Queen Letizia in tweed elegance at King Jaime I Awards

Queen Letizia in tweed elegance at King Jaime I Awards
Queen Letizia in tweed elegance at King Jaime I Awards
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Queen Letizia started her week with another prominent award ceremony on Monday. She was present at Market of the Merchants Valencia to deliver the 29th edition of the “Rey Jaime I Awards (King James I Awards)”.

Queen Letizia in tweed elegance at King Jaime I Awards
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The awards that were created in 1989 by the Generalitat Valenciana and the Valencian Foundation of Advanced Studies, under the honorary presidency of His Majesty the King Don Juan Carlos, with the objective of uniting, in studies and research, scientific and business entities, and thus promote research and scientific development in Spain.

Queen Letizia in tweed elegance at King Jaime I Awards
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After the awards ceremony the Queen spoke some words in Spanish and Valencian, in which she highlighted that “surrounded by excellence in this delivery of the Rey Jaime I awards, I would like to promote the idea, that we all share, that knowledge, science, education, culture (also business culture), innovation, this idea, is what will continue to lead us to the place where, each one from his responsibility, we will continue to grow as a country in a better and fairer Spain”.

Queen Letizia in tweed elegance at King Jaime I Awards
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Usually, both King Felipe and Queen Letizia both preside over this ceremony, but today due to the Catalonia Crisis King Felipe, who has cancelled all the engagements of the week, was absent.

Queen Letizia in tweed elegance at King Jaime I Awards
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For the occasion, Queen Letizia premiered another Felipe Varela number.

Queen Letizia in tweed elegance at King Jaime I Awards
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The white tweed dress coat is made up of silver and nude ribbons.

Queen Letizia in tweed elegance at King Jaime I Awards
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The dress features three-quarter sleeves, front pockets and lapel neckline with metallic buttons on the front and slits on the back hem of the skirt. The high light of the dress was Trompe-l’oeil silver wide belt.

Queen Letizia in tweed elegance at King Jaime I Awards
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The style and fabric of the dress are quite similar to another tweed skirt suit from Felipe Varela that is already part of Letizia’s wardrobe.

Queen Letizia Magrit Barbara salons
Magrit Barbara salons

Queen paired the outfit with metallic-silver Magrit Barbara salons that we first saw during the communion of Infanta Sofia in May (shown here in grey). Pointed-toe pump made of dark silver leather, two pieced pattern design and straight heel of 10 cm is available for $360 on Magrit online store.

Felipe Prieto flap leather clutch bag
Felipe Prieto flap leather clutch bag

Letizia carried Felipe Prieto white leather flap clutch that we have seen on numerous occasions (shown here in pearl grey).

Queen Letizia Drop-shaped diamond earrings
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Keeping her jewellery to minimum Letizia wore small drop diamond earrings that complimented the overall elegant look. The label of the earrings is yet to be identified.

Queen Letizia in tweed elegance at King Jaime I Awards
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Queen Letizia was greeted by a welcoming crowd at the award ceremony.

Queen Letizia in tweed elegance at King Jaime I Awards
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Bold and Beautiful Queen Letizia delivered Journalism awards in Spanish style

Bold and Beautiful Queen Letizia delivered Journalism awards in Spanish style
Bold and Beautiful Queen Letizia delivered Journalism awards in Spanish style
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On Thursday night, Queen Letizia of Spain presided over the ceremony of delivery of Journalism awards hosted by the ABC newspaper annually at ABC house in Madrid. The prizes delivered in three major categories are worth €10,000.

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The prize “Mariano de Cavia”, instituted in 1920, distinguishes articles or chronicles with signature or a usual pseudonym. This year the awards go to filmmaker José Luis Garci, for his article “Hollywood Gil”, published in the newspaper ABC on December 26, 2016

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For its part, the “Luca de Tena” prize, created in 1929, recognizes outstanding journalistic trajectories in the defence of the values that inspire the founding principles of ABC: technical innovation, literary requirement and informative independence. This award goes to the director of the newspaper “El Mercurio”, of Santiago de Chile, Cristián Zegers, for his career at the head of the newspaper of reference of the Chilean press.

Bold and Beautiful Queen Letizia delivered Journalism awards in Spanish style
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Finally, cartoonist Andrés Rábago García “El Roto”, for the cartoon published in the newspaper “El País” on January 23, 2016, was given the prize “Mingote”, that is being awarded since 1966, alternatively to jokes, cartoons or drawings and photographs.

