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Old 03-21-2017, 04:42 PM
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Old 03-21-2017, 04:49 PM
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Mette-Marit always looks lovely in her national dress. I think that many of her successful fashion choices- mainly in evening wear- have the same sort of feeling that the national dress does. I like this gown a lot.
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Old 03-21-2017, 04:58 PM
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Seriously?! How frumpy can it get!
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Old 03-21-2017, 05:03 PM
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CP Mette Marit tonight at the gala for the President of Iceland!

What is that?!

http://www.kongehuset.no/aim/kongehu...17abccea57.jpg
Nordic folksy look ? Her hair is a mess too.
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Old 03-21-2017, 05:52 PM
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CP Mette Marit tonight at the gala for the President of Iceland!

What is that?!

http://www.kongehuset.no/aim/kongehu...17abccea57.jpg
The dress was aggravated by an unkempt hairstyle.
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Old 03-21-2017, 06:20 PM
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not liking the dress at all. ugly.
and the hair looks like no effort was put in it besides adding a tiara
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Old 03-21-2017, 07:03 PM
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I really don't dislike the dress.... unusual and original
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Old 03-21-2017, 07:14 PM
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I see this a different way.
Her hair is texturized - or lightly waved. I see it all the time on people in photos. I'm not a fan either- but many people are and who am I to say? I see some tragic hair on other royals these days, JMO.
And while I personally would not aspire to a yellow, white and grey striped dress, this particular yellow and grey are good on her. I like the textural play in the tiers and I (for sure) have seen royals recently in far more ridiculous evening dresses.
I agree that the orders are not great on this dress.
I think she could win a lot more of us over if she were to just fake it until she makes it. By that I mean - do her job and look like she actually wants to be there. I smile at work all the time when when I would rather give someone the stink eye. It's my job. It's her job. Time to step up and not look bored and distracted. JMO.
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Old 03-21-2017, 07:15 PM
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CP Mette Marit tonight at the gala for the President of Iceland!

What is that?!

http://www.kongehuset.no/aim/kongehu...17abccea57.jpg
I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I think I like it? I mean the colour and the pattern are totally over the top, but she still looks good in it, which is often not the case with her evening dresses. I thing it would be great in a solid colour – royal blue, red or emerald green.
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Old 03-21-2017, 10:23 PM
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i like it!
the colours are nice and overall it just looks like something different all together. a nice original take on a gala dress.
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Old 03-21-2017, 10:24 PM
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Elastic cuffs, are you kidding? It truly looks like a home ec, crafty project. She should neve r wear horizontal stripes
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Old 03-21-2017, 10:51 PM
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The style of dress is actually lovely IMO.

But the colors and pattern, and the texture, remind me of a nursery. Looks like a blanket for a baby when you don't know the gender. Not a good look.

Her hair needs fixing. And the tiara gets lost. I do wish she would wear something bigger. See,s odd a CP has such a minor piece.
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Old 03-22-2017, 03:16 AM
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I actually like the color of Mette-Marit's dress -- it has such a wonderful springlike color and somehow it looks so fresh and different from her usual style. Yellow-green-white colors work surprisingly well together. I would have preffered some cleavage because it would have created better silhouette.
Its a shame that her tiara gets lost in her blond hair.
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Old 03-22-2017, 05:55 AM
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Well, I like the colours, the material and the pattern and I like the idea that it could be inspired by a Nordic Spring - I even like the folk-style elements to it. But all these things combined is a little overwhelming - perhaps if, as previously mentioned, the silhouette was different or the sleeves were more fitted it would have worked better.

A different hairstyle would have helped as well, maybe put up higher.

Mette-Marit's style is really rather unique, incomprehensible at times, but individual and generally i think that's a good thing.
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Old 03-22-2017, 10:23 AM
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The colors are nice but the dress is not. I didn't even realize she had a tiara on as the whole look is so distracting.
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Old 05-09-2017, 02:47 PM
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CP Mette Marit tonight in Oslo

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Old 05-09-2017, 03:59 PM
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MM's dress is just okay. Nothing exceptional about it. She looks nice, that's about all.
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Old 05-09-2017, 06:07 PM
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nice dress! i like the embroidery on the upper top part. hopefully we get better quality pictures but there's something special about it for me. maybe vilshenko?
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I find it lovely. I love the details.
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Old 05-09-2017, 06:34 PM
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I love the embroidery detail but not the dress nor her hair.


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