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British royal Princess already a fashion icon

She was born on Saturday morning at St Mary’s Hospital and returned home on Saturday evening.

Royal fans celebrate outside the Lindo wing at St Mary’s hospital in central London, on 2 May 2015 after the news is passed that Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William’s second child, a daughter, was born. Picture: AFP.

LONDON - The baby Princess born to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in London may only be two days old but she's already become a fashion icon.

She was born on Saturday morning at St Mary's Hospital, West London and returned home on Saturday evening after a brief public appearance on the hospital steps.

The company which makes the shawl she was pictured wearing outside the hospital has received a flurry of orders from around the world.

Just hours after the birth the Princess was presented to the world wrapped up in a white merino wool shawl, made by family business GH Hurt & Son in Nottingham.

The Midlands business has a long-standing connection to the royals and presented the Windsor family with their first shawl in 1948, for the birth of Prince Charles.

He followed suit with the tradition with the birth of his first son, Prince William in 1982 and now 33 years on a third generation have kept warm in the company's products.

A spokeswoman said there'd been a dramatic increase in demand for this product from around the world overnight.

Now that is Royal approval.