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Old 04-18-2010, 03:24 PM
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This gown would be very appropriate for a Spanish visit due to the Spanish style of it. Not here though. I agree it's too overpowering. The multi colours and layers is a bit much. I like the top part though.
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This gown would be very appropriate for a Spanish visit due to the Spanish style of it. Not here though. I agree it's too overpowering. The multi colours and layers is a bit much. I like the top part though.
I'm sorry, I'm spanish, and I don't see the spanish inspiration from here; maybe the ruffles, but this doesn't look like a flamenco dress at all. And if the inspiration was that, the result is really bad.
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Queen Sonja at the reopening of the Oslo cathedral.

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http://cache.daylife.com/imageserve/...bScDW/x610.jpg

The hat is recycled. The suit is wonderful! I love the colour.
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SV from Russia:

Welcoming ceremony
http://cache.daylife.com/imageserve/...gr9L5/x610.jpg
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Visit to the Vigeland Sculpture Park
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Gala dress
http://cache.daylife.com/imageserve/...bhfo3/x610.jpg
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if she removed these weird white sheets the dress could be nice.
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The first two outfits/suits are both quite decent and nice. The gala gown looks awful IMO. Lack of inspiration?!
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most likely... I wonder who on earth designed it...
Green actually looks good on Sonja. The green gown she wore for Haakon's wedding is one of my favourites worn by her.

I really hope the Queen bought some nice dresses for the events at Victoria's wedding.
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Queen Sonja wearing a Bunad for an official event:
http://g.api.no/obscura/www.gd.no/70...88708x708r.jpg

For the National Day 2010 she recycled an old red hat:
http://www.kongehuset.no/aim/kongehu...ometry=580x%3E
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Queen Sonja at the reopening of the Oslo cathedral.

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The hat is recycled. The suit is wonderful! I love the colour.
The suit itself is lovely, however it doesn't go well with the grey.
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Queen Sonja in her ghost-coat
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I think the problem with the coat is the type of fabric, it looks cheap imo. Apart from that I like the look.
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Different! Her hair looks nice.
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The arrival of Queen Beatrix.
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Sonja first wore the suit and hat for a SV to the UK some years ago.
Since she didn't recycle the hat since then I actually had hope that she lost it in the UK.
I don't like that UFO at all... but I do like the colour of the suit.


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It does look like a plate has been turned upside down on her head.
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The suit looks nice. Its colour too. Only the hat...
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For tonight's gala Queen Sonja recycled a light blue gown (...again... )
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This State Visit is quite a recycling show by the Queen so far...

Today Queen Sonja first decided to wear a yellow suit and a white hat
Hat
Suit
anp

Later she recycled another 10 years old outfit - blue/white polka-dots suit and matching hat
Full Length view
Hat
Shoes

Let's see which dress she'll recycle tonight.
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I don't like the white hat, but the suit looks okay.
The hate in the second outfit looks very classic but the outfit confuses my eyes.
I like her gala dress, but it looks very boring.

I wish she would wear something new.
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At the Opera the Queen wore a new blue/white outfit....
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I don't find the light blue gown flattering or pretty, unfortunately. But the recent blue/white outfit looks very modern and quite nice IMO.
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