Kate Middleton Says Prince George Is “a Mix Of Both Of Us” On First Night Out With Prince William

— attending The Tusk Conservation Awards at The Royal Society in London on Thursday, Sept. 12. An eyewitness tells Us Weekly that William and his wife “looked very relaxed together” while making their way to a meet-and-greet in the lobby. The couple greeted a group of wildlife conservationists and chatted with Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba, who asked about their less than two-month-old son, Prince George. PHOTOS: Kate’s best Jenny Packham looks “We’ve left him at home for the first time,” William told Ondimba. When asked who their son looked like most, Middleton replied, “Like most babies, he’s got a mix of both of us.” After the greetings, the couple headed to a private reception to meet award winners and then walked into the dining room. The elegant setting featured ten tables accommodating between 8 and 10 people, lavishly decorated with flowers. Each place setting had a gift box from Tiffany & Co. PHOTOS: Meet the royal baby William sat next to Ondimba, while Middleton sat next to his glamorous wife, Sylvia. The meal included a tomato consomme with celeriac custard and spiced avocado puree for the starter, and Elwy Valley Lamb for the main course. Speaking to the crowd during the awards, William joked about being a new dad. “As you might have gathered, Catherine and I have recently become proud parents — of a baby who has a voice to match any lion’s roar!” he said.

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The Duchess of Cambridge wore a fuchsia Seraphine dress in her first photos with Prince George and Prince William and the dress sold out within two hours. The flowered Seraphine dress she wore the day after leaving the hospital promptly sold out as well. PHOTOS: A Dazzling Duchess Kate Middleton Arrives At The Tusk Foundation Gala Cecile Reinaud, Seraphines designer, told RadarOnline.com that Kate looked fabulous in our dresses. The Duchess of Cambridge always looks beautiful and wears clothes so elegantly , so we really couldnt have asked for a better ambassador for our brand, she said about the 31-year-old new mom. And Kate is just like a regular person, ordering her dresses online but Cecile told RadarOnline.com that their Kensington boutique delivered them to her personally. However, Kate has been spotted buying our Brooke dress from our concession at Peter Jones. PHOTOS: Princess Kates Post-Baby Bump Is Gone Already?! She said there has been a boom for her business when Kate is spotted in one of their dresses. Well as a maternity brand, our customers tend to be fairly transient, but The Duchess was photographed wearing our clothes several times throughout her pregnancy, so we have experienced the Kate Effect before. The Kate Effect is a very powerful force. Each time the Duchess wore one of our dresses, it would sell out almost immediately. The fuchsia Jolene dress, which she wore for the official family photograph, sold out within two hours and even caused our site to crash briefly! PHOTOS: 26 Extravagant Celebrity Weddings Were These Nuptials Worth The Millions?

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The new mom was gorgeous and glowing in a gold floor-length Jenny Packham gown, which is sure to inspire many knockoffs. The custom dress accentuated her again-slender waistline, and her enviable locks cascaded down her shoulders just perfectly. William, who completed his final day as a Royal Air Force search and rescue pilot on Tuesday, looked effortlessly handsome in a black tux as most men do. The event was for the charity Tusk, which works to protect wildlife and alleviate poverty in Africa. The new dad, who has served as Royal Patron for the organization since 2005, presented two awards at the inaugural ceremony: the Prince William Award for Conservation in Africa, which is a lifetime achievement recognition, and the Tusk Conservation Award for Conservation in Africa, honoring a leading conservationist. During his speech, William took the opportunity to give the audience what they wanted to hear a tidbit about George. As it turns out, the couple’s new addition continues to be quite the vocal baby. “As you might have gathered, Catherine and I have recently become proud parents of a baby who has a voice to match any lion’s roar!” William told the crowd. “This is actually our first evening out without him, so please excuse us if you see us nervously casting cheeky glances at our mobile phone to check all is well back home.” Now that William has left the military after a seven-year stint, he will increase his official royal duties and charitable work, and this was the first step in that direction. The new parents seemed to enjoy their night out without baby George, who is nearly two months old. But he is in very capable hands. It was reported earlier today that the couple tapped William’s former nanny, 71-year-old Jessie Webb, to help out with their new addition . And they must be confident in their decision because, judging by these photos, they didn’t seem nervous at all.