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Old 05-22-2012, 05:23 AM
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After I posted, I wondered about the relevance of comparisons. I think Diana had more glow and was more charismatic, but then Charlene's charm is different. The French word "poudré" comes to mind, often used to describe colors and moods: rose poudré, bleu poudré, women who walk by and leave a light scent of poudre behind them, they all evoke an elusive quality, something light, ethereal, like a dream. There is room for any kind of personality in beauty and elegance. Charlene will be "The discreet charm of the aristocracy" (Bunuel' sslightly different film title). Other queens were very impressive, each in her own way. What a delight to be exposed to so many cultures, each in its most refined incarnation.
Oooh, that's a nice post, love the words and agree!
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Beautifully written post, indeed. You Do have a gift of words, Iloveroyals. :)
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Old 05-22-2012, 04:06 PM
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Princess Charlene at the annual charity soccer match in Monaco on May 22, looking lovely in a simple,
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** Upper part 1 ** Upper part 2 ** Upper part without the jacket **
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She is really getting it right lately. LOVE the tiny brooch on her sweater!
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Old 05-22-2012, 04:17 PM
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She is really getting it right lately. LOVE the tiny brooch on her sweater!
What brooch?
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OOOPS! I guess they are three tiny gold buttons. My bad. :(
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Old 05-22-2012, 04:31 PM
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You were right though; the buttons do look lovely. They save the blouse from being overly formal and boring.
Overall, nice look on Charlene.
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Old 05-22-2012, 09:13 PM
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Charlene looks nice. I love the dark blue sweater.
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Old 05-22-2012, 09:21 PM
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Indeed The Dark Blue looks Nice On Charlene , Her Outfit Looks Much Better Wihout Jacket .
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Nice outfit for the event, and I really like the navy sweater with the accent buttons.
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Old 05-23-2012, 05:20 AM
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Nice outfit and a funny jacket.

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Old 05-23-2012, 05:30 AM
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I like the two shades of color on the front but I am not fan of such prints on outfits. Her overall looked nice, simple and appropriate for the event.
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:40 AM
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Really liked Charlene's look at the evening reception at Buckingham Palace - the dress was lovely and yes she stuck to he rpastel colour but i think this time is worked perfectly.

Wasnt so keen on the satin blue suit for the Windsor Castle lunch
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:49 AM
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Very uggly jacket. It makes her look voluminous and shapeless!!!

The inside is nice!
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Princess Charlene at the Monte Carlo Grand Prix race circuit on May 24, 2012, wearing a jacket and pants,
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Princess Charlene at the Monte Carlo Grand Prix race circuit on May 24, 2012, wearing a jacket and pants,
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Her sandals look invisible which are pretty cool.
I like her jacket but I do like her pants, the shade is off. A more tan colored would've worked nicer.
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Old 05-25-2012, 05:24 AM
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Finally some pants that's not as wide as all the others ones she wore before.
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The last two outfits were disappointing imo. I hate the two-coloured jacket and the last outfit I found too casual, Albert is in a suit after all. Ugly shoes.
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This shade of blue looks fantastic on Charlene!
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i love the latest 2 outfits , although the sandals in the grand prix are terribly ugly
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