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Queen Letizia of Spain sizzles in a crimson ensemble

Queen Letizia of Spain opted for patriotic red as she joined her husband for an awards ceremony on Wednesday.

The glamorous royal, who is fond of recycling designer classics, wore a crimson Nina Ricci ensemble at the National Culture Awards at the Saint Mary and Saint Julian Cathedral in Cuenca.

The sleeveless separates are an old favourite which Letizia, 44, has worn at least five times since she snapped it up in 2015.

Today, the mother-of-two teamed them with a coordinating clutch bag, a pair of towering Prada courts and Chanel diamond earrings.

 

Lady in red: Letizia wore a crimson Nina Ricci ensemble at the National Culture Awards at the Saint Mary and Saint Julian Cathedral in Cuenca on Wednesday

Queen of fashion: Mother-of-two Letizia teamed her Nina Ricci ensemble with a coordinating clutch bag,

She added a pair of towering Prada courts and Chanel diamond earrings

Queen of fashion: Mother-of-two Letizia teamed her Nina Ricci ensemble with a coordinating clutch bag, a pair of towering Prada courts and Chanel diamond earrings

The annual event aims to promote of musical and artistic activities in the country, with categories including dance, film, literary arts, theatre, visual arts, media and music.

Along with King Felipe VI, she presented awards to worthy winners including fighting bull breeder Victorino Martin and Spanish television host Pablo Motos. 

The couple, who made a state visit to the UK in June, are officially back at work this month after a summer break in Palma, Mallorca.

They were snapped at their holiday home, the Marivent Palace, for their annual family snap with daughters Leonor, 11, and Infanta Sofia, 10. 

The beaming couple present an award to television host Pablo Motos. Categories include dance, film, literary arts, theatre, visual arts, media and music

The beaming couple present an award to television host Pablo Motos. Categories include dance, film, literary arts, theatre, visual arts, media and music

Fighting bull breeder Victorino Martin looked delighted as he is presented with his certificate during the National Culture Awards on Wednesday

Fighting bull breeder Victorino Martin looked delighted as he is presented with his certificate during the National Culture Awards on Wednesday

Letizia and Felipe both looked in high spirits as the stepped out in Cuenca, central Spain

Letizia held onto her husband's arm as the pair made their way down the steps of the cathedral

Letizia and Felipe both looked in high spirits as the stepped out in Cuenca, central Spain

The sumptuous grounds, home to Felipe’s Son Vent villa, are famed for their beautiful gardens and boast stunning sea views.

Although the Spanish royal’s summer holiday usually includes a number of official engagements, most of the time spent on the island is private.

In previous years, the Spanish royals have entertained VIP guests from around the world on the island, including the Prince of Wales and Princess Diana.

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