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Queen Maxima of the Netherlands dresses casually to drive a lorry in Nieuwegein

Mad Maxima! Queen of the Netherlands cuts a casual figure in blue linen trousers and white T-shirt as she gets behind the wheel of a lorry in Nieuwegein

  • Maxima of the Netherlands cut a casual figure today in a lorry in Nieuwegein 
  • Queen paired wide leg blue linen trousers with a white T-shirt with bow detail
  • Once in the driving seat, the royal looked nervous to reverse the vehicle, pulling a decidedly worried face 

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands cut a casual figure today as she visited the Transport and Logistics sector at E & R Training in Nieuwegein.

The royal, 50, made the most of the Dutch summer is a linen outfit and towering wedges as she got behind the wheel of a lorry.  

Keeping it casual, Maxima paired wide leg blue linen trousers with a white T-shirt, and sticking to her signature bold style, added an oversized bow to the asymmetric look. 

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands cut a casual figure today as she visited the Transport and Logistics sector at E & R Training in Nieuwegein

Known for big accessories and statement pieces, Maxima completed the look with deep blue dangling earrings and three chunky gold bracelets.

Proving she still reigns high in the style stakes, the mother-of-three carried her belongings in a small blue clutch which matched her trousers perfectly.

Maxima keeps very busy as a working royal, and is often pictured getting very hands on at events.  

Today, she looked delighted to be behind the wheel and kicked off her heels as she posed in the lorry. 

Keeping it casual, Maxima paired wide leg blue linen trousers with a white T-shirt, and sticking to her signature bold style, added an oversized bow to the asymmetric look.

Keeping it casual, Maxima paired wide leg blue linen trousers with a white T-shirt, and sticking to her signature bold style, added an oversized bow to the asymmetric look.

The royal, 50, made the most of the Dutch summer is a linen outfit and towering wedges as she got behind the wheel of a lorry

The royal, 50, made the most of the Dutch summer is a linen outfit and towering wedges as she got behind the wheel of a lorry

Once in the driving seat, the royal looked nervous to reverse the vehicle, pulling a decidedly worried face.

The mother-of-three was without her husband King Willem-Alexander, who she recently joined on a trip to Germany. 

Last week, the royal couple underwent a three-day visit in Germany that was delayed from last year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

They were greeted with a 21-gun salute after landing in wet weather at Berlin’s airport at the beginning of Willem-Alexander’s first state visit to Germany since he became king in 2013. 

Proving she still reigns high in the style stakes, the mother-of-three carried her belongings in a small blue clutch which matched her trousers perfectly

Proving she still reigns high in the style stakes, the mother-of-three carried her belongings in a small blue clutch which matched her trousers perfectly

During the three days, they met with President of the Bundestag Wolfgang Schäuble in Berlin.

A meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is is preparing to hand over power after almost 16 years in the autumn, is also on the agenda during this week’s visit.

Willem-Alexander and Maxima were last in Germany in 2019, when they visited the state of Brandenburg, which surrounds Berlin.

The mother-of-three was without her husband King Willem-Alexander, who she recently joined on a trip to Germany

The mother-of-three was without her husband King Willem-Alexander, who she recently joined on a trip to Germany

The king has some German roots – his father, Prince Claus, who was the consort of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, was German-born.

The mother-of-three daughters, Catharina-Amalia, 17, Alexia, 15, and Ariane, 13, married into the Dutch royal family in 2002.

Willem-Alexander became king after his mother, Beatrix, abdicated in April 2013 after 33 years as reigning monarch. 

Queen Maxima has reportedly said that she had no inkling that Willem-Alexander was heir to the throne when they first met.

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