Queen Letizia in chic sports look for mountain walk

King Felipe and Queen Letizia in Asturias with Leonor and Sofia
King Felipe and Queen Letizia in Asturias with Leonor and Sofia
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Today King Felipe and Queen Letizia are in Asturias with Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofia to mark the 13 Centenary of Kingdom of Asturias. After attending Princess Leonor’s first official engagement, the royal family moved forward to the second part of the day.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia in Asturias with Leonor and Sofia
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The Spanish royal family attended the inauguration of a new viewpoint overlooking Lake Enol in the Park of Covadonga at the National Park of Picos de Europa.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia in Asturias with Leonor and Sofia
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It was a relaxing day where Felipe and Letizia were seeing enjoying the day with their daughters in the public eye. At the same time, the Spanish Princesses are becoming more comfortable in the public eye and taking their roles are future of Spanish royalty in their own stride.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia in Asturias with Leonor and Sofia
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Royal Family enjoying the natural beauty of the park.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia in Asturias with Leonor and Sofia
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The family went for a mountain walk where they enjoy the newly inaugurated viewpoint. They were joined by a group of scouts, children and young people of groups of mountaineers from Asturias.

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The city council presented a very thoughtful gift to both Princesses – A mare native of the Asturian race, Xana, who breed and live in the National Park.

A video of the day.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia in Asturias with Leonor and Sofia
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After seeing Queen in dazzling red dress in the morning, the afternoon brought a complete dressed down look. Letizia was wearing white Imiloa Orchid shirt.

Queen Letizia wore Imiloa Orchid shirt in Asurias
Imiloa Orchid shirt

White full sleeve shirt is a new addition to Letizia’s wardrobe that originally retailed for €85 and now available for €25.

Queen Letizia wore Hugo Boss Beige Wide leg trouser in Asturias
Hugo Boss Beige Wide leg trouser

Letizia paired the shirt with beige wide-leg trouser from her go-to label Hugo Boss.

Hugo Boss Orange Beige Trainers
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Queen was seen wearing comfortable Hugo Boss Orange trainers in grey colours that are also a new addition to her extensive closet.

Uterque Camel brown leather sling bag
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Letizia was carrying camel colour Uterque slingback that she had since 2011 and finished her look with trusty Chanel Comète Earrings.

Queen Letizia Chanel Comète Earrings
Chanel Comète Earrings

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Queen Letizia looked regal in red at XVIII Centenary of Kingdom of Asturias

King Felipe and Queen Letizia with Princess Leonor and Sofia in Asturias
King Felipe and Queen Letizia with Princess Leonor and Sofia in Asturias
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Today King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain visited Covadonga Principality of Asturias with Princess of Asturias Leonor and Infanta Sofia to mark the XVIII Centenary of Kingdom of Asturias and 1st Centenary of the Canonical Coronation of the Virgin of Covadonga and 1st Centenary of the creation of the National Park of the Mountain of Covadonga.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia with Princess Leonor and Sofia in Asturias
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Asturias is celebrating triple unique ephemeris this year centered on Covadonga and its surroundings. There is the historic coincidence of three centenarians simultaneously: the Coronation of the Virgin of Covadonga, the creation of the National Park of the Mountain of Covadonga and the thirteenth centenary of the origins of the Kingdom of Asturias. Three Covadongas in one: the historical, the spiritual and the natural. Upon arrival royals were received by the Santa Cueva by the President of the Principality of Asturias and Government delegation of Asturias.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia with Princess Leonor and Sofia in Asturias
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The royal family toured the Holy Cave of Santa Cveva.  The Santa Cueva de Covadonga is a Catholic sanctuary located in Asturias, northern Spain. It is a cave in the Picos de Europa Mountains. The name Covadonga (from Cova Dominica, “cave of Our Lady”) refers to the sanctuary, dedicated to the Virgin of Covadonga.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia with Princess Leonor and Sofia in Asturias
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Lady of Covadonga is a title of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and a Marian shrine devoted to her at Covadonga in the province of Asturias in North West Spain. At the Covadonga Anthem of the Virgin of Covadonga -which is exactly 100 years since its premiere-, by the piper, José Ángel Hevia was recited.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia with Princess Leonor and Sofia in Asturias
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The archbishop of the Covadonga presented medals of the Virgin of Covadonga to the Princess of Asturias Leonor and Infanta Doña Sofía.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia with Princess Leonor and Sofia in Asturias
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Next, the royal family saw burial mound of Don Pelayo. Don Pelayo is a sculpture of the Spanish artist Gerardo Zaragoza located on the esplanade of the Basilica of Santa Maria Real de Covadonga. The pedestal of the statue bears an inscription in Spanish:

