Sister act! Princess Eugenie joins James Blunt to mark the start of a charity cycle ride in London – while Princess Beatrice delivers a speech in New York
- Princess Eugenie, 29, officially started a charity cycle ride in London yesterday
- She joined James Blunt, 45, and wife Sofia, 36, at the start of the race
- Beatrice, 31, gave speech at WICT Leadership Conference in New York yesterday
- She spent the weekend in Italy with boyfriend Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi
Princess Eugenie joined friend James Blunt at a charity cycle ride in London yesterday - while Princess Beatrice carried out her own solo engagement in New York.
Eugenie, 29, joined the singer, 45, and his wife Sofia, 36, at the start line of the London to Morocco cycle ride, in honour of the Blue Marine Foundation.
Meanwhile Beatrice, 31, was on the other side of the pond to deliver a speech at the Women in Cable Telecommunications Leadership Conference.
It marked a change of pace for Beatrice, who was spotted with boyfriend Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi on Italy's exclusive Amalfi Coast over the weekend.
Princess Eugenie, 29, yesterday joined singer James Blunt, 45, and his wife Sofia, 36, at the start line of the London to Morocco cycle ride, in honour of the Blue Marine Foundation
Princess Beatrice delivered a speech at the Women in Cable Telecommunications Leadership Conference on Tuesday, pictured
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Eugenie looked smart in a black shirt dress and chunky waist belt as she officially launched the ride alongside the Blunts, who are close friends of the royal family.
Both James and Sofia were guests at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in May last year, and Eugenie's wedding to Jack Brooksbank in October.
The ride sees cyclists take a one-day, three-day, six-day or eight-day route from London to Monaco to raise money for the Blue Marine Foundation, which works to tackle the issue of overfishing around the world.
Eugenie is a passionate advocate of environmental causes and even ensured her own royal wedding was 'plastic free'.
Eugenie (centre left) looked smart in a black shirt dress and chunky waist belt as she officially launched the ride alongside the Blunts (centre right), who are close friends of the royal family
Beatrice was similarly polished as she spoke about female leadership at the WICT Leadership Conference And Touchstones Luncheon at the New York Marriott Marquis, Times Square.
The royal re-wore a favourite £1,525 patterned dress from the Vampire's Wife for the engagement. She paired the eye-catching frock with Kurt Geiger heels.
The princess was the picture of confidence as she delivered the speech to guests including Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, best-selling author Gloria Feldt, and the actress Shannon Lee.
Beatrice re-wore a favourite £1,525 patterned dress from the Vampire's Wife for the engagement yesterday, pictured. She paired the eye-catching frock with Kurt Geiger heels
Maria Brennan, Princess Beatrice of York and Michelle Ray pose together in New York last night
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Princess Beatrice of York, Gloria Feldt, Sameer Deen, Shannon Lee, Wasfia Nazreen and Beth Plummer at the WICT Leadership Conference And Touchstones Luncheon in New York yesterday
Maria Brennan, Princess Beatrice of York, Sameer Deen, Wasfia Nazreen, Shannon Lee, Marge Jackson, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Gloria Feldt and Susan Anable at the WICT conference
Her work was later praised on Instagram by proud mother Sarah Ferguson, who wrote: 'So proud of Beatrice and her public speaking.'
The royal has had a jet-set week, having been spotted with her millionaire property mogul boyfriend on the Amalfi Coast on Sunday.
The couple looked 'very much in love' as they arrived by private chartered boat at the exclusive clifftop village of Positano.