It is a beige hat with a red ribbon, which Delphine combined with a red dress and beige heels. “I don’t know this designer,” the princess said in a video posted on Twitter. Someone in the room explains that the hat comes from Huisman, who has just started a new brand. Another says that all Flemish girls, as well as boys, know her. “K3, huh?” Dolphin responds. “I thought, perfect.”
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From left to right: James O’Hare, Princess Delphine, Princess Claire, Prince Laurent, Prince Lorenz and Princess Astrid.
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Other photos that emerged later in the holiday show the princess is busy chatting with Belgium’s Princess Claire. The two princesses are sitting side by side on a high red platform. King Philip and Queen Mathilde will attend on Thursday as well. They arrived a little later and stood in another wing.
Delphine learned at the age of seventeen that former King Albert, whom she knew then as her mother’s close friend, was her biological father. For years she fought a legal battle for recognition, but King Philip’s father denied being her biological father until early 2020. DNA proved his allegations false. Delphine was given the title Princess of Belgium and the new title Van Saxon-Coburg.
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