October 31, 2023 was an important date for the Spanish royal family. A day for which Letizia from Spain opted for a dazzling outfit.
Leonor of Spain turned 18 on Tuesday October 31, 2023. A birthday marked by an important ceremony: the princess took an oath of loyalty to the country’s Constitution. To mark the occasion, his entire family took part in the event. The Queen Letizia from Spain wore an outfit with vintage accents.
She was dressed in a shoulder pad midi dress from the label’s fall-winter 2013 collection Carolina Herrera. The three-quarter sleeve piece was draped at midriff and topped with flowers on the collarbones. The color of this creation? An electric blue far removed from the season’s flagship shades of red, yellow and chocolate. To warm up her figure, the queen wore a camel cape also signed by the Venezuelan designer, a small blue handbag and beige pumps from the Spanish brand Magrit. Her eldest daughter wore an immaculate suit made by Madrid tailor Sastreria Serna.
Queen of Spain, Letizia Ortiz is also a true style queen. In each of her appearances, she wows the gallery with elegant outfits that everyone can copy. If she particularly appreciates the luxury house Carolina Herrera, she also likes the creations of the two Iberian brands that reign over fast fashion, Zara and Mango. Deciphering a royal look.
Before being crowned Queen of Spain, Letizia Ortiz was a television journalist. She then wore a classic stylecomposed on the air of very conventional suits which still constitute his royal wardrobe.
What are the secrets of her wedding dress?
On May 22, 2004, Letizia from Spain said “Yes” to King Felipe VI. On the big day, she opted for a white dress (obviously), designed by the Spanish designer Manuel Pertegaz. Slightly kimono sleeves, an Elizabethan collar and discreet embroidery: the piece did not fail to cause a sensation in the press. But it was revealed, in an article published in 2020 in El País that it was a bit difficult to carry, in particular because of its weight and its four meter long train. As for her wedding ring, she rarely wears it: rumors say that the jewelry would hurt her fingers.
Midi dresses close-fitting, floral blouses, long vaporous skirts: the most elegant crowned head of the elite wears outfits that are both sober and chic, not without a certain taste for accessories. Queen, she selects for royal evenings XXL prom dressesfavoring black.
Timeless, the dresses of Letizia of Spain do not age over the years. This is notably the case of a piece by Felipe Varela, worn during a gala in honor of the crown prince of Japan and at the wedding of Victoria of Sweden, in 2010. In May 2022, it is a Carolina dress Herrera that it comes out of her dressing room: she had already worn it in 2019 to receive the Spanish basketball champions at the Zarzuela Palace. The queen born in 1972 proves that carefully chosen pieces that last for several seasonsif not several years.
What do her favorite casual looks look like?
Mango, Massimo Dutti, Zara, Sandro or even Uterqüe… Letizia from Spain does not hesitate to turn to low-cost brands for her everyday outfits. Often in long dresses, which reveal the shoulders or not, she sometimes opts for jumpsuits which emphasize her waist and slim her figure – she is 1m70 tall. On her feet, she easily swaps her stiletto heels for wedge espadrilles in summeror boots in winter.
To have the same look as the Queen of Spain, nothing could be simpler. Indeed, it is rather common to see her wearing affordable brands. On May 10, 2022, for example, she appeared at the World Day of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies wearing a fuchsia cutout dress from Cayro. His price ? €61.90 (yes, only!).
The magic formula for her elegant outfits is based on three essential commandments. First: the bright colors you will not neglect. Often absent from classic wardrobes, these shades can be worn as a total look or in small touches – with accessories for example. Second: the earrings you won’t forget. In gold, silver, fine or more imposing, these jewels highlight the face and add to any outfit that “je ne sais quoi” which marks the look. Third: the brands you will mix. Affordable, with a handful of high-end, sometimes it doesn’t take much to be chic.