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.
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.
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: