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Old 08-01-2015, 07:59 AM
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Agree with you Eya... The dress was pretty but average and looked like a nightgown!

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Old 11-16-2015, 10:32 PM
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Originally Posted by IloveCP View Post
The gowns of what royal women wear at their reception:

wedding reception gowns Kate (Sarah Burton for... | Royal Roaster

My absolute favorite Madeleine. Her gown was magnificent and fairytale like. I also love Charlene's dress. Catherine's dress is nothing special to me and I think the worst is Rania.
One of my new favorites is Beatrice's gown. The gown was absolutely stunning and regal.

My favorites:

1. Madeleine
2. Beatrice
3. Charlene

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Old 11-17-2015, 06:09 AM
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Beatrice and Charlene my own favourites.
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Old 12-30-2015, 09:55 PM
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I don't have a favorite royal wedding gown of 2015. Beatrice's gown was lovely but not memorable. Her reception gown was outstanding however.
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Old 12-30-2015, 11:01 PM
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After all these years and across time, Mette Marit's gown remains breathtaking (imo) for it's sheer simplicity and use of material. Really beautiful. It will never grow old.
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Old 12-31-2015, 12:13 AM
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Beatrice had 5 wedding dresses. IMO, she had a few misses, but mainly a few major stunners. Her two hippy ones (the purple one and the white lacey one were misses) but her gown with veil and the reception dresses were major hits for me.

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Not surprised people like Lady Sarah and Claire did not make the list. They aren't very well known to common royal watchers and that was an American paper. Mabel's bows likely got her notice.

I know people seem to love Diana's but sorry No. It may have been iconic in the 80's but you will always know what decade she married. The cupcake look was short lived for a reason.

1. Victoria
2. MM (I find Sarah Chatto and even Cristina's to be similar, but I like the overall look of MM's better, Sarah Chatto comes close)
3. Charlene
4. Beatrice (wedding and reception)
5. HGD Stephanie of Lux
6. Queen Sofia
7. Princess Madeleine
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Old 12-31-2015, 02:41 AM
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I agree, Victoria and MM's gowns were stunning in their simplicity.
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I think The Duchess of Kent's wedding gown was gorgeous. I also loved her daughters. Lady Susan Chatto's was lovely.
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Several off topic posts regarding titles have been deleted and please note that this thread is not the place to discuss titles
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Old 01-28-2016, 09:18 PM
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I love these 3:

Countess Gloria von Schonburg-Glauchau and Prince Johannes von Thurn und Taxis Wedding (you need to scroll down quite a bit)

Baroness Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza and Archduke Karl of Austria

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And Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York.
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Old 04-26-2016, 01:34 PM
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My favorite of all time is Stephanie of Luxembourg. Classic and timeless.

Here's an interesting article about Kate's dress...
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Old 04-26-2016, 01:40 PM
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My favorite of all time is Stephanie of Luxembourg. Classic and timeless.

Here's an interesting article about Kate's dress...
This was also in the Sunday Telegraph last weekend and they had a picture of the design that Christine Kendall submitted, which looked very similar to the actual wedding dress.
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Claire Lademacher (Princess Felix of Luxembourg) wedding dress
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My favorites are:

1. Grace of Monaco (I think if I marry someday, probably I will wear a dress like her's)
2. Princess Madeleine of Sweden
3. Queen Margrethe II of Denmark
4. Princess Margaret of UK
5. Princess Amelia of Brazil (take a look!)
6. Jane Scott, Duchess of Buccleuch


1. Queen Silvia of Sweden
2. Elisabetta (lili) Rosboch
3. Sarah Chatto
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In the background here you can see the sketch of Victoria's dress. I would appreciate if anyone has better photos.

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