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Old 06-09-2015, 10:54 AM
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The dress is lovely and in strange way i like and the scarf too.

Old 06-09-2015, 03:56 PM
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Máxima visited the Foundation New Dutch Connections today, June 9, recycling her nice blue and white dress from last year, hidden under a huge scarf:

** Full view with scarf ** Upper part 1 ** Upper part 2 ** July 2014 **
I love the scarf but not the dress.

Old 06-09-2015, 04:14 PM
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What a giants' steps the Queen makes. From Rideau Hall to the White House. From the White House to the United Nations. From the United Nations to a royal funeral in Madrid. The one day a royal funeral, the other day a little low-key visit to a refugee project. And all the masses of clothes connected with all these activities... I wonder if -on beforehand- the choices of outfit, accessoires and bijoux are already filled in an Excel-sheet or something? It is amazing.
Old 06-09-2015, 07:06 PM
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the dress is lovely and the scarft fitt in odd way
the overall looks is great Imo.
Old 06-10-2015, 05:09 PM
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Oh no the worst piece of clothing from my childhood is making a comeback (and it doesn't suit Maxima at all...)
Old 06-10-2015, 05:26 PM
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Good grief! She should have looked in the mirror - that is just awful. I can't even admire the top because my eyes are just drawn to the deeply unflattering lower half!
Old 06-10-2015, 05:49 PM
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Even for the low key occassion with children... this is unforgiveable. Queen Beatrix would never, ever have lowered her royal standards to.... this....

It is the Orange Fund, her pet project with children, then Queen Máxima always dresses very down. On most pictures however, it did not look too bad. It is a mystery to me why a lady who has slimmed down would want to wear a piece which makes her looking XXL...
Old 06-10-2015, 05:57 PM
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What was Maxima thinking,one her worst looking offerings to date.
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Old 06-10-2015, 06:04 PM
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Are those culottes she's wearing?? Totally unflattering as they make her look twice as big as she really is. A huge miss in my book!
Old 06-10-2015, 06:06 PM
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Terrible...just awful!
Old 06-10-2015, 06:14 PM
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I love the top but the rest is awful.
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Wow....that really doesn't work at all.
Old 06-10-2015, 09:32 PM
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A maternity top and shiny giant culottes! What is going on here!
Old 06-10-2015, 10:46 PM
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What the heck she was thinking of? My Goodness it is horrible! the only thing I like it is the shoes!
I have to think as busy she is with her schedule and her daughters, she must have somebody who prepare all the outfit everyday for her, she might not even choose them, not even take them out of the hanger, or hanging them back! She might have somebody who prepare in advance, her outfit, shoes, handbag, jewelry, etc..... This is the only way I can see she uses this outfit!
Old 06-10-2015, 10:52 PM
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Oh no the worst piece of clothing from my childhood is making a comeback (and it doesn't suit Maxima at all...)
This is unbelievable!

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Good grief there is no excuse for that look it is appaling agree unbelievable!!!
Old 06-11-2015, 01:05 PM
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One wonders if Mr. Vermeulen of Natan has some spell over his clients? Perhaps he puts them under hypnosis? One of his worst designs she has ever worn. Why would anybody design it? Or agree to wear it?
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Old 06-11-2015, 04:47 PM
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Oh no, just no. It's just embarrassing.
Old 06-11-2015, 05:32 PM
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The strange thing is: it is design. The texture is expensive, it is clearly no H&M or Primark. We can blame Edouard Vermeulen (House of Natan) for horrid designs but, but, but.... Her Majesty Queen Máxima, Princess of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau... SHE buys this!!!!

Princess Beatrix has in her whole life one constante: "the dignity of the high office". In everything she did, she demanded "dignity". Everything should be done impeccably, in style and with professionalism. I really miss this standard in Queen Máxima. The one day she can be über-glamorous and regal, the other day it is pure horror. At the same time she keeps reaching all time high approval ratings, so maybe she is doing things right somewhere...
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Queen Máxima at the annual congress of the PO-Raad (Primary Education) in Arnhem today, June 12, recycling a nice white Natan summer dress with a lace part:

** Full view ** Upper part ** Upper part 2 ** Close up ** June 2013 **

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