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Old 01-23-2011, 10:02 AM
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The gown itself is pretty, but doesn't look good in these photos, not enough regal. The suit is much more better, I like the color and how it going with jewelery.
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I was among those who disliked the lacey gown, but somehow I find it lovely in these photos. Perhaps the previous pictures (Victoria's wedding, if I remember right?) were unfortunate, I don't know how to explain it. The soft yellow suit was very elegant, the jewellery was stunning - Q Sonja looked wonderful in these portraits, IMO!!
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Perhaps the previous pictures (Victoria's wedding, if I remember right?) [...]
She last wore it for Queen Margrethe's birthday celebrations.
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Old 01-24-2011, 02:24 PM
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I like more the yellow suit
So do I . But I'd advice her not to mix pendants with necklaces - she should have chosen either the one with the heart or the thicker necklace.
The simple costume and its hue are very flattering though.
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Old 01-24-2011, 06:27 PM
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I don't know what's with the Queen and yellow but that is just not her color.
She needs to let it go.
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Old 01-24-2011, 06:41 PM
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Queen Sonja's outfit choices for the new official portraits:

Yellow gown:
http://www.kongehuset.no/aim/kongehu...=800%3Ex600%3E
http://www.kongehuset.no/aim/kongehu...=800%3Ex600%3E
I know many people dislike this dress.. Personally I don't mind it.
Imo the colour looks fine on her.

Yellow suit:
http://www.kongehuset.no/aim/kongehu...=800%3Ex600%3E
http://www.kongehuset.no/aim/kongehu...=800%3Ex600%3E
Well, Sonja really seems to love that gown. I actually like the top half of the dress on Sonja, it's the ruffles that get me.
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Old 01-25-2011, 08:41 AM
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I don't know what's with the Queen and yellow but that is just not her color.
She needs to let it go.
I disagree. Imo yellow looks quite good on her (apart from one certain yellow dress ).

Some of the Queen's yellow looks (including a picture of the yellow nightmare )
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The bright yellow looks okay...but the pale yellow is blah!
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Queen Sonja at the Nordic Ski Championships

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http://0.t.cdn.belga.be/picture:2571...?v=12e8aafe19d - with Yeti snow boots
The typical Norway pullover (how do you call these in English? )
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The Yeti boots make me smile - very big and very furry.

Her Majesty, in America we say sweater, although I think the British do say pullover.
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The Yeti boots make me smile - very big and very furry.

Her Majesty, in America we say sweater, although I think the British do say pullover.

I'm a American so I could be wrong but dont' the British also say jumper?
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I think they do - in fact I think they say that more often than pullover - but of course I'm an American too.
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Wow those boots are huge!! I want me some.
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Old 03-09-2011, 04:48 AM
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Her Majesty, in America we say sweater, although I think the British do say pullover.
I know.

What I meant was: is there a special name for this kind of pullover Queen Sonja was wearing?
Here in Germany this kind of pullover is called "Norweger Pullover" (so, Norwegian pullover).
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Oh, okay. We just call them Norwegian sweaters (and I guess the British might say Norwegian pullovers) - so an exact translation of what the Germans call them.
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Queen Sonja at the official welcoming ceremony during the state visit from Lithuania, April 5, 2011.
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I like her coat's colour.
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Love the color...she should get rid of that Freddy Krueger hat!
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without coat 1
without coat 2 coloured dots on her shawl :)
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The Gala dinner for the President of Lithuania
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