We’ve gotten used to seeing princesses and first ladies in conservative, official clothing that corresponds to their status. But they need some rest too, and like all of us they like to spend their holidays at the beach. The best thing is that they even look excellent wearing a swimsuit and they still manage to hold themselves with royal dignity.
Bright Side would like to show you some photos where the power ladies of the planet can be seen in bikinis and other light clothing.
16. Hillary Clinton
Bill and Hillary Clinton dancing during their vacation on Magens Bay Beach, Virgin Islands.
15. Melania Trump
Melania Trump shared this archival photo recently. The First Lady doesn’t model anymore, but she’s not embarrassed to share her photos from the past.
14. Kate Middleton
Kate and William took their vacation in Ibiza in 2006 before they actually married. Tabloids that published this photo mentioned that Kate showed her good taste in choosing her bikini. Its white color underlined her tan, while its shape — her beautiful body.
13. Beatrice of York
Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter doesn’t really like official events, and her family supports her in this decision. Instead, Beatrice is focused on her education.
12. Donna Beatrice Borromeo
Pierre Casiraghi, the younger son of the princess of Monaco, married Beatrice Borromeo, a renowned journalist and aristocrat, in 2015. She was already famous before her marriage and was even the face of Chanel, but then preferred a professional career in journalism.
11. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
The first woman president of Croatia, 49-year-old Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, is believed to be one of the most beautiful heads of state in the world. It comes as no surprise, just have a look at the photo of her in a swimsuit.
10. Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary, the queen of Iran
Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi was so captivated by her beauty that he decided to propose to her just after seeing her photos. After their wedding, Soraya headed a charitable organization in Iran. But the marriage ended in 1958 due to the queen’s infertility.
9. Caroline, Princess of Hanover
Caroline, the eldest child of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, and the American actress Grace Kelly had to take all her mother’s responsibilities after her tragic death. Caroline also heads the charitable fund of Grace Kelly, and she’s also in charge of the committee of the Festival of Arts.
8. Angela Merkel
Everyone needs vacations. Here is Angela Merkel during her Easter vacation in Italy.
7. Princess Stéphanie of Monaco
Princess Stéphanie used to be a singer (a pretty successful one), a fashion designer, and even tried to be an actress. Currently, the princess is the president of several associations, including Monaco Youth Centre and Fight AIDS Monaco. She is also a UN ambassador on HIV/AIDS.
6. Charlene, Princess of Monaco
Charlene was born in Africa and used to be an Olympic swimmer. She got married to Prince Albert II in 2011. Nowadays she’s believed to be one of the most elegant ladies in Europe.
5. Princess Charlotte Casiraghi
Princess Charlotte is the granddaughter of Grace Kelly and eleventh in line to the throne of Monaco. She is a successful journalist and a business woman. Charlotte is also a passionate athlete and in charge of many charitable projects that help numerous people.
4. Princess Maria-Olympia of Greece and Denmark
Maria-Olympia, the oldest child and only daughter of Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece and his wife, Marie-Chantal Miller, is not shy when it comes to showing her body in a bikini, even though it contradicts her high status as a princess.
She has profiles on different social networks and shares different photos of her lifestyle with her followers, including her time on the beach.
3. Princess Sofia, Duchess of Värmland
Prior to her marriage with Prince Carl Philip, Duke of Värmland in 2015, Sofia was a glamour model and reality television contestant. She gave up her modelling career and now focuses on charity.
2. Princess Madeleine of Sweden
Princess Madeleine is the second daughter and youngest child of the King and Queen of Sweden. However, she’s only seventh in the line of succession for the Swedish throne.
The princess is actively involved in charity, loves traveling, and believes that most of her time should be spent on her family and children.
1. Meghan Markle
Meghan Markle looks great in both conservative clothing and swimwear. Her wonderful looks are due to her healthy diet and regular yoga practice which helps her stay in shape.
Bonus: Queen Elizabeth II
Which of these ladies looks best in a swimsuit in your opinion? Share your thoughts in the comments below.