Then came the state banquet and - sad face - it was only the sort that requires suit and tie for him and a knee-length dress for her. No tiaras, no gowns. Plenty of question marks, though, thanks to the curious texture of this Jan Taminiau dress. From afar, it's kind of mermaid-y. From close up...?? Once again, I don't know. The link in the tweet below will take you to a closer look.
I think you already know that the only thing here earning my explanation points are the diamond bow brooches in her hair, basic dress code be damned. MAX!
De koning spreekt op staatsbanket in Zuid-Korea. #BlauwBloed http://t.co/UdlKFAAmxo pic.twitter.com/RmhrtSIyqp
— Blauw Bloed (@BlauwBloedtv) November 3, 2014
For the final day, a special hat was brought back to life. This one was worn for the christening of one of the couple's daughters.
Click here for a gallery.)
And for the final evening, that surplus of stuff traveled to her shoulders. Feathers. I'm talking about feathers.
De Koning en Koningin bieden als dank een concert aan van harpiste @LaviniaMeijer #staatsbezoek #NLinKorea pic.twitter.com/8gIiejeOp1Máxima does Swan Lake? Oh, the question marks.
— Koninklijk Huis (@KHtweets) November 4, 2014
Photos: Chung Sung-Jun and Pool via Getty Images, @BlauwBloedtv, NOS video, @KHtweets