The first of May’s two Bank Holidays (May 2) is not only a chance to relax, but also the day Princess Charlotte marks her second birthday.
While the royal family’s plans for the birthday girl have not been revealed, we can’t wait to find out what presents she receives this year. But just what gift is fit for a little princess?
From a cuddly Harrods bear to a classic rocking horse from Mamas and Papas, we’ve taken a look at some luxurious gift options for your own mini-me on her special day.
1. Doudou et Compagnie Baby Rabbit Booties Gift Box
Perfect for keeping the tiniest toes warm and snug, these adorable bunny booties are designed by French company Doudou et Compagnie. Each pair is covered in super-soft fluff and comes beautifully presented in a pink gift box. Due to the delicate material, they should be washed at just 30 degrees.
£16.95, John Lewis, Buy it now
2. Harrods Harriet Bear
This luxurious teddy from the iconic department store is one that will last for years to come. One of the fanciest bears around and a great choice for your little lady’s first toy, Harriet is created with plush fur and finished with a silky pink ribbon bow around its neck. Its large size makes it perfect for cuddling at night.
£18, Harrods, Buy it now
3. Rachel Riley Princess Crown Print Jersey Dress & Bloomer
Princess Charlotte has been pictured many times wearing Peter Pan-collar dresses, and this one is perfect for your own mini-me to wear in those special family snaps. The two-part set, which includes a matching bloomer, comes in a subtle ivory colour and features a pretty ‘My Little Princess’ crown print.
£35, Rachel Riley, Buy it now
4. Mamas and Papas Rocking Horse Livy
Here’s a toy that will keep her happy and look fabulous in the nursery. With its girly design and sturdy wooden base, the Livy rocking horse is ideal for encouraging imaginative play and is complete with a squeaker and rattle in ear. It won’t take up too much room in your space either.
£41.40, Mamas and Papas, Buy it now
5. Wedgwood Peter Rabbit First Tooth Box
Designed for one of your baby’s special first moments, this stunning silver-plated tooth box from Wedgwood – best known for its luxurious bine china pieces – takes inspiration from Beatrix Potter’s much-loved character Peter Rabbit. It makes a charming keepsake and will sit beautifully on any mantelpiece.
£50, Wedgwood, Buy it now
6. Links of London Sterling Silver & Pink Cord Baby Friendship ID Bracelet
Looking for some heirloom-worthy jewellery for your princess? This pretty little piece, crafted from sterling silver and interwoven pink thread, is a thinner, baby-friendly version of the popular Links of London Friendship Bracelet. Each features a 22mm ID plaque that can be engraved with your own special message.
£88, Links of London, Buy it now
7. Natures Purest Knitted cotton blanket
A lovely comfort blanket for all seasons, this beautifully knitted throw is created with luxuriously gentle cotton that won’t irritate your baby’s skin and is complete with a pretty stripe pattern. Each is rolled and tied with cream ribbon. Ideal for new-borns.
£28, Selfridges, Buy it now