His younger son is at the centre of a drama with his future in-laws as drama over Thomas Markle’s wedding attendance rumbles on.
But it was business as usual today for Prince Charles and his wife Camilla as the smiling pair visited Google Arts & Culture projects which are designed to share art, history and heritage across the world.
Camilla looked chic in a pink suit, teamed with two tone Chanel shoes and was all smiles as she arrived at the event.
The pair were set to meet vloggers, fashion designers and tech-savvy schoolgirls at the the YouTube space in King’s Cross during the whirlwind visit.
They will also be introduced to prominent YouTube stars and take part in a discussion with members of youth charities about violent crime and social media.
The Duchess of Cornwall looked cheerful today as she arrived at the YouTube space in London’s King’s Cross to learn more about Google Arts & Culture projects
The royal looked elegant for the visit in a pale pink suit, teamed with two-tone Chanel shoes
The royal had a chance to look through a virtual viewer during a visit the YouTube Space in London
Charles is no stranger to social media, with the @ClarenceHouse Twitter account having nearly 760,000 followers, while its Instagram account has almost 300,000.
The Royal Family YouTube Channel has garnered over 75 million video views since it was established in 2007.
The royal couple will then tour the new tech hub created by the Yoox Net-a-Porter Group, one of the world’s biggest online fashion retailers.
The new tech hub in White City was opened a year ago and features Artificial Intelligence capabilities, such as personalisation and image recognition.
It was business as usual for Charles who is counting down to the wedding of his younger son at Windsor on Saturday
Charles was seen trying his hand at thatching during the visit
They will also meet 65 local schoolgirls who are learning to code in partnership with Imperial College London.
Last on the tour is a trip to the newly opened White City outpost of members’ club, Soho House.
Here, Charles and Camilla will attend a reception hosted by the British Fashion Council, showcasing new British talent in sustainable fashion, textiles and design industries.
The royals are set to meet with vloggers, fashion designers and tech-savvy schoolgirls at the the YouTube space in King’s Cross during the whirlwind visit
Among the 100 invited guests are Vogue editor-in-chief, Edward Enninful, chair of menswear for the British Fashion Council, Dylan Jones and editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar UK, Justine Picardie.
Charles is a long-time supporter of sustainable fashion, founding the Campaign For Wool in 2010, to encourage ecologically responsible fashion which prioritises natural fibres and has a low carbon footprint.
These are Charles and Camilla’s penultimate public engagements before the wedding of Charles’ son Harry and Meghan Markle in Windsor on Saturday.