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Saturday, May 2
The Princess's shawl is from GH Hurt and Son Ltd. The company has a long-standing connection with the Royal Family.— Rebecca English (@RE_DailyMail) May 2, 2015
Behold, the Princess's first fashion credit.
The Duchess is wearing a yellow dress by Jenny Packham. . Looks unbelievable.— Rebecca English (@RE_DailyMail) May 2, 2015
Kate is wearing a bespoke Jenny Packham silk shift dress with a buttercup print.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have left the Lindo Wing with their new princess. World, meet the Royal Baby.
Their Royal Highnesses would like to thank all staff at the hospital for the care and treatment they have all received.— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) May 2, 2015
They would also like to thank everyone for their warm wishes.— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) May 2, 2015
Prince William and Kate extend a royal thank you to the hospital staff at St. Mary's Lindo Wing, in addition to their many well-wishers, which includes fellow birthday boy David Beckham.
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge will be leaving St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington this evening.— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) May 2, 2015
Prince George has now returned to Kensington Palace.— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) May 2, 2015
Kensington Royal has confirmed that Prince William and Kate will be leaving St. Mary's this evening. The Twitter account has also let us know that Prince George is already back at Kensington Palace.
And now William plus Prince George are back at the hospital. Not long now.
Prince William says he is 'very happy' - his first public comments since the birth of baby daughter #RoyalBaby— British Royals (@britishroyals) May 2, 2015
Prince William's first comment as a father of a prince and princess? He is "very happy."
Prince William, yes just Prince William descended the stairs of the Lindo Wing to visit Prince George at home. That's him, the newly crowned father of two, in blue.
Kensington Palace posted a close up of the birth notice before it got easled.
There are two things we're waiting on at this point: The formal introduction of Britain's new royal, which you can await with the best feature of this new age of royal birthing, the Lindo Wing livestream. It's a livestream of a hospital door, a door that Kate Middleton and Prince Williamand will walk through with the princess eventually (rumor is about 4:00pm London time but WHO KNOWS REALLY).
The second thing is the official name of the little one. Here are some suggestions from clueless Americans, should they have sway over Kate Middleton and co.
Congratulations to the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of a baby girl! Tonight we'll turn pink to celebrate. pic.twitter.com/m18I7baN4W— Tower Bridge (@TowerBridge) May 2, 2015
The Tower Bridge will be lit up in pink tonight, in honor of Prince William and Kate's new princess.
The Royal Navy has sent their well wishes to Prince William and Kate. Here is "Sister" spelled out at HMS Lancaster.
Reports saying Kate's hairdresser has gone to the Lindo Wing, suggesting William, Kate & baby girl are leaving hospital today #RoyalBaby— British Royals (@britishroyals) May 2, 2015
Glam squad is a go.
The royal announcement made it to the royal easel in front of Buckingham Palace, where the sex and the weight was announced of new royals has been announced before Twitter.
Here we have the cherished tradition of a man of fancy pants, a.k.a. "the royal crier," announcing the birth of the princess.
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a daughter at 8.34am.— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) May 2, 2015
Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well.— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) May 2, 2015
Sweet Betsy, she had a girl!
Friday, May 1
Even more traffic cones arrive on the premises, leading increasingly impatient onlookers to believe that today very well could be The Day.
Thursday, April 30
Crucial update: Princes Charles is hoping for a girl. He reportedly told a 100-year-old Welsh veteran "we're hoping for a granddaughter."
Wednesday, April 29
... and we're left with one final day in April. The #GreatKateWaitWaitWaitWaaiiiitt continues...— British Royals (@britishroyals) April 29, 2015
Insanity begins to set in at five days past the official due date.
Prince Charles and Camilla lookalikes arrived outside the Lindo Wing. Last time around, Kate and Wills impersonators were sent by The Sun so that everyone wouldn't die of boredom while impatiently awaiting a human birth.
Parking restrictions outside the Lindo Wing have been extended for a further 5 days as the wait for the birth of the #royalbaby continues.— PA Royal Reporters (@PARoyal) April 29, 2015
Tuesday, April 28
In lieu of any real updates, what's up with that line-of-succession, right? Basically, the royal question mark is displacing Prince Harry, putting her or him fourth in line after grandfather, Prince Charles.
Apparently the flurry of activity on the wires this morning was due to this fake tweet that was created using one of the myriad of fake tweet engines available to the internet in this brave new world.
Not in labour yet! Reports say Kate was spotted at the wheel driving out of Buckingham Palace this AM after George's swim class #RoyalBaby— British Royals (@britishroyals) April 28, 2015
Anyone who knows anything about birth knows that you can't drive a car and be in labor at the same time, you dummies.
No word yet on the actual birth, so we're calling the police increase a false positive. HOWEVER a full four days past her due date, we hear some old royalists camped out by the hospital are eating pastries allegedly sent by Prince William and Kate. Ah, the sweet nectar of distraction.
An increase in guards outside the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital in London, the preferred birthing zone of Kate Middleton, has put everyone on their toes. But as we know from being burned the first time around, increased police presence can mean nothing. NOTHING.