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Old 06-20-2017, 11:28 AM
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surprised Kate wore such a similar outfit to last year - but maybe this is going to be her Ascot thing. (I still keep waiting for the potato chip hat from Zara's wedding to make a reappearance - I figure Ascot is the only shot at a reappearance - but I digress)

I do like this years white lace Ascot ensemble (I guess that is going to be a thing now) - but I especially love the detail on the hat - the flowers creeping over with the contrast to her brunette hair - a very elegant look.

It is nice such a strong family presence today - the queen has all of her children and 5/8 grandchildren.
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Old 06-20-2017, 11:32 AM
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She looks smashing. LOVE this...my mother would of said her look was just 'darling'.


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Old 06-20-2017, 12:03 PM
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Beautiful!

I hope everyone noticed that she wore pearl earrings!
But they were pendants!
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Old 06-20-2017, 12:04 PM
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Her earrings are lovely....are they new? I know she has more than one set of pearl earrings so I can't remember if I have seen these before....?


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Old 06-20-2017, 12:40 PM
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A lovely look, and her posture looks great.
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Old 06-20-2017, 01:13 PM
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A beautiful dress but I felt like I had a bit of dèja vu. It's so similar to a dress she wore before
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Old 06-20-2017, 02:00 PM
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A beautiful dress but I felt like I had a bit of dèja vu. It's so similar to a dress she wore before
I completely agree. She looks wonderful but the dress looks too much like the one that she wore last year.
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Old 06-20-2017, 02:22 PM
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Her earrings are lovely....are they new? I know she has more than one set of pearl earrings so I can't remember if I have seen these before....?


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I think that they're HM's pearl and diamond earrings that were gifts from Bahrain.
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Old 06-20-2017, 02:45 PM
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Catherine looks amazing ...... right out of My Fair Lady.
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Old 06-20-2017, 02:58 PM
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Beautiful. Very elegant dress. Love her hair.
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Old 06-20-2017, 03:07 PM
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Catherine looks amazing ...... right out of My Fair Lady.
The modern version...she pulls it off extremely well.


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Old 06-20-2017, 03:11 PM
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I like this dress though she wore a similar white lace dress last year (longer with a peplum skirt).
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Old 06-20-2017, 03:45 PM
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Beautiful in white on day 1 of Royal Ascot today, June 20 - it's an Alexander McQueen dress:



** Full view ** Full view 2 ** Upper part ** Upper part 2 ** Upper part 3 ** Back view **
I did think at first glance that it was the dress from last year. I like the shorter version, but like others it's a sense of deja vu. Something different would have been nice.

Here's the 2016 Lace White Dolce and Gabbanna outfit: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com...bb99913dcd.jpg
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Old 06-20-2017, 03:53 PM
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I like this one (2017) better...even though I like the other one too.


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Old 06-20-2017, 04:05 PM
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I like both versions but don't get the need to buy 2 so similar very expensive outfits.
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I agree the tops look the same could it be the same dress remade if not what a waste of money
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Old 06-20-2017, 05:54 PM
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I do prefer the 2017 white lace dress too. It has the perfect ''puffiness'' (for lack of a better word) of the skirt. Not too flat, not too big. Plus her breasts sit better in this dress. It simply has a better fit.

However, a hairnet?

http://www.laineygossip.com/princess...al-ascot/47278
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Old 06-20-2017, 05:57 PM
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This is one of my all time favourite looks on Catherine. Head to toe perfection. When she nails it, she's absolutely stunning.
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Old 06-20-2017, 05:57 PM
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I agree the tops look the same could it be the same dress remade if not what a waste of money

...for most people, perhaps; for me, sure; but for Catherine - she has enough occaisions and opportunities to wear as many lace dresses (white, black, and every other color) and blue coats as she likes. As long as she is a working princess - she can always use one more.

In my world, I equate it to my extensive collection of black shoes - to my boyfriend, he cant understand the need - but to me... they all serve a different purpose and occaision.
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Old 06-20-2017, 07:08 PM
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I like this one (2017) better...even though I like the other one too.


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The 2017 one is the better of the 2 for sure. It is more flattering.
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