By Sharon Clott Kanter
Updated Oct 29, 2012 @ 4:36 pm
Princess Charlene Karolina Kurkova
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Princess Charlene of Monaco left Europe for a whirlwind week in New York, where she attended Versace's Soho boutique opening celebration dinner and the Princess Grace Foundation Crown luncheon hosted by Don Perignon. And there was one person who stuck by her side more than her husband, Prince Albert II of Monaco—Czech model Karolina Kurkova. Oh, how we wish we could have girl talk with these new besties!

Plus, see Charlene's best looks.