Saturday 21 October 2017

Princess Olympia of Greece throws no expense spared 21st birthday - with Paris, Nicky and Poppy on the guestlist

Princess Olympia of Greece's 21st birthday. Picture: Instagram
Princess Olympia of Greece's 21st birthday. Picture: Instagram
Nicky Hilton with Princess Olympia of Greece. Picture: Instagram
Poppy Delevingne at Princess Olympia of Greece's 21st birthday. Picture: Instagram
Princess Olympia of Greece's 21st birthday. Picture: Instagram
Paris and Nicky Hilton at Princess Olympia of Greece's 21st birthday. Picture: Instagram
Maria Olympia de Grece poses during the photocall before Christian Dior 2017 fall/winter Haute Couture collection show in Paris on July 3, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Patrick KOVARIKPATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images
Talita Von Furstenberg at Princess Olympia of Greece's birthday. Picture: Instagram
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Princess Olympia of Greece made her Midsummer Night's Dream a reality with her lavish 21st birthday celebrations.

Olympia is the daughter of Crown Prince of Greece Pavlos and Crown Princess Maria-Chantal, and unlike most other European royals, who are more discreet with their spending, she has no problem flaunting her wealth and privelege.

Nicky Hilton with Princess Olympia of Greece. Picture: Instagram
Nicky Hilton with Princess Olympia of Greece. Picture: Instagram

And her extravagant lifestyle has helped boost her social media profile, with 109,000 followers on Instagram. We all know that royals have celebrity friends and throw budget-less bashes, but seeing it fill your feed is another story altogether. Olympia marked her 21st birthday at a private estate in the Costwolds, where A-list guests like Paris and Nicky Hilton and Poppy Delevingne all stayed.

But it wasn't just marking her milestone age, she shared the celebrations with her father, who turned 50 in May. Guests were reportedly asked to "revolutionise" black tie with the dress code, which would explain the whimsical designer attire.

Paris and Nicky Hilton at Princess Olympia of Greece's 21st birthday. Picture: Instagram
Paris and Nicky Hilton at Princess Olympia of Greece's 21st birthday. Picture: Instagram

The birthday girl opted for a Steven Khalil couture gown for the occasion, finishing off the look with Gucci leather platform trainers. It's fitting that she takes fashion seriously, not only because of her seemingly endless connections, she previously shared the best advice that has gone down from generations of women in her family.

"From my grandmother to my mother to me: 'It is always better to be overdressed than underdressed, as you never know whom you may come across on the street,'" she told Town & Country.

"From my father: 'Please, Olympia, wear shoes you can last the night in'."

It was back to business on Monday though as she enjoyed a front row seat at the Christian Dior 2017 fall/winter Haute Couture collection show in Paris, where she returned to rubbing shoulders with celebrities.

Talita Von Furstenberg at Princess Olympia of Greece's birthday. Picture: Instagram
Talita Von Furstenberg at Princess Olympia of Greece's birthday. Picture: Instagram

The Greek monarchy ended in 1973, but all the family still keep their royal titles, meaning she can enjoy all the perks of being a princess with none of the responsbility. Olympia now lives in New York, where she is studying photography at the Parsons School of Design, but she was raised in London from the age of seven.

Also spotted at the party was Talita Von Furstenberg, the 18-year-old granddaughter of legendary designer Diane Von Fustenberg.

Poppy Delevingne at Princess Olympia of Greece's 21st birthday. Picture: Instagram
Poppy Delevingne at Princess Olympia of Greece's 21st birthday. Picture: Instagram

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