Queen Rania is regal in red as she meets first lady Jill Biden at the White House

The Jordanian royal is on a state visit to Washington with husband King Abdullah II and Crown Prince Hussein

Queen Rania and US First Lady Jill Biden at the White House on Monday
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Jordan's Queen Rania stepped out in Washington on Monday, wearing a striking red dress to the White House.

The Jordanian royal is in the US capital with her husband, King Abdullah II, who has become the first Arab leader to visit US President Joe Biden. Their son, Crown Prince Hussein, heir to the throne, was with them.

"It was lovely joining US First Lady Dr Jill Biden at the White House today. Her enthusiasm, warmth, and compassion are a pleasure to behold!," Queen Rania posted on Instagram.

During the meeting, Queen Rania and Biden discussed various issues of common interest, Queen Rania's office said.

This is not the royal's first visit to meet a US president or first lady. In June 2018, the Jordanian royals visited former president Donald Trump and the first lady Melania Trump at the White House.

epa06840185 US First Lady Melania Trump (R) and Queen Rania (L) of Jordan walk down the Colonnade of the White House behind their husbands US President Donald J. Trump and King Abdullah II, in Washington, DC, USA, 25 June 2018.  EPA/Olivier Douliery / POOL

During the visit, Queen Rania took tea with the former first lady. For the occasion, they both wore a shade of light pink.

Melania wore a pale pink leather dress by Proenza Schouler, with similarly toned Casadei shoes, and Queen Rania chose a very pale pink top and matching wide-legged trousers by Adeam – the Japanese-American womenswear label.

Queen Rania's style

The royal is known for her sharp sense of style, and for championing brands from the region. She has previously sported designs by Lebanon's Azzi & Osta, Georges Chakra, Hussein Bazaza and Ralph Masri. She has also been pictured in designers from the UAE, wearing Reemami and Bambah Boutique on occasion.

In March 2020, she met the King and Queen of Norway in Amman, wearing a striking gold and blue design by Azzi & Osta.

 Queen Rania, right, wears Lebanese brand Azzi & Osta while meeting Queen Sonja of Norway

To celebrate her 50th birthday on August 31, 2020, she first wore a dress by Saudi designer Mohammed Ashi in an official portrait.

For a second photo, taken to capture her landmark birthday, she wore a gently pleated taupe gown by Darin Hachem. The ready-to-wear womenswear label, which has its headquarters in Milan, was co-founded by Lebanese designer Hachem and creative director Fernanda Gallardo from Mexico.

The dress worn by Queen Rania featured an elegant wraparound neckline and bell sleeves.

"The official portrait of Her Majesty Queen Rania celebrating her 50th birthday in a Darin Hachem fall/winter gown," Hachem wrote on Instagram as the image was released. "It is an honour to be chosen and may it be a hopeful note for my country Lebanon."

Look back at the style evolution of Queen Rania here:

Updated: July 20, 2021, 3:08 PM