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Old 07-04-2014, 12:40 PM
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I think it is not a question of wearing pants or dress. Today, Letizia looked very elegant wearing pants at Spanish Red Cross Anniversary, but she looked disgusting wearing pants at Iberdrola Foundation scholarships delivery.
I agreed, I would not said "disgusting" but inappropriate for a Queen in a formal presentation
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Old 07-04-2014, 12:44 PM
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queen happiness: priceless! :)
funny that he confused her name (particularly since felicidad and letizia are not two words that resemble...), but i liked how letizia handled it.
the video is here, you can hear her speaking in english:

Doña Letizia, la 'Reina Felicidad': 'Me puede llamar así, ¡suena muy bien!'

what's wrong with her trousers? i liked her blue trousers at the red cross event...

but i agree on the capri pants: not fit for a queen on duty.
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Old 07-04-2014, 12:57 PM
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queen happiness: priceless! :)
funny that he confused her name (particularly since felicidad and letizia are not two words that resemble...), but i liked how letizia handled it.
the video is here, you can hear her speaking in english:

Doña Letizia, la 'Reina Felicidad': 'Me puede llamar así, ¡suena muy bien!'

what's wrong with her trousers? i liked her blue trousers at the red cross event...

but i agree on the capri pants: not fit for a queen on duty.
Has anyone come across a video the Queen's full speech at the Red Cross event? Thank you
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Old 07-04-2014, 01:16 PM
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queen happiness: priceless! :)
funny that he confused her name (particularly since felicidad and letizia are not two words that resemble...), but i liked how letizia handled it.
the video is here, you can hear her speaking in english:

Doña Letizia, la 'Reina Felicidad': 'Me puede llamar así, ¡suena muy bien!'

what's wrong with her trousers? i liked her blue trousers at the red cross event...

but i agree on the capri pants: not fit for a queen on duty.
Thank you so much for posting this video! For the first time ever, I have been able to hear Queen Letizia speak in English and with that I was able to get an impression of her personality and character that I could not do when hearing her speak Spanish. I was struck by her warmth and the genuine way in which she spoke to her hosts. She reminded me a little of Maxima in her speech.
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Old 07-04-2014, 01:50 PM
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Thank you so much for posting this video! For the first time ever, I have been able to hear Queen Letizia speak in English and with that I was able to get an impression of her personality and character that I could not do when hearing her speak Spanish. I was struck by her warmth and the genuine way in which she spoke to her hosts.

Yes, seconded, that was really enjoyable to watch
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Old 07-04-2014, 03:52 PM
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I agree with Noor Mariam the capri pants for Iberdrola not appropriate. She should not wear capris ever in formal presentations.
While you are absolutely correct that her capris were not appropriate for that event, that still did not make them disgusting, which means an altogether different thing.
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Old 07-04-2014, 04:05 PM
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Yes, seconded, that was really enjoyable to watch
She seems to have a good sense of humor.
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Old 07-04-2014, 04:14 PM
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Her reaction was priceless! Great sense of humor and a wonderful way to handle it. So much more relaxed as queen. I'm loving what I'm seeing!


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Thank you so much for posting this video! For the first time ever, I have been able to hear Queen Letizia speak in English and with that I was able to get an impression of her personality and character that I could not do when hearing her speak Spanish. I was struck by her warmth and the genuine way in which she spoke to her hosts. She reminded me a little of Maxima in her speech.
Yes I agree it was a wonderful warm moment & I really like 'Queen Happiness'
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Old 07-05-2014, 01:32 AM
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Old 07-05-2014, 09:20 AM
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Old 07-05-2014, 11:13 AM
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Why did she look disgusting wearing pants at Iberdrola Foundation? Were her "private parts" too obviously on display, as that would be the only reason for word disgusting being used. I truly didn't notice that pants were jammed were they shouldn't have been.
Because Capri pants are good to stay at home, at garden or going on vacation in Palma but not for a oficial event. Look at the girls attending to receive scolarships, they look good for the occasion, but the Queen didn't wear in the right way.
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Old 07-05-2014, 12:38 PM
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I do too. She seems so much more relaxed and looks to be enjoying what she's doing. Wonder what her aunt (who said Letizia would never come to reign) is thinking
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I do too. She seems so much more relaxed and looks to be enjoying what she's doing. Wonder what her aunt (who said Letizia would never come to reign) is thinking
I am sure that she will be wanting another interview soon.
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Old 07-05-2014, 03:22 PM
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I do too. She seems so much more relaxed and looks to be enjoying what she's doing. Wonder what her aunt (who said Letizia would never come to reign) is thinking
The less said about her dreadful aunt the better
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Letizia keeps doing very well! A Queen to the core!
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