4. Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco
Born Charlene Lynnette Wittstock on January 25, 1978 (she’s 34) in Zimbabwe, her family relocated to South Africa when she was a little girl. As an Olympic swimmer (she represented South Africa in the 2000 Sydney Olympics) she met Prince Albert at a swim meet in Monaco in 2000. She was the one to finally get eternal bachelor Prince Albert to the altar. They were married on July 1, 2011. Charlene is athletic and a little shy in the spotlight. She’s and slowly adapting to her new life while counting Karl Lagerfeld and Giorgio Armani as new friends. Her palette is neutral and her favorite label is Akris.
5. The Duchess of Cambridge
Kate Middleton AKA The Duches of Cambridge is also a Princess, The Princess William. She’s fascinated the world and is her husband’s best friend and supporter. She recently celebrated her 30th birthday (January 9, 1982). While the couple tries to keep a low profile most of the time, be ready for lots of trend-setting Kate sightings as she ramps up her appearances with the upcoming Diamond Jubilee celebrations, London Olympics and official tour of Asia this summer.
6. Crown Princess Maxima of the Netherlands
Forty and fabulous (birthday may 17, 1971), The Crown Princes Maxima has a high wattage smile and is always ready with a giggle. She’s the princess you most want to have cocktails with after a crazy day. She loves bright clothes, big hats and breaking out the family’s jewels on as many occasions as she can. With her trio of blonde daughters and fair haired husband, William-Alexander, Prince of Orange, she lays claim to the best family portrait
7. Charlotte Casiraghi
The granddaughter of Princess Grace and daughter of Princess Caroline she’s not only genetically blessed and is fourth in the line for the throne of Monaco. Because her father, industrialist Stefano Casiraghi was not royalty, she doesn’t have the title “Princess” before her name. Charlotte loves horses and is a top equestrian competitor; she’s competed in the Global Champions Tour as a Show Jumper. Professionally, She’s a journalist. In the past, Charlotte wrote for AnOther Magaine, The Independent of London and Above Magazine before starting her own magazine, Ever Manifesto in 2009 when she was 23 (Charlotte was born on August 3, 1986). The free publication covers eco-fashion and clean environments. Charlotte can usually be seen at the Chanel couture shows and recently did her first campaign as the new face of Gucci.
8. Princess Eugenie of York
Princess Eugenie of York aged 22 (born on March 23, 1990) is the youngest daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah ”Fergie” Ferguson. The college student is majoring in art history and politics at Newcastle University. She loves bold hats especially the fascinator type, and her favorite designer is Vivienne Westwood who knows how to help Eugenie make the most of her shapely curves.
Diane Artzberger is a beauty and style enthusiast with a lifelong fascination for the royal families of Europe who writes The Beauty Alchemist and is a regular contributor at Betty Confidential.