The Royal Forums Coat of Arms

Join The Royal Forums Today
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 11-17-2006, 12:57 AM
Penny Lane's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: 29 Palms, United States
Posts: 330
I like most of these espcially the lavender hat and outfit I know may will disagree but I like alot of what she wears she is not fussy and she has a figure many women would love to have she may not be the most stylish princess but that is not her goal I think she does what is best for her the only thing I would really change is her hair I would have it shorter and more modern

Old 11-17-2006, 02:11 AM
kwanfan's Avatar
Serene Highness
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: , United States
Posts: 1,135
June 8, 1994-Grosvenor House Antiques Fair

October 11, 1994-Fundraiser for the British Olympic Equestrian Team

Old 10-04-2007, 08:48 AM
RoyalProtocol's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Belfast, United Kingdom
Posts: 787
Originally Posted by kwanfan View Post
Source: Getty Images

December 5, 1986-At East Midlands International Airport
In 1986 our village was visited by HRH, she wore this suit and hat and carried a brown handbag, I'll try and get a photograph.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
59 Years of Dedicated and Devoted Service

God Save The Queen!

Old 10-04-2007, 09:06 AM
jcbcode99's Avatar
Royal Highness
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Richmond Area, United States
Posts: 1,978
I like The Princess Royal--she's no nonsense in both her attitude and her fashion sense. Loved seeing all the recycled clothing--not too many of us can say that we've worn the same clothes for decades!

"We make a living by what we do; we make a life by what we give" Winston Churchill
Old 10-04-2007, 10:57 PM
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Eden, United States
Posts: 12
Good lord does the woman never discard any piece of clothing??? That's just plain strange!
Old 10-06-2007, 12:10 AM
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Posts: 128
Originally Posted by unroolie_julie View Post
Good lord does the woman never discard any piece of clothing??? That's just plain strange!
I have to agree, and as much as I would like to commend Anne on her frugality and carefree ability to wear clothes that have gone out of style decades ago (she does have a fine figure), I believe her sense of style would be called "dowdy" or "boring" at the best of times.
(And lets not get started on her hair)
Old 11-12-2008, 06:13 AM
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Diest, Belgium
Posts: 319
Many of her hats these days are far from new. The small pillbox hats she wore on photos in this section are from the 1970s and 1980s. Many of her hats are bought with one design, but different colour. If you see the white hat worn for the 2003 Service to commemorate the Coronation, the service for the Diamond Wedding, these are perfectly the same, but in different colour. The dress worn at Charles and Camilla is exactly the same in all the four photographs shows in that post.
Old 01-10-2009, 06:42 AM
James in London's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Croydon, United Kingdom
Posts: 150
I think I am just going to echo what everyone else says.

Yes, yes yes, it's fabulous that Anne recycles so many outfits, but some of the ones she chooses to recycle are just so dated. The red suit at East Mids airport, for the eighties, it was just so, well, seventies.

And as for the turquoise suit for Charles and Camilla's wedding. It was hideous, and totally inappropriate to wear a suit for this occasion that she had worn at other high profile events (the Linley wedding, and QM's 100th b'day).

