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Old 09-20-2016, 01:52 PM
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I can't decide if I like it or not. Something feels off about it. It's not horrible, but just not perfect like most of her Prinsjesdag looks are.
I had the same feeling. Maybe it is the mix of the heavy satin skirt and the thin blouse?

On twitter I saw a few #camouflage coming by, as people thought the pattern of the dress resembled that of the throne (and the golden lower part of the dressed blended with the carpet).
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Old 09-20-2016, 01:55 PM
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I had the same feeling. Maybe it is the mix of the heavy satin skirt and the thin blouse?

On twitter I saw a few #camouflage coming by, as people thought the pattern of the dress resembled that of the throne (and the golden lower part of the dressed blended with the carpet).
yeah, when she got up to the throne her outfit did sort of blend in, which I think is partly why I don't like it. I think separately they're good pieces, but I don't know about them together.
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Old 09-20-2016, 02:53 PM
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She looks outstanding! The skirt is exquisite, especially with the top. This is one of her most divine looks.
Oh indeed...the almost nightblue of the top & the gold of the skirt...a Class Act really.
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Old 09-20-2016, 03:40 PM
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It is at events like this that Queen Maxima always looks as incredible as ever and this is no exception. I love the colour combination of gold and blue and the pattern on the skirt and dare not fault her on such an occasion as Prinjesdag!
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Old 09-20-2016, 05:02 PM
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I Love it!!! So Max!!!!!!! Sapphires are so gorgeous its just stupid!
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Old 09-20-2016, 06:12 PM
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Queen Maxima looked stunning. I liked the wide-brimmed hat.
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Old 09-20-2016, 09:22 PM
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She looks amazing! Love the entire outfit!
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Who else but tall, statuesque Queen Maxima would even think of wearing this outfit plus hat, let alone pull it off? I can't think of anyone. She's a wonder of nature!
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Queen Máxima in blue and gold at today's Prinsjesdag, September 20:



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This is one of my favorite Prinsjesdag outfits for Maxima.
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Old 09-21-2016, 12:50 AM
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Queen Máxima in blue and gold at today's Prinsjesdag, September 20:

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Who else but tall, statuesque Queen Maxima would even think of wearing this outfit plus hat, let alone pull it off? I can't think of anyone. She's a wonder of nature!
Yes, this ensemble's inception is quintessential Max, from her gorgeous hat to her delightful blue shoes. However, I found the blouse somewhat underdone compared to her skirt, a situation that may have been remedied by moving that magnificent, enormous, oddly positioned, sapphire and diamond bow brooch from the waist to the upper sash.

It was unfortunate that the gold on the skirt started to look odd while walking on the pale orange carpet and then promptly faded into the colour of the throne when she sat. That surprised me! Max usually likes to make a statement and the mere possibility of fading into the furniture/upholstry would, to me, have seemed an impossibility . . . but she did it!

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My dear, the Hat the hair The Sapphires the sapphire blouse really perfect thank you Max
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For the christening of Prince Carlos in Parma, Italy, today, September 25, Queen Máxima recycled her great green Dolce & Gabbana lace dress:


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I love this with the pale shoe and hat with hair up. And of course (deep sigh), the pearls!
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Old 09-25-2016, 10:46 AM
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She first wore it in Denmark in June 2013.

I love this dress, but I don't like the hat she chose today.
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I love the dress, jewels but this hat is a miss!
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Old 09-25-2016, 11:20 AM
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I liked the hat very much. The latest time the Queen wore similar style hats. Today was -for a change- a total different style.
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Old 09-25-2016, 12:13 PM
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Great look.
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Old 09-25-2016, 12:41 PM
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A beautiful dress.
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Old 09-26-2016, 12:43 AM
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The hat choice was nice and added a fun twist to the overall look. This is such a pretty dress and it's nice to see it again.
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Old 09-26-2016, 02:53 AM
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I love the way that with just a change of accessories, an updo and a gorgeous hat, Max can totally reinvent a dress.

I liked it's first outing in May 2013 and the second outing in November 2013,but it seemed like the dress had been downgraded to semi-casual with the messy hair down affair in May of this year.

But, in the twinkling of an eye, Max added a gorgeous brimmed hat and fabulous matching dark pearl earrings and necklace and voilà! that which was old is new again!
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