Swedish royal family look incomparable in their new official portraits
Straight out of a fairytale! Swedish royals including Crown Princess Victoria and future queen Estelle, 11, are radiant in ballgowns and tiaras for new official portraits
- The Swedish royal family have shared newly-shot portraits of the entire family
- Crown Princess Victoria can be seen beaming alongside daughter Estelle, 11
- The official glamorous portraits were posted on the new Swiss Royal website
- The portraits were taken by photographer Linda Broström of the Royal Court
Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and her daughter Estelle looked radiant in new ultra-glamorous official portraits shared online this week.
The Swedish royal family launched a new website which features newly-shot portraits of the entire family in ball-gowns and glittering tiaras.
The photographs, which include snaps of Victoria, 44, Estelle, 11, and Princess Sofia, 37, were taken by Linda Broström of the Royal Court.
The Crown Princess, 44, was the picture of elegance in grey and white opulent gown which featured a drop shoulder design.
Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and her daughter Estelle looked radiant in new ultra-glamorous official portraits shared online this week (pictured, Crown Princess Victoria)
Posing for her portrait, Princess Sofia, 37, oozed glamour in a floral full length gown which featured long sleeves and a cinched waist
It was embellished by numerous brooches which donned pearls and a chic pale blue bow.
Her glitzy tiara, which is called the Napoleonic Cut-Steel tiara, was passed down from Queen Josefina.
Princess Sofia, 37, oozed glamour in a floral full length gown which featured long sleeves and a cinched waist.
Sofia, the wife of Prince Carl Philip, wore the Palmette Tiara, which was a wedding gift from King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia.
Alongside individual portraits, the royals posed for a group-shot, which included Queen Silvia and King Carl XVI Gustaf (pictured, l-r Princess Sofia ,Queen Silvia ,Prince Carl Philip ,King Carl XVI Gustaf, Princess Madeleine, Princess Estelle ,Prince Daniel, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Oscar)
The Queen looks poised in a beaded floor length gown which features many elegant brooches.
She wore the aforementioned Swedish Cameo Tiara which features seven Napoleonic cameos encircled with pearls.
Meanwhile Princess Madeleine, 39, looked incredible in a pale pink floral ensemble which featured a sheer neckline.
Her diamond tiara was a wedding gift to her from her mother, who was given it by her husband in the 1980s.
The Queen looks poised in a beaded floor length gown which features many opulent broaches (left), while Princess Madeleine, 39, looked incredible in a pale pink floral ensemble which featured a sheer neckline (right)
The King and his heirs! In a portrait of the three heirs, the Crown Princess Victoria posed with her daughter Princess Estelle, and her father King Carl XVI Gustaf
And posing for his individual portrait, the Duke of Värmland, Prince Carl Philip, looked typically dapper in a three-piece-suit.
His ensemble featured a white waistcoat and he donned many royal medals on his blazer.
Alongside individual portraits, the royals posed for a group-shot, which included Queen Silvia and King Carl XVI Gustaf.
In the photograph, Princess Sofia smiled broadly as she stood alongside her husband Prince Carl Philip.
Princess Madeline, who is based in the US, beamed widely in her portrait (left), while Sofia, the wife of Prince Carl Philip, wore the Palmette Tiara, which was a wedding gift from King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia (right)
The Queen wore the aforementioned Swedish Cameo Tiara which features seven Napoleonic cameos encircled with pearls
The married couple perfectly coordinated their outfits for the occasion, with Princess Sofia opting for a gorgeous baby blue gown for the snaps.
Meanwhile Princess Madeline was snapped in the centre of the image wearing a soft pink gown.
Crown Princess Victoria was seated alongside her children, Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar, as well as her husband, Prince Daniel.
In another, the Crown Princess Victoria poses with princess Estelle, and King Carl XVI Gustaf.
Estelle beams in a pretty pale cream floor length gown with frilly sleeves and tied at the waist.
The King looked smart in a traditional military uniform which featured many royal medals and he carried his hat under his arm
Meanwhile Prince Carl Philip (left) and Prince Daniel (right) were dashingly handsome in their new official portraits
King Gustaf has sat on the Swedish throne since 1973 when he succeeded his late father, Gustaf VI Adolf.
He married the German-born Silvia Sommerlath, now 75, in 1976 after meeting her when she was a hostess at the 1972 Olympics.
In 1980, a law was passed which abolished male preference in the line of succession.
That means Crown Princess Victoria, rather than her eldest brother Carl Philip, is the heir apparent to the throne.
She is expected to become Sweden’s first female monarch since the 18th century.
In 2019, the king passed a law to remove the children of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Madeleine from the Royal Household.
Prince Oscar, Princess Victoria’s son, looked adorable in a navy suit which was paired with a white shirt and polka dot tie
The monarch made the controversial decision, following the launch of an investigation by the Swedish parliament – the Riksdag – into how the £12million annual budget of the generally popular royal family could be kept under control.
The five youngsters stripped of their royal titles, aged between one and five, are the offspring of the King’s two younger children, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Madeleine, and their respective partners.
As a result, they are not directly in line to the throne and Princess Madeleine – mother to Princess Leonore; Prince Nicolas, and Princess Adrienne – said they would now have ‘a greater opportunity to shape their own lives’.
Also affected are Prince Alexander, and Prince Gabriel, who are the children of Prince Carl Philip and his wife Sofia Hellqvist.
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