Lady in Red Pippa Middleton puts split rumours to bed with boyfriend Nico Jackson
Pippa Middleton took the 'Roll Out the Red Ball' dress code quite literally last night.
Kate Middleton’s little sister turned heads in her red lace number as she hit the appropriately red carpet for the exclusive charity event, her first public appearance since returning from her lavish family holiday in Mustique.
Pippa (31) and her little brother James and the Duchess of Cambridge all celebrated their mother Carole's 60th birthday bash on the Caribbean island, but have kept details of the celebrations under lock and key.
But she was back to business last night as she joined a host of famous faces at London's Park Lane Hotel for the British Heart Foundation's VIP event, also attended by James and his girlfriend Donna Air, actress Michelle Keegan and The Saturdays' Mollie King among others.
And she put on a united front with boyfriend Nico Jackson, who she has been dating since 2012, amid rumours of a split since he moved to Switzerland for his work.
The stockbroker was not on the guestlist for the Mustique trip, but sources have claimed that was down to tight security due to Kate, Prince William and Prince George's presence.
In October, it was reported that their relationship was "strained" amid the long distance.
"Long distance has been tough on them," an insider told Grazia. "It's difficult to find time for one another and Nico seems to be getting fed up with it all."
Before leaving the UK, it was believed that the pair were on the 'brink' of getting engaged and now it looks like things might be back on track.