Whereas Princess Charlotte’s outfit on the Queen’s state funeral stood out for the subtle diamond brooch tribute she wore in honor of her late great-grandmother, her older brother Prince George, 9, stood out for carrying a navy blue swimsuit versus black like the opposite mourners.
However George didn’t break any guidelines by choosing a barely completely different hue on the Westminster Abbey service. Based on Hello!, any darkish coloration, together with black or navy blue, is correct funeral etiquette and exhibits respect to the deceased. George wore a black tie together with his navy swimsuit too, incorporating each colours into his look. His father William, who was in uniform, additionally seemed to be in navy with a black tie.
George is now second in line for the throne after his father William, who’s first in line. His sister Princess Charlotte is third in line.
In March, a supply spoke to Us Weekly about what George was like in mild of his being a direct inheritor to the throne. The supply mentioned that whereas George is “extremely tidy” and changing into extra assured, he’s additionally nonetheless a “fun-loving” child with a “cute, mischievous facet.”
“He likes to play pranks on his mother and father and siblings, and making everybody chuckle,” the supply mentioned. “Regardless of the obligations he’ll entail in his future function, Kate and William don’t wish to see him develop up too shortly. They’re decided to present him as a lot of a standard childhood as doable and it’s working wonders. He’s such a lovable, down-to-earth little boy.”
The supply added that he’s fairly the artist and gave a few of his work to the Queen as presents whereas she was alive. “He copies the artwork and images which might be up in his Kensington Palace and Anmer Corridor houses,” the supply mentioned. “He’ll spend hours portray and drawing and completely loves it. Kate and William are astonished by how good he’s and have framed a few of his work and given them to [Queen] Elizabeth [II] as presents. His favourite factor to do is draw footage of his household.”
Alyssa Bailey is the senior information and technique editor at ELLE.com, the place she oversees protection of celebrities and royals (notably Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton). She beforehand held positions at InStyle and Cosmopolitan. When she’s not working, she loves operating round Central Park, making individuals take #ootd pics of her, and exploring New York Metropolis.