Family reunion! Ivanka Trump models ladylike coat to attend the National Christmas Tree lighting in D.C. with her husband and three children after returning from her trip to India
- Ivanka, 36, joined her husband, Jared Kushner, her three children, and her half-sister, Tiffany Trump, at the National Christmas Tree Lighting on Thursday
- The ceremony was held at the?Ellipse in President's Park near the White House
- Ivanka donned a $2,150 black and cream coat by Altuzarra, while her half-sister Tiffany, 24, opted for a black coat with a plunging neckline
- The mother-of-three and her husband arrived with their three children, Arbella, six, Joseph, four, and Theodore, one
- Earlier in the week, Ivanka traveled to?Hyderabad, India, to headline the Global Entrepreneurship Summit at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi
The 36-year-old first daughter joined her husband, Jared Kushner, her three children, and her half-sister, Tiffany Trump, at the annual ceremony held at the?Ellipse in President's Park near the White House.
The mother-of-three, who was in India earlier this week, was the picture of elegance in a $2,150 double-breasted cream coat by Altuzarra, which featured black piping and black buttons.?
Holiday spirit: Ivanka Trump attended the National Christmas Tree lighting in Washington, D.C. with her husband Jared and their three children on Thursday?
Family style: Ivanka donned a $2,150 black and cream wool coat by Altuzarra, while her half-sister Tiffany, 24, opted for a black coat with a plunging neckline
All smiles:?Ivanka, who was raised Presbyterian, converted to Judaism to marry Jared in 2009, and the two are raising their children as Orthodox Jews as well
Ivanka wore her long blonde hair pulled back in a ponytail, and she topped off her casual hairstyle with a black headband featuring pearl detailing.?
The senior adviser was photographed arriving at the event with her husband and their children, Arabella, six, Joseph, four, and Theodore, one.??
Ivanka, who was raised?Presbyterian, converted to Judaism to marry Jared in 2009, and the two are raising their children as Orthodox Jews as well.
Although the family doesn't celebrate Christmas, that didn't stop them from enjoying the night's festivities.???
Jared, 36, held little Theodore in his arms, Ivanka held her eldest children's hands as they made their way to their seats ahead of the ceremony.?
Ivanka was also joined by her sister Tiffany, President Trump's only child with his second ex-wife, Marla Maples.?
Arrival: Jared, 36, held one-year-old Theodore, while Ivanka held hands with her eldest children, six-year-old Arabella and four-year-old Joseph?
Feeling festive: The first daughter gave a wave as she and her family made their way to their seats ahead of the event?
Added touch: Ivanka wore her hair in a loose ponytail, and she topped off her hairdo with a black headband featuring pearl detailing?
Following her sister's lead, Tiffany donned classic black. However, her coat featured a plunging neckline that revealed her décolletage.
The 24-year-old law student at Georgetown University wore her long blond hair in loose waves around her shoulders.?
Tiffany sat down next to her sister, who held her youngest son on her lap while he happily sucked his thumb.??
While Ivanka and Tiffany opted for shades of black and white, First Lady Melania Trump donned a festive red tweed Chanel coat over a red dress, topping off the look with a pair of nude heels.?
President Trump complemented his wife's outfit by pairing his suit with a bright red tie.?
Donald Trump Jr. and his family were also in attendance at the event, but he did not appear to be sitting next to his sisters.?
The lighting of the National Christmas Tree is in its 95th year, easily making it one of the country's oldest traditions.?
Reunited: The mother-of-three sat next to her sister and held her youngest son on her lap?
Added touch: Ivanka wore her hair in a loose ponytail, and she topped off her hairdo with a black headband featuring pearl detailing
Keeping occupied: Little Theodore happily sucked his thumb while sitting on his mom's lap ahead of the tree lighting?
'Tis the season: First Lady Melania Trump wore a red tweet Chanel coat, while the president sported a red tie?
He did it: President Trump gave two thumbs up while participating in the ceremony?
President Calvin Coolidge first lit the tree on Christmas Eve in 1923 while on the Ellipse in front of more than 3,000 people.
Since then, every president has carried on the special tradition. However, this year's event was the first for the Trump family since the president took office in January.?
Dean Cain and Kathie Lee Gifford hosted the event, and a number of celebrities performed, including?Boys II Bow Ties, Craig Campbell, Jack Wagner, Mannheim Steamroller, The Beach Boys, The Texas Tenors, Us The Duo,?Wynonna Judd, and the U.S. Navy Band, led by Emmy-nominated music director Steve Gibson.?
The program is set to air on the Hallmark Channel on December 4.?
The event was a family reunion of sorts for Ivanka, who was in India on her biggest foreign mission yet earlier this week.?
The first daughter traveled to Hyderabad solo on Tuesday to headline the Global Entrepreneurship Summit at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
After giving the opening address, Ivanka returned to the gathering on Wednesday, wearing a tea-length red dress.?
Sartorial: Ivanka took part in a panel discussion during the?Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India, on Wednesday?
Colorful: The first daughter donned a tea-length red dress with?a small floral pattern and black lace accents on its short sleeves
Change: Later on Wednesday, Ivanka modeled a different outfit for a visit of the the historic Golkonda Fort on the outskirts of Hyderabad
Sparkly touches: Ivanka paired the long-sleeved dress, designed by Surabaya-Indonesian label Biyan, with bejeweled white flats and glamorous sunglasses
The senior White House adviser stepped onstage to take part in a panel discussion as part of the summit and waved at the crowd before sitting down in the red number.
Ivanka urged India to seize the untapped potential in women and promoted growing ties between the US and the South Asia powerhouse in a keynote speech on Tuesday before Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
She returned to the theme on Wednesday, stressing businesses needed to stop thinking about gender considerations in the workplace as 'women's issues'.
'We are half the population so we need to start thinking about them as critical issues. We're seeing an explosion in women entrepreneurs,' she said.
Later on Wednesday, Ivanka modeled a different outfit for a visit of the the historic Golkonda Fort on the outskirts of Hyderabad.
She shared three photos and two videos of herself during the visit on her Instagram account, including a short clip in which she makes sure to show both the front and back of the ankle-length black and white number.
Ivanka paired the long-sleeved dress - which was created by Surabaya-Indonesian designer Biyan - with bejeweled white flats and glamorous sunglasses, and took the time to twirl to give a complete view of her outfit.
She called the tour a 'perfect end to a remarkable visit'.
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