Of course - the prime example of recycling is this! Princess Anne recycles dress she first wore 27 years ago | Mail Online Funny this, I loved it on her at Charles and Di's do, but now, she makes me think of Bette Davis tryig to recapture her lost youth in Whatever Happened to Baby Jane...
Old 01-31-2009, 02:27 AM
ada's Avatar
ada ada is offline
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: pomona, Australia
Posts: 566
27 years ago!! Oh for a storage area so large, without moths, rodents or dust. I wonder if she's got it all catalogued on computer, the day outfits, the ball gowns, the dinner dresses, the hats, the bags, the shoes, the tiaras, the jewellery
Old 01-31-2009, 05:04 PM
rubies's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: daytona beach, United States
Posts: 2,718
If your going to keep a dress like that (WHY) you should do what PDiana did. Change to a blouse, change neckline, something, to make it look more updated. But I think in this case, the money you waste by discarding saves so many people from suffering from fashion migraines. Do It for the People PAnne!!!
Old 01-31-2009, 05:31 PM
James in London's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Croydon, United Kingdom
Posts: 150
Do you really think that woman would catalogue her clothes on a spreadsheet?! Good God, I'm not even sure she puts them on with the light on. There has to be a reason for the omelette outfit surely? Oh Anne... why? Such a shame - such a great figure, but terrible taste. Being a princess is really wasted on some women isn't it?
Old 02-22-2009, 12:59 PM
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Diest, Belgium
Posts: 319
I noticed during the past months that The Princess Royal began the custom of wearing her brooches 'dead centre' like Queen Mary, her great-grandmother used to do it. I really adore her, because she is such a character and a tower of a monument, as I experienced when meeting her three years ago. But as all people say, her choice of chothes, hats and jewellery is sometimes out of date.
Old 02-23-2009, 02:13 PM
queenofthelight's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Moscow, Russia
Posts: 3,347
Source: Wenn (2004)
Old 04-13-2009, 02:37 AM
queenofthelight's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Moscow, Russia
Posts: 3,347
Princess Anne's hat.
Old 04-13-2009, 07:29 AM
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Diest, Belgium
Posts: 319
Another royal 'blunder'. I can not say how much I adore The Princess Royal, not only for her work, but for her appearance as well. I saw her on a regimental gathering for St Patrick's Day; and although dressed in a woolen boring dark Emereld green coat, fur hat and riding boots; she was 'The Princess Royal' and everyone knew they were in the company of a royal. However, this hat is again a disaster. I love her coffee brown deux-pieces, but the hat is beyond understanding a bad choice!!! She seems like a fruit-picker on The Queen's estate. I would have prefered her the hat she wore for the Diamond Wedding Anniversary service, which would have been better with this outfit.
Old 04-13-2009, 12:03 PM
sgl's Avatar
sgl sgl is offline
Heir Apparent
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: ~, United States
Posts: 4,826
I am really puzzled as to why she chose this hat. It looks like something one would wear while gardening. The fruits on the back are kind of whimsical, but not the best thing to wear to Easter services.
Be sure to visit the blog!
"I look just like the girls next door...if you happen to live next door to an amusement park"-Dolly Parton
Old 04-13-2009, 12:08 PM
PrincessofEurope's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
Royal Blogger
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: *, United Kingdom
Posts: 3,245
i honestly dont know what to say about the easter hat - i know she has never wanted to be known for her fashion choices instead concentrating on her royal duties and charities but this choice is simply very strange
This is the stuff of fairytales

Old 04-13-2009, 12:29 PM
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Kirkland, United States
Posts: 682
Originally Posted by queenofthelight View Post
When did she wear this get-up?
OMG, Anne looks like she was cleaning house and threw on this hat (which looks like it costs $1.00 and was purchased off a souvenir stand in the tropics) and off she went to church.
The Queen at 82 dresses with more elan and chicness than Anne could ever hope to achieve.
Old 04-13-2009, 04:28 PM
queenofthelight's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Moscow, Russia
Posts: 3,347
There is more information about Princess Anne's hat.
Princess Anne takes inspiration from Vietnam's rice fields for her Easter bonnet | Mail Online
Old 04-13-2009, 04:52 PM
marmi's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
Join Date: May 2006
Location: -, New Zealand
Posts: 2,309
HELLO! Photo gallery – Latest celebrity photos -, HELLO!=

The hello caption ends in "..." seems they dont know what to make of it either!

See the Royal Forums Rules & FAQs, the Blog, and the Royal Articles
Closed Thread

fashion, princess anne, style

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
Princess Michael of Kent's Fashion and Style Part 1: June 2004 - HMQueenElizabethII Royal House of Fashion 295 08-07-2017 01:26 PM
Zara Phillips' Fashion and Style Part 1: June 2004 - December 2012 zkarrer Archives 391 01-02-2013 04:24 AM
Princess Anne's Fashion & Style, Part 2: September 2010 - April 2012 JessRulz Archives 391 04-03-2012 04:35 PM
Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie's Fashion and Style Part 2: June 2010 - June 2011 JessRulz Archives 396 06-28-2011 06:18 AM
Princess Marie's Fashion and Style Part 1: June 2007 - September 2008 Her_Majesty Archives 396 09-14-2008 11:54 AM

Popular Tags
affair albania art austria autographs beatrice borromeo best gown september 2016 best outfit best outfit september birthday crown princess mary crown princess mary cocktail dresses crown princess mary fashion december denmark duchess of cambridge duke of cambridge elia zaharia fashion poll hereditary grand duchess stéphanie's fashion & style jewels king abdullah ii king carl gustaf and queen silvia king willem-alexander lists monarchy november 2016 october 2016 picture of the week pierre casiraghi power prince alexander prince charles princess diana lady spencer princess marie style princess mary princess mary fashion princess sofia princess sofia style queen elizabeth ii queen letizia queen letizia casual outfits queen letizia cocktail dresses queen letizia daytime fashion queen letizia eveningwear queen letizia fashion queen letizia style queen mathilde queen mathilde daytime fashion queen mathilde fashion queen maxima queen maxima casual wear queen maxima daytime fashion queen maxima fashion queen maxima hats queen maxima style queen rania queen rania australia november 2016 queen rania fashion queen rania in the un september 2016 shaikh zayed bin hamdan bin zayed al nahyan state visit succession sweden the duchess of cambridge casual wear the duchess of cambridge daytime fashion the duchess of cambridge fashion the duchess of cambridge hats uae nature

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 01:11 PM.

Social Knowledge Networks

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