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Old 12-21-2005, 03:02 PM
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taking a closer look at the photos (all courtesy of ltr)



the baptism dress wore by Countess Luana is definitely a mini-version of Mabel's wedding dress...
how cute...
Luana will need so much therapy when she grows up.

instead of "no more wire hangers" it'll be "no more bows."
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Old 12-21-2005, 06:09 PM
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luana, pictures RVD
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Old 12-21-2005, 06:14 PM
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luana, pictures RVD
Thanks Patrick, it's great to see the little one in close-up! :)
I think she is a little Mabel clone, even without the bows...
And that's the last thing I'm going to say about those silly bows for a long time... I hope...
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Old 12-22-2005, 07:47 AM
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I think she's a real Oranje-baby. :)
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she is so cute, she has the same serious look in her eyes; just like her daddy!
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Old 12-22-2005, 01:45 PM
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Is Luana the only one of this generation who is NOT baptised in an historic gown? I believe the others all used a piece which wass first used on Queen Wilhelmina. Is she wearing the small diamond baptism brooch/pin?
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I now wonder if the 'Emma' in Luana's name is for Queen Emma, which we assumed, ofr after her goidmother, former euro-commisioner Emma Bonino. Considering the lack of tradition the couple show I now opt for the last option.
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Is Luana the only one of this generation who is NOT baptised in an historic gown? I believe the others all used a piece which wass first used on Queen Wilhelmina. Is she wearing the small diamond baptism brooch/pin?
i think that is right. she is the only one. that's kinda strange.
one got the impression mabel likes oranje traditions when she wore Beatrix's engagement dress, got married in Delft etc.

and beatrix is so intent on demonstrating as often as possible, whenever wherever possible that she accepts and loves Mabel, you would think beatrix would have insisted little Luana wear the traditional dress.
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There are some more close-ups photos from Countess Luana's Baptism on dutch weekend magazines. All of these photos are courtesy of Joris from BRMB



Detail of Luana's baptism gown from Victor & Rolf :


The Little Oranjes...

Claus-Casimir


Eloise & Claus-Casimir


Anna & Lucas


Anna & Isabella


and... Sam van Vollenhoven (so funky!!)


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http://img439.imageshack.us/my.php?image=sam5aq.jpg
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great pics!
I like little lucas with those glasses.
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Sam's hair is so great! he is very cute - like every van Vollenhoven child :o
tell me about it! he's adorable. they're both dressed so cutely too.
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thanks for the pics purple platinum.
They are cute.
The hair's Sam are funny.
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Old 12-23-2005, 12:46 PM
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she's so cute.

look at her little foot

it's a part of the picture, which was publicated at koninklijkhuis.nl today
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a luana is barefoot! the cutie!
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a luana is barefoot! the cutie!
is she really that cute? i mean, she's not ugly.she's nice looking. but she doesnt really send me into raptures.
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first I saw her, I thougt; no that is not a nice looking baby.
but then I have seen her many times now, and now I do think she is really cute, not pretty. but I think babies who are not pretty, are funny and cute. just like Eloise! that is a funny child!
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first I saw her, I thougt; no that is not a nice looking baby.
but then I have seen her many times now, and now I do think she is really cute, not pretty. but I think babies who are not pretty, are funny and cute. just like Eloise! that is a funny child!
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ok, i see what you mean. she has her own charm.
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Apparently you're supposed to think all babies are cute and pretty, well a lot of them aren't, and Luana isn't. If I woudn't have known who it was, I'd think it was a boy.
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most babies are not pretty. some babies are really scary; Amalia was a ugly and scary baby. but some babies are funnylooking and in that way adorable! that is how it is with luana.
few babies are pretty, Leonor is pretty but lilliprinsen is a funnylooking baby. :)
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