The Royal Forums Coat of Arms

Go Back   The Royal Forums > Royal Highlights > Royal House of Fashion > Archives

Join The Royal Forums Today
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #181  
Old 04-16-2014, 02:59 AM
bertie5252003's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 2,574
Goodbye .. nothing special Hello .. best accessories husband and baby hair a mess in both and what is the hem all about.. it is not a fav
__________________

__________________
  #182  
Old 04-16-2014, 03:51 AM
Roslyn's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Tintenbar, Australia
Posts: 2,629
I like the yellow dress on her. I like the sleek look.

I don't think she's got her hair extensions in today. Her hair looks much more natural and less bulky than it did earlier in the tour.
__________________

__________________
  #183  
Old 04-16-2014, 04:07 AM
AfricanAUSSIE's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 561
Her skirt lengths are notably more appropriately lengthened. Truly, they look more stylish. About time! Yet, she manages to have a "blow up" on her first day of the tour...

I don't think she is a stylish dresser overall, rather dull actually, and her shoes are dead boring! But I think she has improved her presentation a little in this tour. I agree, her yellow dress is pretty.
__________________
  #184  
Old 04-16-2014, 04:45 AM
MARG's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
Posts: 3,976
Quote:
Originally Posted by Roslyn View Post
I like the yellow dress on her. I like the sleek look.

I don't think she's got her hair extensions in today. Her hair looks much more natural and less bulky than it did earlier in the tour.
Do you really think she's actually been adding to the "hair in everyone elses face" with extensions . . . ? What a hoot!!
__________________
MARG
"Words ought to be a little wild, for they are assaults of thoughts on the unthinking." - JM Keynes
  #185  
Old 04-16-2014, 04:51 AM
muriel's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: London / Guildford, United Kingdom
Posts: 4,771
I loved the yellow dress on her, very elegant and appropriate. It would have nice to see a nice brooch on her, wattle or not - perhaps in time.

Whilst I have been reticent on the issue of the open hair, I do think a simple, structured bun or something similar would have been far neater. In this regard, she would do well to observe Mary of Denmark.
__________________
  #186  
Old 04-16-2014, 04:56 AM
AfricanAUSSIE's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 561
Ok, I have just had a close look at her yellow dress and noticed her two tone puffed sleeves. I have changed my mind. Not a pretty dress. She looks like a lemon and cream ice pop!!!
__________________
  #187  
Old 04-16-2014, 05:05 AM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: St Helens, United Kingdom
Posts: 294
Quote:
Originally Posted by AfricanAUSSIE View Post
Her skirt lengths are notably more appropriately lengthened. Truly, they look more stylish. About time! Yet, she manages to have a "blow up" on her first day of the tour...

I don't think she is a stylish dresser overall, rather dull actually, and her shoes are dead boring! But I think she has improved her presentation a little in this tour. I agree, her yellow dress is pretty.
Yes, I have noticed that her skirts are a little longer. I never liked those very short skirts because they look tarty. As for that yellow dress I saw Kate in today, the colour is all right but I'm not sure about that white patch at the hem, though.
__________________
Princess Diana, the best Queen this country never had
  #188  
Old 04-16-2014, 05:11 AM
dazzling's Avatar
Super Moderator
Blog Editor
Royal Blogger
Picture of the Month Assistant Coordinator
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: -, France
Posts: 18,369
Love the suit! Its a classic piece and can be worn without a mistake to any event. Would look great with a hat as well.

Yellow dress - Love! Its such a strong and young color for Kate. The dress is very flattering, fits well, length is perfect, the slit adds a lot to the dress IMO and the white breaks all the yellow off. This is a dress which I would love for Kate to wear more often. They are fun, age appropriate and they suit her. Longer lengths really suit her.
  #189  
Old 04-16-2014, 05:50 AM
Roslyn's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Tintenbar, Australia
Posts: 2,629
Quote:
Originally Posted by MARG View Post
Do you really think she's actually been adding to the "hair in everyone elses face" with extensions . . . ? What a hoot!!
Heck yeah! I thought that was generally accepted. It's discussed enough elsewhere. The sort of extensions you clip in or weave in to add bulk, not length. I've been half expecting George to yank one out and wave it around.
__________________
  #190  
Old 04-16-2014, 06:56 AM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 963
I like the blue dress better ...the yellow I would love if it was solid yellow...but the style of both is very nice.


LaRae
__________________
  #191  
Old 04-16-2014, 10:11 AM
princess gertrude's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Columbia, United States
Posts: 2,010
The blue suit is nice and with the zipper up the back, it has a slight "edge" to it. The yellow dress is very pretty and the color blocking gives it some interest. Also, yellow is not an easy color to wear, and Kate looks very pretty in it. Glad to see that she's pulled her hair back for some of the engagements. Keeps her from "fiddling" with it. So far, she's been very appropriate and respectful in her wardrobe choices.
__________________
  #192  
Old 04-16-2014, 10:25 AM
Duchessmary's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: San Diego, United States
Posts: 1,081
Nix on the blue suit. Tacky looking with that zipper in the back. The bright yellow suits her coloring. Her hair is driving me nuts.
__________________
  #193  
Old 04-16-2014, 10:30 AM
soapstar's Avatar
Serene Highness - Picture of the Month Representative - Britain
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Hermosa Beach (CA), United States
Posts: 1,226
Love both outfits. The blue is classic and I think the frayed edges keep it from looking boring. As for the yellow dress, I think the pop of white really works.

