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Old 11-09-2015, 08:09 PM
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The black veil showed her eyes. I could see them. Could you not? Just wondering.
Of course, I saw her eyes.
I also saw Camilla's eyes when she wore a similar hat at her father's funeral.

So I do not understand your question.
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Old 11-09-2015, 08:15 PM
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Of course, I saw her eyes.
I also saw Camilla's eyes when she wore a similar hat at her father's funeral.

So I do not understand your question.

Well it seems Camilla wore the wrong hat then.


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Old 11-09-2015, 11:59 PM
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Why was she wearing a 'widow's veil'?

I understand the remembrance service is to honor those that died in War but neither her husband, nor her father, nor her brother died in a war.

Is she in mourning? Did a close family member die that was not made public?

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In Catholic funerals, women (not only the widow) will occasionally wear a mourning veil which is thick as to obscure the face of the mourner. The veil used as a fashion accessory has traditions going much further back in time than the mourners veil and is just that... a fashion accessory. Does not need to be neither thick nor black.
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Old 11-10-2015, 12:05 AM
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In Catholic funerals, women (not only the widow) will occasionally wear a mourning veil which is thick as to obscure the face of the mourner. The veil used as a fashion accessory has traditions going much further back in time than the mourners veil and is just that... a fashion accessory. Does not need to be neither thick nor black.
The only memory I have of thick veils like that are the 3 queens at Queen Elizabeth's fathers funeral.

Also. Queen mother wore netting at this exact same event. So did Diana. And I'm sure many others.
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Old 11-10-2015, 12:38 AM
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The only memory I have of thick veils like that are the 3 queens at Queen Elizabeth's fathers funeral.

Also. Queen mother wore netting at this exact same event. So did Diana. And I'm sure many others.

I agree, there are many photos of Diana looking beautiful at this event with netting and even those that don't like her have to admit she never put a foot wrong as far as wearing the right clothing for the right event


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Old 11-10-2015, 12:42 AM
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I agree, there are many photos of Diana looking beautiful at this event with netting and even those that don't like her have to admit she never put a foot wrong as far as wearing the right clothing for the right event


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And even if we don't wanna bring Diana into the conversation. As I said, the Queen Mother did. And with a cursory look I can say that Camilla has as well. And the Queen. So I think it's very safe to say that Kate didn't do ANYTHING wrong in that regard what so ever.
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Old 11-17-2015, 12:15 PM
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November 17, 2015 - The Duchess in a black skirt suit with white dots at the French embassy for signing the condolence book for the Paris attacks.

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November 17, 2015 - The Duchess in a black skirt suit with white dots at the French embassy for signing the condolence book for the Paris attacks.

Picture 1 ** Close up ** Close up 2 ** Side view
She has had that since at least 2007!
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Old 11-17-2015, 12:31 PM
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yes she has worn that suit a few times - i think William's first Knight of the Garter.
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Old 11-17-2015, 12:41 PM
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yes she has worn that suit a few times - i think William's first Knight of the Garter.
Yeah, I think so. And at some opening event in Dublin. And at another condolance book signing. It's a good basic suit.
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Old 11-17-2015, 01:14 PM
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Catherine is wearing a very appropriate outfit for the occasion. Kudos to her for keeping in shape and being able to fit into something from eight years ago!


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outfit is simple but elegant
the hair though is a mess, hides her completely and very distracting
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The black suit is very beautiful and sophisticated. It's one of my favorite looks from her.
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Old 11-17-2015, 02:56 PM
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The black suit is very beautiful and sophisticated. It's one of my favorite looks from her.
It's a very perfect, unnasuming suit. Perfect for occasions like this but can be dressed up a little as well. Good go-to thing to have in her closet.
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Old 11-17-2015, 05:30 PM
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Yes perfect for the situation and even better than she's continuing to 'recycle' her clothing.


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Honestly, this suit is the better-suited outfit for a mournful event of her closet IMO.
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Old 11-17-2015, 05:53 PM
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Honestly, this suit is the better-suited outfit for a mournful event of her closet IMO.
If you are saying that this belongs in her closet, I agree. A little old and dated for my tastes. A new classic black suit (with skirt and pants as options) is what I would prefer to see. And throw in a nice blouse to go underneath. It seems her whole wardrobe today as a little bland and not very exciting.
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Old 11-17-2015, 05:57 PM
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If you are saying that this belongs in her closet, I agree. A little old and dated for my tastes. A new classic black suit (with skirt and pants as options) is what I would prefer to see. And throw in a nice blouse to go underneath. It seems her whole wardrobe today as a little bland and not very exciting.
I agree on this, as I think the little polka bothers me a bit. But I think it is somber enough for a condolence book signing. She wore this suit also to another identical occasion, so I wouldn't say it is bland, as a too elegant or sparky suit would have been inapproriate, to be honest.
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Old 11-17-2015, 06:02 PM
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Honestly, this suit is the better-suited outfit for a mournful event of her closet IMO.
IMO, this outfit was appropriate as it was a mournful event.
She was signing the book of condolences.
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IMO, this outfit was appropriate as it was a mournful event.
She was signing the book of condolences.
Ehrm this is what I said!
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