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Old 02-21-2005, 09:37 PM
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Zina, you are right . Guess it's difficult to turn down a royal proposal which doesn't come by so often. I mean at 17, Sarah's is really young to decide on marriage and what entails in a marriage, so I presumed she must have listened and obtained considerable amounts of advice from the adults as to what to do. Hope they are right.

So the virgin party was meant to find the prince a wife and i suppose the candidates must have attended with some mental preparation. How young were the candidates?

Wonder if anyone has rejected or "dare" to turn down requests from prince and suffer the consequences?
Not many details are known about that party, except that the girls invited were supposedly virgins, so they must have been young, around Sarah's age, perhaps no older than in their early 20's. I'm just speculating.

As far as I know, the CP never asked anybody else to marry him, so he could not have been turned down by anyone. Although, his own cousin (i don't know which one) did refuse to marry him, so this is the reason that he was forced to marry outside the family.
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Old 02-26-2005, 01:19 AM
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Old 02-26-2005, 01:21 AM
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Old 02-26-2005, 10:40 AM
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Her headscarf clashes badly with her outfit...somebody get her a fashion adviser!
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Old 02-26-2005, 11:55 AM
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HRH Sarah has truly grown. From a shy and coy looking young lady to a more poised and confident figure while engaging the women foreign diplomats from the pictures above. A role model indeed.
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Her headscarf clashes badly with her outfit...somebody get her a fashion adviser!
Well ok apart from the slightly off key colour match that needs fixing , but I must say Sarah's never fail to look good in most outfit especially the sensual colour red . She's simply radiating ! :p
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Old 02-26-2005, 05:09 PM
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Her headscarf clashes badly with her outfit...somebody get her a fashion adviser!
you know i've noticed that the women of the royal family dont wear headscarves that match their outfits exactly. Most of the time it works and looks better than dressing in the same print from head to toe. But ofcourse there are exceptions.
Speaking of clothing, do you know if the royal family has a special designer that makes outfits for them? The cloth/prints used for their outfits, are they exclusively made for them or can anyone in Brunei buy them?
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I notice that sometimes p. sarah covers her hair and sometimes she doesn't even in Brunei. Does someone have an explanation for that. Thanks.
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I notice that sometimes p. sarah covers her hair and sometimes she doesn't even in Brunei. Does someone have an explanation for that. Thanks.
There are women in the royal family who dont cover at all. The Queen didnt use to cover a couple of years ago either. I think its pretty obvious that the hijab isnt an obligatory requirement for the women of the Brunei royal family, just like it isnt for Muslim women in general. Its actually a good thing that Princess Sarah doesnt feel pressured to dress a certain way and covers her hair while carrying out most official duties in Brunei and doesnt cover at less formal events.
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Old 02-27-2005, 01:40 AM
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I agree with you Minnie, but P. Sarah could look more radiant if she wore more complimentary colours to suit her complexion. Red, like you pointed out - Sarah looks magnificent in red. This shade of pink here doesn't do anything for her. She looks quite plain in these pictures..the colours are loud and clashing.

A plain headscarf , without pattern, would go nicely with that dress. With a plain scarf, her jewellery would stand out. Whoever picked out her outfit must not want her to look good.
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Old 02-28-2005, 03:52 AM
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you know i've noticed that the women of the royal family dont wear headscarves that match their outfits exactly. Most of the time it works and looks better than dressing in the same print from head to toe. But ofcourse there are exceptions.
Speaking of clothing, do you know if the royal family has a special designer that makes outfits for them? The cloth/prints used for their outfits, are they exclusively made for them or can anyone in Brunei buy them?
Generally, people in Brunei have their local fashioned clothes (known as baju kurung) made by a tailor, so no doubt the Royals have their own tailors. The material is readily available at shops to buy, but not completed outfits. The Royals probably buy their most of their material from overseas, such as Italian silk, etc.
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Old 02-28-2005, 04:00 AM
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There are women in the royal family who dont cover at all. The Queen didnt use to cover a couple of years ago either. I think its pretty obvious that the hijab isnt an obligatory requirement for the women of the Brunei royal family, just like it isnt for Muslim women in general. Its actually a good thing that Princess Sarah doesnt feel pressured to dress a certain way and covers her hair while carrying out most official duties in Brunei and doesnt cover at less formal events.
You are right Humera, until a few years ago, the Queen did not always wear the headscarf (known as "tudong") here in Brunei. During the Sultan's Birthday function at the Palace, where H.M would give out titles to people, neither of his wives would wear the tudong, despite it being a formal occasion. Instead it was customary for them to show their hair and simply wear a tiara.

But in recent years, that has changed - the Queen now covers her head during that function. I think the religious authorities have tightened their grip on the royals, making it compulsory for the Queen to cover at all times. When Sarah is Queen, who knows, she may always be required to cover. However for minor royals, such as P. Sufri's wife, the rules don't apply, as they have no official role in the country's affairs.
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Thanks Humera and Zina for explanation :)
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You are right Humera, until a few years ago, the Queen did not always wear the headscarf (known as "tudong") here in Brunei. During the Sultan's Birthday function at the Palace, where H.M would give out titles to people, neither of his wives would wear the tudong, despite it being a formal occasion. Instead it was customary for them to show their hair and simply wear a tiara.

But in recent years, that has changed - the Queen now covers her head during that function. I think the religious authorities have tightened their grip on the royals, making it compulsory for the Queen to cover at all times. When Sarah is Queen, who knows, she may always be required to cover. However for minor royals, such as P. Sufri's wife, the rules don't apply, as they have no official role in the country's affairs.
I read somewhere on this board that the Queen might have started covering since she performed the Hajj. Is that true?
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I read somewhere on this board that the Queen might have started covering since she performed the Hajj. Is that true?
Yes, since the Royals performed the Haj, they began wearing the tudong. Also a new concept known as "Malay Islamic Monarchy" came into effect, and among its many rules...was making the tudong compulsory head wear for women in the government service. Everywhere you go now, women are wearing tudong, whereas before the Royals went on the Haj, most women did not cover.
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Yes, since the Royals performed the Haj, they began wearing the tudong. Also a new concept known as "Malay Islamic Monarchy" came into effect, and among its many rules...was making the tudong compulsory head wear for women in the government service. Everywhere you go now, women are wearing tudong, whereas before the Royals went on the Haj, most women did not cover.
ah I see..
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The Crown Prince awards Tsunami volunteers with appreciation certificates

His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muthadee Billah, the Crown Prince has expressed happiness at efforts to raise funds and other assistance in helping Tsunami victims. All these, His Royal Highness pointed out, demonstrate the noble characteristics of the Brunei people which should be upheld. His Royal Highness made the remark Monday at a doa selamat and appreciation ceremony for volunteers and donors of the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Foundation Initiative Humanitarian Relief Fund for Tsunami Victims in Aceh.
His Royal Highness was greeted upon arrival at the International Convention Centre in Berakas by the Minister of Education, Pehin Dato Haji Awang Abdul Aziz, who is also the chairman of the Yayasan Administrative Board and the Chairman of the foundation's Board of Directors, Pehin Dato Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin. Accompanying the Crown Prince at the function was His Royal Highness Prince Abdul Malik.


To bless the event, doa selamat was read by Pehin Dato Ustaz Awang Haji Abdul Hamid. Prior taking leave of the ceremony His Royal Highness, the Crown Prince consented to receive the junjung ziarah from the volunteers.
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