The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #1821  
Old 12-16-2014, 08:32 AM
Blue_'s Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: _, Belgium
Posts: 493
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skippyboo View Post
Its an evening wedding, Wills is in a tux. Kate is in a evening gown. She probably has limited choices in what fits in stuff she already had. If she wore a bright colored gown she would be blasted for stealing the spotlight from the bride.
I really love Kate, so I don't want to seem rude, but it's not like she hasn't a budget to buy a new dress. I feel like she's going to a funeral. Black is absolutely on the no-no list of a wedding.
And anyways, I think she steals the spotlights everywhere she goes
__________________

__________________
Despite all the dificulties you face, learn what really matters in life, and never give up hope.

Queen Mathilde
Reply With Quote
  #1822  
Old 12-16-2014, 08:49 AM
soapstar's Avatar
Super Moderator
Picture of the Week Coordinator
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Hermosa Beach, United States
Posts: 3,803
Black is fine to wear to a wedding now. Rules about wedding attire have changed and relaxed over the years.

I think she looks nice. I like the dress and the addition of the pashmina.
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #1823  
Old 12-16-2014, 10:16 AM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Philadelphia, United States
Posts: 3,776
Yes, lots of women now wear black at weddings.
(Even the bridesmaids!)

She looks pretty; if she bought new dresses for every event, she'd be criticized for that.
Reply With Quote
  #1824  
Old 12-16-2014, 11:00 AM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Torrance, United States
Posts: 3,306
Quote:
Originally Posted by GracieGiraffe View Post
Nice of HD Stephanie to lend Kate some wraps to keep her warm.
Nah she grabbed this at the Royal Mews. I saw bits of hay sticking to the fabric. They'll just need to sneak it back in before sunrise.
Reply With Quote
  #1825  
Old 12-16-2014, 12:21 PM
HereditaryPrincess's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Greater London, United Kingdom
Posts: 6,565
I understand that it's an evening wedding and a private event where Catherine didn't expect to be photographed, though I do agree that this is a little strange for a wedding. Even though we can wear any colour we want to a wedding, I do think Catherine should've worn something a bit more cheerful (like red or something), and agree with Blue_ that it looks like she's attending a funeral. I love her scarf however, and to be fair it does add a touch of colour to the outfit.

I like keeping with traditions so I'm probably biased, but I think we should wear brighter colours to weddings as it is a celebration, whereas we should wear more darker colours to funerals as it is a solemn event. Having said that, nowadays I think funerals in the UK are viewed more as a celebration of the deceased's life rather than a somber occasion (though if the deceased person died in a more tragic circumstance or at a very young age I guess it wouldn't really be referred to as such), or at least this is what we called my great-aunt and great-uncle's funerals when they died. People wore bold shades of blue and pink to their funerals (though I opted for a more traditional outfit) as it was more of a celebration of their life and remembering the happy times we had with them.

(Apologies as I've realised I've gone rather off-topic.)
__________________
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone". Audrey Hepburn

*
"Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy". Anne Frank
Reply With Quote
  #1826  
Old 12-16-2014, 01:27 PM
roseroyal's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Rose Bush, United States
Posts: 5,216
Quote:
Originally Posted by Duke of Marmalade View Post
On Saturday December 13,2014 The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attending a friend’s wedding at the Chelsea Old Church in Chelsea, Lindon Kate is rewearing her DVF Zarita dress, that she wore at the Royal Variety Performance.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.n...2fc52880c60fd7

