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Old 07-24-2012, 05:36 AM
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I think she looks nice.
Nothing spectacular, but it's ok for the occasion!

Old 07-24-2012, 06:41 AM
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She has chosen well for this event imo - sophisticated and slightly understated. I agree with previous posters about the makeup - but it's undoubtedly helped by the fact that she looks really happy and settled in her role. I think she's a brilliant ambassador for Monaco.

Old 07-24-2012, 07:12 AM
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Quite beautiful this outfit, it suits her extremely !
Old 07-24-2012, 07:18 AM
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I like Charlene's minimalistic style but this outfit is a miss for me, its not simple & elegant but simple & cheap looking.
Old 07-24-2012, 09:38 AM
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I also think the dress is kind of plain and boring looking. Also the bust area looks weird
Old 07-24-2012, 09:45 AM
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People frequently seem to describe the dresses worn by various princesses as boring. Could someone please explain what an exciting dress looks like. It is just cloth after all, so I cannot imagine cloth as exciting. A roller coaster ride maybe, but cloth not so much.
Old 07-24-2012, 09:57 AM
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I like the dress. Charlene looks good in navy blue and the dress fits her well. Not necessarily boring, but safe. I think that it has to be remembered that she was going to a reception at Buckingham palace. She could have done something to her hair though, kind of flat and lifeless.
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Originally Posted by TheRoyalCouturier View Post
it actually seems to be a blouse and a maxi skirt or a dress as there's a zip in the back so it might be a dress, here's a full view pic
I like it, I gotta say i was a bit let down when i saw that it was a floor length skirt, but it grew in me. i like it now, the makeup and bracelet make me love it.

it might be a modified version of this Dior dress
I would have preferred navy shoes though.
Old 07-24-2012, 01:10 PM
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I like the blue dress very much. It looks as though it may have been knitted to order. Notice how the flat knit turns into peat looking texture. Very unique.
Old 07-24-2012, 03:43 PM
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Charlene's outfit looks more like a skirt and a top than a dress.
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it actually might be a full length version of this Akris dress
Old 07-26-2012, 03:36 PM
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July 25, 2012 - Charlene at an event wearing a beige/tan skirt, tan top matched with a black jacket, Louis Vuitton red handbag and beige heels.

I think personally think she is tall enough to avoid those kinds of shoes. I dont understand the natural look, the boring hair do.

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Old 07-26-2012, 03:57 PM
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Love the Louis Vuitton bag; I have one very similar to it in black, but from last year's collection. It's really functional, not to mention - pretty.
The beige/tan top and skirt are not bad, but I positively hate the over-sized jacket and the unflattering shoes.
Old 07-26-2012, 04:09 PM
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I think she look great.
Old 07-26-2012, 04:50 PM
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The color and style of the outfit is really uninteresting, but I guess it's fine for the event. I do wish she would have styled her hair though.
Old 07-26-2012, 04:53 PM
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Not a very good look. The jacket does not fit her. Though, I love that bag!
Old 07-26-2012, 04:55 PM
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The blazer is Olympic uniform I think and the beige might be uniform as well cos sometimes there is more than one outfit. I hope this is true because it's naff. The bag is good and team colour focused. The shoes are beyond comment.

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Old 07-26-2012, 05:55 PM
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Shoes are simply awful. The blazer looks to be part of the team blazers but she could have had hers altered to fit, imo. Then it would be fine.
Old 07-26-2012, 08:20 PM
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That blazer is a bit on the bulky side, but the skirt and top are fine (even if they're in beige). The good thing about the jacket is that it adds a bit of a contrast. I really like the bag, but absolutely dislike the shoes.
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her skirt is Akris. but I'm too lazy to post its link

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