The Duchess of Cambridge arrived at the Chapel Royal at St James' Palace this afternoon with gorgeous three-month-old Prince George and Prince William
Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, arrived at St James’ Palace this afternoon, looking stunning in an ivory ruffled dress by Alexander McQueen, with a matching fascinator by Jane Taylor.
The royal arrived at the Chapel Royal in a blue Jaguar along with her closest friends, family members and Prince George‘s new Godparents, for the intimate christening service hosted by the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Pippa Middleton, who arrived with the rest of the Middleton family, followed Kate’s lead and also opted for an all cream ensemble, while the sisters’ brother James was seen sporting some fetching new facial hair.
Prince William and Kate Middleton were beaming as they pulled up to the venue, which has been surrounded by well-wishers since early this morning, as the public waited excitedly to catch the first glimpse of the future heir since his very first appearance outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital in July.
And little Prince George did not disappoint. The royal tot looked downright adorable, and extremely well behaved, in his intricate lace christening gown, as William carried him into the chapel. For the ceremony, he’s wearing an exact replica of the royal christening robe, which has been handmade by the Queen’s dressmaker, Angela Kelly.
As well as Kate Middleton‘s immediate family, Prince George’s SEVEN Godparents are all in attendance, who were announced to the public this morning. They include Oliver Baker, Emilia Jardine-Paterson, Earl Grosvenor, Jamie Lowther-Pinkerton, Julia Samuel, William van Cutsem and a heavily pregnant Zara Tindall – who is the only member of the royal family to make the cut.
And of course, the Queen. How cute?
The 45-minute ceremony itself will see baby George christened with water from the River Jordan over the famous royal Lily Font, in the chapel where Princess Diana was laid to rest before her funeral, and where Kate Middleton was confirmed into the Church Of England.
Kate looks amazing, and we’re ridiculously excited to see Prince George for the first time since his birth. Here’s hoping for a big baby smile when he emerges from the Palace later…