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It was around six o'clock on a not particularly hot afternoon in Madrid, the perfect time to go shopping.
And that 's what
did once the official acts on her agenda with Queen Letizia had concluded: together they had visited the Madrid headquarters of the Spanish Association Against Cancer in the morning.
And the American
knew very well what she wanted to buy.
"We colleagues have commented that perhaps she came on the recommendation of
," says Víctor Lur, who assisted her during her purchases at the
de Claudio Coello store, a regular establishment also owned by the Queen.
The truth is
arrived preceded by her security team.
"It was a show. The first thing we saw was four or five men in
looking at our window and we thought that the effect of the NATO summit was beginning to be felt," recalls Víctor.
Later, another 10 in the facade, more in front and seven inside the store.
"We had the place to bursting, full of people, with other clients also trying on
With the beginning of the sales, the foreseeable.
What they did not expect was that
and her two granddaughters would be next.
"She was already wearing one of our espadrilles, the '
' model in black, a basic 7-centimeter wedge," explains Víctor.
And it was her youngest granddaughter who asked her
for another four models, "all
, it was what she was looking for".
Despite the anticipation, the three of them discreetly placed themselves in a corner of the store and began to try on.
"We helped them and
them . We were a little tense, because of who he was, but the treatment was friendly. In reality, it was all very
, a grandmother with her granddaughters," recalls Víctor.
Jill Biden shopping
spent about 40 minutes in the official
store , which has been in the same place for more than 27 years, "although on these occasions everything seems to happen very slowly," says Víctor.
And not only did they buy
for all of them, 3 pairs in total, but also a wicker tote
These have been his first purchases
made in Spain.
The model that the first lady bought is the Castañer 'Klota' espadrille in pink.
It is a comfortable, flat design, made of satin and with a braided fabric heel.
It costs, now that it is reduced, 94.50 euros.
They are the ones the eldest granddaughter chose.
This is the 'Chiara' model in black, 11-centimeter wedges with a double platform, to make them more comfortable.
It is a total black espadrille that Queen Letizia also has and costs 120 euros.
Jill Biden's little granddaughter chose Castañer's 'Pablo' model in navy blue.
It is a basic made of cotton canvas, a classic of the brand that is also sold for men.
Its price, 95 euros.
Jill Biden not only bought espadrilles at Castañer;
she also took this bag, a raffia tote combined with leather straps that includes matching short handles.
The price of it, 175 euros.
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