Royal women have at least one trait in common: impeccable taste in clothes. Granted, all of them need to dress to impress for the many public engagements they attend (galas, palace dinners, royal tours, etc.), and, like other aspects of their lives, there is surely a staff to assist them. But style seems to run through their veins. This much is true for Queen Letizia of Spain, who can hold her own amongst best-dressed royals, like Meghan Markle and Queen Rania of Jordan.
Letizia, now 47, married King Felipe VI of Spain in 2004 and, since then, has amassed quite the designer wardrobe. Carolina Herrera, Hugo Boss, Felipe Varela, the names are endless. Perhaps her keen sense in fashion is enhanced by her brilliance: Prior to becoming queen, Letizia worked as a journalist for ABC, EFE, and CNN+ (she's the first Spanish queen to have been born a commoner). Queen Letizia doesn't just dress worldly, she is worldly. See her best looks, ahead.
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For the Rare Diseases World Day event, Queen Letizia wore a blush pink silk button-down with a pleated purple ombré skirt. And, take a peek at her two-toned shoes.
The queen of Spain wore a puffy-sleeve red and black floral Maje dress with black heels to the ARCO fair 2020 at Ifema in Madrid.
A fan of Hugo Boss, Queen Letizia was ready for spring in this brightly printed shirtdress with Magrit red pumps.
Queen Letizia attended the Premios Nacionales De Investigacion awards 2019 at the El Pardo Palace in Madrid, Spain. She wore a fitted black long-sleeve dress cinched with a belt and suede boots.
Queen Letizia of Spain arrived in a coat-inspired blue dress with a middle part to the New Year Military parade 2020 celebration at the Royal Palace in Madrid.
The queen of Spain toured the opening of The Other Court, an art exhibition at the Royal Palace of Madrid, while rocking a pink power suit by Boss. She styled it with matching pumps and a Carolina Herrera blouse.
Queen Letizia added a touch of snakeskin to her otherwise black outfit while attending a forum on the socio-economic impact of traffic accidents with child victims at Sede Arbetis in Madrid, Spain.
A cape blazer is an essential to anyone's work wardrobe. Queen Letizia of Spain wore hers over a plaid sheath dress while attending an event at COP25 Climate Conference in Madrid.
Queen Letizia of Spain isn't afraid of going sheer as evidenced by the see-through sleeves on her pink trench coat. The outfit is one of our favorites so far, which she wore to a reception at the Spanish Embassy in La Havana, Cuba.
King Felipe VI of Spain and Queen Letizia of Spain attended the 28th Princess of Asturias Awards Concert. For the occasion, the queen wore a feathered set by Spanish label The 2nd Skin Co with her black Magrit satin panel flap clutch bag and Manolo Blahnik snakeskin pump.
While attending a reception at the Royal Palace during the National Day, the royal wore a blush pink dress with sheer sleeves and butterfly embroidery from Felipe Varela. She styled it with Steve Madden blush pink heels and a hot pink clutch from Magrit.
Queen Letizia and her husband King Felipe VI of Spain, along with children Princess Leonor of Spain and Princess Sofia of Spain, visited the Son Marroig museum in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. For the casual outing, the queen wore a belted white summer dress and espadrille wedges.
The queen and her daughter, Princess Leonor, were spotted taking a stroll around Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Letizia dressed down in a casual green jumpsuit with wedges.
Always one for prints, she wore this maroon dress while attending an event at Zarzuela Palace in Madrid. Like most royals, she matched her shoes to the rest of the outfit.
Queen Letizia of Spain gravitated towards blue on this day, choosing a printed long-sleeve dress and sparkly blue heels. She dressed up for the DISCAPNET awards in Madrid.
Queen Letizia of Spain chatted with the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, while they were both attending the Order of the Garter service at St. George's Chapel in Windsor. Kate wore a white coat-dress by Catherine Walker and a hat by Lock & Co. The queen of Spain also wore a similar color palette, rocking an elegant dotted pattern dress by Spanish brand Cherubina.
For a visit to the FAD (Foundation Against Drug Addiction) in Madrid, Letizia wore an impeccably clean and tailored white pantsuit set.
Queen Letizia of Spain is full of surprises when it comes to her outfits. Here, she chose a leather dress from & Other Stories, which currently retails for $449, to wear to the opening of the ARCO 2019 contemporary art fair in Madrid.
Queen Letizia of Spain and King Felipe VI of Spain attended a gala dinner in honor of Peruvian President Martin Alberto Vizcarra and his wife at the Royal Palace. The queen re-wore an embroidered lavender couture Varela dress she previously wore to a pre-wedding night gala in London for Kate Middleton and Prince William's nuptials. The royal topped off her stunning look with the diamond floral tiara, a crown given to her by her mother-in-law on becoming queen.
Queen Letizia of Spain went to the sheer side in this black long-sleeve top and suede brown skirt with a studded belt. She was on her way to the forum against cancer 'Por Un Enfoque Integral' at CaixaForum in Madrid.
Queen Letizia of Spain and Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan arrived to the the Royal Theatre in Madrid. The Spanish queen wore an embroidered floral and bird motif dress from ASOS.
Queen Letizia wore a denim dress by Hugo Boss while visiting the Princesa de Asturias International School of Music in Oviedo, Spain. The knee-length designer number featured a collar, button details, and subtle striped belt.
Queen Letizia and King Felipe VI of Spain visited the city of Bailen, Spain to mark the 210th anniversary of the Bailen Battle. For the occasion, the royal wore a white-and-black polka dot silk chiffon halter dress from Carolina Herrera. She accessorized with pumps from Steve Madden.
Queen Letizia greeted APRAMP members (Association for the Prevention, Reintegration, and Care of Prostituted Women) in Madrid while wearing a white high-neck top and Hugo Boss snap button pants. Her navy and white Magrit heels complemented her outfit.
Queen Letizia of Spain attended an event organized by the Mujeres Por Africa Foundation. She wore a white silk blouse and printed flare skirt, both by Adolfo Domínguez, and gray Magrit pumps.
For Armed Forces Day in Logrono, Spain, the royal wore an orchid print Carolina Herrera coat from the designer's pre-fall 2018 collection. She paired the outerwear with heels in a matching shade.
Queen Letizia wore a fashion-forward olive-green cape dress with matching python pumps to the Innovation and Design Awards in Alcalá de Henares in central Spain.
Queen Letizia of Spain arrived to a meeting at the Spanish Association Against Cancer in Madrid in a traffic-stopping head-to-toe red outfit: robe coat, over-the-knee boots, handbag, and all.
Queen Letizia of Spain attended the Princesa de Asturias Awards ceremony at the Campoamor Theater in Oviedo, Spain. For the event, she wore a black-and-white embellished floral dress.
King Felipe VI of Spain and Queen Letizia of Spain attended the delivery of Princess of Asturias awards medals in in Oviedo, Spain. The royal wore a semi-sheer beige dress with a pink floral print.