Duchess of Cambridge dressed sporty for first solo engagement since baby announcement

Duchess of Cambridge dressed sporty for first solo engagement since baby announcement
Duchess of Cambridge dressed sporty for first solo engagement since baby announcement
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Today Duchess of Cambridge Catherine made her first appearance since the announcement of 3rd Cambridge baby. The outing signals the fast recovery Kate is making from the severe morning sickness she was suffering since September.

Duchess of Cambridge dressed sporty for first solo engagement since baby announcement
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Duchess spent the morning with children at the Lawn Tennis Association. She took the patronage of the Association from Her Majesty the Queen in December last year who held the role for 64 years.

Duchess of Cambridge dressed sporty for first solo engagement since baby announcement
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Catherine was briefed about the latest activities of the association as well as about the LTA’s mission to get more people playing tennis on arrival at the National Tennis Centre in London.

Duchess at lawn tennis

On Court 1 Duchess joined children, in on-court tennis practice, who are benefiting from the Tennis for Kids campaign.

Duchess of Cambridge dressed sporty for first solo engagement since baby announcement
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Throughout 2017, Tennis for Kids will give 22,500 children the chance to play & enjoy tennis through free quality coaching and a free racket.

Duchess of Cambridge dressed sporty for first solo engagement since baby announcement

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Duchess was joined by the current number one in tennis ranking Johanna Konta.

Duchess of Cambridge dressed sporty for first solo engagement since baby announcement
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During her stay, Duchess met Paralympic medallist, Wimbledon and US Open Wheelchair Doubles Champion Alfie Hewett.

Duchess at lawn tennis

Alfie gives Duchess a demonstration of his Wheelchair Tennis skills, which he started learning after attending a Tennis Foundation Camp in 2005.

Duchess of Cambridge dressed sporty for first solo engagement since baby announcement
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Next Catherine met some of the UK’s top junior tennis talents and their support teams to learn what it takes to become a tennis champion.

 

She also met the players participating in Coach Core apprenticeship scheme of Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry on court 4.

Duchess of Cambridge dressed sporty for first solo engagement since baby announcement
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The apprenticeship takes young people aged 16-24 & trains them to be sports coaches & positive role models & mentors in their communities.

Duchess of Cambridge dressed sporty for first solo engagement since baby announcement
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Duchess showed her tennis skills as part of a Coach Core training session.

Duchess of Cambridge dressed sporty for first solo engagement since baby announcement
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Before leaving, Duchess was given a bouquet by young kids.

Duchess of Cambridge dressed sporty for first solo engagement since baby announcement
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Today we also saw the new private secretary to Duchess Ms Catherine Quinn for the first time on duty.

Duchess of Cambridge dressed sporty for first solo engagement since baby announcement
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For the casual sports activity, 35 years old Duchess chose a chic sporty look. Catherine paired Monreal London Track Pants with white Nike Baseline Top.

Monreal London Tuxedo pants
Monreal London Tuxedo pants

The black track pant has white side panels and made of Italian stretch fabric and retailed at £220.

Play Brave Clarice Track Jacket
Play Brave Clarice Track Jacket

Duchess donned a black Play Brave Clarice Track Jacket that is available for £129.00.

Nike Air VaporMax Flyknit sneakers
Nike Air VaporMax Flyknit sneakers

Today Catherine premiered a new pair of Nike trainers. Nike Air Vapormax Flyknit Women’s running shoe is retailing at $190.00.

Duchess of Cambridge Kiki McDonough Grace White Topaz and Diamond stud earrings
Kiki McDonough Grace White Topaz and Diamond stud earrings

Duchess kept jewellery to a minimum by choosing Kiki McDonough Grace White Topaz and Diamond stud earrings that are available for £662.50 at the official store of Kiki. Catherine was seen supporting a poppy.

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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.

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Queen Letizia was greeted by a welcoming crowd at the award ceremony.

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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.

Bold and Beautiful Queen Letizia delivered Journalism awards in Spanish style
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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.

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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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