Queen Rania of Jordan is well known for her sense of style, and her ability to seamlessly mix humanitarian work with impeccable elegance. On her first engagement of 2019 - a visit to the Children’s Museum Jordan, on January 14 - she stepped out in a checked buttoned top by A.W.A.K.E, paired with an asymmetric hemmed navy skirt. She finished the look with simple navy pumps and a Chilluxe bag by UAE label Halm
The royal is known to favour ladylike pieces that are both functional and pulled together, preferring quality and a good cut over fussy embellishment. The bag in question is in keeping with Queen Rania's personal style of sophisticated chic.
Set up under her initiative, the Children’s Museum is, according to her official website “a realisation of a personal dream" for Jordan's children, and was established to give kids a safe space to come together, play and laugh, and let loose young imaginations.
As the mother of four children of her own (plus the author of numerous children's books), Queen Rania is a vocal advocate for children's rights, and is dedicated to bringing quality education to children all over the the world. She is honorary chair of the UN Girl’s Education Initiative and, with a degree in business administration, she also sits on the board of both the United Nations Foundation and the World Economic Forum,. She is also the Eminent Advocate for Unicef.
In addition, the Queen was part of the UN-appointed High Level Panel, which helped shape the Sustainable Development Goals, an ambitious plan to help improve the lives of millions of people by 2030.
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The bag company Halm was founded by the Swedish-English duo of Hanna Ransjö and Hannah Louise Brewer, who together set up a company to mix Northern european design sensibilities with Middle Eastern respect for quality. Designed and made entirely in the UAE, Halm specialise in using high quality leathers and nubucks, with a distinctive woven leather strap. The bag worn by Queen Rania, the Chilluxe, is made from nubuck in a shade of intense midnight blue and with its soft, slouchy shape more than lives up to the company's aim of offering ‘relaxed and understated luxe” to the region's discerning customers.