The stunning images were captured by famed snapper Mario Testino, 60, who has worked on numerous royal commissions over the years and was one of Princess Diana’s favourite photographers. And the Peruvian fashion photographer has done a speculator job to encapsulate the Cambridge clan’s relaxed and loving nature.
In the official images from Princess Charlotte's christening, the family absolutely radiate happiness. Of course, big brother Prince George managed to steal the show with his cheeky grin as he cuddles up to his father in the black and white snap.
After fevered speculation, the fourth-in-line to the British throne’s godparents were finally revealed to be Sophie Carter, James Meade, Adam Middleton, Laura Fellowes and Thomas van Straubenzee.
On Sunday, Prince William and Duchess Catherine’s second child was christened in an intimate ceremony that lasted approximately 45 minutes and took place in the county of Norfolk, east of England near the couple’s country home, Anmer Hall.
The occasion is very much an ode to the tiny royal’s late grandmother Princess Diana. In a touching tribute, The Church of St. Mary Magdalene in Sandringham where two-month-old Charlotte was baptised is the same location that People’s Princess was christened some 54 years ago.
Charlotte’s baptism was drenched in tradition, with proud parents Catherine and William using the same exact Millson pram that The Queen used 50 years prior with sons Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.
Princess Charlotte looked angelic in a replica of the traditional royal christening gown her brother also wore. The new royal christening gown is a replica of the lace garment made for Queen Victoria's eldest daughter Victoria in 1841, which was worn at royal christenings up until 2008.
According to Kensington Palace, the latest addition to the family was baptised at the “baptismal font known as the Lily font, which was commissioned by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in 1840, for the birth of their first child Victoria, Princess Royal.”
The stunning ornate flute bowl is adorned with and lilies, which symbolise purity and new life.
Meanwhile George donned a sweet red and white ensemble that was identical to that of father Prince William’s 30 years ago when he was introduced to younger brother Prince Harry in 1984.
Welcome to the world, Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge - you've had a spectacular run thus far!
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