The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #21  
Old 05-28-2016, 03:30 PM
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: NN, Lithuania
Posts: 1,176
Tatiana and Andrea Casiraghi

**Pic**
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 05-28-2016, 03:32 PM
Tilia C.'s Avatar
Super Moderator
Picture of the Week Coordinator
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: O, Germany
Posts: 4,455
Stunning gown, special and elegant. I especially like the way the collar holds the train. But it is a pity the the bride did not wear the stunning family tiara.
__________________

__________________
Please vote in our TRF Fashion Polls


Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 05-28-2016, 03:33 PM
Empress Merel's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: -, Netherlands
Posts: 1,683
That is an amazing dress. Finally something that isn't lace or satin. It looks heavy to wear though, and quite warm.
Reply With Quote
  #24  
Old 05-28-2016, 03:33 PM
Al_bina's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: City, Kazakhstan
Posts: 7,084
Lady Charlotte's look had medieval feel about it. I liked the fact the bride wore minimal jewellery. The veil seemed to have polka embroidery.

After seeing close-up photos on www.ru-royalty.livejournal.com, I am really impressed with elegant austerity of the whole ensemble.

On a different note ... Who exactly from the cream of the European aristocracy attended the wedding?
__________________
"I never did mind about the little things"
Amanda, "Point of No Return"
Reply With Quote
  #25  
Old 05-28-2016, 03:34 PM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: *******, Canada
Posts: 4,654
I was thinking the same about the tiara but thought maybe the political climate in Spain had something to do with it. Although a private wedding, someone told me tiaras are a rarity in Spain even with the royals
Reply With Quote
  #26  
Old 05-28-2016, 03:35 PM
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: NN, Lithuania
Posts: 1,176
Las imágenes exclusivas de la boda entre Alejandro Santo Domingo y Charlotte Wellesley en Íllora

Duke of Wellington's daughter weds billionaire financier in front of celebrity guests

The Duchess of Cornwall
**Pic1** **Pic2**
Reply With Quote
  #27  
Old 05-28-2016, 03:48 PM
lady of hay's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: around the uk, United Kingdom
Posts: 262
Lovely dress, pity the newspaper articles don't give a full discription of it. Any ideas as to what the material is . The veil was very unusual .
__________________
Truth is the daughter of time.
Reply With Quote
  #28  
Old 05-28-2016, 05:38 PM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 16,110
Here are some photo's from the Wedding

Belga

Belga Image - Editorial

Looks like King Juan Carlos was also there on his own.

http://estaticos.efe.com/efecom/recu...1eZg-P-3d-P-3d
__________________
5th of January,1589,Death of Catherine de Médicis,Queen of France.
Reply With Quote
  #29  
Old 05-28-2016, 06:38 PM
Countessmeout's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: alberta, Canada
Posts: 3,928
Wow, what a stunning bride. Her gown is beautiful. I too love the fact it is different, not all these lace an strapless ones lately. Definitely glowing with happiness as was the groom and other guests even in rain.

Quote:
With the addition that the heir(ess) has to petition for the title. When Lady Mae Wellesley does not petition the King of Spain about the vacant title Duque de Ciudad Rodrigo, the next in line (her brother) can still become the new Duke. Succession in Spain is not automatic, it needs a procedural handling first.
I assume you mean IF and not when. When the now 4 year old Mae gets to the age where she can petition for the vacant position (likely decades from now) why would she choose not to have a title? You don't.
Reply With Quote
  #30  
Old 05-28-2016, 06:47 PM
Elly C's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Worcester, United Kingdom
Posts: 2,320
What a gorgeous dress. Also interesting is the bride's dark shoes and the dark waistbands worn by the bridesmaids.
Reply With Quote
  #31  
Old 05-28-2016, 07:20 PM
Countessmeout's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: alberta, Canada
Posts: 3,928
Oh I just noticed her shoes. Love they are the same darker green shade as the sashes her flower girls and page boys are wearing.
Reply With Quote
  #32  
Old 05-28-2016, 07:35 PM
Duc_et_Pair's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: City, Christmas Island
Posts: 6,046
Quote:
Originally Posted by Countessmeout View Post


