The King and Queen of Spain traveled to Asturias to preside over the Prince of Asturias Awards 2014. They arrived in the afternoon to attend the XXIII Musical Week closing concert at the Principe Felipe Auditorium. This will be the last year Their Majesties will oversee the ceremony before handing it over to their oldest daughter, Princess Leonor, which in 2015 will be renamed the Princess of Asturias Awards.
Queen Letizia wore a beautiful Felipe Varela black cocktail dress to the concert. The dress is adorned with a black crystal mesh neckline which extends to the back.
She debuted the cocktail dress last month at a United Nations reception in New York.
Letizia outfitted the dress with a new pair of black cut-out pumps from Magrit which she coordinated with her Magrit 'Nassa' clutch bag.
The styles above are bespoke but based on the Magrit models below.
She wore her hair up which showed off her anew pair of sparkling diamond earrings.
The Prince of Asturias Foundation was incorporated on 24th September 1980 in Oviedo, in a ceremony chaired by Don Felipe, who was then the Prince of Asturias. The primary objectives of the foundation is to consolidate links between the Principality of Asturias and the monarchy, and to promote scientific, cultural and social values. Its main activity is the annual award of the Prince of Asturias Awards, held since 1981 to distinguish the scientific, technical, cultural, and social work performed by individuals, groups or institutions.
SHOP QUEEN LETIZIA'S STYLE FOR LESS ....