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Old 10-11-2013, 10:04 AM
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Queen Mathilde in Liege today, October 11, combining a strong yellow with nude - the colours are fine for her, but I dislike the coat nevertheless. And the hat doesn't look that good in combination with the coat:



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Old 10-11-2013, 10:58 AM
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Oohh that coat....Big Bird.
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Old 10-11-2013, 11:04 AM
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A sleeker coat in rich colour would have been a much better choice. The oversized coat did not flatter Queen Mathilde's figure and overwhelmed the whole look.
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Old 10-11-2013, 01:37 PM
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Oohh that coat....Big Bird.
Ha! Had to laugh out loud at that one! But yes, the coat is a bit much. Interesting, yes, but it is overwhelming on her. The hat is wonderful and love it to pieces, but you can barely notice it because of the coat.
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Oohh that coat....Big Bird.
First thing I thought of when I saw the photo!! gadzooks it is awful - is she shedding???
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I'm not a fan of Mathilde's coat, and like dbarn67, it reminds me of a bird (). Although it does look cosy. The colours go well together but this outfit is a miss for me.
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Old 10-11-2013, 03:38 PM
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I have to agree with all the comments. Not her usual elegant self, the coat looks so oversized.
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I too, have to agree. I really dislike her hat and the coat is definitely overwhelming her.
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I think she could've pulled this outfit off perfectly if her coat was fitted or not as boxy and a different fabric. The colour combination is great and I like the hat.
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Ooh, now I do like the colour combination of yellow and beige/nude, but the coat material is a little too much! The cut and shape of the coat might have been less overwhelming if the material had been sleeker.
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A new designer for Mathilde. She was dresses by Veronique Branquinho
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Good grief... the outfit looked horrible on the model. I hope that Queen Mathilde doesn't choose too many styles from this designer if this is an example of her designs.
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I think she could've pulled this outfit off perfectly if her coat was fitted or not as boxy and a different fabric. The colour combination is great and I like the hat.
Agree the oversized coat was just too much for Mathilde's frame. She can carry this strong yellow but there is just too much of it.
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Old 10-11-2013, 08:45 PM
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Oversize is ok; yellow is ok; it looks like angora which makes is seem like a large cardigan - not ok.

Yellow coat with black; navy or chocolate brown would have been good. Or even if she had worn a touch of red (Liege colours areyellow/red).

On second thoughts no - cockrel is their symbol and the big bird is too close :)

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Looks like mohair to me, one of my favorite fabrics! But, I agree with previous posters, if it had been fitted and not falling off her, it could work. The yellow is a bit strong too.
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I like the strong yellow on her, but not paired with the nude. The coat looks awful, I don't like this outfit at all.
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I like the colour and style of the coat but not the material. I really don't like it with the nude especially the hat which I think is awful. I was going to say black would look better but then she would look like a giant bumblebee.
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I really like the coat I hate the hat and am not sure the dress colour is best for the coat but I like thee coat on her.
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I don't like the coat at all,the hat is ok but the entire outfit together doesn't work well.
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Queen Mathilde at a performance of the play 'Heb jij ze wel alle vijf?' (Do you have all five?) at the Beursschouwburg in Brussels, today, October 14, 2013, wearing a simple, elegant dark suit:



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