The Sussexes Offer First Glimpse at Lilibet with Family Christmas Card
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Archie and Lilibet are here to brighten our Christmas with a special holiday card. The proud parents of two smiles at Lilibet, who is smiling back, as Archie turns his face towards the happy commotion.
Meghan Markle and Harry Thank Supporters with New Christmas Card Featuring Their Family
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry sent their best wishes to supporters in a message featuring the first publicly-released photograph of their daughter Lilibet.
The card shows Meghan and Harry smiling at baby Lilibet as the Duchess holds her aloft, while their son Archie is sitting on his father’s knee.
The couple also wished their fans “happy holidays” in an email sent via their Archewell charity, which they co-founded in 2020.
A message alongside the photo reads: “This year, 2021, we welcomed our daughter, Lilibet, to the world. Archie made us a ‘Mama’ and a ‘Papa’, and Lili made us a family.”
Photographer Shares His Thoughts Capturing the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Picture for Christmas Card
Photographer Alexi Lubomirski, who photographed the couple at their Santa Barbara home in California, posted about his experience working with the pair on Instagram, calling it “one of those rare and special projects, that one is fortunate enough to be a part of”.
Alexi Lubomirski already has a history with the couple as he photographed them for the first time as an engaged couple, and then on their wedding day and as a married couple. Recently, he photographed them as parents.
He said that “now seeing their love manifest into two beautiful children” had been a “delightful honour”.
“To be trusted by your subjects enough, to open themselves up and have their connection documented and translated into an image, is one of the greatest gifts a photographer can have,” he continued.
“This day with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex was one such joyous experience, and one that I feel extremely privileged to have been invited to capture.”
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