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Old 07-26-2013, 04:35 PM
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Black seems to give Her Serene Highness a radiance, a luminosity, that is not so apparent when she wears beige.

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Old 07-30-2013, 07:50 AM
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Do you EVER throw an outfit away, Anne? Her style's not to all tastes. But our thriftiest royal will even dust off a look she's not worn for 32 years

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Old 08-27-2013, 06:36 AM
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Great photos of various royal ladies in red:

Royal ladies love Red~~!! Queen Maxima of...

I love every look here except Mary's gown and the Sheikha Mozah's second gown.
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Old 08-27-2013, 08:37 AM
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Those are some very lovely red gowns. However, I'm not too keen on Sheikha Mozah's second gown, CP Mary's gown and Queen Mathilde's gown. I really like the other gowns, very pretty. My favourite is Princess Letizia's.
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Old 08-28-2013, 09:30 PM
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Great photos of Catherine wearing various colors:

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Old 09-12-2013, 04:32 AM
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The 70 gowns from queen Máxima: De galajurken van koningin Máxima |
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Old 09-12-2013, 06:10 AM
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Thank you for the link. It was great. I love most of maxima's gowns and of course herself. She is amazing.
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Old 09-12-2013, 07:13 AM
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Wonderful Dresses, there are so many Highlights, I would not know, which one is the best...
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Old 09-12-2013, 08:02 AM
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I always liked the one she wore in Brussels for the Dutch state visit (no. 59) and the one for Philippe's 50th birthday (no. 57). A pity that neither of them has been repeated.
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Old 09-12-2013, 08:51 AM
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So many beautiful looks! I look forward to many more gowns and jewels from our Maxima!
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Old 09-13-2013, 10:04 AM
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I realise this refers to earlier this year during the Grand Prix, but I don't think the link has been posted before and it provides a detailed digest of what Charlene wore during that week.
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Old 09-13-2013, 03:14 PM
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This is probably a long shot, but does anyone know what years these gowns are from:

I am assuming the first one is from the 1999 New Years Banquet (she wore the dress again in March 1999 for a dinner for Nelson Mandela). I think the second one is from maybe the 2000 or 2001 New Years Banquet?

Any ideas?

edit: Well, I found out from the Countess Alexandra fansite that the purple dress in the 2nd photo is from the 1999 New Year's Court. So the first one is either from 1998 or 2001, I think.
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Old 09-16-2013, 09:52 PM
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Kate Middleton's High Street Style

I love Kate's sense of style and her fashion choices are always so beautiful. I know she has worn Reiss, TopShop, Hobbs and Zara. But what other affordable retailers has she worn? I found this story interesting for anybody else looking to get Kate's style:

Issa London is my favourite online retailer at the moment! How about you?

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Old 09-18-2013, 07:09 AM
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the V&A have an exhibition on pearls and it includes this dress worn by the Queen on a visit to Paris in 1957. Its by Hartnell

The exhibition is from 21 September until 19 January.

Try this one

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Old 09-18-2013, 12:56 PM
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Just one word... WOW! The embroidery is breathtaking.
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Old 09-18-2013, 01:01 PM
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Now that is a dress for a Queen! The embroidery is exquisite. Extraordinary!
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Old 09-23-2013, 03:29 PM
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Surprise ... do you remember the beige Reiss-dress the Duchess of Cambridge has worn during the Obama-visit? Found it today by accident on the German amazon-site. Well, not the official Reiss dress, but something extremly similar by a chinese supplier at an competitive price:

or on the UK-site:

But please note that the chinese sizes are different from European sizes.
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Old 09-25-2013, 11:50 PM
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Queen's outfits at Hillsborough Castle exhibition-
BBC News - Queen's outfits at Hillsborough Castle exhibition

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Old 09-27-2013, 04:24 PM
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I guess this might be the right place:

This folder deals mainly with clothes, shoes, bags, jewellery and so on worn by Mary and our Marie, but other royals are also depicted.
It's very simple: User - Item - Designer, you'll find further details in the text, usually highlighted like this.

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Old 09-27-2013, 05:38 PM
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Yikes on number 8. Most of the gowns look good, but number 8 is horrible. Her hair looks awful when it is down and flyaway.

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