“Nuestra esperanza está en Cristo. Este pequeño monte will be the salvación de España. Crónica de Alfonso III” that means, “Our hope is in Christ. This little mountain will be the salvation of Spain. Chronicle of Alfonso III”.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia with Princess Leonor and Sofia in Asturias
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Then the royal family visited Basílica de Santa María la Real de Covadonga – a Catholic church located in Covadonga, Cangas de Onís, Asturias that was designated as a basilica on September 11, 1901. The temple was designed by the German architect Roberto Frassinelli and built between 1877 and 1901 by architect Federico Aparici y Soriano. It is a Neo-Romanesque church made entirely of pink limestone.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia with Princess Leonor and Sofia in Asturias
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Then a Solemn Eucharist was held at the Basilica and after the ceremony royal family signed the holy book of Abbey.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia with Princess Leonor and Sofia in Asturias
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In the Basilica the Anthem of Asturias was recited by the band of Bagpipes of Cangas de Onís before honouring Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia.  Two children of Cangas de Onís dressed in typical Asturian costumes presented floral bouquets to royal ladies.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia with Princess Leonor and Sofia in Asturias
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Next royal family arrived at the Capitular House, the residence of President of Kingdom of Asturias, where the President presented gifts to Spanish Princesses.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia with Princess Leonor and Sofia in Asturias
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The Royal Family also enjoyed an exhibition “Covadonga real y mística” exhibiting the chronological photographic series of the Kings of Spain.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia with Princess Leonor and Sofia in Asturias
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After the tour of the exhibition, Don Felipe and Doña Letizia, and their daughters, the Princess of Asturias and the Infanta Doña Sofía, after receiving the greeting of the director of Institutional Relations of the National Factory of Currency and Timbre-Real Casa de la Moneda , Rafael Feria, toured the museum and saw commemorative coin of the 1300th anniversary of the Kingdom of Asturias, the die, the sketches and the history of its manufacture.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia with Princess Leonor and Sofia in Asturias
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Spanish Royal Family enjoyed the natural beauty offerings of Covadonga in Asturias.

In the end, the royal family attended an institutional reception at the hotel, where the family was staying.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia with Princess Leonor and Sofia in Asturias
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The last stop of the day was to meet and greet the members of the pubic waiting to see the royal family in Asturias.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia with Princess Leonor and Sofia in Asturias
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It was one of the rare days when Leonor and Sofia met public during walkabouts. Both Princesses were looking really calm and natural while greeting the public.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia with Princess Leonor and Sofia in Asturias
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Coming to the sartorial details of the day, Queen Letizia was looking regal and radiant in red. She was wearing a custom-made Carolina Herrera dress. The colour was a sartorial nod to the visit as the mantle of Lady of Covadonga is also in red.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia with Princess Leonor and Sofia in Asturias
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The full-sleeved shift dress features round neckline with a keyhole opening at front, slightly puffed shoulders, a structured pencil silhouette with a pleated bodice with hidden zip closure at back and fitted waistline.

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A closure look at the dress.

Carolina Herrera Nude Patent Leather Pumps
Carolina Herrera Nude Patent Leather Pumps

Letizia paired the dress with nude Carolina Herrera patent leather sling back pumps costing €270 that she also owns in navy and camel colour.

Felipe Varela suede clutch bag with falp closure
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She was carrying a matching red suede Magrit suede clutch with flap closure.

