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Old 05-04-2012, 12:04 AM
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Did you even bother to read the posts about what constitutes "Haute Couture" as opposed to "Fashion"?
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Old 05-04-2012, 01:21 PM
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Charlene today...love the handbag

http://i47.tinypic.com/2u9sxg3.jpg

http://i47.tinypic.com/qowykn.jpg

http://i47.tinypic.com/s17nz8.jpg
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Old 05-04-2012, 01:39 PM
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That coat is truly horrid. Yet again more beige/camel or whatever you want to call it.

If Charlene is being styled, and fitted with custom made haute couture, she needs to sack her entire team. They're not doing her any favours.
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Old 05-04-2012, 01:46 PM
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I agree about coat EIIR, it´s truly awful, but handbag is nice
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Old 05-04-2012, 02:39 PM
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The coat is a repeat, last time for some reason I quite liked it, this time, not so much. The whole outfit is a miss for me. Loving the new hairstyle though!
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Old 05-04-2012, 02:51 PM
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what a horrid coat! it swallows her up! it looks like a horse blanket thrown over her!!! eeww!
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Old 05-04-2012, 03:07 PM
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I don't know how to discribe this outfit. I have no words for it.
But her new haircut and her face are just lovely!
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Old 05-04-2012, 03:09 PM
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A horse blanket! Thank you, sesa, I was trying to think what it reminded me of but it just wouldn't come to me. I agree with you.

She also appears to be wearing cream bell bottoms that are simply too long for her. Are they 'in' now?
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Old 05-04-2012, 03:29 PM
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Horrendous jacket!
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Old 05-04-2012, 04:44 PM
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The jacket is a retread from the Japan trip. I agree, it does not look good unless it is perfectly aligned, as in photo #3.
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Old 05-04-2012, 04:51 PM
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I actually like it. (..)
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Old 05-04-2012, 06:17 PM
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That coat needs to go into the deepest recesses of a wardrobe and never, ever come out.
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Old 05-04-2012, 06:22 PM
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That collar is way too overwhelming for her; her head looks so small in proportion to it in the third picture. I'd donate it to the nearest horse stable as a blanket, as Sesa already commented it resembled.
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Old 05-04-2012, 06:27 PM
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I actually like the style of the jacket. A smaller collar would have made this outfit sleek avant-garde. Is the jacket by Akris?
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Old 05-04-2012, 07:37 PM
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When I saw this jacket first time she wore it weeks ago, I just hated it.
It has, however, somehow grown on me; the jacket appears to be quite comfortable, has a unique look I actually like the huge collar.
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Old 05-04-2012, 08:28 PM
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I like very much the jacket, she changed during the day the jacket with a rain coat I like also very much, I like her outfit she wore during the ceremony.
Charlene is beautiful, all she is wearing fit her very well.
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Old 05-04-2012, 08:40 PM
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In my opinion there's nothing haute couture about Princess Charlene's fashion choices of late; certainly not the colours, cuts (fit), fabrics or overall 'looks'. I'm a fan of hers and believe in her potential to shine, but she needs to fire her stylists/advisers without further ado. It's perfectly okay to develop a signature style that's uniquely her own, but it has to be a classic style that lives up to every occasion, complements her, and even more so, one that others would want to imitate. There have been some highlights in the past, but this year has certainly been a disappointment (to me) so far. Except perhaps her short haircut, which suits her.
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Old 05-04-2012, 08:59 PM
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That coat is truly horrid. Yet again more beige/camel or whatever you want to call it.

If Charlene is being styled, and fitted with custom made haute couture, she needs to sack her entire team. They're not doing her any favours.
I completely agree. The jacket is a mess. Don't care who's name is in the label.
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Old 05-04-2012, 09:06 PM
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It's not a bad looking jacket, she has definitely looked worse. But where is she that she would need to wear such a heavy coat?
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Old 05-04-2012, 09:15 PM
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(..) Anyway, while I would not wear it - couldn't wear it or want to wear it without a smaller collar - it's 'her'. Again it looks like gorgeous material. Cashmere?
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