Princess Eugenie’s life isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live the life of a royal? Wonder no more, as Princess Eugenie

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live the life of a royal? Wonder no more, as Princess Eugenie has given exclusive access to her life behind the scenes.

She might be the granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, but the young royal has shown she’s just as normal as the rest of us.

In an interview with Harper’s Bazaar for its September issie, the 26-year-old went into great detail about what a typical day for a princess really involves.

Wearing a stunning $9,850 Alberta Ferretti gown and incredible Harry Winston and Bulgari jewels for the shoot, Princess Eugenie revealed she is just like any other young 20-something.

From binge watching the television show How To Get Away With Murder, to her health and beauty routines, to catching up with friends last minute; it’s all pretty mundane if you ask the princess.

However, one thing she really wants you to know is that she has a full-time job because it’s something most people are surprised to learn. The eighth in line to the throne works at art gallery company Hauser & Wirth and is delighted that they are “quite accommodating” when it comes to time off so she can carry out those princessly duties.

“I’ve loved art since I was very little. I knew I definitely wouldn’t be a painter, but I knew this was the industry for me,” she says, noting that she previously worked for an online auction house called Paddle8.

Princess Eugenie insists she’s an early riser (if you call 6:45am early) and likes to workout at the women-only gym at Grace Belgravia (with it’s $7,514-a-year membership fee) before heading to the office.

With such a heavy schedule is it any wonder Princess Eugenie has to put her makeup on in the car on the way to the office? She uses mascara and bronzer by “geniuses” Charlotte Tilbury and Bobbi Brown respectively, in case you were wondering.

Incredibly loyal to her family, the princess says they are the one thing she cannot live without.

“My first conversation is often with my mum saying, ‘Good morning,what are you doing today?’ Or it’s with my boyfriend, Jack,” the princess says.

“That sounds cheesy,” she says, adding that without her mother Sarah Ferguson, she would struggle to make the “tough decisions” that come into her life.

What would you do if you were a prince or princess for the day? Share your thoughts with us.

  1. $6o an hour! Seriously I don’t know why more people haven’t tried this, I work two shifts, 2 hours in the day and 2 in the evening…And whats awesome is Im working from home so I get more time with my kids.

    Here is what i did……………. MaxReview.Tk

    • Ann Mascarenhas  

      Yes! I totally agree with you about this beautiful royal young lady. She is so grounded and I was taken aback when I read that she does a job. Wow! I love watching the beautiful girls right from when they were very young and I have great admiration for the British Royals.


  2. marilyn flynn  

    just like any other 20 something? give me a break. wearing that dress in that palace? and as soon as i read she had a job i thought it must be an art gallery who probably employ because she is who she is.
    bring on the republic.

    • The dress and jewels are not hers. Just on loan for the photo shoot. What a sad person you are.

  3. John Matthews  

    Whats with all this royal nonsense. BYE

    • Johanna van Genderen  

      Exactly… please…..

  4. Ebon Dhuile  

    Congrats on your snotty article.

    • Joan Marshall  

      Nothing snotty about the article on Princess Euginie. Please get the chip off your shoulder!!

  5. Irene  

    Well she is doing the best she can. She did not ask to be born royal so leave her alone. at least she is working and not expecting to bludge and expect rate payers to keep her going.

    • Greetje  

      One can always step out of it Not?????

  6. Joan Marshall  

    Princess Euginie has turned in to a beautiful Woman. Nothing snotty about the article. Only people with a chip on the shoulder would call this article snotty.

  7. Bev Seton  

    Some people just can’t stand to hear a nice story..

  8. Considering her up bringing and her mothers affairs and fathers I think she has escaped unscathed and more the point making a life she is comfortable in

  9. Liz  

    She seems to be growing up to be a lovely young woman and I am sure the Queen is proud of her. Good for her that she can carry a job as well as pursue royal duties. I love the dress and the photography is great. Perfect style of dress for the richness of the room and she is beautiful.
    To me she is one of the English Royals and I am an Australian republican: if only they would let loose the apron strings of the English monarchy and let us become a republic. We are grown up now.

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