The Royal Forums Coat of Arms

Go Back   The Royal Forums > Royal Highlights > Royal House of Fashion > Archives

Join The Royal Forums Today
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-04-2012, 04:49 AM
IloveCP's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: -, United States
Posts: 8,087
Not a fan of this look at all. I think it's too much. I especially dislike the ruffles.

Old 07-04-2012, 01:56 PM
bertie5252003's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 3,179
I think the dress looks great when she is moving but the still photos make it appear lke some lost flapper dress recycled it's a shame the colour looks great on her though

Old 07-04-2012, 02:26 PM
Heir Apparent
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Troy, United States
Posts: 3,907
I am not liking this look on her at all. Ruffles, sheer black on the bottom..all way too much going on. It lacks sophistication and elegance. I do like the color but that's where it ends for me.
Old 07-04-2012, 02:53 PM
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Posts: 431
I like that she's trying a new thing , the color is good too , her earrings are amazing , but the dress isn't that good , not bad though , i don't hate it
Old 07-04-2012, 03:57 PM
EIIR's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Somewhere, United Kingdom
Posts: 2,658
Originally Posted by Lumutqueen View Post
You'd wear that clubbing? Far too posh.
I wouldn't wear it anywhere, but it's a short dress with sequins and ruffles coupled with platform peep-toes and heavy smoky eyed make-up. Many thousands of teenage girls will be vomiting on the pavements in similar dresses up and down the country on Saturday night. Only difference is theirs will likely be more figure hugging (i.e. at least one size too small for them).
Old 07-05-2012, 06:40 PM
soapstar's Avatar
Super Moderator
Picture of the Week Coordinator
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Hermosa Beach, United States
Posts: 3,253
I really like the color and style of the pink dress, but I don't like how it fits. It's way too loose around the waist. Her makeup and hair are really lovely though.

The blue dress is hideous. There is way too much going on with this outfit - sequins, lace, ruffles and bows on the shoes. It's all just a hot mess.
Old 07-05-2012, 09:05 PM
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Detroit, United States
Posts: 360
Cute dress. Very youthful look for her.
Old 07-06-2012, 09:15 PM
Frelinghighness's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: New England, United States
Posts: 3,884
Originally Posted by Kit View Post
Wow she really looks stunning in these pictures. Am I the only one who sees a ressemblance to Princess Grace here ?
I often see a glimpse of Grace in her.

the anniversary picture looked a little too baggy but love the color.
the pink dress was a stunning look, her hair is what it should be.
the sequined dress was a little off, but good for trying.
Old 07-08-2012, 03:11 PM
Artemisia's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
Royal Blogger
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Yerevan, Armenia
Posts: 5,438
Charlene in Berlin today.
- Complete outfit
- Close up 1
- Close up 2

I kind of like the upper part, but not with the black pants; the overall effect is too dark and bland.
Old 07-08-2012, 03:44 PM
dazzling's Avatar
Super Moderator
Blog Editor
Royal Blogger
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: -, France
Posts: 22,125
Very casual outfit IMO and one would think it was a warm winter day.
Old 07-08-2012, 03:52 PM
Lumutqueen's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
Royal Blogger
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Carlton, York, United Kingdom
Posts: 18,106
Was this a formal event? She's wearing flipflops?
We Will Remember Them.
Old 07-08-2012, 04:16 PM
Heir Apparent
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Toronto (ON) & London (UK), Canada
Posts: 5,272
The official visit does not formally begin until Monday. Todays arrival was pretty much private.

She is wearing sandals not flip flops.
Old 07-08-2012, 04:42 PM
IloveCP's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: -, United States
Posts: 8,087
I love the top but not the pants or sandals.
Old 07-08-2012, 05:48 PM
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Posts: 431
me no liking this :S
Old 07-08-2012, 06:02 PM
EIIR's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Somewhere, United Kingdom
Posts: 2,658
Those certainly look like flip-flops to me. The outfit looks like something a middle-aged woman would wear to the supermarket. Odd choice.
Old 07-08-2012, 06:18 PM
Baroness of Books's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Bookstacks, United States
Posts: 5,811
That outfit doesn't appeal to me at all, especially the sandals/flipflops.
A book should be either a bandit or a rebel or a man in the crowd..... D.H. Lawrence
Old 07-08-2012, 08:15 PM
XeniaCasaraghi's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
Join Date: May 2011
Location: 1729 Noneofyourbusiness Drive, United States
Posts: 2,702
I think she looks good, I love the pants and top combo though I do wonder if she was sweating buckets.
Princess Grace, April 19, 1956
Princess Margaret Rose, May 6, 1960
Crown Princess Mette-Marit, August 25, 2001
Jaqueline Bouvier Kennedy, September 12, 1953
Countess Stephanie of Belgium October 20, 2012
Old 07-08-2012, 08:26 PM
Daria_S's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: My own head, United States
Posts: 8,099
Very sloppy appearance. I'm not liking anything, except her hair style. It looks as if she grabbed whatever was the closest in terms of reaching, put it on, and went on her merry way.
"My guiding principles in life are to be honest, genuine, thoughtful and caring".
~Prince William~

I'm not obsessed with royalty...I just think intensely about it.
Old 07-08-2012, 08:33 PM
Frelinghighness's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: New England, United States
Posts: 3,884
Terrible outfit. Even though they may be sandals, they look like flip flops and the whole grey top is awful.
Old 07-09-2012, 04:02 AM
Duke of Marmalade's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
TRF Author
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Posts: 11,477
Charlene herself looks lovely. I dont mind the grey top or pants but the sandals or flip flops is a big no-no for me. You should do better than this when arriving for an offical visit. Obviously there was kind of an official greeting, to turn up in flip flops or sandals that can be mistaken for flip flops is just sloppy.

Closed Thread

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

Popular Tags
ascot 2016 best gown best gown september 2016 best hat best outfit catherine middleton style countess of wessex coup d'etat crown prince haakon crown princess mary crown princess mary fashion crown princess mette-marit current events current events thread danish royal events danish royal family duchess of cambridge e-mail fashion poll felipe vi grand duke jean greece kate middleton king abdullah ii king felipe king felipe vi king willem-alexander member introduction monarchy nobel gala norway october 2016 opening of parliament picture of the week prince bernhard prince charles princess charlene princess charlene daytime fashion princess charlene eveningwear princess charlene fashion princess charlene outfits princess madeleine princess marie princess mary princess mary daytime fashion princess mary fashion princess mary hats queen letizia queen letizia casual outfits queen letizia daytime fashion queen mathilde queen mathildes outfits queen maxima queen maxima casual wear queen maxima daytime fashion queen maxima fashion queen maxima hats queen maxima style queen rania royal fashion september 2016 sonja state visit 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

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 2002-2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:17 AM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2016
Jelsoft Enterprises