The Swedish royal family have marked their National Day by releasing an adorable new photo of Princess Estelle dressed in traditional Swedish clothing.
With a cute bow in her hair and wearing Swedish folkdraft – the traditional flower-embroidered pinafore worn over a white blouse, smiling Estelle is seen excitedly running around the gardens of the family”s home.
“National Day greetings from Haga Palace!” accompanies the picture, which was posted on the royal house”s official website and Facebook page.
Designed as grand house rather than an official residence, Haga Palace, a 19th-century mansion, has an informal, cosy feel and Estelle often plays in its private gardens.
In April, photos were released of Crown Princess Victoria and her daughter strolling the grounds together.
Estelle, who celebrated her first birthday in February, wrapped up in a warm woolen jumper, blue jeans and white shoes that match her mother”s and Victoria looked casual in a grey long-sleeved top, jeans and a grey scarf.
6 June 2013 is Estelle”s second National Day, althought the youngster was only four-months-old for 2012″s celebrations and didn”t accompany her family on their official engagements.
New parents Prince Daniel and Princess Victoria, joined Prince Carl Philip, Princess Madeleine, Queen Silvia and King Carl XVI Gustaf for a dinner at Stockholm”s royal palace after spending the day visiting nearby towns and cities.
National Day 2013 comes just days before the Swedish royals prepare to celebrate another special day, Madeleine”s wedding to Chris O”Neill, on Saturday.
Stockholm will be filled with hordes of well-wishers eager to see the happy couple and their royal guests.