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« Reply #165 on: October 23, 2018, 11:57:23 PM »

Mabel at the Dutch state visit to the UK. I would liked this gown a little if it weren't for all the ribbon and ruffles. I'm not much of a floral print person but I like this fabric. Any information on the gorgeous jewelry? It's nice to see Mabel in color again.

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« Reply #166 on: October 24, 2018, 12:04:46 AM »

Mabel at the Dutch state visit to the UK. I would liked this gown a little if it weren't for all the ribbon and ruffles. I'm not much of a floral print person but I like this fabric. Any information on the gorgeous jewelry? It's nice to see Mabel in color again.


Kind and interested towards to the person next to her? Yes.
Jewllery? Yes, absolutely suitable, she could have a little bigger tiara though.
Purse? Amazing!
Dress? Burn it gurl, burn it!!!!!!!!
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« Reply #167 on: October 24, 2018, 07:34:12 AM »

Mabel wore the Sapphire necklace tiara and its sapphire earrings

http://orderofsplendor.bl...ch-sapphire-necklace.html
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« Reply #168 on: October 24, 2018, 01:00:01 PM »

I love her Sapphire necklace tiara and earrings but this busy print and silly design won't let those amazing pieces shine in their true glory  Cry
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« Reply #169 on: October 24, 2018, 07:29:40 PM »

Mabel wore the Sapphire necklace tiara and its sapphire earrings

http://orderofsplendor.bl...ch-sapphire-necklace.html

Thank you Elissa! Star
I agree, Eve. Much as I love Mabel and seeing her in colors again, this dress was a real fail in design and fabric.
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« Reply #170 on: October 26, 2018, 03:41:56 PM »

why did Mabel attend with W&M   ?              Must be a reason
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« Reply #171 on: October 26, 2018, 03:59:18 PM »

why did Mabel attend with W&M   ?              Must be a reason

I think she lives in London.   She could either be part of the official party or I believe it's normal to invite notable citizens from the guest country living in the host country or the Brits invited her because she is a Dutch royal living in London.
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« Reply #172 on: October 26, 2018, 05:22:10 PM »

She lives in London with her daughters. She was a guest at request of Willem-Alexander Wink
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« Reply #173 on: October 26, 2018, 05:28:58 PM »

Well, style was never one of Mabel's strong points. But she has loads of other qualities.
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« Reply #174 on: October 26, 2018, 05:34:03 PM »

I am convinced that dress comes from Beatrix, looks too familiar.
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« Reply #175 on: October 26, 2018, 06:18:46 PM »

I am convinced that dress comes from Beatrix, looks too familiar.

Netherlands designer Ronald van der Kempt has confirmed on his Insta that the gown was his creation:
https://www.instagram.com...ig_web_button_share_sheet

Modekoninginmaxima blog thinks it's a mix of various of his designs ... and the fabric is obviously one out of a current collection (right).


The fabric reminds me much at Van Gogh's "Flowering Garden with Path"

but I find it too busy for a formal gown.

The dress version on the far right looks all in all better than the bespoke she got (hate the ruffles/tiers), but would imho fit better for an outdoor summer occasion, but not for an indoor State Banquet end of October.
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« Reply #176 on: October 26, 2018, 06:22:14 PM »

oh boy, how 70's
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« Reply #177 on: October 26, 2018, 06:33:08 PM »

I would never have thought that there is a designer who gives Natan a run for his money, but RVDK certainly has a weird taste and all of his creations above are really, really ... UGLY. 70ies, as you said, or early 80ies.
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« Reply #178 on: October 26, 2018, 10:10:34 PM »

She lives in London with her daughters. She was a guest at request of Willem-Alexander Wink
was nice gesture,i like to see her at the banquet
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« Reply #179 on: October 26, 2018, 10:22:49 PM »

I am convinced that dress comes from Beatrix, looks too familiar.

Netherlands designer Ronald van der Kempt has confirmed on his Insta that the gown was his creation:
https://www.instagram.com...ig_web_button_share_sheet

Modekoninginmaxima blog thinks it's a mix of various of his designs ... and the fabric is obviously one out of a current collection (right).


The fabric reminds me much at Van Gogh's "Flowering Garden with Path"

but I find it too busy for a formal gown.

The dress version on the far right looks all in all better than the bespoke she got (hate the ruffles/tiers), but would imho fit better for an outdoor summer occasion, but not for an indoor State Banquet end of October.

Thank you for all that info Kaiserin! I've got to run, but wanted to say I totally agree with you re the bolded part.
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