On Saturday, the Japanese imperial family gathered in Tokyo for their annual New Year reception. The event was scaled back this year, so no tiaras—but we did get to see the first official engagement for the newest member of the group.
Today is my birthday, and what better present could I get than this: the chance to share a brand-new tiara-wearer with you! Princess Aiko, the daughter of the Emperor and Empress of Japan, has made her first official appearance in full formal dress as a member of the imperial family, and I’ve got all the details on her sparkling jewels!
Princess Aiko, the daughter of Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako of Japan, will officially come of age at the beginning of next month—and we’ve got all the details about the tiara she’ll receive as a 20th birthday gift.