She's known to favour suits and more androgynous outfits.
But Charlene of Monaco was every inch the glamorous princess as she attended a graduation ceremony in Monte Carlo on Tuesday.
The statuesque blonde had slipped on a gorgeous, A-line black dress that highlighted her enviable frame.
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She paired the ankle-length frock with a pair of strappy black heels, her cropped 'do perfectly topping off the elegant feel.
The 34-year-old congratulated students from the International School of Monaco individually, smiling and joking with them as she did so.
Later on, she joined the graduates outside, as they threw their mortarboards into the air.