Queen Silvia turn 75 years old this year. It celebrates the fashion magazine Elle to put her majesty on the decembernumrets cover.
In a long interview, the queen of the aid from the queen Ingrid, the choice of engagement in child rights issues, and her own family.
"I just think it is nice that she shares my taste, and think it is beautiful and want to use the clothes," says the queen to Elle to the crown princess lends her old dresses.
december 23, filling the queen then 42 years back 75 years. In a frank interview with the fashion magazine Elle she talks about how aid looked when she would find her role at the court.
– Unfortunately, the princess Sibylla and queen Louise passed away before I came. Sure, the king was, but he is so considerate. He has never said 'it should be' or 'so here you need to do'. Never, " says the queen to Elle.
Queen Ingrid important support
Instead, the Danish queen Ingrid, the king's aunt, an important mentor.
" She was the king's aunt, and knew that she wanted to help and support me. She was a wonderful person. She said what she thought and said, 'hmmm, this was nice but perhaps this is better'. But the queen Ingrid never said 'then you must think about it, or it'. Never. Not the king's sisters either. I got to be the I was. But I saw! I saw what was required. I saw what was needed.
yesterday, shone the queen at the Banquet, dressed in a dark green dress, corresponding jewelry and ordensband. It is a must for her to be on the spot as a representative of the royal family. This year was her table of the nobel Foundation chairman of the board Carl-Henrik Heldin to bordsherre and nobel prize Laureate Gérard Mourou.
”Nice that she shares my taste”
During the feast of feasts, it was the crown princess Victoria who beat modeexperterna by surprise with its choice of a dress with powder pink life and grey voluminous skirt. A loan from the queen – Silvia wore the dress already at the nobel Banquet in 1995.
For Elle comments on the queen the daughter's choice to go in my mum's wardrobe.
" I think it is very funny to teenage daughters, in all families, have their own thoughts and opinions on what fits and say, 'mom really have it there?'. And suddenly, for a number of years later, it turns out that 'oh well it apparently goes great to have on'. It makes me very happy! I just think it is nice that she shares my taste, and think it is beautiful and want to use the clothes. And that she fits in them. Just such a thing!
Wanted to show support for #tystnadtagning
the Queen also tells the story of the election, together with the crown princess participate in an event at the Southern theatre during the last year in conjunction with the ”Silence shot”, #metoo-the appeal towards sexual abuse and harassment within the skådespelarvärlden.
" It was very important, what we thought. All of these stories, and all that had happened. It, we wanted to support, of course. We can't put ourselves in the campaign. But we were able to show our support, and we did. I think it is extremely important, and, of course, very good that they got so big hearing, it is truly amazing.