Early Christmas present from Posh? David Beckham shows off a dazzling new ring on his wedding finger as he attends 70th annual UNICEF anniversary
He was the star attraction as the 70th annual UNICEF anniversary kicked off in New York City on Monday evening.
But as David Beckham greeted guests ahead of the celebratory event at the United Nations Headquarters attention was detracted by the glimmering piece of gold jewellery on his wedding finger.
The UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, 41, sported an unmistakably new ring, prompting speculation that wife Victoria Beckham has purchased the former footballer a second wedding band.
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Main man: David Beckham was the star attraction as the 70th annual UNICEF anniversary kicked off in New York City on Monday evening
Victoria has changed her engagement band, traditionally a singular symbol of love, a staggering 13 times during their 17 year marriage - reportedly to the tune of £3.8million.
When David proposed in 1998, her first engagement ring was a diamond cut into an elongated ‘marquise’ shape, set on a yellow gold band, said to have cost around £65,000.
She later had the ring reset on a diamond studded band and in 2002 was seen wearing a simple diamond-encrusted band estimated at £5,000 the first of numerous costly changes.
Something new: The UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, 41, sported an unmistakably new ring, prompting speculation that wife Victoria Beckham has purchased the former footballer a new wedding band
The original: David received his wedding ring from Victoria in 1999
While the ex-Spice Girl was absent on Monday evening, David was joined by the equally glamorous Priyanka Chopra, who struck a particularly chic figure among the famous names who'd gathered at the United Nations headquarters.
The 34-year-old posed alongside a besuited David, who presented her with Unicef Goodwill Ambassadorship during the evening's festivities.
Pear-lined pleated short sleeves mirrored the pleated bottom section of her navy, hammered satin Prabal Gurung dress.
His and hers: When David Beckham proposed to Victoria in 1998, her first engagement ring was a £65,000 diamond on a gold band
Changing it up: She has since changed her engagement band, traditionally a singular symbol of love, a staggering 13 times during their 17 year marriage - reportedly to the tune of £3.8million
Pricey: In 2002, Mrs Beckham wore a simple diamond band worth £5,000
Tightening about her enviably slim torso, the bias-cut outfit featured a hem that'd been cut off high enough to showcase the Quantico star's navy stilettos.
Meanwhile David, a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador since 2005, garnished his evening wear with a pin advertising the organisation.
The former Manchester United, Real Madrid and England midfielder's pinstriped suit was a colour similar to that of the Baywatch actress' dress, clashing against his white shirt.
Almost indiscernible green and pink patterns swirled about his burgundy tie, and his hair was slicked severely back.
Passing the trophy: On Monday night, David Beckham presented Priyanka Chopra with a Unicef Goodwill Ambassadorship at a celebration of the organisation's 70th anniversary
Make like Priyanka in a navy dress by Prabal Gurung
Priyanka Chopra joined the likes of David Beckham, Orlando Bloom and Millie Bobby Brown at UNICEF's 70th Anniversary event in New York last night, looking effortlessly elegant in this navy midi dress.
It's by Prabal Gurung, a label whose famous fans include Sarah Jessica Parker, Sienna Miller, Margot Robbie and none other than Michelle Obama so Priyanka is in good company!
We love the flattering sleeves, midi length and pretty pearl button embellishment on this dress. The satin fabric adds that extra element of of glamour, and when styled simply with matching court heels, she totally knocked our socks off.
This Resort '17 collection number isn't yet available to buy, but click (right) to get the look with a similar Prabal Gurung skirt from Farfetch. Or join the navy with the help of our edit below. This Coast dress could definitely pass for designer...
Blue all around: Pear-lined pleated short sleeves mirrored the pleated bottom section of her navy hammered satin Prabal Gurung dress
Location, location, location: The event was thrown at the United Nations headquarters in New York City
More than a decade in the game: Mr Posh Spice, a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador since 2005, garnished his evening wear with a pin advertising the organisation
Pinstriped suit: The English soccer star looked sharp in a dark pinstriped suit
Orlando Bloom, who become a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador in 2009, used a white pocket square as a pop of contrast against his dark suit.
The zaffre dress shirt the 39-year-old was wearing had a bit of sheen, and he'd spiked up his blonde hair.
Though his girlfriend Katy Perry became a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador three years ago, she didn't appear to have accompanied him on Monday.
Glinting black dress shoes rounded out the The Lord Of The Rings actor's ensemble, and he'd undone his top button, going without a tie.
Seven years in: Orlando Bloom's been a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador since 2009
Stag: Though his girlfriend Katy Perry became a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador three years ago, she didn't appear to have accompanied him on Monday
At the mic: The zaffre dress shirt the 39-year-old was wearing had a bit of sheen, and he'd spiked up his blonde hair
Fan favourite: Orlando addressed the audience from behind a podium
Jackie Chan was made a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador 12 years ago, and looked almost like a priest, wearing a black Nehru-collared top over a white T-shirt.
Black-rimmed spectacles matched the 62-year-old's slacks and shoes, and he squatted to be level with wheelchair-using Juan Carlos Morán Menjivar.
As a YouTube video uploaded by Unicef described, Menjivar lost his arms and legs when he stepped on a landmine buried during the Salvadoran Civil War.
Ambassador and advocate: Jackie Chan, who's been a Unicef Global Ambassador for 12 years, posed alongside Juan Carlos Morán Menjivar, whom the group enabled to get prosthetic legs after he lost his to a landmine
Action star: The martial arts film star showed some of his moves at the celebration
UNICEF, as he recalled, enabled him to travel away from home in order to obtain prosthetic legs. He also underwent rehabilitation.
A committed painter, whom the video shows holding the brush between his teeth, he's since married and graduated law school.
Inasmuch as UNICEF were billing the event as a 'children's takeover' of the building, it was only fitting that Millie Bobby Brown should hostess the fête.
Cute as a button: Inasmuch as Unicef were billing the event as a 'children's takeover' of the building, it was only fitting that Millie Bobby Brown should hostess the fête
Taking the job seriously: Her duties as a compere included speaking solo at the blue and white podium
Adorable: The 12-year-old arrived in a turtlenecked pale pink dress, embellished with pink, purple and green floral patterns and some rose-shaped black trim
Face to face: Millie and David talked face to face on the stage
The 12-year-old arrived in a turtlenecked pale pink dress, embellished with pink, purple and green floral patterns and some rose-shaped black trim.
Whilst on the turquoise carpet, the Stranger Things star and and Bloom got in a bit of posing alongside Syrian refugee Mustafa Al Said.
Unicef have posted a YouTube video about the 14-year-old, noting the Mediterranean crossing he and his mother made to Greece.
Trio: Whilst on the turquoise carpet, the Stranger Things star and and Bloom got in a bit of posing alongside Syrian refugee Mustafa Al Said
Special event: Orlando, Millie and Mustafa shined on the carpet
Now, coming to the stage: Brown threw open her arms as Beckham walked on
Dynamic duo: The pair of them at one point addressed the crowd together
His father in Iraq and one of his sisters still in Syria, the 14-year-old and his mother have since settled in the Bavarian town of Hof.
Not only did she take the blue and white podium, speaking solo, but her compere duties also involved sitting down to interview the erstwhile footballer.
She also had a chance to share a warm hug with Chopra, one of two Bollywood stars to become UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors (the other being Amitabh Bachchan).
Attentive: Brown then interviewed the erstwhile footballer as the two of them sat onstage
Thrilling moment: Chopra seemed beside herself with happiness as she accepted her ambassadorship
Tender moment: The two actresses shared a warm embrace onstage
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