The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were joined by kung fu star Jackie Chan as they met Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife at an event to mark the second day of their state visit to Britain.
Stealing the show in a plum-coloured lace dress, Kate looked relaxed as she greeted First Lady Peng Liyuan, a style icon in her own right, outside Lancaster House, in London, where the group attended the showcase highlighting the creative ties between the two nations.
Film icon Chan was happy to speak to guests as the group viewed exhibitions from some of the UK’s most popular TV offerings, including Poldark and Sherlock, and chatted with stars from the stage and screen.
This afternoon, Mr Xi is joining the Prime Minister at Downing Street for a working lunch and talks with Cabinet ministers. The Government hopes this week’s state visit will secure more than £30 billion of trade deals, including huge investments in infrastructure projects.
Tonight the visiting dignitaries will attend a banquet at Guildhall, hosted by the Lord Mayor and the City of London.
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