Royal Reinvention No.1: Loved-up, slimmed down and happier than ever. The sudden blooming of Bea


Royal Reinvention No.1: Loved-up, slimmed down and happier than ever. The sudden blooming of Bea

Royal Reinvention No.1: Loved-up, slimmed down and happier than ever. The sudden blooming of Bea

3:29 AM on 28th May 2011

Slim Bea: Princess Beatrice cut a svelte figure compared with pictures taken of her in a bikini in 2008

Slim Bea: Princess Beatrice cut a svelte figure compared with pictures taken of her in a bikini in 2008

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Pretty as a Princess: Beatrice looks slim as she showers, left, last July, and the picture from 2008 that left her “mortified”

Svelte: Princess Beatrice looked stylish in purple when she arrived at the Chelsea Flower Show this week

Svelte: Princess Beatrice looked stylish in purple when she arrived at the Chelsea Flower Show this week

There”s an imperceptible softening of her eye-expression – a sign of genuine happiness

Eccentric: The decision to sell her now infamous Royal Wedding bonnet on eBay was a good PR move from Beatrice

Eccentric: The decision to sell her now infamous Royal Wedding bonnet on eBay was a good PR move from Beatrice