Harry and Meghan had a joyous day celebrating the baptism of their son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor today. The couple were joined by close family including Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall, Doria Ragland as well as Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge. In a tribute to his late mother, Prince Harry also included Diana’s sisters Lady Jane Fellowes and Lady Sarah McCorquodale in the official portraits.
The family was photographed in the green drawing room at Windsor Castle. Little Archie wore his Honition lace royal christening robe and looked perfectly content in his mother’s arms despite all the commotion. Harry and Meghan also released an official portrait of themselves in black and white at the Rose Garden at Windsor Castle. Harry could be seen admiring his son while still holding onto his wife in the cute and intimate snap.
The Duchess of Sussex wore a bespoke white midi dress by Dior featuring a round neckline and three-quarter sleeves , Christian Dior nude suede pumps as well as her $16,500 Cartier diamond stud earrings. (Shop similar). Meghan made sure to wear her diamond earrings as a way to incorporate her wedding into Archie’s special event.
While the Duchess of Cambridge wore her pink Stella McCartney silk crepe dress that she previously wore to Buckingham Palace for Christmas lunch with the royal family. Many royal watchers believe it’s the same pussy bow dress that Kate donned as far back as 2011 for Prince Philip’s private 90th birthday.
Kate’s red pumps also appear to possibly be the 105 suede red pumps by Gianvito Rossi (ID Middleton Maven). The mom of three added a pleated pillbox featuring straw detailing by Juliette Botterill. It appears Kate also wore Princess Diana’s pearl earrings.
While Archie’s baptism was a private occasion, the official photographs offer a glimpse into the day’s ceremony and give the first significant view of adorable baby Archie.
Fans were already trying to decide if Archie more closely resembled mother Meghan or daddy Harry but it looks like he’s twinning with both mom and dad!