The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released a new photo of Lilibet on her first birthday at Frogmore Cottage during the Platinum Jubilee.
Harry and Meghan hosted a ‘casual’ garden party for little Lilibet, one, on the Windsor estate on Saturday with birthday cake, balloons, board games and picnic snacks, it is understood .
We see her on her birthday in a formal photo with reddish locks, smiling and wearing a pale blue dress with a white bow in her hair.
When Prince Harry was also one, he was pictured with his reddish locks, similar to his daughter’s current appearance.
The Lilibet photo was taken by photographer and friend of the couple Misan Harriman, who attended the picnic with the royals.
Reportedly attending were Zara and Mike Tindall’s three children, Mia, eight, Lena, three, and Lucas, one, as well as Savannah, 11, and Isla, 10, daughters of Peter Phillips and Autumn Kelly.
Three-year-old Archie’s godfather, Charlie Van Straubenzee, and his brother Tom, godfather to Princess Charlotte, have also reportedly been invited.
The Queen would also have met her namesake on Thursday or Friday during the Platinum Jubilee festivities.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex released a new photo of Lilibet on her first birthday at Frogmore Cottage during the Platinum Jubilee
In a photo of Harry at a similar age, also one, he is seen with his reddish locks, similar to Lilibet now (see above), and wearing blue overalls and shirt.
Harry and Meghan celebrated their daughter Lilibet’s first birthday in Windsor yesterday with a ‘relaxed’ birthday party – with royal second cousins invited to the festivities. Pictured are the couple with children Archie and Lilibet
Posting the photo of little Lillibet – who is named after the Queen – on her royal Twitter commentator and Sussex friend Omid Scobie, said the couple had invited close friends and family for an “intimate picnic in the courtyard “.
Mr Scobie added that the baker from Harry and Meghan’s wedding, Claire Ptak, had placed a special order for the party.
A source spoke to The Sun about the party, saying, “It was a great activity and had everything you would expect from a child’s birthday party. »
“The idea was for it to be very relaxed and laid back, with people free to come in and out as they wished. »
They said it was a “beautiful opportunity” for some of the royal children to meet little Lilibet, with the trip being her first time in the UK.
They added that “lots of talk” had taken place over the best gifts for the “milestone” birthday, with a “pink £75 Volkswagen Beetle toy” proving a popular idea.