Last week, the Emperor of Japan celebrated his birthday with a traditional public appearance, and the ladies of the imperial family wore their usual uniform of pearls and brooches for the daytime occasion.
A Glittering Guide to Japan’s Incredible Imperial Tiaras
It’s the season for glittering New Year tiaras in Japan—though once again, this year, tiaras won’t be worn at the New Year reception in Tokyo, thanks to ongoing pandemic concerns. Today, though, I’ve got a guide to the tiaras we see current members of the imperial family wearing for festive gala events.
Remembering Princess Mako’s Sparkling Tiara Debut
Today, Mako Komuro—formerly known as Princess Mako of Akishino—celebrates her 31st birthday. Eleven years ago, when she turned 20, we saw her make her tiara debut in Tokyo. Today, we’re looking back at that glittering occasion, and chatting a little about Mako’s new life in America.
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