As Meghan Markel and Prince Harry prepare to welcome their new born into the world, the newest addition to the royal family is bound to be lavished with beautiful gifts by excited family members and well-wishers. Set to become the Queen’s eighth great grandchild, the pair’s little one will be seventh in line to the British throne.
Prince George is used to setting fashion trends around the world by now, favouring British designer Rachel Riley for her traditional cuts and styles, while Princess Charlotte has followed suit. Both have been spotted in her creations, evoking memories of royal looks from the 1950s.
Here are a few more charming gift ideas from around Britain fit for any cherished prince or princess...
Stella McCartney Kids has lots of quirky pieces to make little ones stand out from the crowd. The Fruit and Vegetable inspired collections are delightfully playful.
For ultra-stylish unisex designs, look to British brand Tootsa MacGinty. Colourful t-shirts and jumpers with fun animal designs, like the yellow Giraffe Striped Jumper and Fox Jacquard Knit are ideal for playtime.
Bath time has never looked so chic with The Little White Company's fabulous hooded robe – a little bit of affordable luxury. Made of super soft, absorbent and fast drying hydrocotton and with cute little teddy bear ears on the hood, it's perfect for wrapping babies in straight from the bath.
Send babies off to sleep after bath time with Earthbound Organics' gentle, soothing, calming and healing Baby's Massage Oil. The independent company handpick many ingredients for their all-natural products from the hedgerows of the Welsh countryside.
Super soft cotton muslins can be used for everything from wiping a little one's face to a cosy comforter. The cloud and star design by My 1st Years can even be personalised with a baby’s name for free.
Committed to designing products that make life easier for parents, the Hippychick Shell does just that. Waterproof and windproof, the all-in-one is perfect for keeping babies warm and dry and it comes in lots of colours to keep your little one looking fab in the sunshine – no wonder Prince George looked so happy in his!
The modern vintage style of Cath Kidston is another royal favourite, and their wipe-clean nappy bags in funky designs are a huge hit with parents for their practicality and style – after all, babies require a lot of baggage so you might as well carry it all in a cheerful bag!
British high-street stalwart John Lewis' much-loved Lewis bear, sports an eye-catching patriotic blue and white jumper emblazoned with the Union Jack and makes a lovely gift for expectant parents. Stores UK wide.
Focusing on ethical craftsmanship and fine organic materials, charming London label Aravore is an excellent place to buys gifts for little ones, like the hand-crochet baby booties made from 100% organic merino wool.
A British brand with a French twist, JoJo Maman Bebe has grown to have stores all over the UK. They sell everything to kit out the nursery, from cribs and moses baskets to night-lights and furniture. Add a lovely finishing touch by fixing Wall Stickers around the little-one’s room.
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