FOR millions of people across the world, the idea of sticking on a tiara and a floaty dress and dancing round with their Prince Charming is the unfulfilled dream of childhood.
How many of us actually get the carriages, palaces and parties of the royals? Pretty much none.
Princess Kate fulfilled the dreams of a young girl yesterday by turning up to meet her dressed in pink
Except, of course, with one exception.
Kate Middleton has made the Disney-fuelled dreams of the masses her reality but it’s not just her marital status that makes her a princess.
The Duchess of Cambridge, despite being a royal of modern times, still manages to dazzle us with fairytale-style ensembles from time to time.
Here we run through our favourite of her fanciful styles, as well as the Disney-esque outfits of some of the other royals.
Belle of the ball
Kate wore this beautiful bright yellow frock while channeling her inner Belle from Beauty and the Beast
Couple of charmers
Not to be outdone by his blushing bride, Prince William also looked ever bit the fairytale at the couple’s wedding
Kate wore this stunning crystal encrusted dress in the style of Frozen’s queen of snow Elsa
Kate channeled her inner Jasmine in this stunning clue and green dress with draping… and what’s the beneath her? Could it be a magic carpet…
Heart of te fiti
Kate’s headdress and grass skirt are very reminiscent of Moana’s get up as she sets out across the seas in search of adventureCredit: Getty
But it’s not just Kate who’s wardrobe is a nod to the Disney stars of our childhood.
We’ve long been looking for magic and fairytales from our royals and when it comes to their clothes, they always deliver.
Here are a few of Kate’s in-laws who have brought a little sparkle of their own…
The fairest of them all
Stunning Diana could be compared to Cinderella as she headed to the ball in this light blue floating dress
Having a veil of a time
Forgive the poor picture quality, Disney has come on a long way since the 50s, but even so we can all confirm that Meghan beautifully replicated the end scene of Cinderella at her royal wedding
Pretty in Pink
Yet another breath-taking moment from Diana as she could have been mistaken for Cinderella once again in this pink and white frock
A man in uniform
It’s hard to miss the similarities between dashing Prince Harry and the Little Mermaid’s beau Prince Eric in this similar get up
Princess Beatrice and Eugenie in their pink and blue frocks have been compared to Cinderella’s step sisters if Drizella’s dress was just a little more blue, it could be a perfect match!
Read about the Duchess’s magical meeting in full with our article on Kate Middleton promise to the five-year-old girl.
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