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Old 03-03-2016, 08:39 AM
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Not my favourite dress, but any highly pregnant woman who can dress upp for an official engagement and walk around in high heels just weeks before the delivery gets a free pass in my book.


So was it great? Nope. Was it inappropriate? Of course it wasn't. No problem in that department.
I agree. CPV had some tight fitting dresses in the last month also. Pretty hard to judge how much you are going to grow, the wee one makes that decision. Also as I have noted previously the photographers aren't always kind.
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Old 03-03-2016, 08:44 AM
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Not my favourite dress, but any highly pregnant woman who can dress upp for an official engagement and walk around in high heels just weeks before the delivery gets a free pass in my book.


So was it great? Nope. Was it inappropriate? Of course it wasn't. No problem in that department.
expressed exactly what I wanted to say, lool
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Old 03-03-2016, 09:17 AM
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Sofia's dress for Te Deum was a totally wrong choice while compared to the outfits of other ladies. The dress looks cheap, the fabric is very thin, the dress is too tight and has wrinkles. A coat over it would have saved something at the outfit.
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i agree that it wasn't the best fit, or colour, for sofia. a jacket would have helped.
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Old 03-03-2016, 09:25 AM
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same here!
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Old 03-03-2016, 10:21 AM
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I think the grey was fine at this point she is big but not huge so fitted is alright.
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Old 03-03-2016, 10:32 AM
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Not my favourite dress, but any highly pregnant woman who can dress upp for an official engagement and walk around in high heels just weeks before the delivery gets a free pass in my book.


So was it great? Nope. Was it inappropriate? Of course it wasn't. No problem in that department.
I agree with you. The color is actually great in her. The dress is appropriate, not my favorite, but appropriate never the less.
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Old 03-03-2016, 10:46 AM
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i agree that it wasn't the best fit, or colour, for sofia. a jacket would have helped.
I agree , especially with a jacket have helped a lot!
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Old 03-03-2016, 11:47 AM
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Agree with what has been said a coat or jacket would have saved that outfit.
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Old 03-03-2016, 04:40 PM
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Not my favourite dress, but any highly pregnant woman who can dress upp for an official engagement and walk around in high heels just weeks before the delivery gets a free pass in my book.

So was it great? Nope. Was it inappropriate? Of course it wasn't. No problem in that department.
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I agree with your comments.
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I agree. CPV had some tight fitting dresses in the last month also. Pretty hard to judge how much you are going to grow, the wee one makes that decision. Also as I have noted previously the photographers aren't always kind.
Well said all. In truth, I was a little surprised that Madeleine was not wearing a hat or fascinator. As to those that believe a darker, more sedate ensemble would have been more appropriate, I can only say that the ensemble would have been purchased for the occasion and it is not like there was time to nip out and purchase a demi-mourning maternity dress!
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Old 03-03-2016, 04:49 PM
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I loved it - such a nice soft color with just a small bit of detail to make it feminine. She did not upstage the Queen, Maddie or even Estelle. The length was perfect. And frankly I prefer a fitted maternity style to tents. It's all just taste, but the less floaty dresses make me happy. It took a few years, but I do now like this newer look a lot.
And she looked radiantly happy - always a good look!
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Not my favourite dress, but any highly pregnant woman who can dress upp for an official engagement and walk around in high heels just weeks before the delivery gets a free pass in my book.


So was it great? Nope. Was it inappropriate? Of course it wasn't. No problem in that department.
I totally agree. She's going to have a baby in a few weeks. Her body's changing every day. In all the circumstances, I think she looks just fine.
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Impressive bump !! Lovely dress !!!!
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Impressive bump !! Lovely dress !!!!
And really beautiful princess!!
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Old 03-03-2016, 08:18 PM
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The dress looks tight and flimsy. The puckering of material around the stomach area makes the dress look cheaply made. Another fashion swing and a miss for Sofia.
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Old 03-03-2016, 09:15 PM
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I like it - it's not a showstopper but it looks comfortable and appropriate.
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Old 03-03-2016, 09:26 PM
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I have to agree with MV and others, the fabric looks flimsy and giving a cheap look. I am not a fan of the color either. A jacket would have helped the look.

That said she looks happy and glowing. And like a woman who in a few short weeks will be missing a te deum herself, as it will be her baby.
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Old 03-03-2016, 11:54 PM
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Looks good and there's absolutely nothing inappropriate with the outfit! Sofia got 4/5 from Expressen and 5/5 from Aftonbladet. I would give 4/5, too.
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Old 03-04-2016, 12:04 AM
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I loved it - such a nice soft color with just a small bit of detail to make it feminine. She did not upstage the Queen, Maddie or even Estelle. The length was perfect. And frankly I prefer a fitted maternity style to tents. It's all just taste, but the less floaty dresses make me happy. It took a few years, but I do now like this newer look a lot.
And she looked radiantly happy - always a good look!
Hey, the dress was nice and not bad at all. I agree, that the fit was not perfect, but I also agree with the others, that the body is changing every day - and a dress, which would have acquired the week before - and had a perfect fit - could have looked completely different the week after, as the belly was growing and changing every day.... so don´t be tooo critical.

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Old 03-04-2016, 01:03 AM
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It looks like a comfortable dress but the color is doesn't suit her and the fit is unflattering.
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Old 03-04-2016, 01:42 PM
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I'm another poster that agrees with Madame Verseau and dazzling. She could have done much better.
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