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Old 06-08-2018, 02:16 AM
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Least Favorite Princess Anne's and Sophie's.
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Old 06-08-2018, 02:21 AM
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When I first saw Mabel's, I thought "she hasn't been thinking at all" - but it's all about quirky bows and she seems a bit quirky so good for her, but it's not for me.[...]
I think she has been thinking very much about it. She turned down conventional dresses and requested her friends Viktor & Rolf to create something for her. Princess Mabel's dress was the most "weird" one but at the same time it is exactly unique because of that.

It was a dress at -technically- the highest level: double-faced duchesse satin was used to create a dress with a bateau neckline. Metres and metres of crêpe georgette was used to make 248 (!) bows by hand. The skill of Viktor & Rolf was shown with the trelliswork pattern: it covered the seams, so it looked like Princess Mabel's gown was cut from a single piece of cloth. Even the sleeves had no visible seam.

In an interview Princess Mabel once replied, when asked what her husband thought of her dress: "Friso thought the wedding dress was fascinating".


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Old 06-08-2018, 04:39 AM
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My least favourite is Princess Danica of Serbia's dress and Marie Chantal's wasn't the best
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Old 06-08-2018, 05:04 AM
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Mabel is the clear winner in my "least favourite" list
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Old 06-08-2018, 05:18 AM
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My least favourite are Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Mary, Countess of Wessex, Queen Letizia

Princess Mabel's dress was just weird. Without those bows, the design and cut was really nice
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I would like to throw in Princess Masako's western wedding dress; completely unflattering and looked like a bad prom dress. Her traditional ensemble and much better.
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