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Everyday Brands of the European Nobility

Everyday Brands of the European Nobility
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European nobles and royals will often choose quality everyday brands. Many feel that the practical side of a product is much more important and they will not buy something just because it is expensive or exclusive. European nobles have a keen sense for high-quality and, naturally, they prefer everyday brands that work best. Although some prefer designer clothes and only handmade objects, many royals will shop for the same brands as the rest of us.

Kate Middleton uses Nivea skin moisturizer

Everyday brands - Nivea Visage Pure and Natural Moisturizing Day Cream


The Duchess of Cambridge has been seen shopping for Nivea’s Visage Pure and Natural Moisturizing Day Cream at a London shop. Her good tastes when it comes to fashion and looks are evident and well-known. For many readers, it was a big surprise that a royal would pick an everyday brand like Nivea skin care. However, quality cosmetics do not have to be expensive and the fact that the Duchess looked radiant later in the day proves this.

L’Oreal is a favorite among many European nobles

Everyday brands - L'Oréal Paris Voluminous mascara


Many celebrities and noblewomen will go for L’Oreal products. L'Oréal Paris Voluminous mascara is very popular among makeup artists and their expertise has surely made this product very popular among the elites. L’Oreal products are accessible to anyone and are of very high quality and so, it ranks high among the everyday brands celebrities and royals use.

White Gardenia Petals by Illuminum – Kate Middleton’s favorite perfume

Everyday brands - White Gardenia Petals by Illuminum


The Duchess of Cambridge surprised everyone with her choice of perfume for the royal wedding. She named, up until then, the obscure White Gardenia Petals by Illuminum as her favorite perfume. The perfume has a top note of Lilly combined with fragrances of White Gardenia, Muguet and Jasmine. It has a light, fresh smell reminiscent of a spring morning. The perfume became quite popular because of the Royal Wedding. It is affordable and can be ordered online.

D. R. Harris – Sells Gentlemen’s Grooming Products to Prince Charles

Everyday products - D. R. Harris Gentlemen’s Grooming Products


D.R. Harris is one of London’s best suppliers of men grooming products. It sells shaving creams, soaps, razors, shaving brushes and other skincare products. It also has the Royal Warrants to Her Majesty the Queen and HRH The Prince of Wales, which means that the English Royal family uses their products. They also have an online shop where anyone can buy the same shaving products and supplies as The Prince of Wales. 


It appears that Prince Charles prefers wet shaving and invests in top quality products for his wet-shaving kit. D.R. Harris may not be a well-known everyday brand, but it has affordable and excellent products.

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden Loves H&M

Everyday products -  Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden loves H&M


The future Swedish Queen often showed her preference for affordable H&M clothes. She has ordered several dresses and gowns from the brand and has looked stunning in them, proving that a royal does not have to spend a fortune on a good dress. At the 2014 Polar Music Prize gala she wore a dress from the H&M Conscious Collection, a dress that has also been a favorite of Princess Mette-Marit of Norway and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark.

Princess Eugenie Wears Faux Leather Topshop Dress

Everyday products - Faux Leather Topshop Dress


Princess Eugenie of York, the youngest daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of York wore a green Topshop green dress at the London Frieze Art Fair. She sparked interest because of her choice. It was surprising to see the princess in a dress made by an everyday brand and some have wondered what her choice of clothes will be for the other upcoming high society events in 2017, that she and other royals will undoubtedly attend.

Duchess Kate Wears Temperley London Callas Evening Coat

Everyday products - Temperley London Callas Evening Coat


The Duchess of Cambridge makes our list again together with the Temperley clothing brand. Kate Middleton choose a simple and charming coat when she attended the Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall in 2016. The coat is from the brand’s 2014 pre-fall collection. It is made out of wool with a high neckline and simple embodied pattern. The Duchess looked stunning at the ceremony, attended by other members of the Royal Family such as  Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Edward and the Countess of Wessex.

Mclaren Baby Stroller for Prince George

Everyday products - Mclaren Baby Stroller for Prince George


In August 2014, England’s favorite royal couple was sighted at the park, with their son Prince George who looked very happy in his Mclaren Quest Baby stroller. The Duchess good tastes are always evident. She chooses Prince George’s outfits and the young royal always looks his best. Kate Middleton likes to use everyday brands when dressing Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

Crème de la Mer Keeps Marie-Chantal YoungEveryday products - Crème de la Mer


Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece gave up her beauty secrets in an interview. Besides exercising and a healthy diet, the Princess mentioned Crème de la Mer moisturizing cream. The brand gained a lot of traction since more and more celebrities and royals have gave it good reviews. Other celebrities who are Crème de la Mer fans are Cara Delevigne, Jessica Alba and Nicole Kidman.

From everyday brands to designer products, the European nobility will always pick the best products.