Princess Beatrice showed off her chic sense of style when she went to Mayfair for dinner with friends on Thursday night.
The Queen's granddaughter, 32, looked reserved in a velvet black dress for an evening at the Connaught Hotel in central London.
The noble number had a high neck and long sleeves and small flower details.
Nice: Princess Beatrice showed her chic sense of style when she went to Mayfair for dinner with her friends on Thursday night
She extended her long legs with a pair of suede boots and made sure safety came first by wearing a black face mask for the outing.
She had hung a matching black coat over her arm and carried everything she needed in a blue leather bag.
Princess Beatrice wore her strands of raven in loose waves over her shoulders and opted for a natural make-up look.
Dinner: The Queen's granddaughter, 32, looked reserved in a velvet black dress for an evening at the Connaught Hotel in central London
Low key: She extended her long legs with a pair of suede boots and made sure safety comes first by putting on a black face mask for the outing
Earlier this week, sources claimed Beatrice put "loads of pictures" of husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi's son in her home so that he "felt like he had two families."
Princess Beatrice became the first stepmother among the younger generation of royals after marrying 36-year-old Edoardo in July.
The real estate tycoon shares a young son, three-year-old Christopher & # 39; Wolfie & # 39; Woolf, with his glamorous former fiancée of three and a half, Dara Huang.
Going out: She had hung a matching black coat over her arm and carried everything she needed in a blue leather bag
Radiant: Princess Beatrice wore her strands of raven in loose waves over her shoulders and opted for a natural make-up look
There she goes: Beatrice looked beautiful in the black dress that was knotted at the waist
Telling The Telegraph's Camilla Tominey that the Queen had accepted her new role, insiders said, “Beatrice made sure there were lots of pictures of him in her house so he feels like he has two families and they understand well. She did a lot of it and not Dara. & # 39;
Beatrice, who is ninth on the throne and a granddaughter of the queen, is the only princess who marries someone with children and takes in a stepchild.
Edo is said to have been on friendly terms with Dara and prides himself on still being an active part of his son's life.
Stepping out: Princess Beatrice looked chic and stylish in the dress when she stepped out for dinner
LBD: She showed off her long legs in black tights and black suede boots
Beautiful: Her blue bag adds a touch of color to her all-black ensemble
And sources have now revealed how Beatrice threw herself into the role of the "maddened stepmother".
They claimed she regularly picked Wolfie up from kindergarten and escorted him home on his scooter.
Friends of the king said she talked about the boy "all the time" and welcomed him warmly into her life.
Precautions: She made sure to keep her black face mask whenever she left the restaurant
Looks chic: the black dress was drawn in at the waist and had a floral pattern
Curfew: Princess Beatrice leaves the Connaught Hotel in Mayfair after enjoying dinner and drinks with a friend
They added that he was "super small" and "extremely cute" and that Beatrice Wolfie's happiness would always be her "top priority" even if she and Edo decide to have children of their own.
Meanwhile, Camilla went on to say that Beatrice and Princess Eugenie, who announced their pregnancy last week, will keep a "lower profile" for the next few months as they prioritize the family.
The Royal Sisters had a significant 12 months ahead of them last year when Princess Beatrice's wedding, Princess Eugenie's pregnancy, and her father, Prince Andrew, resigned from royal service.
Smart: She looked relaxed as she left the venue alone after dinner on Thursday night
Nobel: Princess Beatrice had a break from her work commitments in London on Thursday
Disembark: She left the Connaught Hotel in Mayfair alone after dinner