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TLLK 06-15-2008 10:00 AM

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Originally Posted by stephanievl (Post 779378)

I love the family photo with her godparents. Thank you for posting them.

stephanievl 06-15-2008 10:24 AM

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stephanievl 06-15-2008 10:36 AM

I also found the official pictures in big without logo
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Marchesina 06-15-2008 11:34 AM

The official photo with the whole family and the godparents is beautiful. God job Stephanie!!!

Emmily 06-15-2008 01:31 PM

The pictures are beautiful! I love the chapel where the baptism took place. Is this on the grounds of Laeken or a different location? Thanks!

btsnyder 06-15-2008 01:47 PM

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Originally Posted by Hanna Regina (Post 779088)
I love the whole look of CP Victoria, her outfit, her smile and with a beautiful baby in her arms!

I've never seen Victoria looking better.

stephanievl 06-15-2008 03:32 PM

princess Mathilde, Princess Claire and princess Victoria were all dressed in Natan

sgl 06-15-2008 04:23 PM

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Originally Posted by stephanievl (Post 779404)

These pictures are great! Everyone looks so lovely.

magnik 06-15-2008 04:40 PM

Mathilde's dress fit to Eleonore's baptism gown and her shoes fit to boys trousers and socks.
Philippe's tie fit to Elisabeth's dress.

Michaella 06-16-2008 12:30 AM

where is Prince Laurent ?

stellad 06-16-2008 02:55 AM

He was there, saw a picture of him sitting to the side of the baptismal font holding their one twin son.

Stellad

Marchesina 06-16-2008 03:49 AM

was it the same christening gown of the other children?

giov 06-16-2008 03:57 AM

Thanks for all the nice pics!
They all looked great!
What a beautiful family!
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Originally Posted by Michaella (Post 779605)
where is Prince Laurent ?

Laurent!
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Paty 06-16-2008 06:34 AM

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galatea_12 06-16-2008 08:00 AM

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Originally Posted by Emmily (Post 779457)
The pictures are beautiful! I love the chapel where the baptism took place. Is this on the grounds of Laeken or a different location? Thanks!

The baptism was held at the Chapel of Ciergnon Castle.

Saphire 06-16-2008 10:24 AM

The children are beautiful.

Moonmaiden23 06-16-2008 12:17 PM

Has anyone noticed how all the women coordinated the outfit with a sort of beige/ivory theme?? Gorgeous! I really love the baby's baptismal robes. And Victoria...my goodness! I never really thought of her as beautiful but she has become a stunner, she has a perfect figure. She and Mathilde had the best outfits. Mathilde looks really slim now.

Ciergnon is a very picturesque castle...picture perfect!

Marengo 06-16-2008 12:24 PM

The VRT has a clip of the christening online, look here. And here another clip from newspaper 'Het Laatste Nieuws' (who put the small princess on the cover of their newspaper this morning).

I like it that they have a small intimate ceremony in the chappel of Ciergnon by the way, considering thar religion is something private. It looks lovely with all the children around the baptism font. Eleonore is a very pretty baby IMO.

I was wondering about the guests though, apart from Prince Marie-Astrid of Lux. and her husband Archduke Carl-Christian, were there any other Luxembourg relatives (princess Margaretha maybe)? And was Countess Anne Komorovska there? I don't think I saw her.

A minor complaint to spoil the fun: why does Mathilde always have to whisper? She usually speaks like that though I suppose she must have a normal voice too (maybe when the camera is not there).

Moonmaiden23 06-16-2008 12:40 PM

I read somewhere that Mathilde's sister Elisabeth Pallaviccini gave birth over the weekend, so maybe the Countess was attending her other daughter?

stephanievl 06-16-2008 12:40 PM

More pictures
Eleonore von Belgien ist getauft - Bilder - BUNTE


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