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10 Young Royals Who Are Making a Splash in the Fashion World

Meet the fashion models, designers, and magazine editors of royalty.
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Style is practically a given in a royal family. After all, it’s almost impossible not to develop refined tastes when surrounded with the best the world has to offer.

These young royals have, in fact, been so enamored with the fashion world that they have chosen to go beyond their palace walls and have taken on careers in the industry.

1. Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana of Thailand

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Thailand’s princess is often referred to as one of the most accomplished royals, as well as one of the most fashion-forward ones. Royal responsibilities aside, she's a regular in the front rows of Paris Fashion Week, as well as on magazine covers. She was recently featured in Vogue Thailand, Elle Thailand, and Hong Kong Tatler. 

Having majored in fashion design at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, she has launched her own ready-to-wear and accessories line, Sirivannavari.

2. Princess Maria Olympia of Greece

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 ‘It’ girl, American fashion model, style royalty, and party princess Maria Olympia has posed for designer Tory Burch and has walked for Dolce & Gabbana and Michael Kors, to mention a few.

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She was only 17 years old when she interned at Dior’s couture atelier and eventually pursued photography classes at Parsons School of Design. Take a glimpse of the very stylish life she leads through her Instagram account, which she keeps regularly updated.

3. Princess Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia

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Praised for her impeccable, modern style and edgy haircut, the California-born princess of Saudi Arabia is also known as Vogue Arabia’s first-ever editor-in-chief. In 2017, however, she left the magazine after only two issues.

She names England’s Tatler—the first magazine she ever owned—André Leon Talley’s Style Fax, and Vogue as her early fashion influences.  The princess is also a favorite street style inspiration and a regular on best-dressed lists.

4. Princess Keisha Omilana of Nigeria

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The statuesque princess is a commercial and a fashion model who can effortlessly wear bright, electric colors and vibrant prints. She's built a name of her own both in the fashion and beauty industry, ahd has worked with labels such as Cover Girl, Revlon, Maybelline, and L’Oreal. She also appeared in the movie Zoolander.

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5. Princess Tatiana of Greece and Denmark

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Chic, minimalist, and supremely sleek, Princess Tatiana does career-woman style so remarkably. The royal, after, all, previously worked as a public relations consultant and event organizer for fashion label Diane von Furstenberg.

6. Lady Amelia Windsor

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Fashion influencer, model, and most recently, contributing editor at a society magazine, Lady Amelia Windsor also holds unofficial titles such as ‘It’ girl and ‘most beautiful royal’. She is a Dolce & Gabbana muse and is often invited to sit in the front row at fashion shows. The young fashionista is currently studying at the University of Edinburgh and has recently interned for both Azzedine Alaia and Bulgari.

7. Charlotte Casiraghi of Monaco

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Charlotte Casiraghi, granddaughter of film actress-turned-royalty Grace Kelly, is a style icon in her own right. She's represented fashion labels such as Gucci and Chanel, was named Vanity Fair's Best Dressed in 2006, and was a Vogue cover girl in 2011. The royal fashionista recently made the fashion headlines for her impeccable maternity style.

8. Elizabeth von Thurn and Taxis of Germany

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Also known as ‘TNT’ to her friends, the modern princess is also a socialite, journalist, and style editor-at-large for Vogue. Her style mixes influences from a range of different mediums, from contemporary art to cinema.

9. Prince Nikolai of Denmark

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Prince Nikolai of Denmark is a student and fashion model. At London Fashion Week early this year, he walked the runway alongside Cara Delevingne in Christopher Bailey's last show for Burberry. He also opened his first menswear show, Kim Jones' debut collection for Dior.

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10. Maharaja Padmanabh Singh of Jaipur

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His Highness Maharaja Sawai Padmanabh Singh, nicknamed Pacho, is the digital cover star of ELLE India’s October 2018 issue. Previously, he walked the runway of Dolce & Gabbana, which marked the beginning of his modeling career in Milan. His sartorial adventures are also well-documented on Instagram.

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