Attending a red carpet do with a Victoria's Secret beauty would be an intimidating prospect for your average woman.
But with her generous personality Maxima of the Netherlands looked perfectly at ease, sharing the limelight with Dutch cover girl Doutzen Kroes at a film premiere.
And, the vivacious princess more than held her own in the glamour stakes.
Svelte in a one-shoulder black gown, her blonde tresses caught in a chignon, Maxima could have been mistaken for a silver screen heroine.
Her prince, the heir to the country's throne, Willem-Alexander was smart in a tux.
The two ladies had teamed up to promote the model's debut film.
Nova Zembla, tells the story of a16th-century expedition to the Arctic.
Doutzen plays the girlfriend of one of the crew members, who must wait anxiously for news of her beloved.
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