Queen Letizia dons Manila Manton dress to receive the Balearic Island Society

Queen Letizia dons Manila Manton dress to receive the Balearic Island Society
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During the first week of their summer stay at Palma, King Felipe and Queen Letizia received the authorities of the Balearic Islands and a representation of the Balearic society at Royal Palace of La Almudaina.

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They were accompanied by Queen Sofia, mother of King Felipe for the annual traditional reception that was attended by about 450 guests that includes politicians, artists, athletes and activists.
Queen Letizia dons Manila Manton dress to receive the Balearic Island Society
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Upon arrival they greeted the members of public gathered outside to get the glimpse of royals

Queen Letizia dons Manila Manton dress to receive the Balearic Island Society
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For the formal event both Queen Letizia and Queen Sofia coordinated their looks in floral dresses. Queen Sofia chose a boho look in dark toned floral maxi dress. And Queen Letizia chose a short sheath silhouette floral dress in cream hue.

Queen Letizia dons Manila Manton dress to receive the Balearic Island Society
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Queen Letizia dons Manila Manton dress to receive the Balearic Island Society
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The fitted sleeveless was from Spanish designer Juan Duyos and made from ‘Manila Manton’ .’ Manila Manton’ is a silk embroidered shawl made in Canton but called it due to the trade route between Manila and Mexico. This dress is made from the Manila shawl owned by Queen Letizia herself.

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The dress features a bateau neckline at front with vee neckline at the back and floral embroidered pattern in shades of red, purple and green all over it. Here we see Queen Sofia in one of ‘Manila Mantons’.
Queen Letizia dons Manila Manton dress to receive the Balearic Island Society
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You can find out more about ‘Manila Mantons’ here.

Magrit Heels and Clutch
Magrit Heels and Clutch
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Letizia paired the dress with her Magrit Accessories. She wore red Magrit slip on heels that we recently see during Malaga meeting of Directors. She also carried the cream hued suede clutch from Magrit.

Queen Letizia dons Manila Manton dress to receive the Balearic Island Society
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Queen Letizia also premiered a new pair of earrings at the event. The striking gold earrings from Helena Nicolau complimented the floral dress with its double flower shaped design (Thanks to @nuriatiburcio for ID). Queen tied her brunette locks in a simple hair do.

Queen Letizia dons Manila Manton dress to receive the Balearic Island Society
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