Every Time Princess Charlotte (and Her Royal Wave!) Stole the Show

Whenever Prince William and Kate Middleton's daughter makes an appearance, she's sure to be the center of attention

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Wedding Day Duties

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It may have been Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding day, but Charlotte stole the show as she showed off a big smile and then waved to the gathered crowd from the top of the steps of St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

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Her Royal Wave

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And the wedding wasn't the only time she showed off her wave: When Prince William brought Charlotte to visit her new baby brother at St. Mary’s Hospital on April 23, she turned around to sweetly — and regally — greet photographers and fans waiting outside.

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No First Day Jitters Here!

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Charlotte posed excitedly Jan. 8 before heading off to her first day at the Willcocks Nursery School, a private school in west London. She wore a $150 burgundy Razorbil wool coat by Amaia with stone-colored tights, and carried a pink backpack by Cath Kidston.

04 of 10

A Royal Family Christmas

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William, Kate Middleton and their two children stood for their 2017 Christmas card photo at home at Kensington Palace in matching blue outfits. Though she's the smallest member of the foursome, Charlotte's adorably pursed lips and polite stance certainly grab viewers' eyes.

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Tantrum on the Tarmac

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Charlotte made a crying fit look cute when she got upset as the family boarded their helicopter at the Hamburg airport in Germany in July 2017. Mom Kate calmed her down, though, and William helped her on the plane they were taking back home to London.

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Stop and Smell the Flowers

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Air travel doesn't always upset this little princess, though. She appreciated the fresh scent of the posy of flowers she was given as the Royal Fab 4 departed Warsaw, Poland in July 2017, and even took her first royal curtsy, per mom's instruction, as they left.

07 of 10

Aunt Pippa's Wedding

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At Pippa Middleton's May 2017 nuptials to financier James Matthews, Charlotte served as a bridesmaid during the ceremony. Big brother George was by her side as a page boy.

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Birthday Princess!

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Charlotte celebrated turning 2 in May 2017 with a sweet snap of her at the family’s Norfolk home, Anmer Hall. The little royal held back her growing hair with a navy bow from Amaia, a favorite children's store of my mom Kate, who took the photo.

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A Sweet Holiday

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Even royals need a sugary pick-me-up every now and then! Charlotte enjoyed a candy cane when the royal family left Christmas Day service at St Mark's Church in Englefield, Berkshire in December 2016.

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Playing Around!

2016 Royal Tour To Canada Of The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge - Victoria, British Columbia
Prince George, Kate Middleton, Princess Charlotte and Prince William in Canada, 2016. Sam Hussein/WireImage

Charlotte loved the balloon arch at her first public playdate with Prince George in Canada in September 2016. As soon as her tiny feet hit the ground, she started alternately hitting and hugging the balloons and even tried to lift up the entire pastel-colored arch!

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