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Old 05-18-2005, 03:36 AM
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Some bunads are cut in a way that the user almost always looks pregnant, whether being it or not. So, judging it in those outfits may not always be the most presise

The day is over, and my feet hurt.
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Old 05-18-2005, 05:25 AM
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The reason why some bunads are cut like that is because they are mostly modelled after the clothes worn by farmers in the 17-18 century, and in those days women often were pregnant non-stop (at least for a period of there lives), so the bunad is fashioned to accommodate that. Leaving it as you said to make women wearing bunads today look pregnant even if they aren't. The bunads cut comes in handy today too, because bunads are often worn in events where you are expected to eat a lot of good food (i.e. weddings, christenings, 17 of May, confirmations). And that you can do when it has a high waistline (even though most women finds their bunad a bit too snug)



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Some bunads are cut in a way that the user almost always looks pregnant, whether being it or not. So, judging it in those outfits may not always be the most presise

The day is over, and my feet hurt.
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Old 05-18-2005, 07:26 AM
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Was it last night that Mette-Marit was travelling to Sweden, or is it another time?
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Old 05-18-2005, 08:00 AM
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It was cancelled after the pregnancy became known. She's cancelled some things since then, because of morning sickness, by orders of her doctors.
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Old 05-18-2005, 10:06 AM
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I will concur that bunads makes you look pregnant\fat. Imagine the thickest wool fabrik and then make pleats around the middel of your waiste, then add a underskirt and a thick belt. It aint slimming to say the least... I like Mette-Marits new bunad even if it is not the most colourful one. When it is warmer she can wear it without the jacket and there is a beautiful embroydert shawl that you can wear. There are several bunads from Vest Agder so I add a pic of Mette-Marits and links to see closup of the details and accessories. There is also an outragous head thing which I wonder if she will wear sometime. The bunad police will surly love her is she does as noone rarely wears them anylonger...

The top
http://www.husfliden.no/husa/FileFee..._s_600x602.jpg

The back
http://www.husfliden.no/husa/FileFee..._s_750x752.jpg

The pocket
http://www.husfliden.no/husa/FileFee..._l_216x205.jpg

Later on national day Haakon also wore a "bunad" or I suspect it is the Oslo suit which is not a real bunad. The man next to him is the Mayor of Oslo wearing the same thing
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Old 05-18-2005, 05:16 PM
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I would like to thank everyone for posting pictures and comments to make this thread most interesting.
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Old 05-19-2005, 09:12 AM
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More pictures from the morning. According to Se og Hør, Ingrid Alexandras nanny, Maria, the woman with the blue pantsuit on theese pictures is pregnant and Haakon and Mette-Marit soon has to find a new one

I love the last picture of Ingrid
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Old 05-19-2005, 09:14 AM
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more.................
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Old 05-19-2005, 09:15 AM
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Old 05-19-2005, 09:27 AM
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Thanks for all the great pictures Larzen!
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Old 05-19-2005, 12:39 PM
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I LOVE this pic of Ingrid. It looks like is dancing to her tune. She is just adorable and the cutest little munchkin. Oh!! and what personality!!:)

Thanks Larzen for posting such beautiful pics (w/o watermarks too).

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Old 05-19-2005, 04:05 PM
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Old 05-19-2005, 04:21 PM
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Ingrid has so much personality for someone so young. It's going to be fun to watch her grow up!
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Old 05-20-2005, 09:48 AM
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Ingrid Alexandra is such an adorable child, i agree with kwanfan, it will be so much to watch her grow up. :)
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Old 05-20-2005, 10:10 AM
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Wonderful pictures Larzen, thank you so much for posting them! IA is so adorable!
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Old 05-20-2005, 04:57 PM
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Thank you Larzen!


Ingrid Alexandra is such a beautiful child, and so much like her father.
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Old 05-20-2005, 05:35 PM
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You have Ingrid Alexandra in her pink coat... and then you have this picture of her father in a similar coat 31 years ago, on May 17th... Fashion is a strange thing.
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Old 05-20-2005, 07:23 PM
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You have Ingrid Alexandra in her pink coat... and then you have this picture of her father in a similar coat 31 years ago, on May 17th... Fashion is a strange thing.
Here is another look. It was October 10, 1974 at Skaugum when they were hosting King Carl Gustaf of Sweden. (dpa photo)
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Old 05-20-2005, 08:39 PM
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Thank you for the Pic Mandy is nice to see some old ones.:)

Ingrids coat reminds me alot of the one Princess Amalia wore in Claus Casimirs christening, just different colour on the buttons and collar
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Old 05-22-2005, 08:06 AM
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that's true... they look really similar!!
i wouldnt be surprised if they were the same one...
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