11 April 2021

Floral Tiara Tournament: Round Two Preview!



Our Floral Tiara Tournament picks up again this week with round two contests! Here's a preview of the match-ups we'll see over the next two weeks.


Clockwise from top left: The Braganza Tiara (Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images), the Spanish Floral Tiara (Pool/Getty Images), the Cubitt Tiara (CARL DE SOUZA/AFP via Getty Images), and the Danish Floral Aigrette (Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)


The Classic Region

In our Classic region of the bracket, we'll see the Braganza Tiara from Sweden facing off against the Spanish Floral Tiara in our first contest. Next up, the Danish Floral Aigrette takes on a British aristocratic jewel now worn by a royal, the Cubitt Tiara.


Clockwise from top left: The Danish Ruby Parure Tiara (Chris Jackson/Getty Images), the Bonaparte Olive Wreath Tiara (Wikimedia Commons), the Boucheron Laurel Wreath Tiara (Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images), and the Brabant Laurel Wreath Tiara (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)


The Wreath Region

Four sparkling tiaras advanced to the second round in our Wreath region. First, the Danish Ruby Parure Tiara will take on the Bonaparte Olive Wreath Tiara, which hails from France. The second contest matches up the Brabant Laurel Wreath Tiara from Belgium and the Boucheron Laurel Wreath Tiara from Spain.


Clockwise from top left: Princess Dagmar's Floral Tiara (JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP via Getty Images), the Strathmore Rose Tiara (Wikimedia Commons), the Diamond Daisy Bandeau (Chris Jackson/WireImage), and the Imperial Chrysanthemum Tiara (PAUL VICENTE/AFP via Getty Images)


The Blossom Region

From our Blossom region, we've got four well-matched sparklers. From Denmark, Princess Dagmar's Floral Tiara will be matched with the Strathmore Rose Tiara from the British royal vaults. Next, we'll vote on a contest between the Imperial Chrysanthemum Tiara from Japan and Norway's Diamond Daisy Bandeau.


Clockwise from top left: The Ogilvy Tiara (Everett Collection Inc/Alamy), the Burmese Ruby Tiara (Chris Jackson/Getty Images), the Poltimore Tiara (Getty Images), and Queen Mary's Honeysuckle Tiara (LEON NEAL/AFP via Getty Images)


The Stylized Region

All of the surviving sparklers from our Stylized region come from the British royal family! First, Princess Alexandra's Ogilvy Tiara faces off against the Queen's Burmese Ruby Tiara. And our final contest of the round matches up Queen Mary's Honeysuckle Tiara with the Poltimore Tiara, Princess Margaret's iconic wedding jewel.


Voting will begin tomorrow! Which matches are you most excited for?