​Next Best Thing to a Prince: Gift Ideas for People Who Have Serious Royal Fever

Even the most staunch conservative (as in No Royals Please) can find themselves swept up in royal fever, especially with a particularly exciting royal wedding in the near future. Show the Kate, Queen, William, Harry, George, Charlotte, and or Meghan Markle superfan in your life that whatever brings them joy is good by you. These 17 gifts will be royal hits!

Just because Prince William somehow neglected to marry your friend doesn’t mean they shouldn’t get to wear this utterly gorgeous ring of Diana’s and Kate’s.

This utterly delightful book tells the tale of the romance between an American woman and a British prince—sound familiar?!? Cocks and Morgan are brilliant writers and perhaps a bit psychic.

The queen’s corgis are some of the best royals; this set will brighten any kitchen table.

These are so darling! They’d make a great gift together, or you could divide the set among your royal-loving friends.

The Meghan Markle Hallmark Movie Collection at Amazon, prices vary

In anticipation of the royal wedding, host a Meghan Markle viewing party featuring Dater’s Handbook, When Sparks Fly, and Random Encounters, available in DVD and download formats.

Fortnum & Mason have been “suppliers of tea to the British monarchy for over 200 years,” so they probably know what they’re doing by now.

This would be a perfect gift for someone who grew up playing with paper dolls or someone who’s never even heard of paper dolls—blow their mind!

Decorating crown cookies would be the perfect activity for a Harry and Meghan wedding viewing party.

Is your royal fan not really the baking type? Give them a generous supply of buttery shortbread cookies in a reusable tin.

Let your friend shop in style with this bag featuring Cecil Beaton’s stunning portrait.

Let your favorite royal expert show off their skills with this game—if they’re not too distracted by that hideous portrait of Duchess Catherine, that is.

Guard your tree with a stalwart busby—you have just a good a chance of making him laugh as the real thing.

This robe will get you one step closer to recreating the adorable photo of Prince George greeting his guests; now all you need is President Obama.

Give this to a Queen Elizabeth II superfan, and let them know they’re your longest-reigning friend or love.

Meghan Markle carried this classic (and affordable, according to Vogue) tote when she joined Prince Harry at the Invictus Games in Toronto. Ms. Markle’s tote was cognac, as shown here, but it is also available in blush, navy, and black.

Celebrate the (belated) birth of Princess Charlotte with this charming mug, which also features Prince George, Lupo, and one of the Queen’s corgis.

Angela Kelly has been Queen Elizabeth II’s dresser forever—she even designs many of the Queen’s clothes—so this book is sure to be chockfull of fascinating insight and stunning photos.

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