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Old 12-03-2013, 07:31 PM
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The story says that the updo was allegedly made to welcome the huge Poltimore Tiara. At the last moment this tiara apparently broke apart and the smaller Lotus tiara was brought to replace it ...
That's a reasonable explanation given that Serena's hair is out of proportion to the small tiara. Her padded updo looks styled for a larger piece.
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Old 12-03-2013, 07:35 PM
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most of that updo is a hair piece.

People go on about "updo"s but it you have really long hair (been there) it is v difficult to put your hair up and keep it there. Unless of course you are into helmet hair - which I'm not. When my hair was a long as Catherine's, I always wore it "half up". Looked good, but no worries of an imminent collapse.

In her case, that would be loss of dignity and loss of tiara.
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Old 12-03-2013, 07:51 PM
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How many of us would have guessed this tiara would be the first after the wedding? Not me! I'm just thrilled that our girl can carry off a tiara so well. I was worried for a while that she had tiaraphobia! Or bad tiara hair. Neither is true.
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Old 12-03-2013, 07:56 PM
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How many of us would have guessed this tiara would be the first after the wedding?
Not me, I was expecting the Halo Scroll. I'm guessing Kate now has access to two tiaras now?

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Or bad tiara hair. Neither is true.
YMMV on that one
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Old 12-03-2013, 08:50 PM
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I'm encouraged by the fact that she's worn two different tiaras in her two tiara appearances! Maybe she'll surprise us and be one who enjoys playing in the vaults.

It would be in keeping with her interest in art history and design.

I'll keep my finders crossed.
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Old 12-03-2013, 09:00 PM
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I like that Catherine has brought these tiaras back to life.
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Old 12-03-2013, 09:13 PM
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I don't like the Hallo nor the Lotus. They are not as ugly as the mickey mouse ones from the Swedish collection but almost there... I would rather see Catherine with the Strathmore.
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Old 12-03-2013, 09:18 PM
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FAINT!!! I do not believe my eyes! A perfect choice.
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Old 12-03-2013, 09:19 PM
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The Cartier Halo tiara is currently on display in Paris


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The Cartier Halo tiara is currently on display in Paris


http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2...cts-ever-made/
I like the Halo - but I love the metal on it. The metal casting itself is beautiful and adds to the beauty of the piece to my eye.
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Old 12-03-2013, 10:55 PM
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Love this Lotus Flower tiara with the small use of pearls. She looks just beautiful in it. Keep it up!
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Old 12-03-2013, 11:07 PM
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Oh my! This is a gorgeous tiara and absolutely perfect for her. Catherine can carry off larger tiara's with her height and natural elegance, which is why I was so disappointed with the scroll tiara choice for her wedding. This tiara just suits her so much better IMO. I truly hope we get more pictures of the full effect of the tiara with her jewelry and dress.
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most of that updo is a hair piece.

People go on about "updo"s but it you have really long hair (been there) it is v difficult to put your hair up and keep it there. Unless of course you are into helmet hair - which I'm not. When my hair was a long as Catherine's, I always wore it "half up". Looked good, but no worries of an imminent collapse.

In her case, that would be loss of dignity and loss of tiara.
Years ago my hair was Kate's length and very thick and heavy. The weight of it on my head with the four inch bobby pins gave me terrible headaches. That combined with a tiara might be uncomfortable.
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I do hope we see Catherine use the Papyrus tiara again. In fact, might I even suggest that for the remainder of the current reign, let this be Catherine's signature tiara.

The Halo Scroll tiara, whilst lovely, was hardly remarkable, and IMO, Catherine probably needs something a bit more substantial, like the Papyrus.
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Old 01-06-2014, 11:14 AM
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I also think she should take on the Teck tiara's.
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Old 01-06-2014, 11:30 AM
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I also think she should take on the Teck tiara's.
Which tiara is this?
I really hope she will wear the Cambridge Lover Knots, although I don't thing she will. It would be great.
I also think she should leave the Halo tiara in the vaults, just use the Papyrus and one or two other tiaras.
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Two Teck Tiara's, one of course she has already worn.
The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Tiara Thursday: The Teck Tiaras
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Two Teck Tiara's, one of course she has already worn.
The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Tiara Thursday: The Teck Tiaras
Which Teck tiara has Catherine worn?
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Old 01-06-2014, 01:33 PM
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I think Catherine can handle the Teck Crescent Tiara and the Teck Circle Tiara/Necklace.
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Which Teck tiara has Catherine worn?
Unfortunately I've got confused.
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