Allow Queen Letizia to Show You the Royal Version of a Body-Con Dress

Queen Letizia would never sacrifice her sophistication, but that doesn't mean she doesn't enjoy adding a sexy touch to her look. Just days after opting for a formfitting crocodile suit, the stylish royal slipped into a deep magenta Felipe Varela dress that featured a three-quarter sleeve and tiered panels. Our first thought upon seeing her shift at the National Culture Awards: it's like a body-con mini — only a bit longer, and way more polished.

The queen's gemstone earrings, textured pumps, and sleek ostrich Mbu clutch were confirmation that she wasn't trying to re-create your average going-out ensemble. Even so, it's Letizia's bold confidence that allows her to meet a tight number like this one with elegance. Read on for an all-angles view.