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Royal Wedding: Talkback thread.

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Post by EC2 » Sat April 30th, 2011, 9:46 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]I think you're right Ken.

Back to the silly hats; Victoria Beckham looked like she was wearing a giant Liquorice Allsort![/quote]

LOL! the decoration on it looked either like a squashed alien insect, or a clinker dragged out of a fire when someone burns trash including metal and plastics and you get those nasty melted lumps.
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Post by annis » Sat April 30th, 2011, 11:03 pm

Lol! At least she didn't go for the green make-up! Mad hats certainly seemed to be the order of the day. I still think Princess Bea's beige tower and Tara P-T's blue canoe take the cake. What I want to know is how they keep these death-defying hats attached? Super glue?

Speaking of green- wasn't Pippa's green gown for the evening reception a stunner? Hot, or what?

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Post by Misfit » Sat April 30th, 2011, 11:18 pm

[quote=""annis""]Lol! At least she didn't go for the green make-up! Mad hats certainly seemed to be the order of the day. I still think Princess Bea's beige tower and Tara P-T's blue canoe take the cake. What I want to know is how they keep these death-defying hats attached? Super glue?

Speaking of green- wasn't Pippa's green gown for the evening reception a stunner? Hot, or what?

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Yes she is a stunner. I'm guess she'll have new suitors left and right after this.

About those hats, looking at the close up photos from some of these ladies (especially two princesses), I'm wondering if those cranky faces are for the idiot who talked them into wearing them :D
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Post by annis » Sat April 30th, 2011, 11:47 pm

Yeah- I'm thinking that maybe we should be looking at the mad hatter! Was Philip Treacy taking the mickey and getting a bit of Irish revenge on the English establishment? Conspiracy theory, anyone? :)

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Post by LoveHistory » Mon May 2nd, 2011, 1:04 am

People Magazine's page for the wedding also has a link to Beatrice's top ten worst hats.

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Post by Divia » Mon May 2nd, 2011, 1:31 am

[quote=""LoveHistory""]People Magazine's page for the wedding also has a link to Beatrice's top ten worst hats.[/quote]

Excellent. Looking forward to the issue. :)
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Post by Vanessa » Mon May 2nd, 2011, 9:17 am

Sounds fun! LOL.
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Post by LoveHistory » Mon May 2nd, 2011, 1:04 pm

I don't know if they'll include it in the paper magazine, but it's on the website. I actually liked one or two of them.

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Post by Michy » Wed May 4th, 2011, 12:23 am

I guess I am the lone dissenting opinion in that I was disappointed with Kate's dress. I think she has shown excellent taste in her clothes -- very understated and classy -- but for the wedding gown I was hoping for something more interesting. No doubt it is beautiful in person, but in pictures it is fairly boring. It has been compared to Princess Grace's, but Grace's dress was much more interesting stylistically (or maybe it just photo'd better).

(am now ducking the flying tomatoes......) :eek:

[quote=""annis""]Does Princess Bea take the silly hat prize?

[/quote] She does seem to have a penchant for wearing ridiculous contraptions on her head, but this one took the cake!!

[quote=""annis""]I kid you not! I figure someone hates both Bea and Eugenie- both wore outfits that were spectacularly unflattering- no wonder they look so glum :)

[/quote] When I saw the photo of the two glum looking girls in their unflattering getup, with daddy in front (in full dress uniform), my mind immediately thought of the caption "I dare you to say something about my girls' hats!"

[quote=""Amanda""]

My DH and I were doing our own commentary....
Like THe Dear Queen and Phillip sitting there through the whole ceremony wondering what the devil Beatrice and Eugiene were thinking when they chose their outfits.[/quote] My mind ran along the same lines.... I thought, Elizabeth and Phillip must be absolutely cringing...... :D

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Post by LoveHistory » Wed May 4th, 2011, 2:00 am

Michy you are not the only person in the world who was underwhelmed by the dress. Two therapists said they expected something more...well just more. And one of my sisters dislikes lace completely.

Though I did get to show one therapist the elaborate lace on the skirt and train thanks to People Magazine's special issue that came in the mail today. You can't see it in the videos and most of the photos, but on pages 88 and 89 it shows. Gorgeous work!

My mother said Andrew looked miserable the whole time and she wondered if it had to do with the media frenzy he knew would ensue over his daughters' fashion choices.

I think Beatrice might have been able to pull off the hat if she hadn't had the raccoon eyes. As it is it looks like she crashed into some strange animal and got two black eyes, while the poor animal is stuck to her head.

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