This is why Prince George and Princess Charlotte always wear old fashioned clothes

Fascinating

The Royals were out in force at the weekend for the Trooping the Colour parade, and while the Duchess of Cambridge turned heads in a pink outfit which had a special meaning, Prince George and Princess Charlotte stole the show yet again.

Princess Charlotte wore a pretty floral dress to match her mums (and you can buy it here FYI), while her big brother wore cute burgundy dungarees with a smart shirt.

Now though very smart, you might have noticed that the outfits are quite traditional, and some viewers even called them ‘dated’.

It’s not the first time either, as looking back at previous official engagements, you’ll see Kate always dresses them in similar styles.

Why? Well it’s believed this is to reflect the formality of the occasion, and according to childrenswear designer Rachel Riley, who has created outfits for Prince George, it’s about looking timeless in pictures too.

She told The Telegraph, ‘The reason why I design clothes that way is because if they wear very simple things, it’s about the child, and it’s timeless in that you can’t really date a specific photo or put them in something that seems out of date’.

Rachel added that wearing these types of clothes meant the children didn’t stand out as much, therefore wouldn’t be as recognised in public.

‘I think they are going for clothing that is classic and timeless, rather than clothes that draw attention to them,’ she said.

Kind of makes sense, doesn’t it?

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