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Old 03-10-2018, 04:15 PM
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Old 03-11-2018, 04:38 PM
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Queen Mathilde in blue arriving at Ottawa International Airport for the state visit to Canada today, March 11:


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Old 03-11-2018, 05:01 PM
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The outfit is beautiful and regal.
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Mathilde looks gorgeous. Her outfit is very simple but elegant at the same time.
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Queen Mathilde in vibrant red at the official welcome ceremony in Ottawa today, March 12:


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And here's outfit number 2:


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Old 03-12-2018, 11:09 AM
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Queen Mathilde in vibrant red at the official welcome ceremony in Ottawa today, March 12:


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Very apropriate color for a state visit to Canada, but didn’t she wear a similar outfit before in the Netherlands ?
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Old 03-12-2018, 11:15 AM
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Very apropriate color for a state visit to Canada, but didn’t she wear a similar outfit before in the Netherlands ?
If I remember correctly they are different? The one in the Netherlands has double knots, but the hat may be the same one (a wide brim red hat).

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Old 03-12-2018, 11:46 AM
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A stunningly regal red outfit.
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Old 03-12-2018, 10:07 PM
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I love her arrival outfit, very chic. I love the brooch, and button detail

The red is fantastic. I love the hat. Since she isn't wearing the maple leaf brooch at first, I assume it was a gift to her from us.

I love the coat and pants in her casual look as well.

All in all, a great start to the tour
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Queen Mathilde on day 2 of the state visit to Canada today, March 13, recycling a great Natan combination:


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Before we had King Baudouin and King Albert II as Kings and their Consort Queens in their shadow. With her bling bling clothes King Philippe is in the Shadow. I don't agree with that. The Queen don't have to promote Natan in Canada.
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That's one of her best looks. Very beautiful.
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Before we had King Baudouin and King Albert II as Kings and their Consort Queens in their shadow. With her bling bling clothes King Philippe is in the Shadow. I don't agree with that. The Queen don't have to promote Natan in Canada.
Are you trying to say Mathilde is often overdressed ? If that is the case, I disagree. She dresses as one would expect the queen of a wealthy European country (and former industrial and colonial power) to dress. Sometimes it is a miss, but most of the time she nails it.

I don't particularly like that Natan look BTW.
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Before we had King Baudouin and King Albert II as Kings and their Consort Queens in their shadow. With her bling bling clothes King Philippe is in the Shadow. I don't agree with that. The Queen don't have to promote Natan in Canada.
That's an extremely biased comment. Mathilde and Philippe have always worked as a team and Philippe has never been outshinef by his wife. Of course when it comes to outfits a dress will always impress and get more attentions than a simple tuxedo. It's what we do here: focus on the looks.
As for the previous Queen Consorts: Fabiola wasn't known for her fashion taste, whereas Paola outshined her husband a lot during the Dolce Vita years...when she became a queen at 56 she wasn't exactly in her prime.
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Queen Mathilde on day 2 of the state visit to Canada today, March 13, recycling a great Natan combination:


** Full view ** October 2016 **
Back view
http://3.t.cdn.belga.be/belgaimage:1...52e&m=jkgboejj

and with a cape on
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DYMQqDuWsAEmDc9.jpg
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I love the colors but not a huge fan of the print of the skirt.

Hate the thing on her head. Looks like a decopage honor to our flag
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Love that headpiece, also by Natan?
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Queen Mathilde in Toronto today, March 14:


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I love the look. Beautiful coat.
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Love that headpiece, also by Natan?
No, the hat is by Fabienne Delvigne.
https://royalhats.wordpress.com/2018...n-state-visit/

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Queen Mathilde in Toronto today, March 14:


** Full view ** Full view 2 ** Upper part ** Close up **

Both coat and hat are repeats.
Here’s the coat in 2016, with different closure:
https://royalhats.files.wordpress.co...um-4.jpg?w=869
https://royalhats.wordpress.com/2016...n-state-visit/

Hat was worn for the State Visit to Poland in 2015.
https://royalhats.wordpress.com/2015...sit-to-poland/

I find it very interesting that Mathilde has predominantly worn repeats, but with slight alterations. Changing a collar on a gown, closure on a coat, altering a hat slightly or adding a cape are all easy things to do, but give outfits different looks. I’m a huge fan of repeating and adapting clothes and I wish more royals did this, they all have tailors and bespoke designs regularly made after all.
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