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Monaco’s Princess Charlene wows in stunning superhero-style cape dress at Red Cross Ball Gala 

Princess Charlene of Monaco looked absolutely exquisite in an eye-catching emerald green dress which skimmed her figure to perfection.

The royal consort turned heads as she arrived at the Red Cross Ball Gala accompanied by her husband Prince Albert II.

Showcasing her style credentials, the number boasted a flowing cape which created subtle momentum as she strutted along in towering heels.

She teamed the dress, which featured three cut-outs on the front, with a glittering gold clutch and sparkly drop earrings.

Princess Charlene of Monaco looked absolutely exquisite in an eye-catching emerald green dress which skimmed her figure to perfection at the Monaco Red Cross Gala

Royalty: Joining the stars for the lavish affair was the chair of the Monaco Red Cross Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene

Royalty: Joining the stars for the lavish affair was the chair of the Monaco Red Cross Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene

Flawless: Showcasing her style credentials, the number boasted a flowing cape which created subtle momentum as she strutted along in towering heels

Flawless: Showcasing her style credentials, the number boasted a flowing cape which created subtle momentum as she strutted along in towering heels

Superhero? From behind, Princess Charlene's cape appears to flawlessly float above the floor as if adorned by a superhero character

Superhero? From behind, Princess Charlene’s cape appears to flawlessly float above the floor as if adorned by a superhero character

A royal entrance: The prince and princess ensured all eyes were on them as they made their arrival to the charity event

A royal entrance: The prince and princess ensured all eyes were on them as they made their arrival to the charity event

Her blonde locks were styled into a loose chignon, with a few loose tendrils framing her striking features which were enhanced with a blush-infused make-up look, all topped off with a dangling pearl earrings.

The couple ensured all eyes were on them as they walked past a guard of Red Cross workers into the iconic concert hall venue.

The fund-raising gala is an annual event held in the legendary Salle des Etoiles concert hall of the Monte-Carlo Sporting.

Stars who have graced the stage of the stunning auditorium include Charles Aznavour, Frank Sinatra, Whitney Houston, Shirley Bassey, and Elton John.

The event is hosted by the ruler of Monaco who attend with their family.

A friendly wave: Prince Albert II appeared in high spirits as he joined his wife for the charity gala

A friendly wave: Prince Albert II appeared in high spirits as he joined his wife for the charity gala

Mingling: Prince Albert and Princess Charlene greeted the stars at the 71st Monaco Red Cross Ball Gala

Mingling: Prince Albert and Princess Charlene greeted the stars at the 71st Monaco Red Cross Ball Gala 

Smart: The royal teamed his cream blazer with a red bow tie as he attended the Gala

Smart: The royal teamed his cream blazer with a red bow tie as he attended the Gala

Also at the star-studded event was John Legend who led the arrivals to the 71st gala on Friday night.

The musician, 40, looked suave in a white shirt underneath a cream blazer jacket as he joined the stars for the annual charity event.

The Ordinary People hitmaker teamed his ensemble and smart black trousers with a slick bow tie as he made his entrance to the lavish gathering.

The singer, who recently toured Northern California with his wife Chrissy Teigen and their children Luna, three, and Miles, 14 months, completed his look with a pair of slick black patent leather shoes. 

Dapper: John Legend, 40, put on a very dapper display as he led the arrivals to the 71st Red Cross Gala in Monaco on Friday night

Dapper: John Legend, 40, put on a very dapper display as he led the arrivals to the 71st Red Cross Gala in Monaco on Friday night

Looking good: The musician looked suave in a white shirt underneath a cream blazer jacket as he joined the stars for the annual charity event

Looking good: The musician looked suave in a white shirt underneath a cream blazer jacket as he joined the stars for the annual charity event

The Gala, which event takes place every year in the Salle des Etoiles of the Sporting Monte-Carlo, also saw the legendary singer Shirley Bassey, 82, grace the event with her glamorous presence. 

The Welsh songstress looked sensational in a sequined emerald gown that featured a plunging neckline and a matching silk shawl across her shoulders.

The Goldfinger hitmaker accessorised her sensational look with a stunning silver chained necklace that featured an emerald pendant and matching earrings.

Styling her raven locks into a choppy bob, the star toted her belongings in a slick silver bag.

