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Future Queen of Belgium, Princess Elisabeth turns 18 on Friday, October 25. Ahead of the milestone birthday, the Belgian palace shared five new official portraits of King Philippe and Queen Mathilde ’s firstborn. The images were taken at the monarch’s home in Brussels, the Castle of Laeken. Elisabeth, who studies at the United World College of Atlantic (UWC) in Wales, looks all grown up in the portraits wearing three different looks.
For two photos, the Princess was photographed donning a floor-length blue gown by Esmeralda Ammoun. The designer confirmed to HOLA! USA that the stunning design was made for the heir to the Belgian throne. In another, the birthday girl posed alongside her proud father wearing a vibrant red dress. Elisabeth opted for a more casual look, consisting of blue jeans, sneakers and a burgundy jumper, for two other photos in which she was pictured sitting on a desk reviewing a family photo album.
The future Queen’s birthday will be a festive occasion on Friday featuring a ceremony organized at the Palais Royal in Brussels. According to The Brussels Times , the celebration will be broadcast live. Members of the Belgian royal family will be in attendance, as well as politicians and young people who were born in 2001 like the Princess.
See Elisabeth’s birthday portraits here...