Queen Letizia of Spain makes a chic figure on World Book Day in Madrid
Royal blue! Queen Letizia of Spain cuts a chic silhouette in a £ 70 Massimo Dutti knit dress and elegant white coat as she and King Felipe VI attend a World Book Day ceremony in Madrid
- Mother of two, 48, Massimo Dutti ribbed midi dress in blue knit for £ 70
- Drape an elegant white coat by Spanish designer Felipe Varela over the shoulders
- A couple arrived at the Instituto Cervantes d’Alcala de Henares to present the award
Queen Letizia of Spain made a royal figure today as she and King Felipe VI prepared to present the Cervantes Prize on World Book Day in Madrid.
The mother-of-two, 48, recycled a £ 70 blue knit Massimo Dutti long-sleeve ribbed midi dress with an elegant bow belt for the occasion, and draped a sleek long white coat from the designer. Spanish fashion Felipe Varela on his shoulders to guard against the coolness of the morning.
Always glamorous, the royal completed her outfit with matching shoes, opting for blue snakeskin stilettos from Spanish label Magrit and a subtle pair of white gold and diamond Bvlgari earrings.
Letizia also accessorized her Karen Hallam ring and wore her signature smoky brown eye makeup, as well as a protective face coating.
Queen Letizia of Spain made a royal figure today as she and King Felipe VI prepared to present the Cervantes Prize on World Book Day in Madrid
The mother of two, 48, recycled a £ 70 blue knit Massimo Dutti ribbed long sleeve midi dress with a stylish bow belt for the occasion
Letizia draped a chic white coat by Felipe Varela over her shoulders to guard against the morning chill
Always glamorous, the royal completed her outfit with matching shoes, opting for blue snakeskin stilettos from Spanish label Magrit.
The Queen let her sleek black hair, which sported chic silver streaks, sit on her shoulders.
Meanwhile, her husband King Felipe, 53, looked dapper in a pinstriped gray suit and colorful floral tie.
The couple arrived this morning at the Instituto Cervantes in Alcala de Henares before a commemorative ceremony to mark International Book Day.
In addition to celebrating reading and literature in general, in Spain the work of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, widely regarded as the greatest Spanish-speaking writer and one of the world’s most eminent novelists, is particularly commemorated in the country on April 23.
Miguel de Cervantes is best known for his novel Don Quixote, a work often cited as both the first modern novel and one of the peaks of world literature.
Letizia also accessorized with her Karen Hallam ring, and sported her signature brown smoky eye makeup with a protective white face cover.
King Felipe VI, 53, looked dapper in a pinstriped gray suit and colorful floral tie next to his stylish wife
The couple arrived this morning at the Instituto Cervantes in Alcala de Henares before a commemorative ceremony on the occasion of International Book Day.
The happy couple, married for 17 years, smiled and chatted while posing for photos
The glamorous queen accessorized with a subtle pair of white gold and diamond earrings Bvlgari
King Felipe VI Queen Letizia visiting the heritage library of the Cervantes Institute where an event took place on the occasion of International Book Day
Every year, in the Hall of Columns of the Círculo de Bellas Artes Academy in Madrid, there is a non-stop reading of the masterpiece, which involves 48 hours of uninterrupted reading by personalities from the world of culture and of politics, as well as by anonymous citizens.
The King and Queen will present today a prestigious award named after him to honor the lifelong work of an exceptional writer in Spanish.
Yesterday Letizia and Felipe were joined by their lookalike daughters, Princesses Leonor, 15, and Sofia, 13, for the launching ceremony of a new submarine.
The family was gathered at Navantia, a Spanish public shipbuilding company in Madrid, to preside over the launch ceremony of the S-81 Isaac Peral.
The Isaac Peral, named after a 19th-century Spanish submarine designer, is one of four ships that will enter service with the Spanish Navy in the coming years.