Princesse Tania de Bourbon Parme

Ее Королевское высочество Принцесса Таня де Бурбон Пармская
Her Royal Highness Princesse Tania de Bourbon Parme is a direct descendant of the Bourbon royal dynasty from Hugh the Great (Hugh Capet). The ancestors of this line include kings Henry IV and Louis XIV.

She was born on October 13, 1961 in Paris, her father Prince Andre de Bourbon Parme is a nephew of the Austrian Empress Zita de Bourbon Parme. Tanya received her name in memory of her relationship with the Russian imperial family. From early childhood, she immersed herself in the world of fine arts and visited her parents’ antique and art workshops with great interest.

At the age of 17, she entered the prestigious Met de Penninghen School of Art in Paris, where Henri Matisse and Fernand Léger studied at different times.

Tanya de Bourbon Parma is interested in design, graphics, art history and architecture. She is a luxury and interior designer. Among her most famous designs are a souvenir lighter encrusted with 152 sapphires for St Dupont, which entered the Guinness Book of Records as the most expensive in the world, and a porcelain service for Haviland & Co, famous manufactory of Limoges porcelain in France. The princess is the face of the Denis Durant Couture fashion house; she acts as a consultant on
publishing projects dedicated to the history of the Bourbon family, and teaches the standards of organizing celebrations and receiving guests, stating that the art of hospitality is an integral part of French culture.

In 2008, Tania de Bourbon Parme decided to work with a team of professionals to promote and advertise her creations under the Princesse Tania de Bourbon Parme brand. The princess is engaged in charitable projects; in 2008, with the assistance of business representatives, she founded the association L’Art Autrement Dit (“Art in other words”), which provides support to talented youth.