15 January 2015

Gala Jewels: Princess Michael of Kent (Part One)

Happy birthday to one of the most interesting members of the House of Windsor, Princess Michael of Kent! Today Marie Christine turns seventy, and we're celebrating with her by looking back at the glamorous gala jewels she's worn during her decades as a princess. Here's part one -- stay tuned later today for part two. Which pieces are your favorites?

Wedding to Prince Michael of Kent, 1978

Gala event, 1979

Charity dinner, 1979

Gala event, 1979

Charity dinner, 1980

Film premiere, 1982

The Ponies of Britain Ball, 1984

The Horse and Hound Ball, 1985

The Grand Jersey Ball, 1985

Charity ball, 1985

Evening Standard Theatre Awards, 1986

The Gold and Silver Ball, 1986

Greek royal family party, 1986

London Festival Ballet, 1987

Charity ball, 1988

Charity dinner, 1989

The Sparks Charity Ball, 1989

Charity ball, 1990

The Shocking Pink Ball, 1992

Banquet at the Dorchester Hotel, 1993

Guildhall banquet, 1995

Banquet at Claridge's Hotel, 1995

Tusk Ball, 1995

The Sparks Ball, 1995