Stepping out tor the first time since announcing their engagement, Princess Madeleine of Sweden and Chris O”Neill, looked as happy as ever. Financier Chris made his official debut as a future member of the Swedish royal family at a gala in New York with his stunning princess by his side.
Madeleine glowed in an elegant layered silver dress, adorned with jewels and accessorised with a matching clutch bag. Her look was completed with the stunning diamond engagement ring that sealed the deal and the same diamond earrings she wore to announce her union to Chris.
Held at The Yale Club, the gala was in held to mark the 100th anniversary of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg who saved thousands of Jews during World War II. The Swedish princess was charged with the honour of presenting an award for civil courage to Raymond Kelly, New York”s chief of New York.
Chris, 37, and Madeleine who met in the Big Apple back in 2010, announced the news of the engagament in a rare video interview officially released by the Swedish Royal Family. Due to their work commitments the couple have also chosen to make the city of skysrapers their home.
The Princess, who is fourth in line for the Swedish throne, works at the Foundation for the Children of the World, an National Government Organisation that was founded by her mother, Queen Silvia of Sweden.
Thirty-year-old Madeleine is set to walk down the aisle in the summer of 2013, although the date remains unconfirmed. The wedding will come three years after her sister, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, married Daniel Westling in 2010. And whilst the big day is still half-a-year away excitement is already builidng and the couple were met with a host of congratulations from well-wishers as they arrived for the gala.