Bold and Beautiful Queen Letizia delivered Journalism awards in Spanish style
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Queen Letizia who herself was a successful and prominent journalist before marrying the then Prince Felipe, addressed the gathering and remarked, “these almost centennial awards of the newspaper ABC” honour “the work of our three winners and, by extension, to remember the validity of the press – journalism, journalists – be, you are, that stable and rigorous reference “.

Bold and Beautiful Queen Letizia delivered Journalism awards in Spanish style
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Usually King and Queen both attend the ceremony, but tonight Queen attended the event alone. For the occasion, Queen Letizia chose a bold and beautiful Spanish look.

Queen Letizia Angel Schlesser burgundy silk jumpsuits
Angel Schlesser burgundy silk jumpsuits

Letizia wore a burgundy Sleeveless silk jumpsuit from Spanish label Angel Schlesser. The Wide sleeveless jumpsuit, with peak vee-neckline and matching belt marking the waist, belongs to the labels current Fall/Winter collection. The jumpsuit is currently retailing online at €430.00.

Tita Madrid ‘Spiga Pink’ handbag
Tita Madrid ‘Spiga Pink’ handbag

Queen paired the bold and beautiful number with made in Spain ‘Spiga Pink’ handbag from Tita Madrid. The €290.00 handbag in a mix of burgundy, mustard, pink and nude tones is made from pink cowhide leather and features a chevron patterned velvet flap front.

Queen Letizia Lodi 'Sara' ombre patent pumps
Lodi ‘Sara’ ombre patent pumps

Queen chose her trusty LODI ‘Sara’ ombre patent pumps for the evening.

Queen Letizia Yanes Chandelier earrings and Cartier Diamond bracelet
Yanes Chandelier earrings and Cartier Diamond bracelet

Letizia finished her look with dazzling Yanes diamond girandole chandelier earrings, Cartier white gold-diamond column bracelet and the mysterious green stone ring that we are seeing almost regularly since last month.

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Queen Letizia in stunning red for WHO meeting in Geneva

Queen Letizia in stunning red for WHO meeting in Geneva
Queen Letizia in stunning red for WHO meeting in Geneva
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Today Queen Letizia of Spain visited the headquarters of World Health Organisation in Geneva. Queen was there to attend the meeting with the new Director-General of WHO Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

Queen Letizia in stunning red for WHO meeting in Geneva
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The meeting outlined the priorities of the new Director-General of WHO, including universal health coverage, health emergencies, maternal and child health, environment and health, and reform of the WHO, other topics of interest were dealt with, within the framework of Health, Environment and Climate Change.

Queen Letizia in stunning red for WHO meeting in Geneva
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The meeting was followed by a debate on air pollution and the role of cities, The Urban Health Initiative and the First Global Conference on Air Quality and Health.

Queen Letizia in stunning red for WHO meeting in Geneva
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At the end of the meeting, the Queen held a working lunch at WHO headquarters, which, together with a brief meeting with Spanish officials at the WHO, ended Doña Letizia’s day in Geneva.

Queen Letizia in stunning red for WHO meeting in Geneva
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For the occasion, Queen brought the ravishing red dress from her wardrobe. She wore the red Burberry coat that she wore Tea at Clarence House with Prince Charles during State visit to the UK in July this year.

Queen Letizia's sartorial node to hosts in British label Burberry
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A timeless and elegant trench dress is made from satin-back crepe, Punctuated with buckle-trimmed epaulettes and a belted waist.

Burberry Trench Coat Dress
Burberry Trench Coat Dress

The trench dress features long sleeves, concealed zipper at the back, hook-and-eye collar closer with storm shield.

Queen Letizia in stunning red for WHO meeting in Geneva
Hugo boss Gray Coat

Queen teamed her outfit with a grey HugoBoss coat over the dress. The midi-length coat comes with white lapels. Queen first wore the coat in December 2016 on the 40th Anniversary of Grupo Zeta.

Queen Letizia Lodi 'Sara' ombre patent pumps
Lodi ‘Sara’ ombre patent pumps

Letizia chose Lodi burgundy patent leather salons for the day.

Queen Letizia Cuca Reliquiae bag
Cuca Reliquiae bag

Queen carried a matching red bag from Cuca Reliquiae. The napa leather ‘MICRO RED ARCHY’ bag comes with a golden metallic detachable chain. Bag is available online for €530.00.

Queen Letizia in stunning red for WHO meeting in Geneva
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Small red beans cabochon garnet dangling earrings finished the look.

Queen Letizia Carolina Herrera eyesahdes
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Letizia was seen carrying Carolina Herrera eye shades.

Queen Letizia in stunning red for WHO meeting in Geneva
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