12/07/2013 13:37 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Family Night Out: Pippa And James Middleton Celebrate The Queen's Coronation At Buckingham Palace

The Duchess of Cambridge is due to give birth any day soon and while she had to give the Queen's Coronation Festival Gala Evening a miss on Thursday night, the rest of the Middleton family were happy to stand in. (Luckily, Her Majesty saved them the good seats).

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Pippa and James Middleton joined their parents Carole and Michael in the royal box at Buckingham Palace as they watched the celebratory performances.

So - what does a girl wear when she's invited to attend a royal event (without her sister by her side?) Pippa chose a white dress with lace detailing and a floral print, paired with a matching envelope clutch bag. Lovely.

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As the world waits for the arrival of the royal baby, here are our thoughts on the all important name: