By Mike Larkin

His father was noted for the sharp suit and armband combo he started wearing during his smooth criminal years.

And it seems the look was still inspiring his son as he made a solo public appearance in Berlin, Germany today.

The 14-year-old donned a black suit and red armband as he appeared at the Tribute to Bambi 2011 event.

Lookalikes: Prince seemed to love the suit and armband combination his father adored since Smooth Criminal when he appeared at a charity event in Berlin today

The fact he wore a black tie and red shirt was also noteworthy, as it was one of the legendary singer's favourite fashion pairings.

Prince appeared happy and relaxed as he posed at the show, which was raising money for the disadvantaged children's charity.

His Thriller star father was used to being in the public eye as a teenager in the Jackson Five

And his eldest son seems to be taking his fame in his stride too, as he reveled in the atmosphere.

BERLIN, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 23: Prince Michael Jackson attends Tribute to Bambi 2011 at the Station on September 23, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by James Coldrey/Getty Images)

His appearance at the event coincided with the announcement of his first ever high-profile public engagement.

He will star be starring at an auction on November 10 in aid of the Tribute to Bambi foundation, where his father's handwritten composition of Bad will be up for sale.

A spokesman for the event said: 'Prince Michael Jackson will walk the red carpet and present the manuscript on stage surrounded by children.

Kind: Prince showed his father's famous compassion for children as he posed with a needy child at the event

A source close to the event told People: 'He won't be traveling alone, but no family members will be with him.'

In the past he has always made public appearances under the watchful eyes of his relatives, often with his sister Paris, 13, and his brother 10-year-old brother Blanket.

Prince's most well known visit to Berlin when was he was just five, where he attended with his father and siblings.

On that occasion Michael infamously dangled Blanket over the balcony before his adoring fans staying at the Adlon Hotel.

Wave: Prince looked like he was enjoying the atmosphere at the charity event

It is not the first time the family have supported the cause.

The King of Pop's glittery jacket went under the hammer in 2002, while his autographed guitar was sold in 2009.

Anyone who wants to for the Bad manuscript can do so between now and November 10 at the United Charity website.

When asked how much they expect the one-of-a-kind manuscript will fetch a spokeswoman laughed and said, 'Hopefully, a whole lot!'

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