Synonymous with poise and giving onlookers some significant Fashion moments and trends many a time, we are always so curious to witness the style of the Royal women. And while we are well versed and a tiny bit obsessed with the chic style the British Monarchs have graced us with over the many decades with Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle taking it forward, there are Royals from around the Globe with Sensational, Jaw-dropping style that unfortunately never catch on at the radar. Presenting to you are talented, extraordinary women who hold their titles high and Fashion A-game higher.
Queen Rania, Jordan
After her royal nuptials to Prince Abdullah II of Jordan in 1993, Rania Princess Consort became Queen Rania in 1999 when the prince ascended the throne. Ever since the Queen has us in awe of her in three key aspects – her undying advocacy and support for philanthropy, especially organizations for children, the ageless beauty and elegance she radiates, and lastly, her immaculate style.
The Queen’s closet not only features established international designers and brands such as Fendi and Christian Dior but also up-and-coming local and other Middle Eastern brands and designers’ work, notably Amina Muaddi, Azzi, Elie Saab, and Hama Fashion, to name a few. Apart from supporting these brands, Queen Rania’s classic, the timeless style features elements of Jordanian culture and traditions at all times and sometimes features colors of the National flag.
Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Qatar
Her Royal Highness, Sheika Moza bint Nasser Al-Missned of Qatar, exudes sophistication, timelessness, and absolute finesse; being the ‘best-dressed’ anywhere she graces with her presence. The impeccably styled royal with her signature turban hijab has influenced the start of an Instagram page dedicated solely to her modest looks while performing her Royal duties, State visits, or Social and Charitable events. The Instagram account with numerous posts of her finest style moments has over 200,000 followers, followed by some of the best celebrity stylists around the world, including Law Roach, best known to have dressed Zendaya, Celine Dion, and Bella Hadid.
Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana,Thailand
A woman of many talents, Thai princess Sirivannavari Naritana excels at everything she sets her mind to and puts her hand on. A royal not only known for her breathtaking style but a zealous equestrian, poet, professional badminton player, and fashion designer who had the golden opportunity to showcase her label Sirivannavari’s debut collection at Paris Fashion Week in 2007 and was invited for the same by Pierre Balmain. The princess is a regular front-row spectator at Fashion Weeks and is often featured in Vogue and Elle, mesmerizing us in her dream romantic silhouettes.
Princess Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz, Saudi Arabia
Married to HRH Prince Sultan bin Fahad bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz in 1998, Princess Deena of Saudi Arabia is a quintessential Fashion icon who pioneered the Fashion scene in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. A designer herself, she paved the way to bridge cultures, bringing International brands’ notice to the country and leading the way for Local bred brands. Often seen in the front row at Fashion Week, the underrated Street-style star was the one to launch Vogue Arabia in the MENA region and also served as its Editor-in-Chief until 2017. In their initial years, the Princess donned a hat as a mentor to major brands such as Erdem and Jason Wu.
Princess Keisha Omilana, Nigeria
Like many other Global Royal contemporaries, Princess Keisha of Nigeria holds a degree in Fashion and had quite a successful stint in the many verticals of the industry, even before she became a Royal after marrying Prince Kunle Omilana. She went on to become a model and the first African-American model to be featured in Pantene commercials thrice. Taking a slightly different route, the princess ‘A Crown Of Curls’ offering one-to-one workshops and Hair Training Courses with the message and teaching goal being; to embrace oneself as they are and be proud of your mane, curly or not.
Queen Jetsun Pema, Bhutan
Ascending the throne at age 21, Queen Jetsun Pema became the world’s youngest living queen. Prior to marrying King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan, she graduated from Regent’s University, London, with a degree in psychology and art history. The Queen celebrates her culture and traditions in traditional outfits to highlight the ‘once isolated culture’ and switches to colorful, vibrant Western outfits, no stranger to Chanel, Dior, or Alexander McQueen while touring the West. The Monarch has played a crucial role since her reign in modernizing and popularizing Bhutan’s Street style. She is one of the few Royal who has her own Instagram account.