Saturday, 18 November 2017

A New Photo & A Long Break

Mid February 2009

This new official picture of the crown prince and crown princess was released ahead of their official visit to Chicago, planned for March 2009.

Around the same time, Mary & Frederik were spotted on a short skiing trip in Sweden.

Mary had no more official functions for about a month. The family would go skiing in Switzerland and accompany Fred on his sailing activities in Miami.

Friday, 17 November 2017

More Fashion Week

7 February 2009

At 13:00, crown princess Mary visited the Designers' Nest and CPH Vision fashion fairs in Copenhagen's Øksnehallen.

Mary wore a new top by Heartmade.

As patron, she handed the Designers' Nest Award 2009 to Sofia Järnefelt.

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Malene Birger Fashion Show

6 February 2009

Mary, Anja Alajdi and Helle Reedtz-Thott went to see the by Malene Birger fashion show at Copenhagen's Docken, as private guests. They were joined by Per Thornit and his wife, Ulla.

Joachim's ex wife, Alexandra Frederiksborg was sitting on the opposite side of the runway. When they saw each other, the former sisters-in-law greeted.

Mary told a BilledBladet reporter:"I think it's always inspiring to see what designers come up with. It's a picture of the society and the time we live in. But I think that the most positive thing is that there is a lot of optimism within the business, despite the crisis."

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

CIFF Kids on Mary's birthday

5 February 2009

As patron, crown princess Mary attended the premiere of the CIFFKIDS Trend Show at Bella Center in Copenhagen. It took place at 13:00.

Since it was Mary's 37th birthday, flags were flying from all public buildings and she was met with birthday songs upon her arrival at the Bella Center.

Mary wore a new skirt by Heartmade.

Caroline Heering accompanied Mary as her lady-in-waiting.

At night there was a private birthday party at Kancellihuset. Among the guests was queen Margrethe.

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Råd til Livet + Rare Disorders

4 February 2009

Crown princess Mary was present at Nykredit in Copenhagen for the launch of a new Mary Fonden project, to help women suffering from domestic violence  with free legal advice. The project was a joint effort of the Mary Foundation, Nykredit and Mødrehjælpen.

Later the same day, Mary recorded a video message for her patronage, Rare Disorders Denmark.

Monday, 13 November 2017

ECCO's 'Walk in Style'

3 February 2009

Crown princess Mary of Denmark attended Ecco's charity banquet at Copenhagen's Rådhus, where she presented the ECCO's Walk In Style Award to Norwegian journalist Åsne Seierstad.

Whereas countess Alexandra af Frederiksborg (Joachim's first wife) had always been the face of ECCO, the company now chose Mary to represent them. Both Alexandra and Joachim were remarried by now, and Joachim's second wife was expecting her first baby.

Sunday, 5 November 2017


30 January 2009

Greenland Post donated a sum of 250.000 Danish kroner to Frederik & Mary's Foundation.

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