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Fashion Lesson That Queen Letizia Once Learned From Her Biggest Rival, Carla Bruni

Date December 10, 2018 16:18

Letizia is a beautiful woman with an impeccable sense of style. She knows what image should she choose to be the center of attention at each event she attends. However, the Queen was once surprisingly eclipsed by another celebrity, and here's the lesson Queen Letizia learned that day.

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Letizia has always been very concerned about her appearance, even before becoming Queen in June 2014. After she married then-Prince Felipe, she began to buy even more expensive clothes by the most exclusive fashion designers in Spain and the entire world.

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In 2009, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy made an official visit to Spain with his wife, French supermodel Carla Bruni. Letizia, who at that time was a princess, tried to act as a hostess, but also did her best to prove she was better than the first lady of France. She was totally overshadowed that day.

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During dinner at the Palacio de la Zarzuela, Letizia wore an elegant silver dress by Lorenzo Caprile, but Carla Bruni eclipsed her beauty when she appeared in a dark blue velvet gown tailored to her stunning body.

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What could Letizia learn from Carla Bruni?

That day, Carla Bruni became the center of attention and Letizia was relegated to the background. Well, it seems that the Queen of Spain decided to learn from the fateful experience the French model gave her.

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Although many people haven’t noticed, Letizia’s dress is a copy of her biggest fashion rival, Carla Bruni. However, the Queen’s dress had sleeves and a round neck, unlike the version worn by the French model that had a ship neck and no sleeves. The former journalist upgraded the outfit to look even more elegant.

Fashion Lesson That Queen Letizia Once Learned From Her Biggest Rival, Carla Brunigettyimages

Letizia has worn her velvet dress by Felix Varela on several occasions. The first time she used it was in February 2017, when the Argentinian president visited Spain with his first lady. Moreover, Letizia recently put it on during dinner with Chinese president, Xi Jinping

As you can see, the lesson that Letizia learned when Carla Bruni overshadowed her in 2009 was a great experience for the Queen. What do you think about her imitating the style of her biggest fashion opponent? Would you dare do the same? Share your thoughts in the comments.

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