Here’s why everyone’s talking about these photos of Kate Middleton and Prince Louis

And we can't 'unsee' it...

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And we can't 'unsee' it...

Words by Niamh McCollum

Both Clarence House and Kensington Palace have shared new official portraits of the royal family to celebrate Prince Charles’ 70th birthday this week.

The two photographs in question feature the Prince of Wales and his family, with Charles and Camilla sat on a wooden bench in the garden of their Clarence House home, surrounded by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, and of course their grandchildren – Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.

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Everyone looked blissfully happy, relaxed, and oh so beautiful…but one thing that has really had people talking, is just how strikingly similar Prince Louis looks to his mum when she was the same age.

Here’s a cute close up of Prince Louis - who would have been around five months old at the time the photo was taken:

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And here’s an image of Kate at roughly the same age:

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Can’t tell the difference, can you? We know!

Already bearing such similar features to his stunning mum, we can tell that we’re going to be ooh-ing and aah-ing over the next adorable pics of little Louis to be released over the coming years.

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, as they say.

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