Archie Looks Just Like Dad Prince Harry as a Baby — See Their Photos Side-by-Side!
In videos and photos posted on the royal couple’s Instagram page, fans couldn’t help but notice how closely Archie resembles his dad when he was around he same age.
The family of three strolled along a corridor as Archie — dressed in a sky blue outfit — was snuggled into his mother’s arms. Meghan looked chic in Club Monaco’s Dremah Silk Dress and black pumps in the clip, which is captioned, “Arch meets Archie!”
Harry put his arm around Meghan and leaned over to tell his son, “You get to meet Arch!” Archie let out a little giggle, which made his parents laugh.
Archie’s curious eyes are a perfect blend of his parents, as seen in their own baby photos. In a 2017 Father’s Day post, Meghan thanked her dad for “giving me that signature Markle nose” — and the trait also seems to have passed onto Archie.
The family of three touched down in Cape Town on Monday for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s 10-day tour, which includes stops in South Africa, Botswana, Angola and Malawi.
Meghan was pictured coming off the plane with Archie, born May 6, in her arms. In a touching tribute to Princess Diana, Archie was seen wearing a white knit hat with a pom-pom that was very similar to the one Diana chose for a baby Harry to wear in January 1985 as they stepped off a plane in at Aberdeen Airport in Scotland. Harry was also around 4 months old at the time.
Although Archie and Prince Harry’s shared features weren’t immediately apparent — the 34-year-old royal dad said that “his looks are changing every single day, so who knows?” two days after the baby boy’s arrival — Archie began to take after his dad at just 2 months old. In photos from Archie’s July christening, Archie struck a similar pose in his portrait and wore a replica of the historic gown worn by his father.
A source previously told PEOPLE that Archie is a “happy baby.”
“He has lovely, puffy little legs and tufts of reddish hair,” the source said. “He’s really adorable.”
Prince William and Kate Middleton followed Princess Diana’s lead when they took Prince George on tour Down Under when he was just 9 months old, and brought Princess Charlotte along to Canada when she was 16 months old. Harry and Meghan opted to bring Archie on their royal tour of Africa nearly five months after his birth.
“This will be their first official tour as a family!” they announced on Instagram, in another contemporary twist.