Pining for the grandeur and stateliness of a certain ceremony that took place at Buckingham Palace this time two years ago? Well it doesn’t get much more stately than the inauguration of a new king, and today in Amsterdam, Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicated the throne, leaving way for her son, King Willem Alexander. Gowns, crowns, and a little couture coming right up!
See the princes, princesses, and mere mortals who attended the ceremony and last night’s dinner in the gallery below, and to reminisce about the royal wedding, take a look back at what the congregation and royal family wore for the occasion:
this is some kind of spaceship or something.