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Now here's a Princess dress I really do like

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Now here's a Princess dress I really do like

Post by SGM » Fri June 10th, 2011, 9:01 pm

http://uk.lifestyle.yahoo.com/fashion/k ... tyles.html

Shades of Grace Kelly again, I think.
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Post by annis » Fri June 10th, 2011, 9:14 pm

Kate (sorry, Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge :) ) looks gorgeous and glowing with happiness- though I have to say, very thin. Is she taking a tip from that other duchess, the Duchess of Windsor, who said "A woman can't be too rich or too thin"?

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Post by Misfit » Fri June 10th, 2011, 9:52 pm

She is lovely, and so is the dress and what a gorgeous shade of pink.
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Post by Divia » Fri June 10th, 2011, 9:58 pm

I like the style of the dress, the way it is cut, but I dislike the color and i'm not 100% sold on it.

What I found disturbing is that the photographers got a close up of the sole of her shoe. I dunno why, but that bothers me. It makes me feel that this girl will be more closely watched that Di.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Sat June 11th, 2011, 2:21 am

Yes, I saw that yesterday and thought she looked very lovely.

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Post by SonjaMarie » Sat June 11th, 2011, 2:22 am

[quote=""Divia""]

What I found disturbing is that the photographers got a close up of the sole of her shoe. I dunno why, but that bothers me. It makes me feel that this girl will be more closely watched that Di.[/quote]

I'm not entirely sure that's true! At least I hope not, since they contributed to Diana's death.

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Post by LoobyG » Sat June 11th, 2011, 8:33 am

I didn't like the dress when I first saw it in the paper, but it does look better in the full length pictures, and it's growing on me. I do like the look of Kate's shoes! :)

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Post by Mythica » Sat June 11th, 2011, 3:33 pm

[quote=""Divia""]I like the style of the dress, the way it is cut, but I dislike the color and i'm not 100% sold on it.

What I found disturbing is that the photographers got a close up of the sole of her shoe. I dunno why, but that bothers me. It makes me feel that this girl will be more closely watched that Di.[/quote]

It looks like it's just a crop of a bigger picture. The image quality isn't as good which is what happens when you crop down to such a small area of a photo and blow it up.

While that does still mean some editor decided to hone in on and analyze her shoes, I have seen this kind of thing with plenty of other celebrities. Not that I spend a ton of time reading gossip papers but the few times I do, I'm constantly seeing cropped images blown up so we can see rings, shoes, other jewelry, etc. So I wouldn't worry too much that Kate is receiving more attention than any other A-lister - although if she is, it may just be the initial excitement in the aftermath of their marriage.

On another note, is it me or is the dress Laura Bailey is wearing totally see-through?! Good thing her hands and purse are positioned where they are!

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Post by Divia » Sat June 11th, 2011, 8:43 pm

I don't watch celeberty shows or anything like that so I wouldn't know if they do close ups of shoes. If so its weird.
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Post by SGM » Sat June 11th, 2011, 8:56 pm

[quote=""Divia""]
What I found disturbing is that the photographers got a close up of the sole of her shoe. I dunno why, but that bothers me.[/quote]

I don't think there is anything sinister about the shoe photo. The high street shops are reaping huge benefits from Kate's example and I suspect the shoe shot is just so that Kate-wanabee-dressers know what shoes to wear with the frock.
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