King Felipe and Queen Letizia were seen in London after their arrival in the British capital to attend the funeral in honor of Queen Elizabeth II.
The British monarch, who died at the age of 96 at Balmoral Castle, Scotland, on September 8, 2022, will receive a state funeral at Westminster Abbey where more than 2,000 people are expected to attend, including world leaders, influential people and representatives of royal houses around the world.
King Felipe and Queen Letizia at Queen Elizabeth’s funeral
Upon their arrival in London, Felipe and Letizia went to the Spanish embassy in the British capital and then went to Westminster Hall, the place where the coffin with the remains of the monarch remains, to pay their respects in silence and both dressed in mourning.
For this occasion Queen Letizia of Spain opted for a short-sleeved black dress with flower petals on top. Her hair quite sober in an updo and her makeup very discreet in nude tones. For jewelry she decided to wear small and discreet flower-shaped diamond earrings.
On her arrival at the Spanish embassy she wore a significant brooch of the passing jewels, to go to Westminster Hall she did not wear it because she covered it with the light cloak of her wardrobe. Specifically it is the piece with pearl in gray color that belonged to Queen Victoria Eugenia.
Hours later, the King and Queen met with King Charles III and the rest of the leaders invited to a reception at Buckingham Palace. It was known that both Sofía and Juan Carlos attended the event together and arrived through the Grand Entrance of the palace.
🔸 Don Juan Carlos y Doña Sofía han llegado juntos para asistir a la recepción que ofrece el rey Carlos III de Inglaterra en el Palacio de Buckingham.
— RTVE Noticias (@rtvenoticias) September 18, 2022
In a video broadcast by RTVE, it can be seen Doña Sofía dressed in black with a pearl necklace and King Juan Carlos using a cane and needing support to be able to walk.
It is not known if the King and Queen of Spain will be with the emeritus, but undoubtedly, the image of all of them together is very much desired in the Spanish press.