Kate dons teal gown, puts hair up for Olympic gala

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrive for a British Olympic Team GB gala event at the Royal Albert Hall in London, on May 11, 2012. AFP PHOTO / POOL / ALASTAIR GRANT (Photo credit should read ALASTAIR GRANT/AFP/GettyImages)
Prince William and his wife, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, arrive for a British Olympic Team gala event in London on May 11, 2012.

(CBS News) The gold medal for glamour goes to the Duchess of Cambridge.

Kate, 30, donned an elegant gown and put her hair up while attending a gala with Prince William on Friday celebrating Britain's Olympic team.

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The duchess' gown, a teal, pleated floor-length number with sheer lace at the shoulders and back, is by Jenny Packham, according to the Daily Mail. Her hair was styled in a braided chignon.

The black-tie event, called "Our Greatest Team Rises - BOA Olympic Concert," was held at London's Royal Albert Hall to mark the final countdown to the London 2012 games and raise funds to support Great Britain's team.

William, Kate and Prince Harry were named ambassadors for Britain's Olympic and Paralympic teams earlier this year. In March, the Duchess of Cambridge paid a visit to Britain's women's Olympic field hockey team during their training, and even showed off some of her own field hockey skills.