Jill Biden, First Lady, and Brigitte (First Lady) were literally twinning when the two met at a Rome restaurant early Friday evening.
Both petite blondes wore navy suits and navy heels.
They got together at a restaurant called Il Marchese, ahead of their husbands’ first meeting since France was blindsided by Australia pulling out of a submarine deal to join a security pact with the United States and the United Kingdom.
Biden was asked about her meeting with Pope Francis that she attended along with President Joe Biden.
She told reporters outside the restaurant that he was amazing and that it was magical.
Macron, who arrived second in line, agreed when Dr. Biden asked her if she was excited to meet up with her.
The first lady is in Italy for four days and the meeting with Macron is part her busy schedule.
First Lady Jill Biden (left), and First Lady Brigitte Macron, French First Lady, wore navy suits and heels to their get-together at Il Marchese. This was as President Joe Biden met with French President Emmanuel Macron in Rome on Friday evening.
Biden waves to reporters outside Il Marchese (a restaurant located near Rome’s Tiber river)
Biden was the first American to arrive in France as the first lady of France. She and the American first Lady spent time together at spouses events at the G7 in July
First Lady Jill Biden (right), arrives in Rome Friday morning with President Joe Biden (right). She has her own packed schedule while in Italy from Friday through Monday
Jill Biden, First Lady, speaks to children’s theater actors at a G7 conference alongside Carrie Johnson (left), who is the wife of U.K Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Brigitte Macron (right), with whom she will be meeting in Rome Friday afternoon
Brigitte and Brigitte, first lady Jill Biden (second row from right), are side-byside at a June spouses event that was part of G7 in Cornwall
She and Macron had They spent time together at a spouses gathering at the G7 Cornwall in June. It was the Bidens’ first overseas trip after the president was sworn in in January.
Earlier, she had tea with Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s wife Serena Cappello at the Chigi Palace, while President Biden met with the prime minister.
On Saturday, the first lady joins all spouses who traveled to Rome to attend the G20 for an unknown event.
She’ll be there at the president’s side that night for an event attended all the leaders and their spouses.
Biden will also attend a farewell luncheon on Sunday for G20 spouses.
First Lady Jill Biden (center right) speaks with Uberto Vanni d’Archirafi (center left), the Senior Official of the Diplomatic Protocol of the Italian Republic, on the tarmac at Rome Fiumicino International Airport early Friday morning
First Lady Jill Biden (left), ushers President Joe Biden towards the Beast, as they arrive in Rome (Italy) to take part in G20 events through Sunday
First Lady Jill Biden (center) hugs Sarb Edmund (second from left) the 89th Airlift Wing Senior/Training Protocol Specialist, as she and President Joe Biden depart for Rome from Joint Base Andrews Thursday
President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden headed to Rome on Thursday afternoon. They will part ways Monday, with the president heading to Scotland for COP26 while the first lady is going to Naples to visit a Defense Department funded high school at a U.S. military base.
While President Biden is heading to Scotland for the United Nations’ COP26 Climate Summit, the first lady will be making a solo visit to Naval Support Activity Naples, where around 8,500 U.S. troops are employed.
The first lady will be visiting Naples Middle High School (a school managed by the Department of Defense), where she will meet with students and teachers, and then give a speech.
This event will bring together Biden’s “Joining Forces” initiative (which she started with former First lady Michelle Obama in 2011 but restarted earlier this years) and her career as an English teacher.
Joining Forces offers support for military personnel, veterans, and their families.
Biden continues to teach classes at community colleges – making her the first woman to hold an outside job.
Biden had a similar busy schedule on her first solo international trip. She was representing the United States in the Tokyo summer Olympics opening ceremony.
There, the first lady held court with then Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and his wife Mariko, watched the Olympics with French President Emmanuel Macron, attended an event with heads of delegations at Tokyo’s Imperial Palace and hosted an Olympics watch party for American diplomats at the ambassador’s residence in Tokyo.
She stopped in Alaska, Hawaii, and did COVID-19 vaccine advocacy.
FLOTUS was also present at a barbecue for military personnel and their family members in Honolulu as part of Joining Forces.