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Is this the world’s most glamorous royal family? Here’s why Queen Letizia and her regal brood are the royals to watch

They do things a little differently in Spain.
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The most loyal of royal watchers have come to expect just a few, straightforward things from the world’s most regal families.

Poised, graceful and forever elegant, formidable families in countries across Europe have helmed their age-old royal institutions for years.

Of course, keeping up appearances is the name of the game for these royals – and said appearances are generally always kept modest, yet commanding.

But before you commend the undeniable class forever oozed by the British royals, there’s another regal family that provide just as much of an eye-drawing spectacle we’ve come to know and love.

We are of course talking about the Spanish royal family, headed by the formidable Queen Letizia and King Felipe who know a thing or two about working a camera.

Dating right back to their iconic wedding day back in 2004, Letizia and Felipe have given new meaning to the phrase couple goals as they provide us the image of stability and love.

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As for their two sweet daughters, Princess Leonor, 14, and Infanta Sofia, 12, it looks like they’re well on track to following in their very elegant parents’ footsteps.

So to celebrate the family that always get their good angles on camera (actually, we’re pretty sure they don’t even have a bad angle), we decided to throw all their best snaps together in one place.

If you didn’t know enough about them already, you’re definitely about to know why you should.

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Princess Leonor’s first public engagement

Princess Leonor recently marked an exciting milestone – aged just 15 years old, she stepped out for her first ever public engagement. As the heir to the throne, the confident teen took the visit to the Cervantes Institute in her stride.

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Princess Leonor visits the Cervantes Institute

The event was held in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the institute. Leonor effortlessly posed before the location’s vaults, which act as time capsules to store legacies of personalities of the Hispanic culture.

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Royal trip to Andorra

In March 2021. the Queen and King dressed up flash during their two day trip to Andorra, where they were hosted at an official dinner to welcome the royal guests.

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The Spanish royals wear masks

In October 2020, the Spanish royals stepped out for a visit to Somao. As the COVID-19 pandemic continued, the family masked up as per regulations and guidelines.

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Queen Letizia’s daughers

Three peas! The royal women really do resemble one another!

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Royal family head to flamenco performance

On June 19, Letizia’s two daughters Leonor and Sofia donned protective face masks to join their mother at a contemporary flamenco performance at Teatros del Canal.

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Spanish royal family attend COVID-19 memorial

On May 27, 2020, the Spanish royal family gathered in one of their first appearances together since the start of lockdown at the Zarzuela Palace, to observe a minute of silence in memory of the victims of COVID-19.

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Spanish royal family photo

The Spanish family posed for a new portrait at the beginning of 2020 to mark a new year, and a new update for royal fans – Sofia and Leonor are growing up so quickly!

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King Felipe & Queen Letizia

And in another set of stunning portraits released in February, Letizia wore an unexpected, albeit glorious bright pink dress for the official photoshoot.

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Queen Letizia wears beautiful pink dress

If any Queen could pull off bright flamingo pink, it would be Letizia.

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The royal children go to school

Relatable royals indeed! The royal sisters were photographed with their proud parents on the first day of the new school year in 2019. The pair attend the prestigious Santa Maria de los Rosales school.

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Princess Sofia & Princess Leonor step out

As for Sofia and Leonor, the pair are forever poised and graceful every time they step out.

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The Spanish royal family visit a hospital together

As the summer came to an end, the family visited a hospital together in 2019 looking fresh faced and radiant as they smiled at onlookers.

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Royal family outing

Stairs and stripes – Letizia and Felipe’s two daughters are always impeccably dressed.

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Queen Letizia & her daughters

Like mother, like daughter(s). The three female Spaniards donned their finest black coats for the opening of the 14th legislature at the Spanish Parliament.

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Summery family photo

Ever the sun-filled country, the Spanish royals know a thing or two about making the most of the warm weather. These summery outfits are beautiful!

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On the balcony

A family that dresses well together, certainly looks fashionable together. Sofia and Leonor’s beige coats are our ultimate trans-seasonal must-have.

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Princesa de Asturias awards

Ahead of the Princesa de Asturias Awards, the family were all smiles as they arrived in fresh, stylish ensembles.

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A day out in Mallorca

A staycation, if you will. The family were snapped in full tourist mode as they visited Mallorca, Spain in 2017.

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Queen Letizia’s 40th birthday

On her 40th birthday, the Queen-to-be shared this gorgeous portrait of her family of four.

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Princess Sofia’s christening

A blast from the past! Princess Sofia’s christening in 2007 was made all the sweeter with big sister Leonor’s charming cameo as they posed for photos.

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