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Queen Letizia steals the limelight in stunning recycled Massimo Dutti dress

Queen Letizia recycled her dress for the occasion

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Megan Bull
TV Writer
Updated: 11 September 2020
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Resuming her royal duties on Thursday, Queen Letizia of Spain headed to the AECC headquarters in Madrid, wearing the dreamiest dress from one of her favourite brands – Massimo Dutti. Looking beautiful in blue, the ever-stylish monarch recycled a floral frock for the occasion, which she previously wore in 2019 to the UNICEF Spanish Committee Awards. 

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Queen Letizia headed to a meeting at the AECC headquarters

Delivering a masterclass in accessorising, Letizia finished her desk-to-daywear ensemble with patent court shoes and silver jewellery. As for her hair and makeup, she wore her brunette tresses down in a sleek, straight style and opted for a natural and dewy complexion. Donning a face covering, she kept all focus on her eyes which were dusted in a pale pink shadow complete with a lick of mascara – flawless. 

Obsessed with Letizia's latest look? While her navy midi is no longer available, we've found a number of stylish and affordable alternatives from the high street.

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Midi shirt dress, £38, Next 


Priced at just £38, Next is selling this near-identical shirt dress. Fitted with long sleeves and a figure-flattering waist tie belt, the brand recommends styling it up with strappy heels and a chic clutch bag. Looking for something more casual? Add a pair of box-fresh trainers and a crossbody bag into the mix.

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AX Paris kimono midi dress, £34, ASOS


We're obsessed with this navy number from AX Paris! Reduced from £50 to £34, it's a total bargain buy. 

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Navy is one of the monarch's go-to colours

With autumn just around the corner, navy seems to be Letizia's colour of the moment. On Tuesday she headed to a Cooperator's Day event at the Viana Palace alongside her husband, King Felipe VI. Dressed to impress in a recycled tweed midi from Zara, Letizia's checked frock featured a bardot neckline, short sleeves, and a waist-cinching navy belt. Completing her outfit with an envelope clutch bag and matching stilettos, the mum-of-two proved that when it comes to diplomatic dressing, she's a royal fashion icon. We can't wait to see what she wears next!

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