The Royal Forums Coat of Arms

Go Back   The Royal Forums > Royal Highlights > Royal House of Fashion > Royal Style File

Join The Royal Forums Today
View Poll Results: Who was the best dressed at the 40th birthday of the Prince of Orange
Aimée: 8 4.19%
Annette: 3 1.57%
Anita: 0 0%
Badiya: 2 1.05%
Beatrix: 2 1.05%
Caroline: 2 1.05%
Cristina: 9 4.71%
Laurentien: 4 2.09%
Letizia: 52 27.23%
Mabel: 2 1.05%
Margarita: 0 0%
Margriet : 0 0%
Marilene: 4 2.09%
Maria Carmen Cerruti de Zorreguieta: 2 1.05%
Mathilde: 27 14.14%
Máxima: 30 15.71%
Mette-Marit: 15 7.85%
Miriam: 7 3.66%
Rosario: 6 3.14%
Sarvath: 1 0.52%
Sophie: 0 0%
Sophie Wessex: 3 1.57%
Victoria: 12 6.28%
Voters: 191. You may not vote on this poll

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-02-2007, 12:35 PM
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 49
1.Princess Letizia
2. Maxima

Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2007, 01:59 PM
popy's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Chihuahua, Mexico
Posts: 230
1. Princess Maxima
2. Princess Letizia
3. Princess Victoria

Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2007, 02:51 PM
bbb's Avatar
bbb bbb is offline
Serene Highness
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: lake texoma, United States
Posts: 1,060
1. P maxima (loved the color)
2 P letizia (she looked like a fairy tale princess)
3. P mette-marit (very becoming dress on her- no frump in sight)
or P mathilde (who is always flawless to me)
loved the detail on victorias wrap- didn't like laurentin hair- liked the dress
did anyone notice mabels red shoes at the fireworks in the other birthday celebrations thread!!!!OMG
Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2007, 03:07 PM
catango's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Tolima, Colombia
Posts: 544
Princess Letizia, very elegant and Romantic
Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2007, 04:34 PM
SASSY's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Houston, United States
Posts: 551
1) MABEL- This is scary because she's usually hideous and over-the-top.

2) METTE-MARIT- She has her moments...

3) VICTORIA- Some people think the color is too dark but it's almost Fall.

4) MIRIAM- Simple, black, and flattering.

Poor SOPHIE. She looked like she was wearing a sundress and the cornflower blue shawl did not match the turquoise blue in her gown.

I'm sorry but MAXIMA had too much going on. Her necklace and bracelet set are obviously real (and very expensive) but the color of the dress was too bold. I know she figured the purple lace on the ruffle of her hot-pink gown would bring out the amethyst in her set but it didn't work for me.

It pains me to say it because LETIZIA's my favorite, but I have to say she's looked better. I didn't like the top of the dress or the way it fit and her the texture of her hair seems different after having her second child. I also noticed she lines the bottom of her of her eyes with green eyeliner...that's a little too 80's.
Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2007, 05:39 PM
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: olney, United States
Posts: 625
Letizia = 1st
Maxima = 2nd
Rosario = 3rd
Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2007, 05:45 PM
saphills's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: ELP, United States
Posts: 257
3-Mette Marit
Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2007, 06:39 PM
Al_bina's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: City, Kazakhstan
Posts: 6,591
1. Crown Princess Mathilde (stunning !!!!)
2. Crown Princess Mette Marit (played it safe)
3. Crown Princess Victoria ( looked slim in her dress)
"I never did mind about the little things"
Amanda, "Point of No Return"
Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2007, 07:54 PM
Verde Esmeralda's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Posts: 853
Originally Posted by Regina View Post

