Kate Who? See Queen Letizia's Best Moments
The Duchess of Cambridge may get a lot of attention in the international royal world, but Queen Letizia of Spain has been quietly giving her a run for her money in the glamour department. The Spanish royal, who was named the queen consort when her husband, King Felipe VI, took the crown in June, has managed to mix easy casualness with regal elegance in everything she does, be it receiving guests at the Zarzuela Palace in Madrid or taking family vacations to Palma de Mallorca. Letizia and Felipe are also not shy when it comes to showing PDA, proving that they are truly modern royals. Keep reading for Letizia's best moments from over the years.
Felipe and Letizia looked every inch the royal couple when they arrived at Princess Victoria of Sweden's wedding in June 2010.
Letizia gave Felipe a kiss on the cheek during his coronation ceremony in June 2014 in Madrid.
In November 2013, Letizia looked stunning in white to meet the mayor of Miami during a visit to the USA.
In April 2009, Letizia greeted Carla Bruni during a state dinner in Madrid.
In October 2013, Letizia wasn't afraid to wear leopard print during a special audience at Zarzuela Palace in Madrid.
In October 2013, Letizia and Felipe held hands while they attended the Prince of Asturias Awards in Oviedo, Spain.
In June 2013, Letizia flashed a smile while holding an audience in Madrid.
Letizia stole the show in April 2011 when she attended a prewedding dinner ahead of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's wedding in London.
Letizia and Felipe were all smiles on their wedding day in Madrid in May 2004.
In October 2012, Letizia and Felipe attended the wedding of Princess Stephanie and Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg.
In June 2014, Letizia and Felipe met with Pope Francis at the Vatican.
In July 2013, the royal couple posed for photos during a visit to Sierra de Guadarrama National Park in Rascafria, Spain.
In August 2014, Letizia and the royal family had a casual day when they visited Serra de Tramuntana in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
In October 2014, Letizia was on hand to welcome the president of Honduras and his wife, Ana Rosalinda Garcia, in Madrid.
Letizia and Felipe wore full royal regalia when they held a state dinner for the president of Mexico in Madrid back in June 2014.
A little boy asked Letizia a question when she visited an elementary school in NYC in September 2014.
In July 2014, she turned heads when she visited the Élysée Palace in Paris.
In September 2014, Letizia was on hand to help with the first day of school in Orense, Spain.
In July 2014, Letizia attended the opening of a music school in Oviedo, Spain.
In May 2004, Felipe held an umbrella for his then-fiancée, Letizia, ahead of their wedding.
She looked great in black when she attended an award ceremony in Girona, Spain, in June 2013.
Letizia and Felipe smiled as they attended an event in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in September 2013.
Letizia chatted with her daughter Princess Leonor during the National Day Military Parade in October 2014 in Madrid.
Letizia and Felipe got dressed up for the inauguration of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands in April 2013.
In July 2012, Letizia wore a colorful frock during a special audience at Zarzuela Palace in Madrid.
Felipe and Letizia looked cute and casual on their 10th wedding anniversary in May 2014, which they celebrated by visiting an El Greco exhibition in Toledo, Spain.
Letizia wore pink to visit Stanford University in November 2013.
Letizia and Felipe giggled while planting a tree during a January 2014 visit to Tenerife, Spain.
In October 2014, Letizia and Felipe walked hand in hand after attending a dinner in Madrid.
In August 2014, the Spanish royal family posed for photos outside their Summer estate in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
In September 2012, Letizia and Felipe celebrated his 40th birthday with a sweet embrace in Madrid.
Princess Sofia gave Letizia a hug after Easter Mass in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, in April 2014.
In May 2014, Letizia and Felipe attended the royal wedding of Prince Frederik and Mary Donaldson in Copenhagen.
The queen looked beautiful in white during a reception in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, back in August 2014.
Letizia made a bold fashion choice in November 2013 when she wore a jumpsuit to a special event in Madrid.
Letizia and Felipe waved from the Royal Palace in Madrid after his coronation in June 2014.
Letizia looked happy to pose for a selfie with a fan in Zafra, Spain, in October 2014.
Letizia cuddled with her two daughters in September 2012.
The then-princess wore purple pants to attend a military event in Pontevedra, Spain, back in July 2013.
In October 2013, Letizia laughed while holding an umbrella outside an event in Oviedo, Spain.
In October 2012, Letizia looked stunning in a pink hat at the royal wedding of Prince Guillaume and Princess Stephanie of Luxembourg.