So far, I've only disliked a few things she's worn (the green coat and those darn wedges). Otherwise, I think she's really nailed it this tour.

I don't think it's generally accepted that she wears extensions. In fact, I've rarely seen it mentioned. I have no idea if she wears extensions or clips ons, but I don't see a difference between now and earlier in the tour. Her hair looks the same thickness/bulk and length to me.
__________________
  #194  
Old 04-16-2014, 10:45 AM
Courtier
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Washington, United States
Posts: 763
I like both the hello and goodbye looks (I'm talking about Catherine because William didn't feel the urge to change). I like the blue suit better but simply because I am not sure about the neckline of the yellow dress. Catherine looks great in yellow, though. I agree that she looks better in pencil skirts and longer hemlines.

George seems to prefer to be carried so that he can look at things, rather than snuggle. Both my kids were like that most of the time. He also seems to be checking out everyone's shoes.
__________________
  #195  
Old 04-16-2014, 10:46 AM
roseroyal's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Rapid River, United States
Posts: 3,497
First dress- love.
Second dress- like. I love the yellow, but would like it more if it was solid yellow, without the white squares.
__________________
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall- Nelson Mandela
  #196  
Old 04-16-2014, 11:13 AM
Daria_S's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: My own head, United States
Posts: 6,995
I like what she wore for the departure from NZ (minus the zipper in the back). It's a classic piece, and would work well at other events. The yellow dress is not to my taste. The color works for Catherine, but the fit is rather bad. The white panels don't do anything either. It's as if the tailor ran out of yellow fabric, and used white to compensate.
__________________
"My guiding principles in life are to be honest, genuine, thoughtful and caring".
~Prince William~


I'm not obsessed with royalty...I just think intensely about it.
  #197  
Old 04-16-2014, 11:28 AM
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Philadelphia, United States
Posts: 2,147
I did like the yellow, but now all I can think of is William's comment that she looks like a banana!

I think the blue suit was a diplomatic choice, since it's by a local designer.
__________________
  #198  
Old 04-16-2014, 11:38 AM
roseroyal's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Rapid River, United States
Posts: 3,497
I can see why he made that remark .
Where did you read that he said that?
__________________
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall- Nelson Mandela
  #199  
Old 04-16-2014, 11:42 AM
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Torrance, United States
Posts: 1,650
IMHO she's done very well with her fashion choices for the tour. The green coat was not very attractive and I wish we'd seen the dress underneath. I appreciate how she's paid tribute with the color choices and symbols for the respective nations. The accessories loaned by HM are lovely additions. I hope that she opts for another ponytail look for Australia.
__________________
  #200  
Old 04-16-2014, 12:00 PM
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: , United States
Posts: 1,890
Quote:
Originally Posted by dazzling View Post
Love the suit! Its a classic piece and can be worn without a mistake to any event. Would look great with a hat as well.

Yellow dress - Love! Its such a strong and young color for Kate. The dress is very flattering, fits well, length is perfect, the slit adds a lot to the dress IMO and the white breaks all the yellow off. This is a dress which I would love for Kate to wear more often. They are fun, age appropriate and they suit her. Longer lengths really suit her.
I really like this yellow dress on her. And the length is perfect!
__________________

__________________
Closed Thread

Tags
catherine middleton style, duchess of cambridge, duchess of cambridge fashion, duchess of cambridge style, duchess of cambridge's daytime fashion, fashion, kate


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The Duchess of Cambridge's Daytime Fashion Part 12: November 2013 - April 2014 dazzling Archives 400 04-08-2014 07:01 AM
The Duchess of Cambridge's Daytime Fashion Part 8: April 2012 - June 2012 iceflower Archives 613 06-10-2012 01:55 AM
The Duchess of Cambridge's Daytime Fashion Part 7: March 2012 - April 2012 iceflower Archives 393 04-27-2012 02:10 AM




Additional Links
Popular Tags
abdication birth charlene chris o'neill crown prince haakon crown princess letizia crown princess mary crown princess mette-marit crown princess victoria current events diana duchess of cambridge dutch royal history fashion grand duchess maria teresa grand duke henri habsburg hohenzollern infanta sofia jordan king abdullah ii king carl xvi gustav king felipe king felipe vi king harald king juan carlos king philippe king willem-alexander luxembourg ottoman palace poland pom president hollande president komorowski prince albert prince albert ii prince carl philip prince constantijn prince felipe prince felix prince floris prince pieter-christiaan princess princess alexia (2005 -) princess anita princess ariane princess beatrix princess catharina-amalia princess charlene princess laurentien princess letizia princess mabel princess madeleine princess margriet princess mary queen letizia queen mathilde queen maxima queen rania queen silvia queen sofia royal russia sofia hellqvist spain state visit sweden wedding william



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:23 AM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014
Jelsoft Enterprises

Royal News Delivered to your Email!

You can get the latest Royal News right in your inbox.

unsusbcribe at anytime with one click

Close [X]