Below: Prince Carl Philip, son of Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia, poses with former model Sofia Hellqvist in the garden of the Royal Palace in Stockholm on June 27, 2014 during a press statement to announce their engagement. (Photo by JONAS EKSTROMER/AFP/Getty Images)
Here’s the announcement from Swedish royal court:
The Marshal of the Realm is delighted to announce the engagement between Prince Carl Philip and Miss Sofia Hellqvist.
After His Majesty The King of Sweden had given his consent to the marriage between Prince Carl Philip and Miss Sofia Hellqvist, His Majesty requested the approval by the Swedish Government, in accordance with the procedures set out in the Swedish Constitution.
The wedding date has not yet been decided but it is planned to take place during the summer of 2015.
Marshal of the Realm