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Does it really matter she is thrifty?

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LindaMcD Report 21 Jul 2008 19:32

and does anyone remember the first time she wore it she had given birth to Zara 6 weeks before.

I met her two years ago and she was lovely

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust***

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust*** Report 21 Jul 2008 19:17

i never noticed
but its nice she obviously enjoyed wearing it first time
why just wear a nice outfit once i wouldnt
i wear mine to worn out if i get the chance

Cumbrian Caz~**~

Cumbrian Caz~**~ Report 21 Jul 2008 19:16

I do Peter, Emlyn was from where I live, a truly lovely chap...

Caz xx


InspectorGreenPen Report 21 Jul 2008 19:15

Any one remember on Question of Sport where she threatened to hit the late great Emlyn Hughes over his head with her handbag? Priceless

Cumbrian Caz~**~

Cumbrian Caz~**~ Report 21 Jul 2008 18:39

Hi Dawn,

Its good to see her being thrifty, she works hard for charity and isnt taken up with the celeb side of royalty,

Caz x


Mauatthecoast Report 21 Jul 2008 17:42

She must be the hardest working Royal.
I think she's great and good on her for being lucky enough to wear the same outfit. There should be more Royals like her


Julia Report 21 Jul 2008 17:23

It's a pity her two elder brothers do not practice the same frugality she obviously does,though each winter I do see Prince Charles wearing an old camel coat. These never seem to die (camel coates), I've had one for over 20yrs, and I am sure OH will bury me in it. Good luck to the gal, I say
Julia in Derbyshire


Anne Report 21 Jul 2008 17:20

I met her several years ago when she visited the Arts centre where I worked at the time.She is so petite and much more attractive in person then she looks on the tv. and in photographs. She drove herself to the venue, with just her lady in waiting for company. On the back seat of her Rover car there were shopping bags from Debenhams.I think she is the best of the Queen's children.


MarionfromScotland Report 21 Jul 2008 17:08

Good for her.Why should she not wear it.Pity a lot of others didn't do the same.
That makes me feel even better, I'm going to a wedding next month and I am wearing the outfit I bought for my sons wedding...if I get rid of a couple of pounds lol.



Cyprus Report 21 Jul 2008 17:08

Karen -I agree 100%
Well done Anne--your a star xx


Dawnieher3headaches Report 21 Jul 2008 16:32


I met her when I was at school doing Duke of Edinburgh and she was really nice and spent longer than she was meant to so she could talk to us all


Deanna Report 21 Jul 2008 15:25

BC.... a brilliant message.... am gonna use that! ;-0)

Deanna X


Dawnieher3headaches Report 21 Jul 2008 15:24

like that one thats this house down to a tee at moment


Dawnieher3headaches Report 21 Jul 2008 15:21

maybe we should all get horses and go riding might get figure like hers lol


Stan Report 21 Jul 2008 15:20

There must be a lesson for all you girls.

Stan with an empty wallet, lol


ButtercupFields Report 21 Jul 2008 15:13

I wish I had her figure! Good for her...

Dawnie, I bought a fridge magnet which says it all....

"I can only please one person per day...

Today is not your day......

Tomorrow doesn't look good either...."

Good luck with all your tests, it's difficult to be sweetnatured when you are in so much pain.....



Dawnieher3headaches Report 21 Jul 2008 15:08

back at Drs on Wed see what he says, still got headaches and feeling sick and as not taking all the painkillers as per Neurologist, in a lot of pain and not sleeping.

then on 29th back to see Rheumatologist and on 8th Aug got DLA Tribunal

Am very moody and am alienating all the family they darent say anything


Deanna Report 21 Jul 2008 15:07

Jenny.. I'm with you there... if I could get into a dress 27 years old I would be not only delighted, but much, much
thinner! ;-0(

But I don't see what is wrong with her wearing that same outfit.
I remember her in it at the wedding and saying how good she looked.
I don't know if any of you saw it, but she was on the Television chatting with someone (can't remember who) and she spoke about clothes. She said that she saw no reason for paying for a skirt if she could get at least 6 months wear from it.
I was with her there, as I get so much wear out of my cloths. I can't see any reason for buying clothes just for the sake of *wearing something different*.

Deanna X


AnninGlos Report 21 Jul 2008 15:04

I just thought well done her when I saw it in the paper. Then I thought, I wish I could still get into a size 10, I could 27 years ago but am 3 up from that now!!

I thought she looked very nice too.



Meduck Report 21 Jul 2008 14:52

I'm just jealous that she can still get in a dress she wore over twenty years ago. i've gone up two sizes since then