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Old 06-07-2014, 04:49 PM
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I am not sure about the suit, but the hat is gorgeous.
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Not my favourite look, but somehow she managed to look elegant once again.
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I like the hat but I don't think the suit is flattering.
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I'm not a huge fan of this outfit. Sophie's suit isn't my cup of tea and her hat looks a bit odd with it. I must be on my own here as I was going to say she looked elegant, but there's something about the skirt that doesn't do it for me.
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Old 06-12-2014, 06:22 PM
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Suit is ugly, and the hat is too much.
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Old 06-14-2014, 02:32 PM
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June 14: The Countess of Wessex wears a summer dress during 2014's Trooping the Colour. At first I wasn't a fan of her outfit, although looking at it for a second time, it's nice. I also like her hat/fascinator:

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The ensemble is so so. It lacks clean lines, bright colour, and precision tailoring that suit The Countess of Wessex well.
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I don't like this dress on her at all .. it does nothing for her IMO.
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Old 06-14-2014, 04:51 PM
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I think the dress is OK, but not for this occasion. Sophie looks a bit out of place, in my opinion.
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Old 06-14-2014, 07:02 PM
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I like the dress, but not the hat.
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Sophie's Choice - not a good one.
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Two thumbs down...and wondering what on earth she was thinking. LaRae
I bet this is much prettier up close. Sometimes you get impressed by a fabric and the style is one that Sophie usually looks good in. But from 20 feet, it just looks limp and tired.
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Old 06-14-2014, 08:38 PM
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That blouse needs a jacket over it for sure. The hat is nice.
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Old 06-14-2014, 09:53 PM
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Really bad choice too many pleats and full skirts for her figure and then the belt and lace too. Plus bad limp hair down a true miss for her
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Old 06-14-2014, 10:22 PM
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She looked fine to me.
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The color of Sophie's hat is very pretty!
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June 14: The Countess of Wessex wears a summer dress during 2014's Trooping the Colour. At first I wasn't a fan of her outfit, although looking at it for a second time, it's nice. I also like her hat/fascinator:

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If there were a contest, I think Kate would win hands-down. But I think Sophie took a risk - tried something different. It's very fetching imo - but the problem is those around her are more formally dressed so it's a disjunct. Wonder why she made that choice?
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June 16, 2014 - The Order of the Garter event.

Not sure what she was thinking with the neck wrap. If she left the feather wrap behind then I think she would've looked quite nice.

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If there were a contest, I think Kate would win hands-down. But I think Sophie took a risk - tried something different. It's very fetching imo - but the problem is those around her are more formally dressed so it's a disjunct. Wonder why she made that choice?
She has worn it before - a church service. IT just doesnt look right for royal occasions IMO.
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