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The dress is lovely but it's not a dress for Sofia at all. The color is too dark for her and long sleeved dresses somehow don't flatter her.
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Old 02-12-2015, 04:03 AM
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http://w.cdn-expressen.se/images/16/...a9d/645@70.jpg

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The dress is lovely but it's not a dress for Sofia at all. The color is too dark for her and long sleeved dresses somehow don't flatter her.
I think this last dress is one of the most elegant she has worn. The beautiful lace top with it's gently sculpted neckline and sleeves set above a slightly raised waistline with a plain but matching skirt, makes for a very romantic look and, I am not sure if this factors in or not, but this is the best 'hair to gown' style match I have seen her wear. It also showcases her beautiful earrings to perfection.

As dazzling points out, sleeves can be problematic on an evening gown but IMHO in this case they are actually a major plus for the overall style of the gown as demonstrated by these two gowns.

http://www.glamour.com/images/fashio...dress-h724.jpg

versus

http://w.cdn-expressen.se/images/16/...a9d/645@70.jpg

In the all lace dress the neckline looked odd with her hair and her sleeves were neither short nor long but looked rumpled from the elbow down. The waist with it's ugly wide belt seemed to cut the gown in half, leaving her looking long in the waist and short in the leg. The overall effect was sort of shiney but flat.

In this latest gown her hair is in perfect accord with the sculpted neckline of the gown, with the long sleeves giving it a sort of "winter" look, while the slightly raised skirt makes her look dainty but still long legged.
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Old 02-12-2015, 06:04 AM
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I must say that I do think this is the best look so far for Sofia. I know the over all look is quite dark, rather than bright and breezy, but it's a very neat, regal silhouette with nothing out of place. If I imagine her wearing a tiara and sash, then I think she will look very good as a princess.
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Old 02-12-2015, 06:17 AM
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I am not exploding in enthusiasm but really like it somehow.... one of the better ones for her.
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Old 02-12-2015, 07:05 AM
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I must say that I do think this is the best look so far for Sofia. I know the over all look is quite dark, rather than bright and breezy, but it's a very neat, regal silhouette with nothing out of place. If I imagine her wearing a tiara and sash, then I think she will look very good as a princess.
I agree with you, it is a good, demure, elegant look, just the type she needs at this stage of her royal career.
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Old 02-12-2015, 07:41 AM
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It would of looked much better in a dark blue IMO.


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Old 02-12-2015, 07:41 AM
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The dress is good, safe but nice choice compared to some of her previous choices. Although a colour other than black would have been better.
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Old 02-12-2015, 07:43 AM
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Not bad. But totally dull and the lace is pretty boring after a while
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Sofia's dress is from Kay Senchai.
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Kay Senchais' Spring Summer collection
http://www.kaysenchai.com/collection...spring-summer/

She has had so many dresses during these years with Carl Philip that I hope that she starts to recycle them soon.
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I'm thinking this is a gown that would have been totally different in person.
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Old 02-12-2015, 09:03 AM
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I think she should've done something different with her hair and the gown would have been fine. Jus because a hairstyle is in doesnt mean its going to work on you. That is a hard style to wear. Imo.
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Sofia's dress is from Kay Senchai.
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The dress is odd imo because it makes her look like she has a belly when in fact she is quite slim in the waist.

An odd choice imo.
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I don't think the gown is flattering and the lace is boring.
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Old 02-12-2015, 09:48 AM
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I think the dress is pretty. My only negative is that everything is so dark. This dress would have looked better in a brighter color. Still, I think she looks really nice.
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I must say that I do think this is the best look so far for Sofia. I know the over all look is quite dark, rather than bright and breezy, but it's a very neat, regal silhouette with nothing out of place. If I imagine her wearing a tiara and sash, then I think she will look very good as a princess.
I totally agree. I think that with this outfit she has accomplished the appropriate balance of attractive yet elegant formal look; it's the perfect "princess" look, and complements CP's outfit perfectly. I love the way she has chosen a white evening clutch which livens up her outfit and also gives her some white with her black to match his black and white. And I can also visualise a tiara and sash with that outfit.

I would like to see some variation from the centre parting in her hair but this hairdo looks very nice with its low chignon effect.
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The dress' style and cut are very lovely and suit Sofia's frame a lot, IMO. I don't especially like black on her, IMO she looks better in pale or jewell colours. But all black lace is difficult to wear, anyway...
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The dress is odd imo because it makes her look like she has a belly when in fact she is quite slim in the waist
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I like the top but not the bottom. And It's just way too dark. When I first saw it all I could think of is that the dress should be on some evil Queen from a Disney movie. Maybe it's her dark hair but she looks better in bright colors like red and soft tones like pale peaches or pinks.
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The middle part of her hair and general bustiness is certainly reminiscent of her future mil. She should lose the parted hairstyle. She has certainly made a huge arc of improvement. Jewelry will really help.
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Old 02-13-2015, 01:55 AM
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The dress is odd imo because it makes her look like she has a belly when in fact she is quite slim in the waist.
An odd choice imo.
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I don't think the gown is flattering and the lace is boring.
Love this lace gown and as to looking like she has a "belly", are we looking at the same photo?

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I totally agree. I think that with this outfit she has accomplished the appropriate balance of attractive yet elegant formal look; it's the perfect "princess" look, and complements CP's outfit perfectly. I love the way she has chosen a white evening clutch which livens up her outfit and also gives her some white with her black to match his black and white. And I can also visualise a tiara and sash with that outfit.

I would like to see some variation from the centre parting in her hair but this hairdo looks very nice with its low chignon effect.
Yes I loved her whole look but especially her hair. Using a side part is certainly not a good look on her but she has really taken pains to make sure her hair looks great. That's what offsets the gracious design of the gown.
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