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Old 06-07-2013, 07:02 AM
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Well this could either be fantastic or awful IMO.
I agree. Even though Valentino has made beautiful wedding gowns, he has made awful ones as well. For example, Marie-Chantal's wedding gown was way too much in my opinion. Nevertheless, I am still excited that Valentino is the designer.
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Old 06-07-2013, 07:04 AM
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First big disappointment, I hoped for the last minute Madeleine would have chosen a swedish designer. It is posh and tacky to announce the designer already today, when they can't tell anything about the details.
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Old 06-07-2013, 07:28 AM
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First big disappointment, I hoped for the last minute Madeleine would have chosen a swedish designer.
Agree......
.....Valentino can create something gorgeous but big and endless that can totally hide the bride I almost see those kilometres and miles of tafetta
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Old 06-07-2013, 09:36 AM
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I'm sure her dress wouldn't be as awful as MC's dress. Her Mom & sister could have been there when she was designing the dress with Valentino. I can't wait to see the dress!
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I'm sure her dress wouldn't be as awful as MC's dress. Her Mom & sister could have been there when she was designing the dress with Valentino. I can't wait to see the dress!
Agreed! Madeline is getting married in 2013, and Marie-Chantal married in 1996, so my thought is that if it were awful, that it would be awful for 2013 and not 1996.... There is a bit of a style difference.

I personally loved Marie-Chantal's dress, but, we will see.
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Fantastic as Maximas dress wedding.
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I wonder if Valentino himself actually designed the dress which could be amazing or its his new designers who could do not such an elegant job.
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As the press release specifically stated Valentino Garavani and not just Valentino, I'm inclined to believe that Valentino himself designed the gown, not the house.
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i'm confused now? They aren't the same person?
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The same:) but Valentino means brand and fashion house, Valentino Garavani means designer himself
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Valentino Garavani is the designer; Valentino is the design house. Garavani is retired or semi retired. Valentino continues on the name but with different house designers.
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Old 06-07-2013, 01:01 PM
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Was he at the wedding in Holland or the Greek wedding n London
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thanks for info. So it's valentino dress.
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I can't imagine Madeleine looking trashy! Only amazing tomorrow.
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The same:) but Valentino means brand and fashion house, Valentino Garavani means designer himself
The fashion house "Valentino" actually belongs to Qatari royal family.
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The fashion house "Valentino" actually belongs to Qatari royal family.
it's rather often thing.
Guerlain doesnt belong Guerlain and so on......
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Old 06-07-2013, 08:31 PM
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Here are royal wedding dresses by Valentino:

The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Wedding Wednesday: Valentino Gowns

My only favorite here is Maxima's. I hope Madeleine's gown will be another favorite of mine.

Like I said before, Valentino has made awful wedding dresses. The ones that I really dislike are, Marie-Chantal, Sibilla, and Sophie's gowns. The rest are alright.
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I loved Maxima's and M-C's was a magical creation like no other. But the rest I could live without. Hopefully this will be another stunning creation. I really am looking forward to seeing Madeleine in her wedding dress. She is a beautiful young woman.
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I have to say that I was not WOW'D at all by Madeleine's gala look tonight. The dress was pretty, but she just did not look the way I thought she would. Frankly I think her sister Victoria was more elegant tonight.

I hope this is not a harbinger of things to come tomorrow...
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I have to say that I was not WOW'D at all by Madeleine's gala look tonight. The dress was pretty, but she just did not look the way I thought she would. Frankly I think her sister Victoria was more elegant tonight.

I hope this is not a harbinger of things to come tomorrow...
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