Prince William and Prince Harry Visit Kensington Palace's White Garden to Honor of Princess Diana
Today, on the eve of the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana’s death, Prince William and Prince Harry made an emotional return to Kensington Palace, the place they resided with their mother. The princes toured an outdoor area that was formerly known as the Sunken Garden but was recently transformed into a sea of white roses, gladioli, cosmos and white lilies (the White Garden) in honor of Diana’s life, style and legacy. Keep reading for six of the day's best moments.
1. When They Hand-Delivered Bouquets
Prince William and Prince Harry were just two of many Princess Diana admirers who braved the stormy London weather to pay tribute. The two men honored their late mother by adding flowers to a memorial located in front of Kensington Palace.
2. And Thanked Well-Wishers for Their Support
Prince William greeted the crowds of people who showed up in honor of the garden’s unveiling.
3. When They Admired the Growing Memorial
The brothers even took a moment to appreciate the nostalgic photos, heartfelt notes and various gifts that were left in Diana’s memory.
4. And Met Up with Their Third Musketeer
Will’s wife Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, accompanied the princes into the White Garden, which was planted with gorgeous flowers and foliage.
5. When They Took in the Garden’s Gorgeous Views
While there, they chatted with friends, colleagues and people who were associated with Diana at the time of her death, including Sean Harkin, who designed the garden; Graham Dillamore, who worked for the late princess; and representatives from the charities she was involved with.
6. And Proved They Grew Up to be Strong, Handsome Gentlemen
Bravo, Will and Harry. We have no doubt their mother be proud.