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
 
  #21  
Old 06-14-2011, 12:15 PM
KittyAtlanta's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: KittyLand Junction, United States
Posts: 2,735
The "Carrington" dress is awful. It looks like something from my 1980 closet. I liked it then, but no reason on this Earth to bring back something so dated. I do like the color though. It would have been nice in satin-backed silk crepe or lightweight wool crepe.
__________________

__________________
  #22  
Old 06-14-2011, 12:16 PM
Aristocracy
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Seattle, United States
Posts: 109
I've seen this dress before...on Madonna. Is this the same dress?

http://bit.ly/jarTKk
__________________

__________________
  #23  
Old 06-14-2011, 12:20 PM
ayvee's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Union City, United States
Posts: 653
I thought this was interesting:

Grazia Fashion: Kate Bought Her Dress In The Joseph Sale But Not THAT Dress!

The blogger mentions Kate buying this Stella McCartney dress on sale and that Madonna also wore the same dress for the 2008 AmFar Gala.
__________________
  #24  
Old 06-14-2011, 12:25 PM
Aristocracy
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Chicago, United States
Posts: 119
...

The McCartney dress is a problem. I dislike the salmon color for one thing. It's hard to tell from the picture exactly what the cut is, but a couple of sites are showing Madonna in what appears to be the same dress. If that's what it really looks like, it reminds me of a design that was very popular in the 70's but wasn't very attractive: a sort of belted shirtwaist with a floppy bow at the neck. The Duchess seems to look better in it than Madonna did, but again, it's hard to tell.
__________________
  #25  
Old 06-14-2011, 12:28 PM
Aristocracy
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Seattle, United States
Posts: 109
Oh, thank you for the link. I'm pleased to know I spotted it correctly! :)
__________________
  #26  
Old 06-14-2011, 01:08 PM
bertie5252003's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 2,408
Now that is one ugly dress IMO but I agree IO cannot stand Stella McCartney so just that would turn me off but it actually looks better on Macdonna.
__________________
  #27  
Old 06-14-2011, 01:14 PM
Daria_S's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: My own head, United States
Posts: 6,812
You know the dress/piece of clothing is a no-no when it looks better on Madonna. Yeah, Catherine, this dress is hideous. This is the first Stella McCartney that I've seen, and based on that alone, I'm not thrilled.
__________________
"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.
  #28  
Old 06-14-2011, 01:24 PM
Lumutqueen's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Carlton, York, United Kingdom
Posts: 16,964
Kate Middleton: Duchess of Cambridge looks to Hollywood fashion | Mail Online
__________________
We Will Remember Them.
  #29  
Old 06-14-2011, 01:36 PM
LadyCatharine's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Northeast Ohio, United States
Posts: 320
Good Grief..

Do Not care for this one AT ALL>>>.

too retro for me...
__________________
  #30  
Old 06-14-2011, 02:19 PM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Durham, United States
Posts: 709
I have never seen anything by McCartney that I liked. IMO, her name has a lot to do with her "success". I hope that is the last dress by McCartney we see. If Catherine wants to try more color or a different style better that she makes another choice.
__________________
  #31  
Old 06-14-2011, 04:13 PM
Sternchen's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: xxx, Germany
Posts: 1,287
Love the coral colour
__________________
Soccer is a game for 22 people that run around, play the ball, and one referee who makes a slew of mistakes, and in the end Germany always wins.
Gary Lineker
  #32  
Old 06-14-2011, 04:19 PM
MRSJ's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: ******, United States
Posts: 1,844
Quote:
Originally Posted by Duke of Marmalade
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2011/...36_306x555.jpg

From what we can see, not liking the dress. Maybe there is a full view shot later on.



Red shiny dress at Prince Philip 90th Bday private family dinner. Doesnt look like one of my favourites on Kate!
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2011/...12_306x713.jpg
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2011/...36_306x555.jpg
The worst part is it's so wrinkly....

It's just vey unflattering
__________________
  #33  
Old 06-14-2011, 05:28 PM
lancchick's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Los Angeles, United States
Posts: 420
Quote:
Originally Posted by MRSJ View Post
The worst part is it's so wrinkly....

It's just vey unflattering
I agree, a good steam on the dress before wearing would make the silk look much better. It also looks like the curl in her hair fell out from the day before. I get it, it happens and I can't expect her to blow dry and curl her hair everyday.
__________________
  #34  
Old 06-14-2011, 05:35 PM
Zonk's Avatar
Administrator
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Somewhere in, United States
Posts: 10,099
Again as previously stated, if Madonna looks better in the dress that's telling me something at least.

