Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's official engagement photos have arrived!
The newly engaged couple posed for their very first official portraits earlier this week at Frogmore House in Windsor, Kensington Palace revealed. In the first portrait, Harry and Meghan are holding hands in a relaxed pose, with Meghan's gorgeous engagement ring on full display.
The couple also released a second portrait, this one in black and white. Prince Harry appears to be laughing with his hands wrapped around his new fiancée, while Meghan is holding Harry's face. Again, Meghan's stunning ring is front and center.
The third photo is also in black and white and captures the couple taking a stroll while holding hands. The Royal Family Facebook page had released the photos with the statement, "Prince Harry and Ms. Markle have been touched by all of the messages of congratulations they have received, and hope that everybody enjoys these photographs as much as they do."
Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle have chosen to release three official photographs to mark their engagement. The...Posted by The Royal Family on Thursday, December 21, 2017
The photos were shot by photographer Alexi Lubomirski. "A huge thank you to His Royal Highness Prince Harry and Ms Markle, for allowing me to take their official engagement portraits," Lubomirski posted on his Instagram as the photos were released."Not only was it an incredible honour, but also an immense privilege to be invited to share and be a witness to this young couple’s love for each other. I cannot help but smile when I look at the photos that we took. "
The photos were released just one day after Meghan joined Harry and the rest of the royals for the Queen's annual Christmas lunch, marking the first of many royal Christmas traditions she will be celebrating this year.
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