Duchess Kate isn’t the only royal known for her fantastic fashion choices, but the question is – how many of the rest do you even recognize?
Lets begin our 17 Insanely Fashionable Royal Trendsetters (Aside from the Duchess of Cambridge), starting with #17.
#17. Marie-Chantal Claire, Crown Princess of Greece, Princess of Denmark
Born in London, England, Marie-Chantal is the wife of Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece, Prince of Denmark, the son and heir apparent of King Constantine II who was deposed in 1973. They married in 1995.
#16. Queen Máxima of the Netherlands
She is the wife of King Willem-Alexander. They met in Spain in 1999. The then-Prince only introduced himself as “Alexander” so she didn’t know that he was a prince. Later, he told Maxima that he was not only a prince but the Prince of Orange and heir apparent to the Dutch throne. Two years later, they announced their engagement.
#15. Her Highness Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned of Qatar
She is the daughter of Nasser bin Abdullah Al Missned and the second of the three wives of former Emir of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, who stepped down to allow his and Mozah’s eldest son to take over in 2013. They married in 1977.
#14. Elisabeth Prinzessin von Thurn und Taxis
She is a member of one of Germany’s wealthiest and most prominent families. Elisabeth is the middle child of Johannes, 11th Prince of Thurn und Taxis and Gloria Princess of Thurnd and Taxis. She’s currently a style editor for Vogue.
#13. Queen Letizia of Spain
Queen Letizia is a former journalist and news anchor. She is married to King Felipe VI, who ascended on June 2014. They have two daughters, Leonor, Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia.
#12. Queen Rania of Jordan
Also known as Rania Al-Abdullah, Queen Rania is the Queen consort of Jordan. She married current King of Jordan Abdullah bin Al-Hussein. She is known for her advocacy to health, community empowerment, youth, education, cross-cultural dialogue and micro-finance. Queen Rania has her own Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Instagram accounts.
#11. Princess Salwa Aga Khan
Previously Kendra Spears and an American model including Prada, Diane von Furstenberg, and Calvin Klein and is currently the face of Armani Code Fragrance and Moschino Pink Bouquet Fragrance. She is the wife of Prince Rahim Aga Khan. They married in August 2013 and have a son, Prince Irfan since April 2015.
#10. Princess Keisha Omilana of Nigeria
Princess Keisha met her husband Prince Kunie Omilana of Nigeria when she got lost on her way to a model casting. She was on the phone with her agent trying to find the right address while the Prince was in a meeting at the W and saw her outside. He came out to meet Princess Keisha and waited 45 minutes to say, “You are the most beautiful woman I’ve ever seen in my entire life. Would you do me the honor of having your number?” Two years later, he told her he was a prince and proposed.
#9. Princess Madeleine of Sweden
Also known as the Duchess of Halsingland and Gastrikland, she is the second daughter and youngest child of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden. She is fourth in line of succession to the Swedish throne. Princess Madeleine married British-born American financier, Christopher O’Neill. They have two children, Princess Leonore and Prince Nicolas.
#8. Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway
She is the wife of Crown Prince Haakon, heir apparent to the throne of Norway. Princess Mette-Marit was a former Norwegian commoner and a single mother with a disadvantageous past. She became a controversial figure during her engagement to Haakon in 2000. In 2001, she became crown princess f Norway. With her new title, she championed humanitarian projects and arts as well as having official visits at home and abroad.
#7. Princess Deena Al-Juhani Abdulaziz
Princess Deena is a member of the Saudi royal family. She owns two fashion boutiques and is often spotted front row at designer fashion shows. She married Prince Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, the son of Prince Nasser bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud. This modern princess even has a Christian Louboutin shoe named after her.
#6. Princess Charlene of Monaco
Princess Charlene is a former South African Olympic swimmer. She was Charlene Whittstock before marrying Prince Albert II in 2011.
#5. Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat
Mary was born in Australia and is the wife of Frederik, the Crown Prince of Denmark. They met at the Slip Inn, a pub in Sydney, when the prince was visiting Australia for the 2000 Summer Olympics. They got engaged in 2003 and married the following year.
#4. Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden
Victoria Ingrid Alice Désirée is the eldest child and heir apparent of King Carl XVI Gustaf. If she ascends to the throne as expected, Victoria will be Sweden’s fourth queen regnant and first since 1720. She married her personal trainer Daniel Westling. The two married in 2010 and have a daughter, Princess Estelle.
#3. Masako, Crown Princess of Japan
Born Masako Owada, she is the wife of Naruhito, Crown Prince of Japan who is the eldest son of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko. She is reportedly fluent in six language and worked as a diplomat before marrying the prince.
#2. Tatiana Santo Domingo
She is an heiress and socialite married to Andrea Casiraghi, the brother of Charlotte, also known as the grandson of Grace Kelly. They met at a boarding school in France. Tatiana is a Brazilian-Colombian who grew up in Switzerland.
#1. Charlotte Casiraghi of Monaco
Charlotte is the second child of Caroline, Princess of Hanover, Princess of Monaco. She is eight in line to the throne of Monaco. Her grandmother was Grace Kelly. Charlotte has French, Italian, Monegasque, Mexican, American, English, German, and Irish and Swedish ancestry. She’s a published writer and magazine editor.