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Old 09-17-2014, 02:52 PM
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It looks corduroy but the Rijksvoorlichtingsdienst (State Information Agency) described it as such: Her Royal Highness Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands wore an aubergine coloured dress made of Genova velours côtelé. Matching this dress the Princess wore a pillbox-hat made of beige-coloured parasisal, decorated with feathers. The Princess wore the decorations belonging to the Grand Cross in the Order of the House of Orange.
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Old 09-17-2014, 04:26 PM
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It looks corduroy but the Rijksvoorlichtingsdienst (State Information Agency) described it as such: Her Royal Highness Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands wore an aubergine coloured dress made of Genova velours côtelé. Matching this dress the Princess wore a pillbox-hat made of beige-coloured parasisal, decorated with feathers. The Princess wore the decorations belonging to the Grand Cross in the Order of the House of Orange.

"Velours côtelé" is corduroy in French.
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Old 09-17-2014, 04:27 PM
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"Velours côtelé" is corduroy in French.
you beat me to it apparently they thought "corduroy" was not sounding fancy enough
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Old 09-17-2014, 05:45 PM
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Classic colours of gown and hat for Autumn
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Old 09-17-2014, 06:09 PM
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P.Laurentien at Prinsjesdag 2014 not from facebook
close-up
close-up with nice view of hat
full view (not good angle)
full view (different angle)

The dress is from fashionhouse Hardies (apparently she always wears Hardies at Prinsjesdag), but they admit they had thought it would be a bit colder outside than it was and that the dress was actually a bit too warm (fabric-wise) 'Jurk Laurentien te warm' | RTL Nieuws
Miss. Don't like.
Has she ever worn anything- you know- her to this event?
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you beat me to it apparently they thought "corduroy" was not sounding fancy enough

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Old 09-18-2014, 02:16 AM
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Miss. Don't like.
Has she ever worn anything- you know- her to this event?
Recent years were pretty much long gown, one color (as she uses the same fashionhouse, perhaps that's not surprising).
In her first years attending there was some more variation and even some "Laurentien-esque" choices, see this blog:
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Recent years were pretty much long gown, one color (as she uses the same fashionhouse, perhaps that's not surprising).
In her first years attending there was some more variation and even some "Laurentien-esque" choices, see this blog:
The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Flashback Friday: Laurentien at Prinsjesdag
Ah yes, very... her. Love it.
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Laurentien attended the Kids Climate Conference at the Center Parcs Het Heijderbos yesterday, September 20, wearing printed pants and a blouse in a nice strong colour and with flying sleeves



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Laurentien attended the Kids Climate Conference at the Center Parcs Het Heijderbos yesterday, September 20, wearing printed pants and a blouse in a nice strong colour and with flying sleeves



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I like those printed pants, very fashionable and wearable these days. The top style doesn't look good with the pants and the tops seems a bit too long. The sleeves are hideous IMO.
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Très Laurentien-esque.

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Old 09-21-2014, 10:00 AM
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P.Laurentien at Prinsjesdag 2014 not from facebook
close-up
close-up with nice view of hat
full view (not good angle)
full view (different angle)

The dress is from fashionhouse Hardies (apparently she always wears Hardies at Prinsjesdag), but they admit they had thought it would be a bit colder outside than it was and that the dress was actually a bit too warm (fabric-wise) 'Jurk Laurentien te warm' | RTL Nieuws
I was just wondering where she will find such an ugly dress. The fabric is horrible, it's something I'd where to a fancy dress party 'wear your ugliest piece from the 70ies'
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I was just wondering where she will find such an ugly dress. The fabric is horrible, it's something I'd where to a fancy dress party 'wear your ugliest piece from the 70ies'
I don't have a good fashion-sense myself, but the fashion house Hardies seems to have some more outfits that I'd consider "Laurentien-esque"
Couture | Hardies Mode
but they also sell fashion from some big fashion-names, so maybe it's just me?
Escada 2014 winter collection
Missoni 2014 winter collection
Natan winter 2014 collection
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Old 09-21-2014, 10:28 AM
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I see quite nice and ladylike items. I would not mind Queen Máxima to leave Natan (too much overlap with the other Benelux royals) and go to Hardies too, of course preferrably not Laurentien-esque, of course...
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I quite like Laurentien's latest outfit. I love the warm and autumnal feel the colour combination gives off, and although her trousers and my cup of tea, they suit her and the whole look is indeed very 'Laurentien' (or 'Laurentien-esque' ). Her style has always reminded me a lot of Maxima's.
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Color of too good- don't like the pants-sleeves awful.
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Laurentien during the opening session of the 4th Dutch Green Building Week in Arnhem on September 22: The upper part suits her, a reduced Laurentien-look, but I would have chosen slimmer pants:



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Laurentien during the opening session of the 4th Dutch Green Building Week in Arnhem on September 22: The upper part suits her, a reduced Laurentien-look, but I would have chosen slimmer pants:



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i agree, pants should be a bit more fitting, her legs seem to disappear in this, the color of the top I really like, she wears bold colors really well..
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Princess Laurentien is so in her element, whatever the event, she looks a quite self-confident lady.
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A typical Laurentien looks. I think she will look better and younger if she dyes her eyebrows.
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