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Two nice looks for Queen Elizabeth during day 1 of a state visit of Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in London, October 31, 2012:



** Daytime outfit ** Evening outfit **
I love both the outfits, especially the evening one.
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Old 11-04-2012, 04:25 PM
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I think the evening dress is one recycled from the Indian State Visit at Windsor Castle some years ago.
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Old 11-04-2012, 09:41 PM
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The dry cleaners at the Palace are the best. The only reason I know this was from reading something about the Princess of wales confirming it.
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Old 11-05-2012, 02:27 AM
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From Bond to banquets: Revealed - the secrets of The Queen's wardrobe wonders: Written by Angela Kelly, the Queen's personal assistant, adviser and curator, Dressing The Queen opens the door to the dressers' floor at Buckingham Palace:
The Queen's wardrobe wonders revealed: The secrets of Dressing The Queen by Angela Kelly - Mirror Online

Great pics of The Queen and it looks like "Dressing The Queen" will offer some great insight into The Queen's wardrobe.
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Old 11-05-2012, 08:54 AM
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From Bond to banquets: Revealed - the secrets of The Queen's wardrobe wonders: Written by Angela Kelly, the Queen's personal assistant, adviser and curator, Dressing The Queen opens the door to the dressers' floor at Buckingham Palace:
The Queen's wardrobe wonders revealed: The secrets of Dressing The Queen by Angela Kelly - Mirror Online

Great pics of The Queen and it looks like "Dressing The Queen" will offer some great insight into The Queen's wardrobe.
These pictures are amazing! Shown are trays of jewelry, a room for the Queen's "traveling" wardrobe - with rough bare pine shelving, those color matched umbrellas, etc. I can't wait to get this book from the library.

And Vogue offers up more photos from the book: http://www.vogue.co.uk/news/2012/11/...fits/gallery/1
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Old 11-05-2012, 10:55 AM
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I can't wait to get my paws on this. Fascinating!
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Old 11-06-2012, 08:42 AM
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Love it! I'd love to read this book.
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Old 11-07-2012, 10:50 AM
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I think The Queen is very blessed to have a wardrobe made and tailored to her liking. I would love to have my wardrobe and suits tailored to my liking. I think it would save me a lot of time trying to find something that's comfortable to wear.
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Old 11-07-2012, 11:06 AM
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Queen Elizabeth II visits the Poppy Factory ahead of Remembrance Day.

Love her smile. The purple outfit is nice too.

http://i49.tinypic.com/11s04f9.jpg

http://i50.tinypic.com/35m4md0.jpg

http://i45.tinypic.com/nvoymx.jpg

http://i47.tinypic.com/1pzcdu.jpg
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Love the purple outfit, and the smile is the best accessory!
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Old 11-07-2012, 08:37 PM
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Queen Elizabeth II visits the Poppy Factory ahead of Remembrance Day.

Love her smile. The purple outfit is nice too.

http://i49.tinypic.com/11s04f9.jpg

http://i50.tinypic.com/35m4md0.jpg

http://i45.tinypic.com/nvoymx.jpg

http://i47.tinypic.com/1pzcdu.jpg
Absolutely beautiful.
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Since Angela Kelly's book on the Queen's wardrobe is coming out, does anyone know what kind of relationship Stewart Parvin and Angela Kelly have?

I have not read the Kelly book (coming to the US in 2013) but I am assuming Angela, as the Queen's Dresser works inside the palace. She certainly designs the lion's share of what QEII wears.
Stewart operates his own couture studio AND designs for the Queen (and did Zara's wedding gown, etc.)

I like both designers but honestly am always glad for the days when her Majesty is wearing Parvin - the look is a welcome change from the regular Kelly silhouette. It's a breath of fresh air.

Lately, I've wondered at the Parvin/Kelly relationship. Do they know one another and is it collegial?
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Old 11-07-2012, 10:14 PM
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She looks great in that purple outfit!
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Old 11-11-2012, 02:54 AM
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Queen Elizabeth at the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall yesterday, November 10, 2012 - the look is somethng different, but the coat reminds me a bit of an (admittedly very elegant) raincoat



** Full view ** Upper part **
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Queen Elizabeth at the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall yesterday, November 10, 2012 - the look is somethng different, but the coat reminds me a bit of an (admittedly very elegant) raincoat



** Full view ** Upper part **
This looked far more golden when I saw it on TV coverage - but I suppose that was due to the lighting. She wore the bow this morning, as well.
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Old 11-11-2012, 12:27 PM
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Cannot say I like it- too much like a raincoat!
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Old 11-11-2012, 12:38 PM
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I think I like it!
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Old 11-11-2012, 01:54 PM
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Cannot say I like it- too much like a raincoat!
I have to agree. Not
T one of her best looks.
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Old 11-13-2012, 10:23 AM
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A great looking Queen Elizabeth at a meeting with German President Joachim Gauck and his partner at Buckingham Palace today, November 13, 2012.




** Full view/Side view ** Upper part ** Upper part 2 **
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Old 11-13-2012, 11:14 AM
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Very lovely. The fabric is beautiful and suits her very well. I also love the broach.

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Cannot say I like it- too much like a raincoat!
Funny but true when you mention it!
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