Princess Beatrice could be preparing for her own royal wedding, according to sources.
The royal, who is ninth in line to the succession of the British throne, has been fuelling engagement rumours for months while she’s been out and about with boyfriend Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi.
Speculation has been rife around the 30-year-old’s love life ever since she acted as Maid of Honour in younger sister Princess Eugenie’s wedding back in October.
The nuptials took place in mid-October, just a few days before Prince Harry and Meghan Markle revealed that they were expecting their first child together, two-month-old Archie Harrison.
And now Princess Beatrice has sparked engagement rumours after following suit of the Duchess of Sussex.
According to the Mail on Sunday, the princess has started to follow the same vegan diet that Meghan Markle stuck to in the run up to her wedding at the start of last summer.
The royal is reportedly even planning a vegan dinner party to next month to celebrate her 31st birthday on 8th August.
Designed by Admirable Crichton caterers, the menu is said to be entirely meat free so that the birthday girl can stick to her newly-adopted plant-based lifestyle.
This is the latest of many hints that the Queen’s granddaughter may be set to get engaged sometime soon.
The princess has been in a relationship with Italian property developer Edoardo for a while now, having officially stepped out in public with him around a year ago.
‘They are very happy and in love,’ a friend of the pair told Katie Nicholl, royal correspondent for Vanity Fair and author of Harry Life Loss and Love.
‘Sources predict that an engagement may not be far off,’ added Katie.
Insiders have also suggested that the pair may be ready to start a family, and might even consider doing so before tying the knot, despite that being highly frowned upon by the royal family.
‘Beatrice is desperate to get married as soon as possible and is already trying to fall pregnant,’ a source told the Express.
‘This would mean the duo would have to have a ‘shotgun’ wedding, which would be seriously ‘frowned upon’ by senior members of the royal family.
‘However, the truth is, we could have a royal shotgun wedding on our hands.’