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Old 03-30-2009, 12:18 AM
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Charlotte's earrings look very similar to the earrings that her mother wore to the 1983 Rose Ball.

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They have different types of diamonds. I think Charlotte earings diamonds look like a big necklace she used two years ago for the Nijinsky awards.
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Old 03-30-2009, 01:15 AM
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I liked Caroline's jacket, but not so much the sack dress underneath. Charlotte look nice, but I agree that she's much too young to be wearing so much black to formal events. Surely Mr. Lagerfeld can run up something in a color besides black and white? As for Charlene, I liked her dress and she really took a chance with her hairstyle, which is admirable. But when is Albert going to make things official between them?! At least the Royal Family always seems to have fun at the party! It doesn't seem stuffy.
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Old 03-30-2009, 03:07 AM
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I am also kind of alarmed with Caroline's face. There is something off ... I don't know if it's her hair pulled like that or her make-up being too pale, but it is not a refreshed face.
I noticed a difference on her eye area which led me to presume
that a minor medical operation in order to see better sideways
could not be ruled out of question. Apart from that, it seems
that she has lost weight recently.

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Old 03-30-2009, 04:22 AM
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Caroline sure played it safe this year after last year's debacle!
I wish that Charlotte would wear some color other than black - she is young and should celebrate in younger, bright colors
Charlene made an effort - she is magnificent - her gown was gorgeous. Her hairdo reminded me of the hairdos worn by Princess Gloria von Thurn und Taxis in the 1980's
when she was so wild and known as Princess Gloria TNT!
At least with Charlene at his side, Albert looks more dashing. Let's face it, he has no
style or panache.
And I am glad that Charlene was not shoved into the background.
This year's event looked much more subdued than in previous years. The guests looked more high class.
But poor Princess Camilla of Bourbon Sicilies - she always looks like a kewpie doll!
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Old 03-30-2009, 04:33 AM
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Please, I would like to beg your Pardon. what I sad yesterday about the Chanel show was wrong, bad, unkind, not true, silly, stupid, really impossible, I am so sorry, I beg your pardon, was in such a bad humor. did not really mean it, the most important is that what I sad was wrong and bad. so please pardon me !
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Old 03-30-2009, 08:52 AM
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It's probably been said and don't want to spark a debate here, but Alex reminds me a lot of Philippe Junot.
At least Junot was a man of great charm, although not the world's best looking man!
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Old 03-30-2009, 09:13 AM
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Caroline organises the Rose Ball - Stephanie is a no show
Stephanie organises the Circus festival - Caroline is a no show.
It seems the principality has certain strictly separated sections without social intercourse between the sisters. Absurd considering the size of the principality and not to the best of it at all.
My personal opinion of course!
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Old 03-30-2009, 09:15 AM
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Old 03-30-2009, 11:25 AM
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Please note: several posts that mainly contained a discussion
about Princess Caroline's dress have been moved to the
Princess Caroline's Fashion and Style: October 2003 -.. thread.

For those who are interested, there also is an extra thread for
Charlotte Casiraghi's Fashion and Style Part 1: June 2005 -

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Old 03-30-2009, 11:47 AM
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She looked horrible. And it looks like she's wearing champagne corks as a bracelet. (Hmmm, I could make that and sell it on etsy!)
I agree totally with you.I dislike very much her gown,earrings,bag and bracelet

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Omg, I cannot stop laughing about Caroline's .. uhmmm "bracelet" and uhmmm... "helmet-purse .
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I agree totally with you.Each year, she dresses worse and worse
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Old 03-30-2009, 12:16 PM
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Could someone please tell me why doesn't princess Stephanie attends the ball?
Thanks in advance.
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Old 03-30-2009, 12:19 PM
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Some Charlotte pics without watermarks, wonderful look


** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3 ** Pic 4 ** Pic 5 ** Pic 6 **
All I can say is she's STUNNING!!!! Such a style icon at such a young age!
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Old 03-30-2009, 01:36 PM
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Of course, Caroline and Charlotte are going to wear Chanel as Karl Lagerfeld is so tight with the Monaco royal ladies - he was even at the Ball.
The Chanel daytime wear is impeccable - those suits! - and I wish that more royalty in other countries would wear this label. Eveningwear can be hit-or-miss -
Charlene bucks the Chanel trend and wears other designers - she has an athletic build and is not frou-frou or girly - Armani looks great on her.
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Old 03-30-2009, 01:52 PM
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Alexander and Eugenie are there too...
I've looked at the photos and I see Alex in one of them, but I haven't seen Eugenie. I thought I saw her boyfriend also in a pic, so I'm surprised not to see her.

I forgot to mention in my last post, that I thought they guys looked great as always.

Charlotte and Princess Caroline looked great. I didn't like the bracelets that Caroline wore or the fact that Char wore another black dress, but they still looked great.

I also thought that Beatrice & Juliette looked fantastic.

Any yes, Princess Caroline looks even better in her day-to-day wear sometimes that when she dresses up.
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Old 03-30-2009, 07:31 PM
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Charlotte's earrings look very similar to the earrings that her mother wore to the 1983 Rose Ball.

http://i599.photobucket.com/albums/t...ogo61/1983.jpg
http://i599.photobucket.com/albums/t...par2480156.jpg
they are chanel.$185,000 worth,i wonder if they belong to her or are borrowed?
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Old 03-30-2009, 08:07 PM
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Could someone please tell me why doesn't princess Stephanie attends the ball?
Thanks in advance.
Both Princess Stephanie and Princess Caroline have been often quoted as saying that they'd prefer Prince Albert to married sooner rather than later because they want to retreat from the "need" to be in the public spotlight.

I think they are trying to split the duties of the "first lady" right now in deference to their brother.

Princess Stephanie, in particular, seems to relish the private part of her life (and has since she was a child). She's said repeatedly that she hates the Princess part of her life and no doubt she dislikes attending the balls.

Many of us (me!) look up to her and would love to see more of her... But that apparently does not make her happy. Her appearance is becoming rarer at events where it is not absolutely necessary.
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Old 03-31-2009, 01:53 AM
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Link # 1 posted by agogo, shows Charlene with her hair down. Did her hair went down by itself or she went to ladies room and combed it. But she looks quite pretty in that pic.
I like the tables decoration. I have feeling that it was very well planned ball. The performing group (I'm not familiar with them) supposed to be good one, the theme was great, IMO, the whole decoration was perfectly matching. I feel the ball was much better in reality than it appears in pics.
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Old 03-31-2009, 02:56 AM
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And did Albert put his glasses aside? No.
I think the first photo by agogo is from another occasion.

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Old 03-31-2009, 03:00 AM
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Link # 1 posted by agogo, shows Charlene with her hair down. Did her hair went down by itself or she went to ladies room and combed it. But she looks quite pretty in that pic.
I like the tables decoration. I have feeling that it was very well planned ball. The performing group (I'm not familiar with them) supposed to be good one, the theme was great, IMO, the whole decoration was perfectly matching. I feel the ball was much better in reality than it appears in pics.
I think that photo is from the 2008 Rose Ball (a much better look for Charlene IMO)
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