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Old 12-18-2013, 09:18 PM
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Personally, I think she is the best dressed princess in the whole of Europe, and I personally would own this outfit if I could.

I agree with you, Kitty Atlanta, and to think this is a girl who used to spend her life in a swim suit/ tracksuit every day!...

I love it how they're always holding hands, to me it says they are really happy together...

Add me to the "Best Dressed Princess in Europe" chorus. I think the Princess of Monaco is in a league all her own!
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Your snotty reply about a 70 year old is quite offensive. Age has nothing to do with fashion. Queen Elizabeth has always been out of style, until recently, and looked like she was "70" when she was "30". Charlene dresses beautifully, most of the time. I assume you always dress, perfectly. On the other hand, I who am 72, must look like I am going to the Junior League. The coat looked nice, I have seen what younger people consider "style" and would flush those clothes. Sorry, don't be so dramatic in being so judgmental.
I was also taken aback at the previous poster's abrupt reply. As a member of the Junior League, we also have many members in their 20's, yes, age has nothing to do with it.
Age and money have nothing to do with style, as QE has demonstrated, (above) who was so very out of style with all resources available, until recently.
Happily, Charlene has money and style and a fabulous height and figure. Now if we could just get more jewlery...
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Old 12-18-2013, 10:23 PM
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Oh, it's delightful to come on this thread, and see people being attacked for their opinions. Heavens, it's OK to think differently. This is not USSR (thank goodness)! Live, and let live, that's my take. In relevance to Charlene's outfit today, I think it's lovely. Very Scottish, and original. Not too many people can pull that look off, but she does, and does so very, very well.
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Old 12-18-2013, 10:39 PM
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Not a fan of the black coat. I think it's kinda ugly.

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Sorry, but this looks way too old for her. This would be a good look for Silvia or Sonia, but not for Charlene.
I agree. The coat definitely ages her. She has some lovely coats, but this isn't one of them.

Love the tartan skirt...the whole outfit is perfection.
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I'm coming in late, but I LOVE her in the long tartan skirt and bolero. One has to be tall to wear something that dramatic and she pulls it off beautifully! Very festive, as well. She does not need any jewelry with this outfit!
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Your snotty reply about a 70 year old is quite offensive. Age has nothing to do with fashion. Queen Elizabeth has always been out of style, until recently, and looked like she was "70" when she was "30". Charlene dresses beautifully, most of the time. I assume you always dress, perfectly. On the other hand, I who am 72, must look like I am going to the Junior League. The coat looked nice, I have seen what younger people consider "style" and would flush those clothes. Sorry, don't be so dramatic in being so judgmental.


If you read my reply, you'll notice I said nothing about older ones dressing badly. I merely suggested that the coat aged Charlene. Surely it's not outrageous to suggest that the way an older woman dresses is not usually the same as how a younger woman would choose to.



As far as the fashion choices of younger women today, I completely agree with you. Women today think dressing like harlots makes them sexy. It doesn't. Therefore, I would never advocate Charlene dressing in this manner.



I love how I'm being attacked for my opinion about a coat, but the poster who suggested that I should provide pictorial evidence for my sartorial opinion gets nary a mention.



Once again, I know this is going to sound impossibly brave and daring, but I don't quite agree that Charlene's coat was the best choice for her.



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Age and money have nothing to do with style, as QE has demonstrated, (above) who was so very out of style with all resources available, until recently.

Happily, Charlene has money and style and a fabulous height and figure. Now if we could just get more jewlery...


I don't agree about QE at all. She dressed in classic styles (that never go "out of style") that flattered her figure. Also, she wasn't afraid to dress it up and always dressed appropriately. Charlene and every other royal would do well to imitate this, as they usually do already.
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Old 12-19-2013, 05:53 AM
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Charlene today, December 18, at the annual Christmas party for children at the Princely Palace - love the idea of the skirt, the whole outfit is lovely for the occasion.



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I really like it. The the bolero an red kilt looks nice together. Perfect from head to toe.
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Old 12-19-2013, 09:25 AM
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Charlene today, December 18, at the annual Christmas party for children at the Princely Palace - love the idea of the skirt, the whole outfit is lovely for the occasion.



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What a lovely festive look on the Princess,fits very well for the event
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I love the long tartan kilt!
I wonder what fabric the little jacket is? Velvet would be perfect...
Very seasonable outfit altogether.
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The story behind Charlene s gorgeous kilt skirt.

http://www.eastlothiancourier.com/ne...t-seton-dress/
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Charlene looked very elegant and festive in her kilt, I like the tartan.
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Old 12-22-2013, 02:26 PM
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Some of Charlene's outfits are on sale at Neiman Marcus (not exactly the ones she owned, but you know, the same pieces)

The Royal Couturier: Steal The Royal Style: Charlene for Christmas!
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The maker of Princess Charlene's kilt said it was made in her family's tartan!

The Royal Couturier: Worn in Week: Wrapping up the Year with Charlene!
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A nice recycled dress in red for Princess Charlene at the inauguration of the Nobu restaurant at the Fairmont Monte-Carlo yesterday, January 8:



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The Princess is wearing a bracelet and rings this time
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I love this look. Charlene looks classy.

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A nice recycled dress in red for Princess Charlene at the inauguration of the Nobu restaurant at the Fairmont Monte-Carlo yesterday, January 8:



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She looks great and I think that shade is a great color for the season.
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She looks great and I think that shade is a great color for the season.
Definitely this colour suits Princess Charlene! It's perfect for a blond woman.
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Charlene looks elegant, I love that shade of red. Although I have mixed reviews about her shoes.
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Is the fabric suede? I like this dress - simple but still striking, and a lovely colour.
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