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Old 02-14-2017, 12:13 PM
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maybe some different style of pants would have minimize the need to keep adjusting them
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/...7078509490.jpg

but i do like the jacket
Do we know if she needed to keep adjusting them, or this was jut the one time after the exercises with the cadets?
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Old 02-14-2017, 12:29 PM
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The hair was open and / or tied at various points during the engagement, not sure what the problem with that might be.

If one has decided that only shorter hair will do for a working princess, then nothing will be satisfactory.
Since I presume she knew this was going to be a more active engagement, IMO she should have had her hair tied back the entire time. Much more professional than the up and down, and quite frankly makes more sense to me.

Of course someone working in a royal capacity does not need to have short hair to be professional. Sophie Wessex, Victoria & Madeleine of Sweden, Stephanie of Luxembourg, Maxima of The Netherlands are just a few royals with long hair who look polished and professional. Cutting several inches off would look much better; not necessarily a short style. Sorry that I was not clear.

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Her hair was tied back for most of the day but it wasn't the wind blowing her hair, she was jumping up and down doing drills with the cadets. The camera caught her in 'mid-jump'
Thank you for the clarification. However, my point stands. I would guess by the way she dressed that she knew she would be doing drills with the cadets, so IMO her hair should have been back from the start.

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Old 02-14-2017, 12:39 PM
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Do we know if she needed to keep adjusting them, or this was jut the one time after the exercises with the cadets?
true. I did not see a live video of the whole event, but from the pictures, at least once in the grass and once on the pavement

but besides the pants, a nice outfit. I liked the little bows on her gloves
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Of course someone working in a royal capacity does not need to have short hair to be professional. Sophie Wessex, Victoria & Madeleine of Sweden, Stephanie of Luxembourg, Maxima of The Netherlands are just a few royals with long hair who look polished and professional. Cutting several inches off would look much better; not necessarily a short style. Sorry that I was not clear.


I hope she doesn't pattern her look after the Swedish royals!
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Old 02-14-2017, 04:58 PM
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Kate looks wonderful. I love the jacket.
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Old 02-14-2017, 05:32 PM
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I think the colour of Catherine's jacket is gorgeous and a nice nod to Valentine's Day! (I don't know if that was her intention or not, but it's still a sweet gesture). I like the trousers as an individual item but I don't think they go with the jacket. I'd prefer a black dress or skirt with the jacket but this was quite a practical/hands on event so I understand the reasons as to why Catherine wore trousers instead.
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Great double breasted jacket in Valentine's Day red. The longer length almost makes the pants ok. Too tight and thin for her position, imo.
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Old 02-14-2017, 11:56 PM
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Love her jacket. Beautiful color, well tailored piece.

I was a bit shocked by her hour but only because I saw the first pic first, where it is flying every where. But I realize that was when doing exercise. It looked quite elegant in the next picture when pulled back. A style I would be happy to see repeated.

The pants....well I will focus on the waist up.
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Old 02-22-2017, 07:38 AM
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The Duchess of Cambridge today at the children's charity event

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Uhm, not sure if the boots work well with the suit and I don't like the skirt. (too teenagish for my tastes) but the jacket is appropriate.
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oh dear, thats a rare combo of too girly/too frumpy, what a mess, a ridiculous look.
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Old 02-22-2017, 09:10 AM
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I never liked this suit - the skirt and jacket are totally wrong for each other. And the combination today in flat boots is not great. A fashion miss for Kate
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Old 02-22-2017, 09:35 AM
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The nappa leather version of those SW Reserve boots would have looked less casual, more put together, I suppose.
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I think Kate should retire this one.
But I do think it is a good color for her.
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Yes a great color on her but too short and girlie
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It's a nice suit but it's way too short for any official event. I also thought it was a bit inappropriate for an event with children as she will be sitting on the floor, bending down to talk to them/hug them.
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I think the suit is fine, the issue is the boots which ate really not very elegant. If she had worn normal court shoes, the whole look, IMO, would have been far more elegant.
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Old 02-22-2017, 12:34 PM
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Dont like the skirt at all, and a bad combo with the jacket
http://media.gettyimages.com/photos/...re-id643741434

The color works really nice on Kate
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I love this look. It's beautiful and a great color.
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