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Old 03-23-2012, 04:34 PM
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The only thing I like about this gown is the shade of grey, but it doesn't look that great on Charlene. I think she would have looked better in a brighter color (and a different dress).
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Old 03-23-2012, 04:59 PM
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I don't care for this dress at all. The color is all wrong and I don't care for the little sheer capelet around her shoulders. Charlene could do so much better..
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I think this is the nicest evening gown she has worn in a while. I also like how she changes her "look" be it make-up, hair whatever rather than seeing her styled the same way all the time.
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Old 03-23-2012, 11:32 PM
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I like the dress, the style and color. The thing that ruins the look is definitely the face and makeup; probably the worst she has ever looked.
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Old 03-24-2012, 08:07 AM
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I love this dress, brighter makeup would have helped her skintone, but I think it is beautiful!
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Old 03-24-2012, 10:05 AM
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I think she looks good in that gown , i love the new earrings as well ! the cut fits her perfectly ! i just wish it was in a bolder color , i like her romantic makeup as well
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Old 03-24-2012, 12:11 PM
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I find the dress to look not so great on princess charlene and there is something a little off, but I can't put my finger on it....
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Old 03-24-2012, 05:04 PM
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Princess Charlene chose a gorgeous gown for the Rose Ball.
I love it; it's simply, elegant and very flattering. Great hairstyle too.

- The dress
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Old 03-24-2012, 05:15 PM
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Another big disappointment from Charlene in a row. This dress doesnīt suit Charlene at all, and the hairdo doesnīt suit to the dress. Strapless gowns donīt look good on Charlene, and this doesnīt make an exception. If the dress would have been all black, it would have looked much better.
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Old 03-24-2012, 05:23 PM
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It's a nice dress.Nothing special about it.I hate the headpiece.
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Old 03-24-2012, 05:29 PM
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A very safe und utterly boring choice of dress... at least it's not in greige.
The hairdo is supposed to reflect the 'Swinging 60s' theme I guess, but it looks slightly comic on her.
I don't quite understand why she is so underbejeweled, what's with all her new jewelry - still on display for the tourists?
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Old 03-24-2012, 05:41 PM
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I see nothing elegant or Royal looking about this simple gown. Boring is putting it mildly.
I also wish she would learn to stand up straight.
Agree with Boris re her lack of jewels... She needs to step it up in that department.
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Old 03-24-2012, 05:46 PM
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I don't quite understand why she is so underbejeweled, what's with all her new jewelry - still on display for the tourists?
Is this a new ring, or she has worn it before?
EDIT: Quite disappointed to say that it's her engagement ring. I thought it was a different one.
Thanks to Baroness of Books for providing the picture of the engagement ring from the same angle.
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Old 03-24-2012, 06:10 PM
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I'm not liking the dress. Perhaps if it didn't have that gold bit on the top it would have been all right. The whole looks is just off, in my opinion.
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Old 03-24-2012, 06:16 PM
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I like the dress of Charlene, she is the woman who wears the most beautiful dress , she has the hair do that the women wore in the years of the swinging London. the theme of this ball. The fringe fit her very well. She is really very beautiful and smiling .
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Old 03-24-2012, 06:16 PM
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A very safe und utterly boring choice of dress... at least it's not in greige.
The hairdo is supposed to reflect the 'Swinging 60s' theme I guess, but it looks slightly comic on her.
I don't quite understand why she is so underbejeweled, what's with all her new jewelry - still on display for the tourists?
I agree about the jewelry.Oh Charlene,wear the Ocean tiara already!
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Old 03-24-2012, 07:04 PM
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Is this a new ring, or she has worn it before?
Here's the same ring on another occasion, taken from Charlene's jewel thread:

http://cdn.24.co.za/files/Cms/Genera...22ba7a6174.jpg


I don't like the dress - it looks like a bandage across her chest - and the lack of jewels; surely not everything is on display for the tourists. Didn't she wear an interesting pair of earrings just the other night? And that strapless gown just cries out for some bling on her neck and a bracelet would not have gone amiss, either. I truly dislike her hairdo as well.
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Old 03-24-2012, 07:18 PM
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The whole appearance of Princess Charlene reminds me of empirical Jane Austen, which I like very much ....by the way, where did I hear once, that young beauties do not need jewelry.....
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Is this a new ring, or she has worn it before?
It is not her engdgement ring?
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