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Old 11-04-2004, 12:33 PM
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Hereditary Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg and María Teresa Mestre y Batista: Feb 1981

On 14th of February 1981 prince Henri of Luxemburg got married to María Teresa Mestre.

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Old 11-04-2004, 12:37 PM
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Official portraits



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Old 11-05-2004, 06:29 PM
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Sorry to say this, but I hate her wedding dress. I hope it was winter, cuz it looks like one of those Chrismassy type outfits.
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Old 11-06-2004, 12:16 AM
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yeah i agree with Reina her dress doesn't tickle my fancy...the fluffy stuff it really hm...like what Reina said Christmasy...haha
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Old 11-06-2004, 12:37 AM
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but if i was marrying that family i might wear it is its like an airlume but i would have the fluffy stuff removed
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Old 11-06-2004, 08:32 AM
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the outfit doesn't take my fancy, but to be objective, perhaps it was the style or fashion of that time...although her hair remains me alittle of the princess in star wars movie!
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Old 11-06-2004, 04:22 PM
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Actually the dress isn't so bad, if you have the fur removed from the dress. Otherwise, I think the dress looks very simple and elegant. The bride looked radiant and you can see the happiness and love on her face.
Truly a great match!!!
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Old 11-12-2004, 02:14 PM
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Thank you so much for the wonderful pictures, Catherine!

And to whoever asked if their wedding was in winter- yup, they got married in February of 1981. On Valentine's Day, I believe.

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Old 01-01-2005, 03:38 PM
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I think her dress was nice.Well wouldnt be nice for our days but back then i think it was a beautiful dress.She looked so happy too
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Old 01-01-2005, 11:44 PM
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Thanks for the group picture. I don't recognize everyone in the picture. Are there any pictures of MT's family.
I love her dress (simple and elegant). MT's dress is a big difference from Di's (which I hate).
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Old 01-11-2005, 11:09 PM
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hmm....just one question....was she pregnant at her wedding? i mean...she looks quite chubby when you compare with other brides on their wedding day
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Old 01-11-2005, 11:57 PM
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i think MT has always been chubby although i wouldn't call her quite chubby at her wedding day she looks fine...i think she didn't think it was necessary to be the stick thin bride that are popular
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Old 01-27-2005, 01:43 PM
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Her wedding dress was designed by Pierre Balmain. Guests: the complete Belgian RF, Margrethe & henri of denmark, Olaf of Norway, prince Philip, Grace & Rainier of Monaco, Otto & Regina of Austria, Marie-José of Italy, Hans-Adam & Marie of Liechtenstein, Margarita & Dr. Zurito of Spain, Margriet & Pieter of Holland.









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Who is the older lady (in the first couple of pictures) in the fur coat?

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Wedding Anniversary of Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa today
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There have been some great pictures posted in this thread -- but is there any information on the details of the wedding? Who designed Maria Teresa's dress, the diademe she wore, the flowers she carried, her attendants, etc.
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There have been some great pictures posted in this thread -- but is there any information on the details of the wedding? Who designed Maria Teresa's dress, the diademe she wore, the flowers she carried, her attendants, etc.
I have looked for info about the wedding details, but have not been able to find much. I do know that the diadem is called the Congo Diamond Tiara; it was originally a wedding gift to Grand Duchess Josephine-Charlotte from the then-Belgian colony of Congo. It was later worn by her daughters Princess Margaretha and Princess Marie-Astrid on their wedding days, as well as Maria-Theresa on hers.


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