A special testimonial embellished the Habsburg ads in spring 2007. Her Highness Sunnyi Melles Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn is portrayed by famous photographer Elfie Semotan. A letter from an aristocratic source also reaches Schneiders by way of the Swedish court – Carl-Gustav of Sweden and Queen Silvia express their gratitude for clothing items from Schneiders which they had received during their state visit. Other highlights of the year include Alfons Schneider’s 70th birthday and the 105th birthday of his mother, Hedwig Langer-Hansel. Her recipe for a long life: balanced nutrition.