What will James say Pippa Middleton steps out with another close male friend at trendy Mayfair members club
17:52 GMT, 2 November 2012
Party girl Pippa Middleton is becoming a regular around the more exclusive venues of London's West End and last night she arrived at popular members bar Loulou's with her handsome friend Tom Kingston in tow.
The socialite has been on a string of dates recently with Investment Banker James Matthews, brother of Made In Chelsea star Spencer, but the 37-year old Eton boy was nowhere to be seen as Pippa left the celebrity haunt accompanied by Tom and a group of friends.
Tom, the ex-boyfriend of Prince William’s former squeeze, Natalie Hicks-Loebbecke, was first spotted making eyes at Pippa as her date at the ATP Tennis finals in November last year.
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Pippa Middleton looked relaxed and happy as she left Mayfair members club Loulou's
The swarthy Bristol graduate used to
procure the release of hostages in Iraq and up until late last year
worked at Schroders private bank.
A friend of the 35-year-old told the Daily Mail's Richard Kay: 'Tom
is utterly charming, polite and very popular with the ladies. In fact,
he is just the kind of guy you would want to introduce to your mother.’
29-year-old Pippa chose a scarlet
sixties style coat by U.S. brand Kate Spade for her night out at the luxury members club with Tom.
A friend of Tom's told Daily Mail columnist Richard Kay: 'Tom is utterly charming, polite and very popular with the ladies. In fact, he is just the kind of guy you would want to introduce to your mother.'
Pippa Middleton and Tom Kingston watched Switzerland's Roger Federer play France's Jo Wilfred-Tsonga at the ATP Final in November last year
Last week friends and family of the
socialite including princesses Beatrice and Eugenie were invited to
attend an after party at the same venue following the high profile
launch of Pippa's first book, Celebrate: A Year of British Festivities for Families and Friends.
The book, for which Pippa is rumoured
to have been paid an advance of 400,000, is a party planning 'bible'
featuring tips on being the perfect hostess.
Pippa launched the entertaining guide
with a glamorous children's party in a Chelsea book store and proved that she really was a party queen with four designer outfit changes in one
day, finally plumping for a Stella McCartney dress to continue the
celebrations with family and friends at Loulou's.
Pippa Middleton pictured with her brother James, mother Carole and father Michael on the night of her book launch
Celebrate A Year of British festivities for families and friends is described by the publishers as a 'comprehensive seasonal guide to simple and creative entertaining' and features lots of pictures of Pippa hosting family parties
Loulou's has become one of London's most popular nightspot destinations for royalty and celebrities and DJ Mark Ronson was another A-list guest headed there last night.
The club is part of 5 Hertford Street which opened this summer and cost upwards of 25,000 to join as a founding member.
Hertford Street features several bars and restaurants ad well as a
cinema and Loulou's, a decadently decked out club housed in the basement
of the London townhouse.
Brunette Pippa teamed her smart coat with suede Emmy court shoes and a stylish studded clutch.
Hotspot: Loulou's has become one of London's most popular nightspot destinations for royalty and celebrities
Ladies in red: Pippa and her friend chose an eyecatching colour scheme for their evening out in Mayfair
Pippa was last spotted with James at the end of October on a dinner date at Japanese restaurant Hakkasan.
James a former Eton pupil, is chief executive of Eden Rock Capital Management Group, which he set-up more than 10 years ago.
brother Spencer, 24, has starred in E4's Made In Chelsea reality show
since it first aired last year and their parents, David and Jane, bought
Eden Rock, a luxury hotel in the Caribbean, in 1995.
Pippa split from her long-term boyfriend of three-years, City banker Alex Loudon, in 2011.
has since been linked with the Duke of Northumberland's son, George
Percy, 28, a friend from her time as a student at Edinburgh University.
friend of Pippa's has said: 'Pippa is quite taken with James. She wants to
take things slowly at first but she she is ready for a full-time man in
her life again.'
Pippa and James Matthews were spotted dining at the popular Hakkasan restaurant in Soho last month
STEAL PIPPA'S SIXTIES STYLE AT KATE SPADE
The Kate Spade $698 'Garby' Coat is available now
Since her trip to New York in early October Pippa has been a huge fan of glamorous Manhattan brand Kate Spade.
The brand is known for it's bold colour scheme and simple shapes and this $698 Garby swing coat is available now as part of the store's autumn/winter collection.
The coat is 100% wool and the Kate Spade website offers some suggestions for how to wear it: 'Looking for the perfect topper for the season's polka dot dresses Cover up with our colorblock garby coat, crafted of toasty wool with a smooth collarless design and modern, easy shape.'
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