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Old 07-05-2006, 07:14 AM
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Originally Posted by mtbcm
Thank you Mirry for the big photo :).

Now I am completely confused (which isn't new anyway ) .

Is there more pictures of Mary with that dress, when entering the party or so?! Mathilde is using that gorgeous one but we already had seen pics of it, but not Mary's.

Let's wait for more detailed news on the event...

mtbcm :)

As far as I'm aware (and I've looked!) there are no pictures of Mary entering the party.

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Old 07-05-2006, 08:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Mirry
Here is a bigger photo:
I think what's nice to see is that all the ladies look lovely, and each in her own particular style.

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Old 07-05-2006, 08:26 AM
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After looking at all these photos from Luxemburg, I think that "La belle du bal ", was Infanta Elena, so royal, so regal, lovely dress,for me she was the best of all.
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Old 07-05-2006, 08:38 AM
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I love Mary's dress!

And to answer a previous question...yes Mary has met Letizia when the latter attended her wedding in Denmark.

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Old 07-05-2006, 08:55 AM
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Here you have a better view of what Mary wore - it is the third cover below (soure: Billed Bladet)

Scroll down (ugly pattern she choosed IMO)
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Old 07-05-2006, 09:56 AM
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Thanks for the photo. Princess Letizia is gorgeous. For my she is the best one.:)
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Old 07-05-2006, 10:09 AM
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For me, Mary was definitely the belle of the ball! She's really the first thing you notice in the picture!
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Old 07-05-2006, 10:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Zonk1189
I love Mary's dress!
WOW.......What a gorgeous dress! Very vibrant, glamorous, exotic and spanish. I love Mary's dress too. I would love to have seen Mary's dress move. I bet it moves wonderfully.

Mary looks very beautiful and very elegant in this GORGEOUS dress which is pefect for summer!

Crown Prince Frederik looked so proud and happy!
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Old 07-05-2006, 10:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Cissan
For me, Mary was definitely the belle of the ball! She's really the first thing you notice in the picture!
I agree!! She looks very elegant

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Old 07-05-2006, 10:48 AM
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Thanks for the bigger pic, Mirry. Finally we get to see a pic which proves that everybody was there!
Toute royale
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Old 07-05-2006, 11:00 AM
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Thumbs up

Originally Posted by Cissan
For me, Mary was definitely the belle of the ball! She's really the first thing you notice in the picture!
Yeah, I agree with you 100%. Mary looked WONDERFUL!!!!!!:)

Mary's hair looks really nice and youthful with the red flower in her hair swept to one side. Very glamorous and very "Carmen"!

Mary's dress is very spectacular and very beautiful. It suits Mary to perfection. It is lively, youthful, and summery.

IMO, Mary looks more vibrant, elegant, stunning and exotic than anyone else. Mary is really "the queen" of the evening.

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Old 07-05-2006, 11:18 AM
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Originally Posted by Cissan
For me, Mary was definitely the belle of the ball! She's really the first thing you notice in the picture!
A " thing ".... strange word to describe a woman :p Poor Mary.....

I'm not quiet sure that the kind of beauty of the Crown Princess of Denmark will "spanish " as maja vestida WITH flower in her hair i ole , guapa! Her name is not Cayetana.....:p
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Old 07-05-2006, 11:19 AM
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Princess Kalina's appearance

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Stallad, I had absolutely the same reaction when I saw Kalina's picture. She is horrible and I wonder how she dared attend a ceremony in such a dress.
HRH Princess Kalina of Bulgaria really is a wonderful lady. She has had a severe illness which needed heavy medication and even her nose needed major surgery due to infection.

The Princess has a remarkable taste indeed, but she is a regular guest at royal events, mainly in Spain and Italy. In the 80's and 90's she really was one of the royal beauties walking around. Her 'weird' appearance is partly her not-mainstream taste but also part a result of serious illness.
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Old 07-05-2006, 12:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Virnabrisa2000
In this link:, in the second video, is a special of the anniversary of the Big Dukes, it is very complete and it is very beautiful.
And I just love how they have included everything from MT's cool relationship with J-C to Henri's supposed affair with Lydia Polfer in it. A little vindictive, if I may say :p
"Contrariwise", said Tweedledee, "if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be, but as it isn't, it 'aint. That's logic."
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Old 07-05-2006, 12:21 PM
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i absolutely adored Mary's dress! gorgeous! Letizia looked radiant as well, and I Loved Mathilde's dress, very Grace Kelly like. the rest were okay.
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Old 07-05-2006, 12:33 PM
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The full size version of Point de Vue's group photo (thanks to Isabelle):

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Old 07-05-2006, 12:48 PM
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Mary looks gorgeous...very elegant and fresh!!!! Colours looked good on her very white skin....Maxima is wearing the same dress she wore on M&F wedding, but still Mathilde, very classic and elegant...Letizia looks like bread without salt as we said in potuguese...she's so beautifull but the dress doens'tflatter her!!!
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Old 07-05-2006, 12:53 PM
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I don't know what think about this group-photo. I like them all, but they looks strange here.
Maybe that's fault of the lights or that's bad copy on the cover that they all looks artificial, unnaturally. That's only my opinion.

Btw. It's good to see former GD Jean.
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Old 07-05-2006, 01:38 PM
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Faces aren't so clear as on normal photo. And when I saw there grad duke Jean, I had to smile. He is such adorable grandfather!
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Old 07-05-2006, 01:45 PM
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Nice picture. I think Mary and Maxima look gorgeous:)

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