Princess Kate Middleton and Prince William dropped by the Chelsea Flower Show to see the flower named after the newest royal to the House of Windsor, Princess Charlotte. In her honor is a beautiful chrysanthemum, named the Princess Charlotte Chrysanthemum, which is bred by the Dutch company called Deliflor. The chrysanthemum is a pale princess pink with green tips. The flower is sweet and delicate, fitting a princess. The rest of the royal family, including Queen Elizabeth, stopped by the Chelsea Flower Show to see what’s new and check out the Princess Charlotte chrysanthemum as well as a historical poppy display.
According to the Inquisitr, Princess Kate and Prince William have been together often lately for a number of relevant photo ops in addition to the Chelsea Flower Show. Recently, the prince and princess were in India, visiting the Taj Mahal and an animal preserve that is sponsored by Prince William’s step-mother Camilla.
E! News says that Prince William and Princess Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge looked smart when they arrived at the Chelsea Flower Show. Prince Harry also dropped by, as did his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, who is the royal patron of the event. Queen Elizabeth has just made her 51st visit to the flower show, the reoccurring show sponsored by the Royal Horticultural Society. This year was special, as is being put on in honor of Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday.
In addition to the beautiful Princess Charlotte mums, Princess Kate and Prince William, as well as the rest of the family wanted to see the huge display of 5,000 red poppies surrounding the Royal Hospital Chelsea, a retirement home and nursing home for hundreds of retired British soldiers.
Another floral display was put on by an organization called EACH, which has Princess Kate as a royal patron. The establishment aims to provide medical care and support to children up to 18-years-old who are facing life-threatening illnesses, as well as their families. The princess is also a patron of Place2Be, which provides counseling in schools for children who might not otherwise get it.
Princess Kate makes charities that involve children and families her focus.
“We need schools and communities to play their full role to help children who are struggling in ways that are not always easy to see.”
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Vanity Fair is reporting that the Chelsea Flower Show is a big event for all of the royals, and is attended by more than just Princess Kate, Prince William, and Queen Elizabeth, though to most, this royal showing would be enough. Prince Harry, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie, were all in attendance at the annual event.
All came to take a look at the Princess Charlotte Chrysanthemum, but they also wanted to see the special arch put up in honor of Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday.
Back in February, Marc Jacobs launched a lipstick in a gorgeous shade of pink called “Charlotte” in honor of Princess Charlotte. The new shade fit for a princess was created as part of the Le Marc lip creme collection, a line by Jacobs sold only at Harrods in the UK for now. “Charlotte” is a deep rose-pink, and it sells for approximately $34 a tube. Catherine Gore, the vice president of Marc Jacobs International Beauty Division.
“We wanted to commemorate this major brand milestone by creating a custom shade of Le Marc lip crème. The shade was ‘inspired by the deepest saturated pink tones of an English rose.”
Harrods was thrilled to have the display marking the birth of Princess Charlotte in their window, filling the space with exciting color, as it hasn’t been done before, according to Mia Collins, the head of Harrods beauty.
“We have never done color cosmetics in our windows, so the Marc Jacobs team has allowed us to make history.”
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