Duchess Kate snaps adorable shots of 6-month-old Princess Charlotte

The royal births of Prince George and Princess Charlotte were an international celebration, and after a quiet few months, new photos of the Princess are returning us to that collective frenzy all over again.

The official Twitter account of Kensington Palace took to Twitter today to post two new shots of the 6-month-old that were taken by her mother, Duchess Kate (née Kate Middleton) earlier this month.



Almost immediately, the photos racked up thousands of likes and retweets, along with well-wishes in Italian, Russian, French, and fluent emoji.


Many fans tweeted about how much she resembles her mother, father, brother, late grandmother Princess Diana, and great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II. (An impressive feat, to resemble five people at once.)




Other fans even praised Kate’s photography skills, capturing a happy moment of innocent play.


Of course, you can’t win ’em all… 

Illustration by Max Fleishman

Monica Riese

Monica Riese

Monica Riese now serves as the Daily Dot’s director of production, having previously been the publication’s entertainment editor and assistant managing editor. She is based in Austin, Texas, and formerly contributed to the Austin Chronicle, where her breaking news work was recognized by the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies.