Another royal turns to modeling, following in his family’s footsteps
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While British royals like Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle have historically held the fashion limelight, there’s a new contender for fashionable royalty – hailing from Denmark.
Prince Felix of Denmark, 19, eighth in line to the Danish throne, recently landed a modeling contract with luxury jeweler Georg Jensen.
The prince pleaded for men’s jewelry as he stared intently away from the camera in the photographs, wearing a series of chain necklaces paired with a dark striped knit and a black collared shirt.
Shot in color and black and white, he looked like a seasoned pro as he posed on a staircase in a branded video announcing Georg Jensen’s new jewelry collection.
For fans of the Danish royal family, this move will come as no surprise given that her older brother – Prince Nikolai – is also an established role model in his own right.
While Prince Felix has yet to make his runway debut, Prince Nikolai launched his career in 2018 when he opened for Burberry wearing a black coat and patterned shirt underneath at London Fashion Week .
Prince Nikolai was quickly signed to an agency called Scoop Models and later starred in a Dior menswear campaign. He returned to the catwalk again for several Dior shows, showing up at the designer’s Pre-Fall 2019 show in Tokyo wearing a leather jacket and opening a 2020 show wearing a Dior striped top, pearl gloves and an earring.
Members of the Danish royal family are far from the only members of the monarchy to have become fashion darlings. Princess Olympia of Greece, for example, is a permanent fixture in the front rows of fashion week, occasionally walking the runways herself, while Princess Grace of Monaco’s granddaughter, Charlotte Casiraghi, is a Chanel brand ambassador.
In addition to starring in Chanel’s Spring 2021 campaign, Casiraghi made a splash last month at the brand’s recent fashion show. She entered on horseback and galloped around the startled attendees, looking effortlessly stylish in a signature Chanel tweed jacket to boot.
Perhaps we’ll spot Prince Felix in the line opening his own parade, though he’s more likely to be on his own.