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Old 11-29-2013, 09:36 AM
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Originally Posted by biboquinhas View Post
It looks like a summer dress to me, not a cocktail or a gala dress...I think think it was a proper dress for the ocassion...she looks lovely indeed but she should have choosen a different dress..
It's taffeta so it wouldn't be for summer.

The dress is attractive enough but not anything exceptional. Perhaps Kate chose it because it's something she'd easily be able to wear on many occasions? Still, she looked very pretty.

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Old 11-29-2013, 10:34 AM
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I don't love it don't hate it ... it is more of a day outfit IMO but I love the splash of red

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Old 11-29-2013, 10:41 AM
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Originally Posted by cinrit View Post
It's a cocktail dress.
It reminds me of one that Letizia has and has worn a few times. I think it's the fabric and cut that looks similar to Letizia's .
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Old 11-29-2013, 11:05 AM
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Doesn't do a thing for her.
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:26 PM
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it looks like i'm the only one who liked this... hehe.
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Old 11-29-2013, 02:59 PM
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Oh my. I also don't like this one. Does absolutely nothing for her. Mistake on this one.

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Old 11-29-2013, 03:30 PM
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This is not my favorite look on her. There is nothing special about it. About the only thing I like is the red clutch. I also hate those platform heels she is wearing..
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Not a fan of this look...

Somehow the bodice looks unattached to the skirt, as tho a black T-shirt has been thrown over a lace dress.
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Old 11-29-2013, 04:09 PM
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It looks like a summer dress to me too. It's very similar to the day dresses she wore in Malaysia and Singapore on the jubilee tour.
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Old 11-29-2013, 04:13 PM
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I don't care for this dress at all. The only thing I liked was the red clutch, but even that didn't accessorize well with the outfit.
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Old 11-29-2013, 05:22 PM
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I usually love Kate in Alice Tempelery but that is an eyesore. Miss.
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Old 11-29-2013, 06:09 PM
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Originally Posted by carlota View Post
it looks like i'm the only one who liked this... hehe.
I love this dress, you're not the only one. The thing I would like to be switched there is the white behind the black dress, I think nude would've worked much better.
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Old 11-29-2013, 06:09 PM
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Kate usually nails it in the evening but I don't care for that black print cocktail dress at all.

On the other hand, her hair is back to looking beautiful and healthy!
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Old 11-29-2013, 08:37 PM
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It's not my favorite, but I'm glad that the on site reporters are pointing out the difference between garments in-person and in photographs.
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Old 11-29-2013, 10:02 PM
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Not my favorite either. I can't put my finger on it but it's like something's missing. Her hair does look a lot better. Color and shine are back.
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Old 11-29-2013, 10:31 PM
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I really like this dress. Very elegant and lovely.
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Old 11-30-2013, 04:55 AM
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Don't know about the dress. I don't think this kind of waists suit her, it makes her look like a little girl. She looks better in shapes that follow her body IMO.
The clutch is very nice.
Her hair looks great, but don't like how it is draped around her face in some pictures it looks like she has a giant beard.
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Old 11-30-2013, 06:24 AM
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She looks comfortable and confident. Its a nice dress and suits her.
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Old 11-30-2013, 11:44 AM
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I usually like lace, but I have to say that I'm not a huge fan of this outfit. I think the top half of the dress doesn't go with the rest of it and I'm not too keen on the pattern. However, Catherine herself looked good and I like her hairstyle.
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Old 11-30-2013, 02:31 PM
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Agree with many that the dress does nothing for her, a little girlish imo, not too elegant. Her hair, however, looked wonderful, color, cut and shine.

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