Cressida has her own ideas about romance

Boho babe Cressida Bonas is expected to soon be wearing boyf Prince Harry‘s engagement ring and sources say the 24-year-old is willing to be re-styled and have speech training in preparation for any royal duties.

But Harry, 29, is having none of it. He doesn’t want Cress to look more like the Duchess of Cambridge and has been on the warpath in defence of his potential bride-to-be.

Harry‘s terrified that Cressida will be a totally different person in a year or two if the Palace gets hold of her and transforms her – he fears he’ll wake up one day and realise she’s not the girl he fell for,’ adds our source.

Harry adores Kate, but Cress is her own person.

‘He’s furious and has made it clear he’s not going to ask her to change for anyone.’

We also love Cress ‘just as she is’because…

She can rock a scrunchie. That makes her more fashion-forward than SATC‘s Carrie Bradshaw, who scrunched up her nose at the thought of ’em.

Even though she has blue blood running through her veins, she shops at Topshop and online at ASOS.com (just like us).

Pals claim she’d rather get married barefoot on a beach in Bali than have a cringe de la cringe’ big royal wedding.

She studied dance at the University of Leeds, where she got a 2:1.

She’s into folksy acts Passenger and Mumford & Sons.

Her tipple of choice? Rum!

She loves a party and is a regular on the festival circuit, most likely to be seen hanging out at Glasto and WOMAD

She’s obsessed with fancy dress and glitter. 

Her mother Lady Mary-Gaye Curzon once posed naked covered in engine oil for a book – saucy! 

Read more about Prince Harry and Cressida Bonas in this week’s Now magazine dated 2 December 2013 – download the digital edition now

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