1 - Mathilde

2- Máxima

3 - Letizia
I agree to Regina. I would have given Máxima the #1 in 'general appearance', because she did look sexy and captivating, but I hated the ruffles and I am not really keen on that shade of pink, too bubblegumish.
Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2007, 08:23 PM
BeatrixFan's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: London, United Kingdom
Posts: 6,845
Gotta be Beatrix at Number One for me. Mathilde at 2nd and Maxima at 3rd.
Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2007, 09:37 PM
RaniaRocks's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Greece, United States
Posts: 276
Miriam Ungria
Mette Marit
Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2007, 03:57 AM
JessRulz's Avatar
Blog Editor
Royal Blogger
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 6,181
#1: Princess Máxima - Superb! Fantastic everything - colour, style, the right amount of "ompf" (the ruffles), jewels
#2: Princess Aimée - Brilliant, just perfect for a pregnant woman
#3: Princess Mabel - Love love love the colour! And the style was perfect on Mabel, and the shoes...
#4: Princess Annette - Princess-style all the way!
#5: Crown Princess Victoria - Perfect colour and style for her
**TRF Rules and FAQ**
Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2007, 05:14 AM
nayralorenzo's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Canarias, Spain
Posts: 230
1. Maxima (incredible beautiful)
2. Mette Marit (not always the best, but today I like a lot)
3. Aimee (so pregnant and so pretty)
4. Letizia (she is far away from the beauty in Mary and Fred pre wedding dinner - so thin now- but even, I like the dress a lot)
If I help only a person to have hope, I will not live for nothing.
Favourite royal: Maxima
Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2007, 05:27 AM
Duke of Marmalade's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
TRF Author
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Posts: 10,192
For me, the most outstanding appearances were made by Mathilde and Maxima. I am fascinated how both ladies are able to include their personalities in the way they dress and their overall appearance: Maxima showing her vibrancy and Mathilde her true elegance. Well done
Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2007, 08:25 AM
andrear's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: barcelona, Spain
Posts: 15

1-Rosario Nadal
2-Miriam Ungria
Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2007, 08:54 AM
Helena's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Aerdenhout, Netherlands
Posts: 178
I liked the dress of Princess Letizia best, I would love to wear that myself but Maxima and Mathilde impressed me more.
Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2007, 11:10 AM
Serene Highness
Join Date: May 2005
Location: -, Spain
Posts: 1,010
1- Maxima. The colour of her dress was beautiful. Not many could carry it off, but she has the right 'look' and personality for it! I also loved her necklace and hair.

2-Mette Marit. I liked the design and colour, (but not such a fan of the black bow!)

3-Letizia. I liked her dress a lot, particularly the bottom half. It was very pretty.

I also liked Victoria's dress, but I personally found the colour a bit boring on her.
Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2007, 12:16 PM
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: skokie, United States
Posts: 115
Letizia, Maxima, Miriam and Mathilde
Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2007, 12:31 PM
CasiraghiTrio's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Burbank, United States
Posts: 6,413
17 gowns collected together....
First six
Second half-dozen
Last five
Sources:, Prisma, PPE
Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2007, 12:47 PM
Verde Esmeralda's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Posts: 853
I'd like to point out that Mathilde's BEAUTIFUL and INCREDIBLY WELL FITTING dress, was made IMHO of a very similar fabric and identical shade of orange than the one Máxima wore recently in Norway, for Queen Sonja's 70th birthday:

Mathilde's orange gown:

Máxima in Norway:

Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau & Marilene van der Broek - 1998 Tina Royal Weddings 24 04-26-2013 02:03 AM
Prince Bernhard of Orange-Nassau van Vollenhoven & Annette Sekreve - 2000 Mandy Royal Weddings 28 04-26-2013 01:36 AM
Prince Johan-Friso of Orange-Nassau & Mabel Wisse-Smit - 2004 The Watcher Royal Weddings 188 03-10-2013 12:18 PM
Prince Willem-Alexander's 40th Birthday Celebrations: August 31-September 2, 2007 Henri M. King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 396 01-18-2010 06:35 AM
Princess Stéphanie's 40th Birthday Special michelle Princess Stephanie and Family 26 02-04-2005 04:35 PM

Popular Tags
beatrice borromeo best outfit camilla chris o'neill crown prince frederik crown prince haakon crown princess catharina-amalia crown princess mary crown princess mette-marit crown princess victoria current events death duchess of cambridge duchess of cornwall duke of cambridge fashion fashion poll felipe vi france funeral general news hereditary grand duchess stéphanie infanta leonor king abdullah ii king felipe king felipe vi king harald king philippe king willem-alexander letizia maxima official visit photo session picture of the week president hollande prince carl philip prince charles prince daniel prince frederik prince of wales princess ariane princess beatrice princess charlene princess eugenie princess madeleine princess marie princess mary princess mette-marit queen elizabeth ii queen fabiola queen letizia queen letizia fashion queen mathilde queen maxima queen maxima fashion queen rania queen silvia queen sonja royal royal fashion sofia hellqvist spanish royals state visit sweden the duchess of cambridge fashion the hague united states of america victoria wedding willem-alexander

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:51 AM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2015
Jelsoft Enterprises