The King and Queen of Spain hosted the annual new year reception for the Diplomatic Corps accredited in Spain at the Royal Palace of Madrid.
Their Majesties greeted foreign diplomats and ambassadors as they arrived in the Palace's Throne Room.
The Apostolic Nuncio to Spain, Bernardito Cleopas Auza, delivered his address which was followed by King Felipe VI's speech. You can watch the full event via YouTube:
Queen Letizia revived a vintage Valentino ensemble that belonged to her mother-in-law, Queen Sofia.
Below is a photo of Queen Sofia wearing the outfit during a State Visit to Germany in 1977.
The vintage number consists of a green drop-waist maxi skirt and a delicate pink floral embroidered blouse. Letizia modified the original pink corded belt for today’s diplomatic reception.
She complemented the colour scheme with her TOUS Ruby and Chrysoprase earrings.
This is not the first occasion Queen Letizia has worn a vintage garment from Queen Sofia's wardrobe. She first sported a dress from Sofia’s wardrobe in January 2018 for King Don Juan Carlos 80th Birthday celebration.
Later that year, we saw her in a red blouson dress for the National Fashion Awards that Queen Sofia wore in 1980.
Last year, Queen Letizia recovered a 40 year old pink floral patterned dress to welcome the Chilean President at the Palace.