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Old 03-05-2006, 10:23 AM
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Christening favourite outfit for mums

now that we are in a christening mood, which was the outfit for a mum that you most liked for their first newborns?

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princess martha louise in baptism of maud angelica

infanta cristina in baptism of juan valentin

princess maxima in baptism of catharina amalia

princess mette marit in baptism of ingrid alexandra

princess sarah in baptism of beatrice

princess letizia in baptism of leonor

princess mathilde in baptism of elisabeth

infanta elena in baptism of froilan

princess mary in baptism of christian


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Old 03-05-2006, 11:07 AM
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I think Maxima and Mette Marit looked both gorgeus


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Old 03-05-2006, 11:15 AM
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Mette Marit

for Ingrid alexandra baptism!
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Old 03-05-2006, 11:21 AM
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I vote for Infanta Cristina in Irene Baptism.
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Old 03-05-2006, 11:22 AM
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Maxima looked superb at C-A's christening. My second choice is Mary, even though her outfit was more suited to a spring christening.
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Old 03-05-2006, 11:30 AM
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Maxima's suit for CA's christening was beautiful.
One of the best ones ever on any princess.

I also like the liliac one that Infanta Elena wore. Very pretty colour.
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Old 03-05-2006, 11:42 AM
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I like both Maxima's outfit's which she wore on C-A and Alexia's christenings:)
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Old 03-05-2006, 11:49 AM
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I agree with you Magnik! I liked them best as well, very festive and yet very elegant and royal as well!
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Old 03-05-2006, 12:32 PM
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I agree with you Magnik! I liked them best as well, very festive and yet very elegant and royal as well!
Yes, specially a flower-hat
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Old 03-05-2006, 12:40 PM
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For a Spring baptism, my favourite is Máxima at Catharina-Amalia's christening:

For a Summer baptism, I pick Infanta Cristina at the baptism of Irene:

For a Winter baptism, my favourite was the Duchess of Bragança at the baptism of Dinis:
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Old 03-05-2006, 03:52 PM
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Maxima's outfit at C-A's baptism is my absolute favourite, but I did like Letizia's at Leonor's baptism too. Mathilde and Mary also looked adorable, though I didn't care too much for Mary's headpiece.
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Old 03-05-2006, 04:31 PM
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Both Maxima's outfits were the best I thing.
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Old 03-05-2006, 05:21 PM
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Here are some outfits worn by royal moms through each of their children's baptisms. It's interesting to note the different outfits and styles worn and the evolving fashion sense in some cases.

Princess Martha Louise, Maud Angelica & Leah Isadora:

(Sources: Afterposten & Scanpix)

Princess Laurentien, Eloise & Claus-Casimir:

(Sources: Fotomarktplatz & Jan van der Beek)

Princess Mabel, Luana:

(Source: Hola!)

Crown Princess Mathilde, Elisabeth, Gabriel & Emmanuel:

(Sources: IBL, Getty Images & Corbis)

Princess Astrid, Luisa Maria & Laeticia Maria:

(Sources: Corbis & Getty Images)
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Old 03-05-2006, 05:27 PM
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Mette Marit's outfit at Sverre baptism

Indeed, I do not understand why she wore black colours for her son's baptism! I think it was so sad, and in comparison to the outfit she showed for Ingrid...
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Old 03-05-2006, 05:28 PM
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Crown Princess Marie-Chantal, Maria-Olympia, Konstantine-Alexios, Achilleas-Andreas & Odysseas Kimon:

(Sources: Corbis & UK Press)

Princess Alexandra, Nikoai & Felix:

(Sources: Corbis & IBL)

Princess Alexandra of Berleberg, Richard & Ingrid:

(Sources: Corbis & Billed-Bladet)

Princess Caroline, Pierre (so says the caption, but I think it might be Andreas) & Charlotte:

(Source: Corbis)
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Old 03-05-2006, 05:33 PM
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my vote is for princess diana in harry's christening, she really look beautiful
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Old 03-06-2006, 12:18 AM
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I'm bias..but I thought CP Mary looked stunning and very appropriate for her son's baptism. It was lovely to see something bright on a cold gloomy winter's day and it was a very unique outfit.

Second, it would be a tie between CP Letizia and CP Maxima. They both looked really beautiful!

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Old 03-06-2006, 12:28 AM
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CP Letizia definitely looked gorgeous on Leonor's baptism......
my second choice would be Maxima at C-A's christening...and Mette-Marit at I-A's christening...
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Old 03-06-2006, 12:38 AM
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Infanta Cristina's dress during Irene's baptism and Crown Princess Maxima's outfit during Alexia's christening gets my vote, although Maxima's headdresses can be outrageous at times

Crown Princesses Letizia and Mary also looked fab!
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Old 03-06-2006, 12:41 AM
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Letizia's christening look was very pretty. Simple but elegant. I thought it looked very appropriate for a christening.

Mathilde has to be one of the classiest Crown Princesses out there but I thought the red boots for Gabriel's? christening looked very out of place and inappropriate for a christening.

Mary's look for the christening was very nice. The blue was a nice touch of color. The only "thing" I have about the outfit is the skirt. I like Mary's look from the waist up.

Maxima looked stunning at Catharina-Amalia's christening. She just looked radiant in silverish-white with a bow at her waist. :)

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