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Old 10-16-2013, 04:33 PM
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Rain? What rain? The Duchess of Cornwall defies the downpours in elegant royal blue as she arrives for Westminster Abbey's harvest celebrations | Mail Online

"Despite arriving home late, Camilla was up early this morning for a private meeting with Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, during which the pair discussed the problem of falling literacy rates, according to Clarence House."


Duchess of Cornwall Celebrates Harvest | Royal Hats
Lovely photos- especially the one with the horse. All that was missing was Robert Hardy- Siegfried on All Creatures Great and Small. Love the outfit. Wow, what a hat. Cannot decide if I like it or not. Call me crazy, but I am leaning towards like.
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Here are some additional pics of the Harvest Festival today:



** gettyimages/zimbio: Celebs at the British Food Fortnight's Harvest Festival **
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Old 10-16-2013, 05:47 PM
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Dont know what to think of the hat but I have to say she looks great in that color blue. :)
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Old 10-16-2013, 06:25 PM
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that hat does nothing for her or her outfit. I much prefer her in bigger hats with brims if she must wear one.
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Here's a gallery of yesterday's Man Booker Prize ceremony with several nice shots of Camilla:



** gettyimages/zimbio: Eleanor Catton Wins the Man Booker Prize **


Today, October 16, she has received Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands at Clarence House:



** gettyimages/zimbio: Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall Meets Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands **
Those are very nice photos of Camilla and Laurentien. I got the impression that they're old friends who are catching up. Thanks for posting iceflower.
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Duchess of Cornwall with Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands at Clarence House

Camilla entertains Dutch royalty in 'favourite room' dripping with elegant heirlooms and fascinating finery | Mail Online
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Old 10-18-2013, 08:58 AM
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Camilla entertains Dutch royalty in 'favourite room' dripping with elegant heirlooms and fascinating finery | Mail Online
What a "non-story" just designed to fill space!
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What a "non-story" just designed to fill space!
Laurentien picked perfect shoes for that room, I must say.
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What a "non-story" just designed to fill space!
Yes it is but the DM have taken to doing this recently. I can recall two stories analysing the contents of the Queen's sitting rooms at Buckingham Palace and Balmoral.

I hope this is a formal sitting room/reception room. To me it doesn't seem to have much of a homely feel. Even the family photos/portraits feel as if they've been chosen by an interior designer rather than by the family.
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Yes it is but the DM have taken to doing this recently. I can recall two stories analysing the contents of the Queen's sitting rooms at Buckingham Palace and Balmoral.

I hope this is a formal sitting room/reception room. To me it doesn't seem to have much of a homely feel. Even the family photos/portraits feel as if they've been chosen by an interior designer rather than by the family.
Its my guesstimation that there are certain rooms at Clarence House which Charles and Camilla use to entertain guests, hold dinner parties and lunches and other occasions that would pop up. They do host various things at Clarence House rather than BP. I think it is as homey as I expected it to be. From what I understand, Charles likes things to be in their right place and he's not the type you'd expect to leave his socks under the couch or set a cold drink down on a wood table without a coaster. Camilla, however, is more easy going and isn't adverse to a little mess or grimy finger prints or muddy boots in the hall. For that she has Ray Mill.

To be honest, I'd wager that if were were to compare sitting rooms of Clarence House and Highgrove, they'd basically have the same "feel" to them. Only disorganized area I've ever heard of is Charles' study where he has his own organized mess.
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I hope this is a formal sitting room/reception room. To me it doesn't seem to have much of a homely feel. Even the family photos/portraits feel as if they've been chosen by an interior designer rather than by the family.
I don't know.. the room kind of reminded me of (in tone) of my grandparents' parlour, as well as of other rooms we've seen from the BRF. The intent is to be a formal sittiny room type, but it doesn't mean that it isn't homely or designed more by C&C. As for the pictures, I wouldn't be surprised if all of the BRF intentionally chose pictures that have already been consumed by the public for their more public rooms and kept the pictures that haven't been released for their more private rooms.
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I hope this is a formal sitting room/reception room. To me it doesn't seem to have much of a homely feel. Even the family photos/portraits feel as if they've been chosen by an interior designer rather than by the family.
This room is called the Morning Room and is situated on the ground floor of CH. It's not a private room, indeed, but some kind of official, if not state, parlor.
Camilla has a more private drawing room upstairs.
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This room is called the Morning Room and is situated on the ground floor of CH. It's not a private room, indeed, but some king of official, if not state, parlor. Camilla has a more private drawing room upstairs.
Thank you for the information Nico. I thought it looked a bit too formal for Camilla. I imagine her private rooms would be more relaxed. Now those I would like to see.
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The artist Will Topley made two nice interior views of the private sitting rooms of Charles and Camilla at CH.
Here 's Charles 's, but i was not able to find the view of Camilla's room.
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Camilla makes a Remembrance Day Poppy

The Duchess of Cornwall tackles the tricky task of making one of the millions of Remembrance Day poppies worn in honour of Britain's war dead.



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A couple of pics of the visit to the Poppy factory:



** gettyimages/zimbio gallery: Camilla (..) Visits the Poppy Factory **
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A couple of pics of the visit to the Poppy factory:

** gettyimages/zimbio gallery: Camilla (..) Visits the Poppy Factory **
That picture of her holding up the Poppies is a really lovely picture of HRH. Thanks for the link iceflower!!
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Is Camilla missing the State Visit of the President of Korea? I do hope that is not the case.
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