Queen Letizia Brought Back Royal Wedding 2011 Gown for Peru Gala Dinner


King Felipe and Queen Letizia at Gala dinner for Peru visit
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On Wednesday night, after welcoming Peru President and First Lady at Palace, King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain hosted the traditional gala dinner in the honour of Peru First Couple at the Royal Palace in Madrid.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia at Gala dinner for Peru visit
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The Peru President and First Lady are on 2 days visit to Spain to strengthen bilateral relations between both countries, coinciding with the inauguration of the 38th edition of the International Contemporary Art Fair -ARCOmadrid, of which Peru is a guest country.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia at Gala dinner for Peru visit
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The dinner was attended by the delegates of both countries.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia at Gala dinner for Peru visit
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Felipe and Letizia arriving in the Throne Room to welcome the guests.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia at Gala dinner for Peru visit
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After formal greetings, the royal couple escorted the Peru guests to the dinning hall.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia at Gala dinner for Peru visit
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Before the dinner both King and Peru President formally addressed the gatherings.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia at Gala dinner for Peru visit
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At the gala dinner, Queen Letizia brought back the beautiful memories of April 2011Royal Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton with her gown.  Surprised how a Spanish Queen is bringing back those memories!!!!

King Felipe and Queen Letizia at Gala dinner for Peru visit
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Letizia chose a beautiful gown last night that she first wore at the pre-wedding reception of Prince William and Catherine hosted by the Queen Elizabeth II for the Royal Family guests from other Monarchies.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia at Gala dinner for Peru visit
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The off-shoulder lavender gown was designed by Queen’s head designer Felipe Varela. The gown has intricate floral motifs embroidered on the tulle. The fitted bodice and waistline gives chic vibes while the voluminous tulle skirt that trails behind has Princess vibes to it. The gown was such a hit that the famous doll making company Barbie copied it for one of their dolls.

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Letizia paired the gown with her Mellerio Diamond Floral Tiara, that was gifted to her Mother-in-Law by the Spanish Government on her wedding in 1962. Its Letizia’s favourite tiara as she wears it on most of the tiara occasions.

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Queen paired the tiara with a diamond bracelet part of joyas de pasar that is part of Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain’s collection passed on to the Spanish Queens.

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Letizia was wearing diamond drop earrings that were gifted to her by her Father-in-Law and Mohter-in-Law King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia on her wedding in 2004.

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And finished her look with  the Order of Merit for Distinguished Services Presented to her by the then Peru President in 2015.


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