American girls! The Duchess of Sussex and her daughter, Princess Lilibet, were caught waving enthusiastically as the Montecito Fourth of July parade passed them.
In a video shared by Rosewood Miramar Beach, the same hotel where Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker got engaged, the mother-daughter duo were seen on the side of the road as they watched the Model T Fords go by and waved at the occupants and held the passengers. Miniature Americans. flag pinwheels.
Meghan was crouched down to keep a close arm around two-year-old Lili, and the mum appeared to be wearing light wash flared jeans with a white T-shirt and a black and white sweater tied around her neck.
Lili, who was also pictured this week in the arms of her father Prince Harry, wore a sweet blue floral dress by Doen, which retails for $98 and was reminiscent of a dress previously worn by Princess Charlotte, the Harry and Meghan’s niece.
Prince Archie also seemed to be there, although he was hiding behind two other young women who were also in the crowd, while Dad Harry, who was wearing a khaki shirt and jeans, teamed with a baseball cap, was talking to another local.
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The roadshow began at Montecito Union School and proceeded down San Ysidro Road toward the East Valley, and included “25 vintage and modern vehicles driven by community leaders and representatives of local organizations,” according to the Montecito Journal.
The family of four watched as fancy cars, local ambulances and fire trucks made their way through the streets, decked out in red, white and blue decorations for the annual celebration.
New images of the former royals reveal that as Lili grows up, she resembles her mother’s side of the family, as avid royal fans shared photos of the youngster alongside her grandfather, Thomas Markle, noting the strong similarities between the two.
Body language expert Darren Stanton later said HELLO! that the way Prince Harry clung to his daughter speaks to his loving approach to parenting.
“You can tell how loving of a father he is and how serious he takes parenting. From the way he holds her, I can tell he’s very happy in that moment as he protects her,” Darren said. HELLO!
“It is clear that he is happiest when he is with his children and Meghan. He and Meghan show that they are very sensitive to their children and always have been. Harry’s body language suggests that he is a very active father, and it is important to him … be like that with his kids. He doesn’t hold back from that.”
The couple moved their family to Montecito, two hours north of Los Angeles in California in 2021, a year after they decided to leave their home in Windsor, England, away from their roles as working members of the royal family and relocate. to the United States.