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Kate's dress - Stockholm visit

(239 Posts)
eloisesparkle Tue 30-Jan-18 21:05:06

Your thought please.
I think she normally dresses very well but this looks like her suitcase was lost in transit and somebody in the Palace in Stockholm very kindly offered to run her up a dress from curtains ( a la The Sound of Music ) that they were donating to a charity shop.

NashvilleQueen Tue 30-Jan-18 21:07:55

I’m not a fan of the dress per se but I do quite like that it’s very different and not some boring body con shift dress. It looks beautiful material and I bet it feels really nice to wear.

donners312 Tue 30-Jan-18 21:08:21

Gee whizz thats awful!

Charismam Tue 30-Jan-18 21:08:58

it's a change!

BuzzKillington Tue 30-Jan-18 21:09:35

It's hideous!

The colour, the style, the pattern - I can't think of a redeeming feature.

MistyMinge Tue 30-Jan-18 21:11:22

Ooh good god no. That dress is going to come back to haunt her for many years to come. The material might have been ok if were less of it.

JaneEyre70 Tue 30-Jan-18 21:11:43

It is very different for Kate - she's the Queen of the black dress for evening do's. I can't decide if it's glorious or vile tbh!

BroccoliOnTheFloor Tue 30-Jan-18 21:11:44

I thought it was in Gone with the wind that Scarlett O'Hara makes a dress out of curtains? Is there another one in The sound of music?

<misses the point completely>

ScarfAndGlassesgirl Tue 30-Jan-18 21:13:06

It's a horrendous dress but kudos to her for wandering off her tried and tested route

Thebluedog Tue 30-Jan-18 21:14:05

Oh dear that’s the worst thing I think I’ve ever seen her wear. She’s normally so timeless and classy

halfwitpicker Tue 30-Jan-18 21:14:34

Bloody awful.

Mulberrysilk Tue 30-Jan-18 21:19:13

I think it could look well on the right person but it doesn't suit her.

MinervaMermaid Tue 30-Jan-18 21:19:49

BrocolliOnTheFloor Maria makes the Von Trapp children play clothes out of her old bedroom curtains that are being replaced even though lots of "wear" left in them smile

PeasAndHarmony Tue 30-Jan-18 21:19:50

Erdem design some stunning dresses

but this wasn't one of them.

Absolutely vile, what was she thinking!

Tiddlywinks63 Tue 30-Jan-18 21:20:04

Looks like a cross between a dressing gown and one of M&S' latest efforts ☹️
Definitely an unfortunate choice.

NapQueen Tue 30-Jan-18 21:21:31

Its awful but I get the impression shes just not that into clothes so just goes "yep" when things are suggested.

Mulberrysilk Tue 30-Jan-18 21:21:56

Now that I've found my reading glasses I take back my previous comment. It's hideous.

mumsiedarlingrevolta Tue 30-Jan-18 21:22:03

Broccoli both make dress out of curtains.
In SOM Maria makes for Von Trapp children
In GWTW Scarlett Mammy makes them for scarlett to try and seduce rhett
And I think Kate's dressing while pregnant for all these photographed events inevitably will have her appearing as an extra from Little House on the Prairie...

MinervaMermaid Tue 30-Jan-18 21:22:43

I am just happy to see her in something new and different- it's a bit mad though!! Agree with pp that it is probably very nice to wear - lots of soft silk

PerspicaciaTick Tue 30-Jan-18 21:24:09

I like it, except for the frilly flounce at the bottom.

LadyWithLapdog Tue 30-Jan-18 21:24:34

Sweden you say? Maybe she's channelling Abba in Waterloo.

ourkidmolly Tue 30-Jan-18 21:24:57

I think she looks stunning and the dress is gorgeous.

rubybleu Tue 30-Jan-18 21:25:28

It would look great on someone who suited the colour, which she doesn’t. The dress is wearing her & not the other way around.

ourkidmolly Tue 30-Jan-18 21:25:47

And 7 months pregnant!

Bostin Tue 30-Jan-18 21:27:19

Other than the gold colour I like it. She doesn’t look comfortable in it though. Perhaps it was Plan B

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