Prince William: Clean-Shaven, Rested and Ready to Fly

01/07/2009 at 04:19 PM ET

Goff/INF

Call him The Fresh-Faced Prince of the Air as Prince William gets a new look while embarking on a new life training to pilot rescue helicopters. The prince, 26, arrived back in London after a romantic trip to the seclusion of the Scottish highlands with girlfriend Kate Middleton Tuesday, sparking a new round of impending engagement rumors. And gone was the beard that he grew before Christmas. The news of William’s clean-shaven return to London came as he and his brother, Prince Harry, 24, announced at the same time that they have now been given their own office by their granny, Queen Elizabeth II. William is set to be in London for some royal work and then starts training as a Royal Air Force search-and-rescue helicopter pilot later this month. This month also sees Harry beginning two-and-a-half years of training to fly British army helicopters.The princely pair’s training will even mean that they are stationed at the same base at some point in the year. Tell us: What do you think of Prince William’s shaving off his beard? Do you prefer him clean-shaven? — Simon Perry

FILED UNDER: Royalty

Share this story:

Your reaction:

Add A Comment

Got something to add to this post? Fill out the fields below to make a comment, ask a question or share a tip. We'd love to hear from you.

Note: If this is your first time commenting on Style News Now, your comment will need to be approved by our moderator before it will appear. Thanks for your patience, and check back again soon.

Showing 11 comments

Royal News Links (1-09-09) : Merry Royals - Following the lives of Royalty on

[...] * Prince William: Clean-Shaven, Rested and Ready to Fly – “Call him The Fresh-Faced Prince of the Air as Prince William gets a new look while embarking on a new life training to pilot rescue helicopters.” (People StyleWatch) [...]

Next | 1 | 2 | Show All
advertisement

From Our Partners

From Our Partners

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,816 other followers

Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters