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Alexandria 09-18-2004 05:02 PM

Beltrán Gómez-Acebo Borbón & Laura Ponte, 2004
King Juan Carlos's nephew Beltrán Gómez Acebo Borbón married model Laura Ponte today (September 18) in Segovia, Spain.

Pictures courtesy of the Glittering Royal Events MB. letizia-1.jpg letizia-2.jpg

Ennyllorac 09-18-2004 07:38 PM

I think Letizia looks fantastic and I was watching clips of the wedding arrival today on TVE and the brides dress flows very nicely but I don't like the way she is wearing the mantilla on her head. I don't find it flattering.

Alisa 09-18-2004 10:23 PM

I think the bride looks absolutely lovely. I really like her wedding dress and veil.

Letizia's hair and make up looked nice. I also liked that her fan matched her outfit, but I didn't like the outfit especially those silver buckled shoes..

Alexandria 09-18-2004 11:54 PM

More pictures from the wedding, courtesy of the Glitering Royal Events MB.Simonetta's daughter (the groom's niece) looks adorable in her floral dress and red ribbons in her hair. and queen.jpg

Gabriella 09-19-2004 01:45 AM

Great pictures! I love how Felipe's tie was red to match with Letizia's skirt. She looked fabulous by the way. I agree with Alisa though, not too crazy about the shoes.

mybags 09-19-2004 02:40 AM

Queen Sofia looks absolutely lovely.

Hannelore 09-19-2004 05:40 AM

I like the bride's twenties style kind dress and veil. But is she really a model???

Ennyllorac 09-19-2004 08:43 AM


Originally Posted by Hannelore
I like the bride's twenties style kind dress and veil. But is she really a model???

Yes, she really is a model.

Alexandria 09-19-2004 10:20 AM

Some more wedding guests, all pictures courtesy of the Glittering Royal Events MB.

Infanta Cristina and her husband Inaki Urdangarin, cousin of the groom.

The Duke and Duchess of Soria, aunt of the groom, and her family.

Simonetta and family, sister of the groom.

CP Haakon of Norway, friend of the groom.

Two Princes of Bulgaria and their wives.

Barronness Thyssen.

Alexandria 09-19-2004 10:30 AM

From the Glittering Royal Events MB, Laura Ponte wore Infanta Pilar's sapphire and diamond tiara inverted.

The bride and groom and pictures of the tiara in its 'upright' state, all from the GREMB.

Alexandria 09-19-2004 10:43 AM

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More pictures courtesy of the GREMB, cousins of the groom, Infantas Elena and Cristina with their respective husbands, Jaime and Inaki.

Original Source: Seeger Press

Alisa 09-19-2004 11:16 AM

I like the Infantas outfits,I think the color green looks fantastic on infanta Cristina.However it seems both ladies are dressed for two different events. Infanta Cristina looks like she is dressed for the evening and Infanta Elena looks like she is dressed for a morning or day event. Strange.

micas 09-19-2004 12:16 PM

The bride have a very original way to put the tiara and the veil...............

semisquare 09-19-2004 04:55 PM

love the dress very chic but the veil dosen't do her face justice( just call me the veil critic) she has a pleasant face too and they look like a nice match.

Mandy 09-19-2004 06:02 PM

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Pictures from

Princess Cristina and her husband Undangarin.
Crown Princess Letizia
And more.

Jackswife 09-20-2004 11:25 AM

WOW! Both Cristina and Letizia look fabulous, very chic and lovely. (Not to slam Elena, I just prefer the styles that Cristina and Letizia are wearing.) Very, very excellent set of pictures.

isabella_ 09-20-2004 12:05 PM

Thanks so much for all that great pictures! ;)

I think Cristina was absolutely wonderful, another example of how she has improved her style.

And Letizia... she was really beautiful, but her look wasn't the suitable one...
I don't know, it's just my opinion. :confused:

elenaris 09-20-2004 12:16 PM

Great Pics!!!! Muchas gracias!
The bride is really beautiful... I really love her middle-Age fashioned dress. It looks like Queen Astrid of Belgium's or Queen Ingrid of Denmark's wedding dresses in the 20's/30's...and the veil is definitely gorgeous ( like in the 20's).
Letizia is really thin- I prefer Cristinna's dress. She and Inaki seem so much in love!!!!

Anna_R 09-20-2004 12:30 PM

I loved Cristina's and Letizia's outfits, but I fell in love immediately to Cristina's sandals.....they are different and gorgeous. Both couples seem very much in love. I'm really not fond of the apathy of the Dukes de Lugo....they're too serious, they seem to never relax.....


elenaris 09-20-2004 12:50 PM

I think Elena and Jaime are having a bad time.... rumours say there do not get along anymore... even the magazine " hola" once made its cover with a title: "the dukes of lugo go together to a wedding celebration", I think this was in May.
It is said by some Spanish Press that Jaime, consequently to the health problems he had to face, is every day more colerous and difficult to live with....

Here is the "Hola I mentioned.

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