Nine Prong Tiara) is a just a litttttle bit too stiff, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa's beige number (with the Diamond Vine Leaves Tiara and a diamond choker from another Lux tiara) might be just a litttttle bit too flowy, but Queen Sonja is juuuuust right.
This gown is so flattering on her; just the right silhouette, and a color that wouldn't normally grab me for a gown, but looks lovely with those emeralds. The sparkly trim gives it a little something extra in motion:
Video: The guests arrive(Also seriously benefiting from some sparkle in motion: Maria Teresa's gown, which suddenly becomes much more than blergh.)
As for the rest of the guests, let's be honest, it wasn't a banner night for most of them. A whole lotta average grades in here, really.
|The guest group, click to enlarge.|
Photo:Bjørn Sigurdsøn, DKH
Princess Astrid and King Constantine of GreeceWhat we've got here is an apron sort of thing over a moderately unrelated skirt, and I can't decide if that makes it Peak Cinderella, or Cinderella just a minute into the unkind side of midnight. Either way, I'm intrigued. And I haven't even started on the bag. (On the other hand, the Savoy-Aosta Tiara and emerald necklace from her husband's family are always on point.)
Let's close this ball with a dance, shall we?
Video: Dancing! I do love the moments we don't usually get to see.