I assume you mean IF and not when. When the now 4 year old Mae gets to the age where she can petition for the vacant position (likely decades from now) why would she choose not to have a title? You don't.
There have been daughters whem choose not to petition the King for their father's title with the purpose to keep the family patrimonium connected with historic title.
Reply With Quote
  #33  
Old 05-28-2016, 08:19 PM
Countessmeout's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: alberta, Canada
Posts: 3,928
Yes, and that is why I said IF. You use the word WHEN which denotes a guarantee that she will not claim the title. Like its a given. Guess what times are changing, as seen with the passing of this law. There is no guarantee in a few decades when her grandfather and father die, Mae will adopt your 'males rule and girls should stay in the corner on a stool' attitude. She may, she may not, that is why it is a IF and not a When.
Reply With Quote
  #34  
Old 05-28-2016, 09:30 PM
ANNIE_S's Avatar
Super Moderator
Picture of the Week Coordinator
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: -, Spain
Posts: 3,280
That certainly has to be the best royal-noble bridal dress I've seen in a long time. Unique, regal and stunning.
__________________
Palaces are not the ones that dignify kings; kings are the ones who honor them with their presence.
Isabel, ep. 26

Reply With Quote
  #35  
Old 05-29-2016, 02:22 AM
Duc_et_Pair's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: City, Christmas Island
Posts: 6,046
This high profile wedding was pretty casual and understated compared to lot of the weddings in Spanish high society. There was no dresscode for the gentlemen (a jacquet or so) no was there for the ladies: no mantillas, no peinetas, no hats. There was no traditional serenade, for example a pasodoble chant or by a flamenco group (this was Granada, heartland of Andalucía). As some others remarked: the bride wore no jewels from the ducal collection. Knowing that both wedding sides are mega-rich, it is refreshing it became no over the top hysterical American affair. Best festure: the dress. It was so non-"Say Yes To The Dress" and that is a huge compliment.
Reply With Quote
  #36  
Old 05-29-2016, 04:51 AM
lula's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: , Spain
Posts: 18,252
Photos

http://www.revistavanityfair.es/actu...7/image/651054
Reply With Quote
  #37  
Old 05-29-2016, 07:23 AM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: roma, Italy
Posts: 497


video
Reply With Quote
  #38  
Old 05-29-2016, 08:21 AM
Duc_et_Pair's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: City, Christmas Island
Posts: 6,046
What a wonderful dress Camilla wore, muy española: picture.
Reply With Quote
  #39  
Old 05-29-2016, 11:51 AM
LadyFinn's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Southwest, Finland
Posts: 22,797
That wedding dress goes easily to the top five most ugliest wedding dresses I have ever seen. It looks so heavy and the fabric is so thick, really odd choice to a summer wedding.
Reply With Quote
  #40  
Old 05-29-2016, 01:20 PM
Duc_et_Pair's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: City, Christmas Island
Posts: 6,046
Funny, it is in my top 5: a great design for an aristocrat wedding in a medieaeval city.
__________________

Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tatiana Santo Domingo's Fashion and Style: June 2006 - carlota Royal House of Fashion 305 11-25-2016 07:56 PM
Engagement of Andrea Casiraghi and Tatiana Santo Domingo; 2 July 2012 Nathalie Cox Princess Caroline and Family 259 09-05-2013 07:47 PM
A boy for Andrea Casiraghi and Tatiana Santo Domingo - March 21, 2013 iceflower Princess Caroline and Family 329 09-01-2013 11:10 PM
Andrea Casiraghi and Tatiana Santo Domingo expecting first child for 2013 rosana Princess Caroline and Family 326 03-22-2013 12:05 PM




Popular Tags
ascot 2016 best gown best gown september 2016 best hat best outfit best outfit june best outfit poll british catherine middleton style coup d'etat crown princess mary crown princess mary evening dresses crown princess mary fashion current events duchess of cambridge dutch state visit e-mail fashion poll greece journalism kate middleton king abdullah ii king willem-alexander margrethe ii member introduction monarchy new zealand norway november 2016 october 2016 october and november 2016 opening of parliament picture of the week poland state visit to norway prince charles princess marie princess mary princess mary fashion princess mette-marit's dresses princess tatiana queen letizia queen letizia casual outfits queen letizia daytime fashion queen letizia fashion queen mathilde queen maxima queen maxima at the women deliver conference queen maxima casual wear queen maxima daytime fashion queen maxima fashion queen maxima hats queen maxima style queen rania queen rania casual outfit queen rania daytime fashion queen rania fashion queen rania in washington royalty september 2016 shah state visit state visit to denmark succession sweden the duchess of cambridge the duchess of cambridge casual wear the duchess of cambridge daytime fashion the duchess of cambridge fashion the duchess of cambridge hats wedding dresses


Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:25 PM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017
Jelsoft Enterprises