Suave: The Ordinary People hitmaker teamed his ensemble and smart black trousers with a slick bow tie as he made his entrance to the lavish gathering

Suave: The Ordinary People hitmaker teamed his ensemble and smart black trousers with a slick bow tie as he made his entrance to the lavish gathering

Strike a pose:  John appeared in high spirits as he posed for the cameras

Stylish: The signer put on a dapper display as he made his entrance

Slick: John teamed his ensemble and smart black trousers with a slick bow tie as he made his entrance to the lavish gathering

Making an entrance: The singer completed his look with a pair of slick black patent leather shoes

Making an entrance: The singer completed his look with a pair of slick black patent leather shoes

Pose: The singer looked calm and relaxed as he lead the star-studded arrivals for the Gala

Pose: The singer looked calm and relaxed as he lead the star-studded arrivals for the Gala 

At the Gala: John recently enjoyed a family getaway with his wife Chrissy Teigen and his children Luna, three, and Miles, 14 months, in Northern California

At the Gala: John recently enjoyed a family getaway with his wife Chrissy Teigen and his children Luna, three, and Miles, 14 months, in Northern California

Joining the stars for the lavish affair soon afterwards was Prince Albert II, who is the chair of the Monaco Red Cross, and Princess Charlene.

Princess Charlene looked sensational in a flowing green caped dress as she made her entrance to the plush event in the city.

The royal, who swept back her blonde tousled waves into a stylish updo, accessorised her look with a pair of eye-catching gold dangling earrings and a matching clutch bag. 

All smiles: John lead the star-studded arrivals for the 71st Monaco Red Cross Ball Gala, in Monaco

All smiles: John lead the star-studded arrivals for the 71st Monaco Red Cross Ball Gala, in Monaco

Swanky: John greeted the crowds as he made his made to the lavish event in Monaco

Swanky: John greeted the crowds as he made his made to the lavish event in Monaco

High spirits: John completed his look with a slick black bow tie rested on his white shirt

High spirits: John completed his look with a slick black bow tie rested on his white shirt

Happy: The musician joined the stars for the lavish affair in Monaco on Friday night

Happy: The musician joined the stars for the lavish affair in Monaco on Friday night

Joining his wife for the star-studded affair was Prince Albert II who looked dapper in a cream blazer, a pair of black trousers and a ruby red bow tie.

The event, which is now in its 71st year, was initially launched in 1948 under Prince Rainier III but began to gain notoriety when it fell into the hand of Princess Grace of Monaco- Prince Albert II’s mum.

Speaking about his mum taking the reigns Prince Albert told People: ‘Pretty soon after their wedding, in ’58, Mom took it on and then it became something else.’ 

He added: ‘It is special. The Red Cross Gala is unique. There’s great history there. It’s the highlight of the summer in terms of social and charity events.’ 

Also making an appearance at the glamorous event was the basketball player Tony Parker, journalist Axelle Francine and the Italian promoter Massimo Gargia.

Glamorous: The Gala also saw the legendary singer Shirley Bassey, 82, grace the event with her glamorous presence

Glamorous: The Gala also saw the legendary singer Shirley Bassey, 82, grace the event with her glamorous presence

Emerald: The songstress look sensational in a sequined emerald gown that featured a plunging neckline and a matching silk shawl across her shoulders

Emerald: The songstress look sensational in a sequined emerald gown that featured a plunging neckline and a matching silk shawl across her shoulders

Eye-catching: The singer toted her belongings in a slick silver bag

Icon: The Goldfinger hitmaker accessorised her look with a pair of silver earrings and a stunning necklace that boasted an emerald pendant

Strike a pose: The singer added a swipe of red lipstick and a touch of blush to accentuate her stunning features

Strike a pose: The singer added a swipe of red lipstick and a touch of blush to accentuate her stunning features

Arrival: The star was all smiles as she waved to the crowds at the annual charity event

Arrival: The star was all smiles as she waved to the crowds at the annual charity event 

Glowing: The singer oozed radiance as she joined the stars for the charity Gala

Glowing: The singer oozed radiance as she joined the stars for the charity Gala

Goldfinger hitmaker: Shirley's dress boasted a plunging neckline and was embellished with emerald sequins

Goldfinger hitmaker: Shirley’s dress boasted a plunging neckline and was embellished with emerald sequins

Charming: The star donned a silk material over her shoulders as she greeted stars at the plush event

Charming: The star donned a silk material over her shoulders as she greeted stars at the plush event

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