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Old 07-30-2017, 02:18 PM
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One thing that has puzzled me is that evening wear can be *anything* you wear in the evening? This does not strike me as evening wear, given that, this is a very nice dress coat and hat. Catherine looks really great in this color from what I see here. I like the cut of the outfit and it seems to fit very well on her. I like that she is wearing her hair up a bit more these days also. And a beautiful hat perched on her head makes a perfect outfit for the day/evening.
One thing, suede shoes in the summer, a nice patent leather would of looked better IMO.
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Old 07-30-2017, 02:29 PM
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The white look is wonderful and elegant. She looks beautiful.
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Old 07-30-2017, 02:35 PM
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Is this not the suit she wore to Charlotte's christening?
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Old 07-30-2017, 02:39 PM
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Is this not the suit she wore to Charlotte's christening?
yes - the coatdress is from charlottes christening, the hat is from trooping the colour 2015 and the pearl brooch is from trooping the colour 2014.

this must have been a difficult event to dress for - on the cusp of evening: to 'day' or not to 'day'. white and pearls are always appropriate
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Old 07-30-2017, 02:53 PM
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Duchess of Cambridge at tonight's Battle of Passchendaele events.

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It suits the event and Catherine, it's not spectacular but it doesn't need to be.

Again, love the chignon.
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Old 07-30-2017, 02:55 PM
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Kate looks lovely.
Very appropriate for the occasion. The white really shows up the poppy.
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Old 07-30-2017, 03:05 PM
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The Duchess looks lovely a great outfit for the occasion this evening.
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It suits the event and Catherine, it's not spectacular but it doesn't need to be.

Again, love the chignon.
Exactly. Very elegant, fully finished, pretty and respectful. Great choice of new combination of repeats as well.
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Old 07-30-2017, 03:14 PM
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Catherine's outfit was beautiful at Charlotte's christening and is beautiful now. Perfect for the occasion.
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Old 07-30-2017, 03:34 PM
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Lovely ...simple/elegant/classy...and I really like the grey shoe.


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Old 07-30-2017, 03:45 PM
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One of the few Alexander McQueen outfits I really like! Great outfit!
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I love everything but the hat.
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She looks beautiful fresh and younger. Appropriate outfit.
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Old 07-30-2017, 05:09 PM
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Beautiful outfit. Silly hat!
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Old 07-30-2017, 11:19 PM
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The lack of real jewelry is upsetting. Something could have been provided to illustrate the horrible toll this war took on her country
Isn't that what the poppy is for?
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Old 07-31-2017, 12:22 AM
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One thing that has puzzled me is that evening wear can be *anything* you wear in the evening? This does not strike me as evening wear, given that, this is a very nice dress coat and hat. Catherine looks really great in this color from what I see here. I like the cut of the outfit and it seems to fit very well on her. I like that she is wearing her hair up a bit more these days also. And a beautiful hat perched on her head makes a perfect outfit for the day/evening.
One thing, suede shoes in the summer, a nice patent leather would of looked better IMO.
I think it is high time we all used our common sense and posted events with daywear such as this in the correct thread just as I can't get over the absurdity of posting afternoon-evening weddings with tiaras and evening gowns in the daywear thread. It just daft!
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Old 07-31-2017, 12:33 AM
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The lack of real jewelry is upsetting.
Difficult as it might appear, I am sure you will eventually get over the upset!

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Something could have been provided to illustrate the horrible toll this war took on her country
For most, the presence of the poppies achieve that objective. What might you be expecting?
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Old 07-31-2017, 02:08 PM
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It would be rather inappropriate to be bedazzled in jewelry at this type of event...understated is a good way to go.


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Pretty coat dress. I love the brooch and her hair is great

Hate the hat
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Kate's Preen dress from Canada tour available for $110 | HELLO! Canada

I am not sure what is the quality and how would fit but it is quite similar and look very nice!
Studio by Preen Red scoop neck midi length skater dress | Debenhams
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