I do like the color but the design and shape of the dress do nothing for Kate. It kind of hangs there, no definition of where her waist is, just not becoming at all.
__________________
.

  #35  
Old 06-14-2011, 05:40 PM
Penny Royalty's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Porterville, United States
Posts: 288
I liked the dress. I think it looks good on her. It's shiny and the color brings out her skin and it makes me think of her special reality, which I imagine is particular and out of the plain. She shines and we or I know it.
__________________
  #36  
Old 06-14-2011, 05:51 PM
Elly C's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Worcester, United Kingdom
Posts: 1,690
I think the colour really suits her, but there's a frumpy aspect to the style which is unecessarily fussy. I'm not a fan of the neckline either. However Kate still manages to look okay.
__________________
  #37  
Old 06-14-2011, 05:59 PM
dbarn67's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: BROOKLYN, United States
Posts: 3,443
It's a very 70s look so the wearer need to be fashion forward with hair and accessories or strong personality

which is why Madonna pull it off so successfully. But my problem is that it's wrinkled and sacklike on Catherine's frame. But these are pictures of a private event where she'd been spending a few hours sitting at dinner hanging with family, of course it's wrinkled.
__________________
  #38  
Old 06-14-2011, 06:02 PM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Durham, United States
Posts: 709
McCartney= overrated IMHO.
Color is nice.
Otherwise it is NOT a good choice, I actually think Madonna looks better in the dress than Catherine.
Advice=it should go in the charity bin. :)
Sometimes buying things on sale just really don't work.
__________________
  #39  
Old 06-14-2011, 06:24 PM
PrincessofEurope's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Belfast, United Kingdom
Posts: 2,776
Dress is too shiny and thus has a creased effect too it - by looking at it you would think it was a cheap cast off rather than costing (in the original price not the sale price Kate paid) quiet abit
__________________
This is the stuff of fairytales

  #40  
Old 06-14-2011, 06:29 PM
genegirl99's Avatar
Aristocracy
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Somewhere in a hole in the wall town in Wisconsin, United States
Posts: 115
The color-yes
The design-absolutely not.
__________________

__________________
Self Described Genealogy Freak
Proud Percy Descendant ('cause Percy's rule the world!)
I'm also an Empowered Traditionalist and follow http://www.empoweredtraditionalist.com
Closed Thread


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 5: October 2011 - December 2011 iceflower Archives 398 12-26-2011 01:00 AM
The Duchess of Cambridge's Daytime Fashion, Part 4: August 2011 - September 2011 iceflower Archives 391 10-01-2011 03:14 AM
The Duchess of Cambridge's Daytime Fashion, Part 3: July 2011 - August 2011 dazzling Archives 403 08-19-2011 04:40 PM
The Duchess of Cambridge's Daytime Fashion, Part 2: June 2011 - July 2011 dazzling Archives 589 07-07-2011 02:35 AM
The Duchess of Cambridge's Fashion and Style, Part 1: May 2011 - June 2011 JessRulz Archives 399 06-11-2011 11:57 AM




Additional Links
Popular Tags
abdication birth birthday bourbon-parma camilla charlene chris o'neill crown prince frederik crown prince haakon crown princess letizia crown princess mary crown princess mette-marit crown princess victoria danish royals engagement fashion genealogy grand duchess maria teresa grand duke henri habsburg hereditary grand duchess stéphanie hereditary grand duke guillaume hohenzollern infanta elena king abdullah king abdullah ii king albert ii king carl xvi gustav king juan carlos king philippe king willem-alexander picture thread pom pregnancy prince albert prince albert ii prince constantijn prince felipe prince felix prince frederik prince henrik prince joachim princess princess alexia (2005 -) princess ariane princess beatrix princess catharina-amalia princess charlene princess charlene eveningwear princess haya princess laurentien princess letizia princess mabel princess madeleine princess margriet princess marie princess mary princess maxima queen mathilde queen maxima queen maxima fashion queen rania queen silvia queen sofia royal russia state visit wedding willem-alexander william


Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

RV & Travel Trailer Communities

Our RV & Travel Trailer sites encompasses virtually all types of Recreational Vehicles, from brand-specific to general RV communities.

» More about our RV Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002-2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:37 PM.

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]