Fringe benefits! Queen Maxima of The Netherlands stuns in a colourful feather-trimmed dress as she attends the Erasmus Prize ceremony in Amsterdam
- Queen Maxima attended a ceremony for the Erasmus Prize 2019 in Amsterdam
- She was joined by husband Willem-Alexander, who presented the prize
- The 48-year-old paired a beautiful blue fringe dress with crimson court heels
Queen Maxima of the Netherlands showcased her bold sense of style as she attended a ceremony for the Erasmus Prize 2019.
Following on from a three-day trip to Pakistan, the mother-of-three appeared well rested as she joined her husband King Willem-Alexander, at the Royal Palace in Amsterdam for the highly anticipated event.
The 48-year-old recycled a striking blue fringed dress by Dutch designer Claes Iversen, that she was spotted in last year at the Muziekgebouw concert hall.
She accessorised the daring frock with a clutch from Lebanese fashion house Sarah’s Bag and crimson court heels by Gianvito Rossi.
Queen Maxima, 48, (pictured) attended the Erasmus Prize 2019 at the Royal Palace in Amsterdam, alongside her husband, King Willem-Alexander
The mother-of-three appeared in good spirits, following a recent trip to Pakistan were she fulfilled her role as a UN representative for inclusive finance
Queen Maxima opted for glamorous make-up, dusting her cheeks in a pink blusher that co-ordinated perfectly with a glossy lipstick.
She wore her hair straight with a swept side parting, to complete the look.
Meanwhile, King Willem-Alexander looked smart in a blue suit, teamed with an orange tie.
The royals beamed as they waved and posed for photographs, ahead of King Willem-Alexander presenting the Erasmus Prize.
The prize sees €150,000 (£127,852) awarded annually to an individual or institution who’ve made an extraordinary contribution to the humanities, social sciences or the arts.
King Willem-Alexander (pictured) who appeared dapper in a blue suit teamed with a burnt orange tie, presented the Erasmus Prize
The recipient of this year’s Laureate Erasmus Prize is American composer and conductor John Adams, who is one of the most performed living composers.
He has been praised for using his work within the classical music industry to explore social issues while drawing attention to the importance of the genre in modern culture.
A varied activity program has been organized around John Adams, to follow his retrieval of the award.
Queen Maxima who is an international financier by training, married into the royal family in 2002.
Born in Argentina, she met King Willem-Alexander three years prior in Seville, Spain.
The royal couple who have three daughters, have had a busy month of engagements both in The Netherlands and abroad.
Queen Maxima (pictured) wore a striking blue fringe dress by Dutch designer Claes Iversen, that she was last seen wearing in 2018