Reporting duty! As Spain’s Princess Leonor prepares for 3 years in the army, how the ladies of the royal family rocked their elegant fighting style
While some might assume that being a royal is just a picture-perfect look, these ladies have traded in gowns and tiaras for military uniforms.
From the Princess of Wales, 41, to Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, charming ladies from Europe’s royal families have rocked their country’s military uniforms while out in the field with their soldiers.
And Spain’s Princess Leonor, 17, is set to follow in her father’s footsteps and attend military college from September.
Meanwhile, Belgium’s Crown Princess Elisabeth, 21, looks perfect in uniform since she began her military training at the Royal Belgian Military Academy in 2021.
Meanwhile, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden could often be seen in head-to-toe camouflage when she was out observing the action of Swedish divisions and taking part in their maneuvers.
In Norway, Princess Ingrid Alexandra has been practicing her skydiving skills as part of her military training.
And Queen Máxima, Queen of the Netherlands and Duchess of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom, have mastered the art of looking good in camouflage, thanks to their many associations with the military.
As Spain’s Princess Leonor of Spain prepares for three years of military training from September, she’s not the only queen who will be shining in combat. Norwegian Princess Ingrid Alexandra practices skydiving during her visit to the military base Rena Ler in Rena in 2021
The Princess of Wales rocks a camouflage look in the snow as she meets the 1st Battalion of the Irish Guards in Salisbury in March
Queen Máxima of the Netherlands made the military suit her go-to during a visit to the Operation Bucket Fire Defensive at Giles Rije military base last week.
Belgium’s Crown Princess Elisabeth during her military training at Elsenborn, a Belgian army camp in Butgenbach, in September 2020
The Duchess of Edinburgh looks her element in a camouflage jacket during a visit to the Gibraltar Barracks in Camberley in February
Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden wears camouflage makeup during her 3-week Basic Military Training at the International Center of the Swedish Armed Forces in 2003
Crown Princess Marie of Denmark during her Home Guard Country training in Frederickia, in 2016
Princess Ingrid Alexandra during a visit to the Norwegian Navy’s main and logistic base in northern Norway