Duchess of Cambridge is elegant in a pristine coat dress for G7 receptionĀ 

The Duchess of Cambridge looked effortlessly elegant this evening as she donned a new cream coat dress when attending the reception for the G7 summit.

Kate, 39, dressed in an Alexander McQueen thought to have cost £3,000, appeared alongside her husband Prince William, 38, as the couple attended the event at the Eden Project, in Cornwall.

The reception was hosted by the Queen, 95, and Prince Charles, 72, for the world leaders and their spouses following the start of the summit today.

Earlier, the royal cut an elegant figure in a £1,125 fuchsia midi dress from Alexander McQueen, paired with a £225 L.K. Bennett handbag and matching shoes, as she arrived to meet US First Lady Jill Biden, 70, who also wore pink, for the first time. 

Prince William and Kate joined the Queen, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall at the reception at the Eden Project

The Duchess of Cambridge looked effortlessly elegant this evening as she donned a new cream coat dress when attending the reception for the G7 summit

The Duchess of Cambridge looked effortlessly elegant this evening as she donned a new cream coat dress when attending the reception for the G7 summit

This evening, Kate dazzled in a lavish cream coat, paired with a glitzy clutch bag and beige heels.

The beaming duo were meeting children aged four and five in reception class at the Connor Downs Academy near Camborne this afternoon followed by a round table discussion with UK education experts convened by Kate.

William and Kate joined the Queen, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall at the reception at the Eden Project.

Later this evening, Prince Charles will host an additional reception where he will brief leaders on his ‘sustainable markets initiative’.

The Royal Family will then depart and the leaders and their spouses will then have dinner, prepared by local chef Emily Scott before returning to the summit venue at Carbis Bay.

The Big Jubilee Lunch will form part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in 2022 and during Friday the monarch, joined by Kate and Camilla, will attend an event in celebration of The Big Lunch, an initiative spearheaded by the Eden Project.

Earlier today, Kate was a vision in pink as she met with Dr Jill Biden at a school in Cornwall to discuss female empowerment ahead of the G7 summit

Earlier today, Kate was a vision in pink as she met with Dr Jill Biden at a school in Cornwall to discuss female empowerment ahead of the G7 summit

The Duchess of Cambridge and US First Lady Jill Biden couldn't stop smiling during a visit to Connor Downs Academy in Hayle, West Cornwall, during the G7 summit in Cornwall

The Duchess of Cambridge and US First Lady Jill Biden couldn’t stop smiling during a visit to Connor Downs Academy in Hayle, West Cornwall, during the G7 summit in Cornwall

The pair, who have never met before, shared a laugh as they arrived for the official visit

The pair, who have never met before, shared a laugh as they arrived for the official visit

The royal party will meet local Big Lunch volunteers and thank them for their efforts supporting their communities through the challenges of the past year.

On Sunday, President Biden and his wife Jill will travel to Windsor Castle for an audience with the Queen – their first official meeting since he became president.

When asked about the visit, Jill Biden said: ‘Well, we’re hoping to focus, I think, on education. Joe and I are both looking forward to meeting the Queen. That’s an exciting part of the visit for us.

‘We’ve looked forward to this for weeks and now it’s finally here. It’s a beautiful beginning.’ 

The appearance from Kate comes amid a difficult week for the family, following what would have been the Duke of Edinburgh’s 100th birthday.

The new friends shared a laugh as they went to feed the school rabbit today

The new friends shared a laugh as they went to feed the school rabbit today

Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, left, and US First Lady Jill Biden, carrying carrots for the school rabbit, Storm

Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, left, and US First Lady Jill Biden, carrying carrots for the school rabbit, Storm 

Yesterday members of the royal family took to social media to pay tribute to Prince Philip, who died on April 9, aged 99.

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