The Queen of Spain wears a dress that her mother-in-law wore 40 years ago

Queen Letizia of Spain.

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Queen Letizia of Spain, wife of King Philip, borrowed a dress from her mother-in-law, Queen Sofia, which she first appeared in 40 years ago.

On Wednesday, Queen Letizia, known for its superlative elegance, was with her husband to welcome Chilean President Sebastian Pinera to the Spanish capital, Madrid, before everyone joined for an official lunch at the country's royal palace.

The dress is in light pink, decorated with flowers, and ends with a beautiful wide skirt.

Queen Sofia, 82, the wife of King Juan Carlos I, first appeared in this dress during a trip to Rome in 1981.

Letizia wore a thin silver belt, emphasizing her delicate figure and her hair elegantly, and she decorated her mother-in-law's dress with new silver gemstones over floral decorations. By pulling her hair into a ponytail.

Despite their high stature, many royal women, such as Kate Middleton and Queen Elizabeth, are known to recycle their clothes on multiple occasions, sometimes even reusing clothes that are decades old.

Although it is rare for a female royal to wear a dress from an earlier generation, Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria attended the 2018 Nobel Prize Awards in Stockholm, wearing a stunning strapless dress, a piece her mother had previously worn. Queen Silvia, Queen Silvia wore a dress designed by Nina Risi, in pink, gold and silver, with a large bow, which she had originally worn at the same event in 1995, 23 years ago!

Last week, Letizia and Felipe bid farewell to their daughter, Princess Leonor of Asturias, the future Queen of Spain, when she left for her new boarding school in Wales.

This Welsh college is a favorite of European royals, to which Princess Alexia of the Netherlands is also among the students who are starting the school year there.

Despite their high stature, many royal women, such as Kate Middleton and Queen Elizabeth, are known for recycling their clothes on multiple occasions, sometimes even reusing clothes that are decades old.

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