At a reception for overseas coronation guests last night, one look in particular caught the eye of fashion lovers: that of Queen Letizia of Spain, who paid tribute to British fashion and wore a slinky, lime green ruched-front dress by Victoria Beckham.
Queen Letizia isn't the first to have worn the piece, which was first seen on Victoria Beckham's spring/summer 2023 catwalk in Paris, modelled by Bella Hadid.
On the runway, it was styled with latex boots and matching gloves, a look replicated by Kendall Jenner earlier this year. The model wore the dress with similar knee-high boots and opera gloves, during a visit to Dubai.
Accompanying her husband, King Felipe, at the event, Queen Letizia put a more conservative spin on the dress with a bow-shaped brooch, a black clutch and matching plain, black suede courts.
“Her Majesty the Queen of Spain looks incredible wearing one of my dresses!” Beckham wrote on Instagram. The dress, which costs £850, is sold out in most places – though there are plenty of similar styles still for sale.
Pop star-turned-fashion designer Beckham launched her eponymous fashion label in 2008. Her designs have been worn by celebrities including Michelle Obama, Florence Pugh and the Princess of Wales.
The Coronation of King Charles III and Camilla, Queen Consort, takes place today at Westminster Abbey in London. Follow our updates from the day, read up on the ceremony as it continues, and shop some coronation looks similar to Queen Letizia's below...
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