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Old 07-07-2009, 07:02 AM
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Does anyone know if there's a video of the wedding anywhere on the Internet?

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Old 07-07-2009, 09:30 AM
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Thank you so much, prinses! Her train had a LOT of fabric. Do you (or anyone) know who the two young women are who help her with it when she gets down from the carriage?
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Old 07-07-2009, 09:25 PM
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Thanks for the link! I had never seen footage of this wedding.
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Old 07-28-2009, 07:29 AM
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How long was her train? I think the dress itself and the veil were OK but I feel that the shape of the train looked a bit severe.
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Old 07-29-2009, 06:27 PM
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I'm not sure how long it was but it's very plain looking and I don't like how it goes wider at the bottom. I like Margrethe's dress though.
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Old 08-04-2009, 07:05 AM
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I don't like how it goes wider at the bottom. I like Margrethe's dress though.
That's what I mean when I say the shape looks too severe. It would look better if it were more rounded, rather like Princess Diana's wedding dress train (but that's another issue altogether).
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Old 08-06-2009, 09:34 PM
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After looking more closely at the train, I have to agree. Its overall shape blends in with the lines of the gown, but the edge could have been softer and smaller. However, her dress remains one of the most regal wedding gowns!
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Old 08-07-2009, 02:07 AM
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I can see what you mean about the train - it's too "pointy." By the way, it's five meters/fifteen feet long.
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Old 08-07-2009, 03:57 AM
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I do wonder whether the train was inspired by the fact that Margrethe is an artist - it is like a picture frame with edging in a different material all the way round. There are similarities between the overall style of the dress to the one her daughter in law Mary wore - lace panels, silhouette etc.
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Old 08-07-2009, 04:00 AM
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There are similarities between the overall style of the dress to the one her daughter in law Mary wore - lace panels, silhouette etc.
I've noticed this as well. I wonder if it was intentional.
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Old 08-07-2009, 09:11 AM
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June 10th 1967

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Old 08-07-2009, 09:55 PM
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I love the new photos! The bride and groom both looked so happy.
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I know - it's one of those weddings when you can read the most profound love on the couple's faces, and they manage to bring this off without kissing publicly once that day (other than a brief one when they met at the altar). Yes, I love the balcony kisses that we always have today, but I think this seems somehow more beautiful and deeper, whereas what we have today can sometimes seem sloppy.
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Old 08-07-2009, 11:29 PM
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I know - it's one of those weddings when you can read the most profound love on the couple's faces, and they manage to bring this off without kissing publicly once that day (other than a brief one when they met at the altar). Yes, I love the balcony kisses that we always have today, but I think this seems somehow more beautiful and deeper, whereas what we have today can sometimes seem sloppy.
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Old 08-09-2009, 08:14 AM
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These are amazing photographs - thank you very much for posting them!
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Old 02-03-2010, 01:42 PM
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Here is a nice german video about this wedding:

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Old 02-03-2010, 05:36 PM
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Thanks, principessa - I've wanted to see a wedding video but all I've ever been able to find is a really brief clip from the "A Royal Family" documentary on Christian X's descendants.
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Old 02-04-2010, 12:08 AM
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That's such a sweet video! Each time I see this dress I fall a little more in love with it. Margrethe was one of the most regal brides.
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Old 01-03-2011, 09:37 AM
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June 10th 1967

http://www.angelfire.com/realm3/denmark/1967.html

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It was an amazing wedding and Margrethe and Henrik looked so happy! I didn't like the train either, it could be round and would looked better. But Margrethe was a beautiful bride, her wedding dress was marvelous. And Henrik was so charming! They look so different nowadays...
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