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Old 03-02-2011, 06:34 PM
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The NOS has a video online of around 8 minutes:

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Old 03-02-2011, 11:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Marengo View Post
The NOS has a video online of around 8 minutes:

NOS Nieuws - Het huwelijk van prins Friso en Mabel Wisse Smit (2004)
Thanks so much! Mabel really did look lovely.

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Old 04-22-2011, 10:25 PM
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The pictures are best I've seen in a long time and are very, very nice. I have always thought Mabel's wedding gown was unique. I have never seen so many bows on one dress! I think there are approximatley 244 bows on the gown. It's too bad you all can't read that thread from that time about that wedding! There was a lot of discussion about that gown!
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Old 11-29-2011, 10:04 PM
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Without a doubt,one of the ugliest wedding dresses I have ever seen!
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Without a doubt,one of the ugliest wedding dresses I have ever seen!

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Completely agree. Her gown was too much. What was she thinking?!
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:01 PM
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I found this article tonight from Viktor and Rolf, the dress designers

She requested a memorable dress and dismissed designs if she considered them too conventional. The gown is smothered in a profusion of bows.
She got one thing right- it certainly was memorable....
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I found this article tonight from Viktor and Rolf, the dress designers

She got one thing right- it certainly was memorable....
Yes... I will never forget all of those! Ever!!!
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A bride gets to pick the dress she wants. Nobody else counts.
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Old 03-10-2013, 12:18 PM
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Im not keen on mabel's wedding dress ....but I think it suits her and she does have her own style not too my taste but I do like her so as a personso I kind of over look her clothes
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a nice behind the scenes pictures of mabel in her dress. i love seeing behind the scenes pictures!
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Old 08-03-2017, 03:14 PM
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Honestly, the cut of her dress was fabulous, it suited her even better than Maxima's and Laurentien's did, and I loved those two dresses as well. If she had minimized the bows, it would have been one of the top ten dresses, I feel sure. But it was her decision, and I'm sure she was incredibly happy with the result, so it's all good.
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The cut/silhouette was perfection, I agree. But the final effect with the Attack of the Killer Bows was simply too much, imo.

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