First Ladyand US Ambassador to the UK, Louis Susman attended a reception at Buckingham Palace for Heads of State and Government who will be attending the Olympics opening ceremony this evening on July 27, 2012 in London, England.
For the royal reception, Mrs. Obama wore a white viscose techno crepe tailored jacket with overlapped side panels and silver embroidery from the J. Mendel 2013 Resort collection, along with a J. Mendel ivory silk satin faced chiffon pleated skirt, accessorizing with metallic pewter pointed toe pumps.
Queen Elizabeth II wore a pale blue dress, accessorizing with white gloves, her favorite pearl strands, pearl earrings and a brooch over the left shoulder as well as a black handbag and matching black leather pumps.
The First Lady and Ambassador Susman also met Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, who wore a pale blue grey belted long sleeved dress. Prince Harry, Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex and Princess Beatrice were also present.
Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and his wife Miriam Gonzalez Durantez, along with the Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt and the President of the International Olympic Committee Count Jacques Rogge were also there to welcome guests at Buckingham Palace.
Among those attending the Olympics opening ceremony reception at the palace were the Prime Minister of Jamaica Portia Simpson Miller, St Lucia Prime Minister Kenny Anthony, Prime Minister of Estonia Andrus Ansip, Prime Minister of Denmark Helle Thorning-Schmidt and her husband Stephen Kinnock, the Prime Minister of Romania Victor-Viorel Ponta and his wife Daciana Sarbu, the Prime Minister of Montenegro Igor Luksic and his wife Natasha, President of Mongolia Elbegdorj Tsakhia, the Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Omurbek Babanov and Rita Birbaeva, the Prime Minister of France Jean-Marc Ayrault and his wife Brigitte Terrien, the President of Gabon Ali Bongo Ondimba and his wife Sylvia, the Prime Minister of Ireland Enda Kenny and his wife Fionnuala O'Kelly and the President of Turkey Abdullah Gül and his wife Hayrunnisa. Enjoy the slideshow…