Queen Letizia of Spain was seen draped in the King’s Moroccan cape after she felt cold during a formal event.
By Rahma Ouled Cherif
Rabat – Wednesday, the 13th marked the day of the royal dinner that was organized in honor of Spain’s King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia during their second official visit in Morocco.
Queen Letizia wore a silk white dress adorned with a sheer white tulle tunic during the evening for a gala dinner that was hosted in the royal castle in Rabat.
As the dinner adjourned and the temperature dropped, King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia, adorning the King’s cape that the monarch gave to her after she grew cold, were escorted out of the castle.
In addition to King Mohammed VI’s galant gesture, the Spanish royal couple spent their time at the Rabat royal palace in the company of Moulay El Hassan crown prince, whose attire for official events consists of Moroccan cape including modern suits, Prince Moulay Rachid as well as Moroccan royal princesses, Princess Lalla Asma, Princess Lalla Hasna, and Princess Lalla Oum Keltoum.
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During the royal dinner, King Mohammed VI wore a traditional Moroccan attire that consisted of a white selham, a handmade cape from a blend of wool and cotton, over a yellow djellaba embellished with a blue sfifa along with beige shoes.
The King’s gallant act of providing Spain’s Queen Letizia with his cape did not go unnoticed on social media. Many users commented on the nobility and chivalry of the King. The King’s gesture is hardly a one-off, they said in chorus, highlighting that the act characterizes the King’s generous nature.
The dinner, which was organized in honor of the Spanish royal couple, provided a perfect atmosphere for discussions of improving the relationship between the two nations. With the aesthetic lighting, a Moroccan banquet and attendees in luxurious formal wear, the royal dinner ended on a perfect note.