http://cdn4.independent.ie/incoming/.../458923696.jpg
I loved the dress the first time, but I don't like it with the wrap, and more color for a wedding. Wills looks fine.
__________________
Best. Photo. Ever. My RH exactly as he was. Soon after we met- Exactly the same look . At Westminster Abbey on his 90th birthday meeting HM. Another day at the office.
Reply With Quote
  #1827  
Old 12-16-2014, 03:27 PM
Duke of Marmalade's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
TRF Author
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Posts: 12,482
Kate visiting the Beaver scouts
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2014/...8757588275.jpg
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2014/...8757596258.jpg
Reply With Quote
  #1828  
Old 12-16-2014, 04:00 PM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Torrance, United States
Posts: 3,306
^^^The right choice for working with frosting and kids tonight.
Reply With Quote
  #1829  
Old 12-16-2014, 04:02 PM
Marty91charmed's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Near Verona and Venice, Italy
Posts: 6,063
Funniy enough, but I think Kate looks great in hoodies and jumpers! She looks younger! Question: does this sweather belongs to the Scout association?
__________________
"Yet, walking free upon her own estate
Still,in her solitude, she is the Queen".
Reply With Quote
  #1830  
Old 12-16-2014, 04:11 PM
Kit's Avatar
Kit Kit is offline
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Vienna, Austria
Posts: 852
She always looks great in casual clothes. Like from me. :-)
Reply With Quote
  #1831  
Old 12-16-2014, 04:17 PM
Osipi's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: On the west side of North up from Back, United States
Posts: 9,201
Quote:
Originally Posted by Marty91charmed View Post
Funniy enough, but I think Kate looks great in hoodies and jumpers! She looks younger! Question: does this sweather belongs to the Scout association?
I would imagine that it is an item of clothing designed especially for Scouting but can be purchased by anyone. Years ago Girl Scout leaders in the US could buy a bright yellow sweatshirt with green lettering that says "When the hand goes up, the mouth goes shut". I have a picture of me in it somewhere.
__________________
“In my walks, every man I meet is my superior in some way, and in that I learn from him.”
~~~Ralph Waldo Emerson~~~
Reply With Quote
  #1832  
Old 12-16-2014, 04:20 PM
Marty91charmed's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Near Verona and Venice, Italy
Posts: 6,063
Quote:
Originally Posted by Osipi View Post
I would imagine that it is an item of clothing designed especially for Scouting but can be purchased by anyone. Years ago Girl Scout leaders in the US could buy a bright yellow sweatshirt with green lettering that says "When the hand goes up, the mouth goes shut". I have a picture of me in it somewhere.
Thanks! Found it

i.SCOUT cotton and polyester mix ladies zip print hoodie with drawcord, front pockets with ribbed details featuring i.SCOUT logo on chest, arm and logo on reverse underneath hood.
__________________
"Yet, walking free upon her own estate
Still,in her solitude, she is the Queen".
Reply With Quote
  #1833  
Old 12-16-2014, 04:41 PM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Troy, United States
Posts: 4,106
Nice appropriate outfit! But won't her hair be in the way of the frosting and such? Just curious.
Reply With Quote
  #1834  
Old 12-16-2014, 04:52 PM
IloveCP's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: -, United States
Posts: 9,209
Quote:
Originally Posted by Duke of Marmalade View Post
On Saturday December 13,2014 The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attending a friend’s wedding at the Chelsea Old Church in Chelsea, Lindon Kate is rewearing her DVF Zarita dress, that she wore at the Royal Variety Performance.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.n...2fc52880c60fd7

http://cdn4.independent.ie/incoming/.../458923696.jpg
Amazing dress! She looked unforgettable.
Reply With Quote
  #1835  
Old 12-16-2014, 06:32 PM
Daria_S's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: My own head, United States
Posts: 8,114
Catherine looks great in casual clothing. Her attire choice for the engagement with the scouts was just right.


Sent from my iPad using The Royals Community mobile app
__________________
"My guiding principles in life are to be honest, genuine, thoughtful and caring".
~Prince William~


I'm not obsessed with royalty...I just think intensely about it.
Reply With Quote
  #1836  
Old 12-16-2014, 09:04 PM
MARG's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
Posts: 6,754
Quote:
Originally Posted by Duke of Marmalade View Post
On Saturday December 13,2014 The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attending a friend’s wedding at the Chelsea Old Church in Chelsea, Lindon Kate is rewearing her DVF Zarita dress, that she wore at the Royal Variety Performance.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.n...2fc52880c60fd7

http://cdn4.independent.ie/incoming/.../458923696.jpg
I loved the first outing of this gown, however this time out it seems to have had some alterations with positively voluminous skirts. Covering that with a large throw instead of a wrap and having her hair hanging down over that makes for a bulky and shapeless "look". Even having her hair up would have helped, if only a little.
__________________
MARG
"Words ought to be a little wild, for they are assaults of thoughts on the unthinking." - JM Keynes
Reply With Quote
  #1837  
Old 12-16-2014, 10:26 PM
RJC's Avatar
RJC RJC is offline
Aristocracy
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 168
That wrap just doesn't look right...and I'm not really into black.
Reply With Quote
  #1838  
Old 12-17-2014, 09:02 AM
Frelinghighness's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: New England, United States
Posts: 4,467
I am against black at weddings, I don't care what anyone says, I think it's bad luck.
Reply With Quote
  #1839  
Old 12-17-2014, 09:47 AM
AdmirerUS's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 5,004
The Duke quips about Kate's hair day: Kate Middleton and Prince William attend the Queen's Christmas lunch without Prince George - hellomagazine.com
I just checked and its 12 degrees and 100% humidity right now.

The Duchess will get her own back on him, I am sure.
__________________
"And the tabloid press will be a pain in the ass, as usual." - Royal Norway
Reply With Quote
  #1840  
Old 12-17-2014, 11:27 AM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Torrance, United States
Posts: 3,306
Quote:
Originally Posted by AdmirerUS View Post
The Duke quips about Kate's hair day: Kate Middleton and Prince William attend the Queen's Christmas lunch without Prince George - hellomagazine.com
I just checked and its 12 degrees and 100% humidity right now.

The Duchess will get her own back on him, I am sure.
Maybe it was his payback from Australia with the "wool toupee" remark.
__________________

Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
duchess of cambridge, duchess of cambridge fashion, duchess of cambridge pregnancy fashion, duchess of cambridge pregnancy style, duchess of cambridge's maternity fashion, kate middleton pregnancy style, kate's fashion, kate's maternity fashion, maternity fashion


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 8 (0 members and 8 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Popular Tags
affair best outfit birthday carl gustaf chris o'neill crown princess mary crown princess victoria current events denmark duke of cambridge dutch earthquakes europe fashion poll general news hereditary grand duchess stéphanie hereditary grand duke guillaume infanta cristina infanta leonor infanta sofia ińaki urdangarín kate king felipe king felipe vi king philippe king willem-alexander letizia liechtenstein monarchy news november 2016 october 2016 picture of the week prince alexander prince carl philip prince daniel prince felix prince gabriel prince nicholas prince oscar prince philip princessanne princess claire of luxembourg princess estelle princess leonore princess madeleine princess margaretha of luxembourg princess of asturias princess sofia princess victoria queen elizabeth ii queen letizia queen letizia casual outfits queen letizia daytime fashion queen letizia fashion queen mathilde queen maxima queen maxima casual wear queen maxima daytime fashion queen maxima fashion queen maxima hats queen maxima style queen rania queen silvia spanish jewels state visit stephanie sweden swedish royal family victoria



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:22 PM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017
Jelsoft Enterprises