Magrit Kares Handbag
Magrit Kares Handbag

The bag was custom made using the label’s Kares model, shown here in white leather.

Queen Letizia wearing ruby and white gold earrings
CasaReal/Queen Letizia wearing ruby and white gold earrings

Queen finished her looks with ruby and white gold earrings that she has in the wardrobe for a long time.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia with Princess Leonor and Sofia in Asturias
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It was a historic day for Asturias. Today also marked Princess Leonor’s first visit to her Principal seat.

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Queen Letizia resumed royal duties in all too familiar look in Salmanca

King Felipe and Queen Letizia at the inauguration of Salmanca Agricultural Fair 20185
King Felipe and Queen Letizia at the inauguration of Salmanca Agricultural Fair 2018
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Queen Letizia of Spain today made her first appearance after the annual summer break in Mallorca. She joined King Felipe for the inauguration of “Salamaq’18” Fair of the agricultural sector and 30 expo of pure cattle at Exhibition Center of Salamanca.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia at the inauguration of Salmanca Agricultural Fair 2018
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The 13th International Fair of Pure Cattle is taking place from September 5 to 9 in the fairgrounds of Salamanca. “Salamaq 2018” is a reference event for the agricultural and livestock sector, not only in Spain but also in southern Europe, where every year’s farmers and company gathered together to exhibit their products and to boost the agricultural economy.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia at the inauguration of Salmanca Agricultural Fair 2018
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This year a total of 208 exhibitions will be taking place in 25,900 square meters of the commercial area of the site from Spain and Portugal. The participants are 16 autonomous communities. Of a large number of exhibitors, 123 are from Castile and León (91 from Salamanca), followed by Madrid and Extremadura, each of them exceeding ten, Catalonia (9) and Andalucía (8).

King Felipe and Queen Letizia at the inauguration of Salmanca Agricultural Fair 2018
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In addition, within the framework of the fair, the 30th anniversary of the International Exhibition of Pure Cattle is being celebrated this year also known as the cattle contests of Spain, the Iberian Peninsula and the south of Europe.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia at the inauguration of Salmanca Agricultural Fair 2018
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The day began with King and Queen touring the pavilions of bovine cattle in which they were species limousine, blonde, charolés and native species of Salamanca.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia at the inauguration of Salmanca Agricultural Fair 2018
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Next, they visited the exhibition area of agricultural machinery and the Central Pavilion where King Felipe received a facsimile of the decree of Philip IV in which he granted Salamanca the right to organize a Franca Fair, a more remote historical antecedent of “Salamaq 2018 “.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia at the inauguration of Salmanca Agricultural Fair 2018
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The Royal couple unveiled the commemorative plaque to mark their visit.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia at the inauguration of Salmanca Agricultural Fair 2018
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 Coming to sartorial details of the day, Queen Letizia chose to bring back an all too familiar look for her first engagement of the autumn. Letizia was wearing Hugo Boss dark blue ‘Caddli’ Stretch-denim dress that she debuted on July 2018 at the opening of Summer Music Course.

Queen Letizia Hugo Boss Caddli Dress
Hugo Boss Caddli Dress

 A vintage-inspired dress in indigo stretch denim by BOSS Women’s wear is cut to a slim fit features authentic details including rounded shirt collar, twin chest pockets and a front-stitched placket, playful bell cuffs, decorative buttons at the cuff and a detachable ribbon belt for a vivid pop of colour that Letizia wore inside out.

Queen Letizia Carolina Herrera sandals
Carolina Herrera sandals

Letizia paired the dress with navy suede Carolina Herrera sandals. She has the same model in Camel also that she premiered during the audience at the palace this month.

Queen Letizia carried Angel Schlesser orange croc-embossed clutch bag
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Letizia was carrying her Angel Schlesser orange croc-embossed clutch bag.

Queen Letizia Gold & Rose white gold and diamond double dagger earrings
Gold & Rose white gold and diamond double dagger earrings

And finished her look with Gold & Roses Double Dagger earrings that she premiered in June 2017.

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