It’s a very merry royal family Christmas!
Prince William and Kate Middleton, who are expecting their third child in April, have revealed their family’s annual holiday card. And just like last year’s card, Prince George and Princess Charlotte take center stage, standing in front of their parents at home at Kensington Palace. All four are coordinating in blue ensembles, with Kate wearing a Catherine Walker suit she’s worn on several occasions.
The image was snapped by Chris Jackson, royal photographer for Getty Images, who also took Prince George’s fourth birthday photograph this summer. The Christmas card photo was likely taken on the same day as Prince George’s birthday picture, as he’s wearing the same outfit.
“Delighted that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have chosen to use this family portrait I shot as their Christmas Card this year,” Jackson wrote alongside the photo on Instagram. “Merry Christmas!
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It’s something of a tradition for the royal family to share their holiday card with the public: Their 2016 holiday card was a shot from the couple’s visit to Canada — the first overseas tour the Royal Fab Four took together.
Prince George (in his knee socks!) and little sister Princess Charlotte also lit up the holiday season alongside their proud parents in the family’s Christmas card in 2015.
The two couples will be able to toast one another this season as they are all spending Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at the Queen’s beloved country estate, Sandringham House.