The Best Royal Family Holiday Cards Through the Years
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The Best Royal Family Holiday Cards Through the Years

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‘Tis the season for sending royal greetings! But what does a Christmas card from Kate Middleton (or Camilla) actually look like? We went deep into the archives to dig up the most regal royal holiday cards from throughout the years.

 

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1952

Queen Eliz and Prince Philip on the Buckingham Palace balcony with their kids Prince Charles and Princess Anne. Classic.

 

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1979

Fast forward (quite a few years) and the kids—Princes Edward and Andrew—are all here.

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1987

Color coordination was a serious consideration in this professional shot, sent by Di and Charles.

 

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1989

Whoa, hats off (or on) to a fancy-pants royal Christmas card done right. Also, proof that Princes William and Harry can totally rock a double-breasted blazer.

 

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1991

About those double-breasted blazers: Looks like the princes were not too happy to dress up this year.

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2012

Because why wouldn’t Charles and Camilla choose a pic snapped at Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding?

 

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2015

Babe alert.

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2015

Charles and Camilla are #couplegoals here.

 

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2015

Remember when Charlotte kicked off her shoe and no one noticed?

 

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2016

This christening photo, though.

 

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2017

Kudos to Chris Jackson for snapping this pre-Prince Louis pic.

 

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2018

Wedding thank you note…or Christmas card? It went out in November so (royal) time will tell.

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