance to wear three wedding dresses different: a blue jacket and long dress set signed Chanel for the civil marriage the 1 is July 2011, a white wedding dress designed by Armani for the religious marriage , as well as another Robe Armani for the evening of July 2, 2011.

Charlene of Monaco in an Armani dress at her religious wedding on July 2, 2011

The dress for the religious ceremony was a immaculate model in silk with a boat neck , features 40 000 cristaux Swarovski and of 30,000 golden pearls . An impressive trail of 5 meters long completed this outfit. His bouquet meanwhile was mainly composed of White flowers such as orchids, but also proteas, a colorful flower paying homage to South Africa. The second outfit The bride's Armani, sported during the evening, was a long white bi-material dress with a cinched waist whose skirt ended in ruffles highlighting her athletic figure.

How does Charlene of Monaco dress at official events?

In 2022, the princess returns from convalescence after having suffered the previous year from an infection of the ENT area. A health glitch forced her to spend several months in South Africa to undergo various surgeries. She therefore disappeared from the radar until March 2022, when she was able to resume her princely obligations and even made a return to her Instagram account. For his big come back in the official life of the principality, in April, she appeared wearing a slit charcoal gray trouser suit signed Akris , wearing a cut pixie polar blond. A very successful and sharp masculine/feminine look. For official evenings, it is in evening dress that we are used to seeing her and her wardrobe extends from Christian Dior to Armani and even Akris, one of his favorite designers. And if we had to remember a striking outfit, it is the one, immaculate, that she wore to meet Pope Francis in 2016. She is one of the eight women in the world ( Letizia d'Espagne , Mathilde from Belgium, Maria Teresa from Luxembourg, Paola from Belgium, Sophie from Spain, Marina from Naples, Marie from Liechtenstein and Charlene from Monaco) to have the privilege to wear white in the presence of the pope, to whom the vestments of this color are usually reserved.

What do her favorite casual looks look like?

On a daily basis, the princess likes to wear jeans sick , pants in add , of the fur-lined boots or flat waders, turtleneck sweaters or even comfortable outfits such as cocooning jogging . In summer, she likes flowing shirts, white denims, tank tops and loose tops.

What are Charlene of Monaco's favorite brands?

It will be understood, the princess is quite sharp in terms of fashion. Among its favorite designers, we find the Swiss label Akris for its more casual outfits with a style that is both refined and sophisticated, or even Armani . During official events, she has often been seen in outfits Ralph Lauren , Louis Vuitton, Carolina Herrera, Atelier Versace, Diane von Furstenberg or even Gucci.

How to copy the looks of Charlene of Monaco?

There is no doubt, the Princess of Monaco is a woman of her time. To imitate her style, we treat ourselves to beautiful cape coats, mid-length dresses for the day and ultra-glamorous, almost Hollywood outfits for the evening. On the hairstyle side, we opt for a revisited boyish cut that will bring the right breath of modernity to our look.