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Old 01-16-2012, 07:23 AM
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I think the color and the gown work well on Mette-Marit, but the cut of the sleeve should have been longer for a winter gala IMO.

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Old 01-16-2012, 07:48 AM
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She has more similar dresses I´d like see her wearing other style.

Old 01-16-2012, 07:48 AM
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Loved the gown on MM. The colour suits her colouring and I didn't even mind the red lipstick.
Old 01-16-2012, 08:07 AM
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I liked her dress and really suits her. The hair style is also nice.
Old 01-16-2012, 08:36 AM
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Don't like her wearing lipstick but she was perfect !!!!
Old 01-16-2012, 09:16 AM
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She looks very beautiful! I like the dress.

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Old 01-16-2012, 09:30 AM
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Thanks for the photos fairy tale, that is a beautiful dress especially with that blond hair!
Old 01-16-2012, 09:36 AM
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Live the dress and evening make-up, just perfect.
But hate the way she wears a tiara, makes it look so insignificant like it is just an accessory
Old 01-16-2012, 09:40 AM
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Originally Posted by iceflower View Post
Here are some more pics that offer a better view on the mentioned embroidery and on the
special cutout:

** Upper part ** Close up ** Back view **
Thank you so much, Iceflower. I had despaired of ever figuring out the details!
Old 01-16-2012, 10:47 AM
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Really like this dress - white is a great colour for Mette-Marit. I would have prefered her to wear the diamond and amethyst tiara to provide a contrast
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Old 01-16-2012, 11:37 AM
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Mette Marit was best dressed in this gala event
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Old 01-16-2012, 12:13 PM
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Originally Posted by iceflower View Post
Here are some more pics that offer a better view on the mentioned embroidery and on the
special cutout:

** Upper part ** Close up ** Back view **
The dress is a lovely piece but its simply ruined for me with the short/t-shirt sleeves. I would've loved this dress to be cap sleeves or of the shoulders with a slightly lower neckline.
Old 01-16-2012, 12:33 PM
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She looks very beautiful! I like the dress.

Hairstyle: back view - side view
Great dress, very delicate! I'm just not keen on the hairstyle - too flat and I think she looks nicer when her hair is side-parted.
Old 01-16-2012, 12:51 PM
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Yes, the back is definitely more interesting than the front; thank you for posting, Iceflower. I still think the dress would have looked nicer with long sleeves or straps and a scoop/sweetheart neckline to give the top a more evening look. And a more elaborate hairstyle to showcase that small tiara.
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thanks for the extra photos Iceflower. Luv the back of the dress and the embroidery is even more elaborate than I thought. Gorgeous!
Old 01-16-2012, 10:49 PM
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Yes, cap sleeves would hve looked better. Loved the close up and you can see the silver sequins, silver and white ice princess.
All she needs to do is pull her shoulders back and stand up straight! (takes one to know one)
Old 01-17-2012, 11:11 AM
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What a beautiful and elegant white gown, MM looked great!!!
Old 01-17-2012, 03:29 PM
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Mathilde looks wonderful in the white dress. She pulls off white well with her blond hair.

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And a more elaborate hairstyle to showcase that small tiara.
or get her a better tiara. The one she always wears looks so pathetic compared to the other royal ladies.
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MM looks wonderful in the white dress. Although her tiara looks less impressive comparing to the other ladies, it is a lovely jewel, quite delicate, but still beautiful!
Old 01-18-2012, 10:06 AM
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The white is is confirmed to be Pucci:

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